What are the Cannabis Fencing Laws in My State?

What are the Cannabis Fencing Laws in My State?

As of the early months of 2022, Mississippi and Rhode Island have joined the list of states legalizing cannabis; and while not every state permits the plants to be grown for commercial purposes (Mississippi, for instance, allows medicinal cannabis only), the participating states—and sometimes the individual counties—write their own rules and stipulations for weed farmContinue Reading

American Fence Company announces its 13th bricks-and-mortar location in Kearney, NE

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PalmSHIELD’s LED Backlit Laser Cut Metal Screening

PalmSHIELD’s LED Backlit Laser Cut Metal Screening

Architects and engineers throughout the nation have long depended on PalmSHIELD for their screening solutions. Whether needed to hide unsightly fixtures—say, dumpsters—or to obscure HVACs, generators, and other types of mechanical equipment from view of the public, these panels are not only sturdy and professionally manufactured but also highly customizable—designed and fabricated according to theContinue Reading

Introducing PalmSHIELD’s PlaySafe Playground Fencing

Introducing PalmSHIELD’s PlaySafe Playground Fencing

Although playgrounds are commonly sought after as a venue for kids and their families to spend an afternoon, these fun zones are also a frequent site for accidents. Did you know that approximately two hundred thousand children in the United States receive emergency room treatment for playground-related injuries each year? In most cases, said injuriesContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD’s Opaque Laser Cut Metal Panels

PalmSHIELD’s Opaque Laser Cut Metal Panels

In its mission to provide the best architectural screens on the market, our sister division PalmSHIELD regularly designs new types of custom-friendly laser cut metal panels. Combining beauty with durability, their handiwork remains a favorite of architects, engineers, and homeowners nationwide. Whether it’s for obscuring rooftop equipment, eyesore installations such as dumpsters and propane tanks,Continue Reading

PalmSHIELD’s Translucent Decorative Laser Cut Metal Panels

PalmSHIELD’s Translucent Decorative Laser Cut Metal Panels

As the industry leader for architectural and mechanical equipment screening, PalmSHIELD is continually developing customizable products that combine functionality with aesthetics. Architects and engineers nationwide depend on us to manufacture and install high-quality enclosures for the purpose of protecting equipment/fixtures such as dumpsters, HVACs, generators, and propane tanks. In addition to being functional, our screeningContinue Reading

The Beauty and Benefits of Vinyl Ranch Rail Fencing

The Beauty and Benefits of Vinyl Ranch Rail Fencing

In centuries past, the general purpose of installing a fence in North America was more to mark the perimeter of one’s land rather than to protect it. To distinguish perimeters and save money at the same time, farmers and ranchers typically resorted to ranch rail fencing—favoring this particular barrier for its simplistic, economic design. ComposedContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD: Playground Screening Panels

PalmSHIELD: Playground Screening Panels

When it comes to inclusive recreation areas where parents and children of all backgrounds can socialize and forge lasting memories, there is no better alternative than the neighborhood playground. Whether your kids need a full afternoon’s entertainment or just a few hours to unwind after a day at school, the fun zones installed by AmericanContinue Reading

Fences and Winter Storm Damage

Fences and Winter Storm Damage

As any long-term resident of the American North or Midwest can testify, winters tend to be harsh. Frost, ice storms, heavy snowfall, high winds, numbingly cold temperatures—all of these pose potential hazards to pets, persons, and even property. Because fences are permanent outdoor features, they are susceptible to the consequences of blizzards and extreme cold;Continue Reading

What Should I Look For In A Dog Fence?

What Should I Look For In A Dog Fence?

In addition to creating a sense of privacy and keeping out intruders, one of the most common reasons for installing a residential fence is keeping pets from wandering off. While some homeowners default to shock collars and electronic fencing, there are distinct advantages to having a traditional physical fence. To start with, dogs’ biggest temptationContinue Reading

DIY Jobs: Premade Fence Panels vs. Stick Built Fences

DIY Jobs: Premade Fence Panels vs. Stick Built Fences

When it comes to fence construction, Do-It-Yourself homeowners have two options: building from scratch—also known as stick building—or installing premade fence panels. In this day and age, many big box stores sell premade panels that simply need to be set between posts (which the homeowner is responsible for installing). While this seems like a quicker,Continue Reading

America’s Gate Company: The Midwest’s Top Source for High-Quality Gates

America’s Gate Company: The Midwest’s Top Source for High-Quality Gates

If you need high-quality residential or commercial gates, look no further than American Fence Company’s renowned gate division, American Gate Company. AGC is the Midwest’s #1 gate contractor, installing more than one thousand slide gates and four thousand swing gates on an annual basis. Whether you’re an airport needing a 150-foot slide gate for runwayContinue Reading

Introducing Aria Louvers

Introducing Aria Louvers

The newest PalmSHIELD design, the Aria horizontal louvers, are genius! Albert Einstein famously said: “Genius is making the complex ideas simple, not making the simple ideas complex.” PalmSHIELD has made him proud with the simplicity of the Aria horizontal louvers. The selection of architectural screening has also been simplified with the new Aria louvers. TheContinue Reading

How to Identify the Top 10 Fence Contractors In Your Area

How to Identify the Top 10 Fence Contractors In Your Area

So you’ve spent a fair amount of time looking over your home/commercial property and have now decided to install a fence. Perhaps it’s to lend a sense of security or privacy. Perhaps it’s to enhance your curb appeal. Or maybe you simply want a barrier along your yard’s perimeter to keep kids and pets fromContinue Reading

The Basics of Planning a Playground

The Basics of Planning a Playground

Because playgrounds and playground equipment are not everyday purchases for the average consumer, it is worthwhile to know a few beforehand pointers—to know the key criteria when shopping for equipment, surfacing, and accessories. American Fence Company’s playground division, American Playground Company, is the Midwest’s #1 contractor and has provided this guide to planning school andContinue Reading

The Advantages of Vertical Pivot Gates

The Advantages of Vertical Pivot Gates

Automated gates are an essential installation for commercial and industrial facilities, providing sturdy barricades while granting entry to authorized personnel. Choosing the right type of automated gate requires careful thought, as the barriers must be properly aligned with surrounding terrain. Generally speaking, we don’t recommend swing and slide gates for entrances obstructed by curbs, drainageContinue Reading

Chain Link Fencing: Windscreen vs. Slats

Chain Link Fencing: Windscreen vs. Slats

To this day, chain link fencing remains the #1 choice for perimeter security at commercial and sporting venues. Intersecting diamond-shaped formations in the mesh provides strength and resilience while permitting airflow and visibility. This is great for calm days where you want to separate events from spectators. But for the occasional windy day, it’d beContinue Reading

4 Reasons to Install a Fence in Winter

4 Reasons to Install a Fence in Winter

A common assumption among homeowners and businesses is that spring and summer are the best times for fence installation. However, scheduling during these particular seasons can be complicated if you want your fence done in a timely manner. (Everyone thinks about yard enhancement when it’s warm out. Likewise, everyone’s placing calls to local contractors aroundContinue Reading

Save with Our Posts Now, Panels Later Discount

Save with Our Posts Now, Panels Later Discount

How It Works Contact your nearest American Fence or AmeriFence location between now and December 31st to schedule your posts’ setting. During winter, our crews will come back to install the fence panels. In the spring, you will have a new, beautiful fence to enjoy as part of your yard. Posts Now, Panels Later BenefitsContinue Reading

How-To: Selecting Rooftop Mounted Mechanical Equipment Screening

America’s Fence Store provides you with a complete guide on selecting rooftop mounted mechanical equipment screening/enclosures. We’ll guide you through selecting design, materials, and products. OVERVIEW Use this How-To guide to help determine: when you need rooftop mechanical equipment screening design of your screening selection of quality materials. For over twenty years, PalmSHIELD has workedContinue Reading

Reasons to Buy High-Security Fences from The American Fence Company

Reasons to Buy High-Security Fences from The American Fence Company

Choosing the best layout, product, and installer is important when you’re looking to add high-security fences to your space. Which contractors and companies fit your budget and meet all the qualifications to perform the job? Who can advise you on the best designs and products to suit your needs? These are all questions we knowContinue Reading

Our New Operation in Madison, Wisconsin

Our New Operation in Madison, Wisconsin

Humble beginnings and dedication to hard work have brought us wonderful growth and new opportunities. American Fence Corporation is excited to announce our eleventh new operation in Madison, Wisconsin.    AmeriFence Corporation of Madison proudly offers four fencing services in Madison, Wisconsin: commercial contracting, residential contracting, material sales, and gate access controls. With the largest inventoryContinue Reading

New budget minded PalmSHIELD Product

New budget minded PalmSHIELD Product

PalmSHIELD’s Asia commercial horizontal louvers is budget friendly and consistent short lead times louvered system. Asia is our commercial line of horizontal louver series utilizes our industry’s largest louvers with clean and simple designs. Providing one hundred percent direct visual screening and exceeding sixty-two percent openness, louvers are incorporated into a single fully fabricated panel.Continue Reading

AmeriFence Corporation of Kansas is moving

Starting March 15th, 2021, our new location will be at: 2901 East 85th StreetKansas City MO 64132 For over fifty years, AmeriFence Corporation has been the Midwest’s premier fence supplier and contractor of choice. We will continue our commitment to being the leading commercial fence contractor in KC area. With our large inventory and custom metal shop, we are capableContinue Reading

Now Available: Solid Aluminum Tiger Slide Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Tiger solid aluminum industrial slide gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Tiger solid aluminum industrial slide gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Diagonal Louver Tiger Slide Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Tiger diagonal louver industrial slide gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Tiger diagonal louver industrial slide gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Vertical Louver Tiger Slide Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Tiger vertical louver industrial slide gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Tiger vertical louver industrial slide gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Horizontal Louver Tiger Slide Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Tiger horizontal louver industrial slide gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Tiger horizontal louver industrial slide gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Semi-Private Maximus Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Maximus semi-private industrial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Maximus semi-private industrial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Maximus Perforated Aluminum Industrial Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Maximus perforated aluminum industrial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Maximus perforated aluminum industrial swing gate data sheet here.

Choosing a Fence Contractor

There are quite a few fence contractors ready to install your fence in your area, but how do you know which one is right for you? Of course, you want a quality product at a fair price, and you want it installed in a timely fashion; but is there more you should be considering? Figure OutContinue Reading

How to: Tips for Maintaining your Temporary Fencing

American Fence Rental has the solution for controlling access and securing your site. Since temporary fencing is a rental item, it is the responsibility of the party who rented the fence to maintain it. Below are some helpful tips for maintaining your temporary fence. Helpful Temporary Fence Tips and Advice During the spring and summer,Continue Reading

Now Available: Palisade Vertical Alternating Louvers Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Palisade Fortress vertical alternating louvers available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Palisade Fortress vertical alternating louvers data sheet here.

Now Available: Wire Mesh Maximus Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Maximus solid composite industrial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Maximus solid composite industrial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Vinyl Maximus Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Maximus solid composite industrial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Maximus solid composite industrial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Composite Maximus Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Maximus solid composite industrial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Maximus solid composite industrial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Aluminum Maximus Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Maximus solid aluminum industrial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Maximus solid aluminum industrial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Aluminum Mini Louver Sampson Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Sampson aluminum mini louver commercial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Sampson aluminum mini louver commercial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available:  Vinyl Sampson Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

Now Available: Vinyl Sampson Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Sampson solid vinyl commercial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Sampson solid vinyl commercial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Composite Sampson Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Sampson solid composite commercial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Sampson solid composite commercial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Aluminum Sampson Swing Gate Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Sampson solid aluminum commercial swing gate available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Sampson solid aluminum commercial swing gate data sheet here.

Now Available: Composite Semi-Private Screening Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Tiberius composite semi-private screening available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Tiberius composite semi-private screening data sheet here.

Now Available: Aluminum Semi-Private Screening Technical Data Sheet

Now Available: Aluminum Semi-Private Screening Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Tiberius aluminum semi-private screening available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Tiberius aluminum semi-private screening data sheet here.

Now Available: Vinyl Solid Screening Technical Data Sheet

Now Available: Vinyl Solid Screening Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Augustus vinyl solid screening available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Augustus vinyl solid screening data sheet here.

Now Available: Composite Solid Screening Technical Data Sheet

Now Available: Composite Solid Screening Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Augustus aluminum solid screening available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Augustus aluminum solid screening data sheet here.

Now Available: Aluminum Solid Screening Technical Data Sheet

Now Available: Aluminum Solid Screening Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Augustus aluminum solid screening available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Augustus aluminum solid screening data sheet here.

Now Available: Perforated Aluminum Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Charlemagne perforated aluminum available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Charlemagne perforated aluminum data sheet here.

Now Available: Wire Mesh Technical Data Sheet

Now Available: Wire Mesh Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Dante wire mesh available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Dante wire mesh data sheet here.

Now Available: Bar Grating Technical Data Sheet

Now Available: Bar Grating Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Machiavelli bar grating available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Ajax diagonal louvers data sheet here.

Now Available: Diagonal Louver Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Ajax diagonal louvers available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Ajax diagonal louvers data sheet here.

Now Available: Vertical Louver Technical Data Sheet

PalmSHIELD now has the technical data sheet for their Achilles vertical louvers available to download. Visit their Resources page for their full list of technical data sheets, or download the Ajax diagonal louvers data sheet here.

PalmSHIELD Project: January 2020

Featured Project: At the beginning on January, our Grand Island crew had the privilege of installing a one of PalmSHIELD’s Hercules Horizontal Louver systems. This system was fully engineered in our custom metals shop in La Vista, Nebraska, packaged and shipped to Grand Island, Nebraska. Our crew of expert installers did an awesome job settingContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD’s Powder Coating Standards

PalmSHIELD meets and exceeds the following standards for applying their factory finish to aluminum fence panels, posts and gates to receive a polyester powder coating. PalmSHIELD strives to offer the most pristine product for their customers and in doing so they provide a complete resource for their powder coating factory finish standards, process, and product.Continue Reading

Now Offering PalmSHIELD’s Element Screening

PalmSHIELD has just released a new product, and American Fence Company can’t wait to tell you about it. This new product called Element screening breaks your screening down to its most basic elements: posts, rails and planks. Element screening is the ideal option for large enclosures with varying elevations or budgets with little wiggle room.Continue Reading

New from PalmSHIELD: Sampson Commercial Swing Gate

American Fence Company is a proud vendor of PalmSHIELD and their architectural screening solution. We are now proudly offering PalmSHIELD’s new product: the Sampson Commercial Swing Gate. The Sampson Commercial Swing Gate is a unique swing gate that utilizes a hollow U-shaped tube for a frame that offers both stability and security. Infill Options MiniContinue Reading

How-To Select Your Temporary Fence: A Step-by-Step Guide

Is your construction site secure from trespassers? Temporary fencing for your construction site is of the upmost importance in regards to keeping your job site, workers, materials, and equipment protected from intruders, but also in keeping passersby safe from possible harm. Insurance providers are requiring temporary fencing around construction sites as having the added protectionContinue Reading

American Access went to AFA’S Operator Installation School

American Access Company went back to school! Over the week of November 3rd, American Access Company’s leadership team attended the AFA’s Operator Installation School. This is a reputable program that teaches extensively and comprehensively all the important aspects of gate operator installation, including: Types of Gate Operators Gate Operator Installation Electricity Basics/Testing Timers and Vehicle DetectorsContinue Reading

Keep Your Gate Opener Hidden From View

A decorative driveway gate can add incredible appeal to your home or business, and an automatic decorative gate adds increased security and efficiency. However, sometimes when you are adding the automated gate’s gate opener, the operator is visible on and next to the gate. Depending on how much these devices interfere with the design ofContinue Reading

HySecurity’s Installation of the Month Goes to: American Fence Company Lincoln!

American Fence Company has many specialties, one of which is all things gates. We have been in the business of repairing, maintaining and installing automatic gate and gate openers for over 50 years. We install and maintain thousands of gate operators and automatic gate systems every year, of various different model years, styles, brands andContinue Reading

Buyer’s Guide to Choosing A Cantilever Sliding Gate

America’s Gate Company offers a wide selection of ready-made and custom fabricated gates, no matter the applications. As the gate division of The American Fence Company, America’s Gate Company has over 55 years of experience in gate design, fabrication and installation. With either fabrication facilities and a large team of certified welders and computer-aided designers,Continue Reading

PalmSHIELD hits the mark with vinyl solid screening

At American Fence Company we are excited about PalmSHIELD’s new architectural solid screening with the traditional PalmSHIELD framework and vinyl infill. This new solid screening product line partners with Ply Gem vinyl products, incorporating their Woodland Select Series Weathered Cedar tongue and groove planks. The photos below represent a bronze framework that complements the greyContinue Reading

Check out our new fence design: Contemporary Horizontal Plank Fence

Looking for that modern and contemporary appeal? Does your modern home need that modern complement? Do you draw inspiration from Frank Lloyd Wright? American Fence Company is proud to announce our mixed materials horizontal plank fence. Our plank fencing is a simple, mixed materials design. We have selected to use a steel powder coated blackContinue Reading

American Fence Company of Sioux City got a makeover

A newer and better Sioux City fence company American Fence Company of Sioux City’s facility is looking fresher and better than ever! Our building (located at 4700 South York Street, Sioux City, Iowa) just got brand new furniture, flooring and wall treatments. Not only does it look sparkling and new, but our staff has formedContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD Offers Screening Installation

Thinking about how to build your PalmSHIELD screen system? How about letting us build it for you. PalmSHIELD offers complete installation. Their installation division is ready to install your project. Their installation teams are ready to travel to you. They have many installation teams who are seasoned professionals. PalmSHIELD has been to just about everyContinue Reading

American Fence Company is Proud to Help Sioux City Grow

Sioux City is growing, and as such has now outgrown its Convention Center as it is, and needs some more options. Under the new management of Kinseth Hospitality Co., and is in the process of opening a five-story Courtyard by Marriot Hotel next door to the convention venue. This will also include some renovations toContinue Reading

Temporary construction fence for Sioux City now from American Fence Company

With this warm weather comes in increase in construction in Sioux City, which then causes an increase in the need for temporary construction fence. American Fence Company has the largest fencing materials inventory in the Midwest, so we have access to thousands of temporary fence panels ready to start protecting construction sites in Sioux City.Continue Reading

Blending a Dumpster Enclosure into your Property

PalmSHIELD is the industry leader in mechanical and architectural screening for dumpster enclosures, rooftops, HVAC systems, generators, transformers and more. Their popular fully engineered louvered panels have been incorporated into architectural screening all across the United States. Our mechanical equipment screens can be found from Yellowstone State Park to the Grand Canyon. Appearance standards haveContinue Reading

Sioux City’s Top Choice for Commercial Fence

American Fence Company provides commercial fencing for mechanical equipment. Take a quick tour around Sioux City and you will find our commercial fencing all around town. American Fence Company is the largest provider of commercial and industrial fencing in Sioux City, but were you aware our Sioux City branch is teamed up with our corporateContinue Reading

Sioux City has Access to the Top Fencing Resources

American Fence Company of Sioux City is a top provider for commercial fencing for mechanical equipment. Take a quick look through Sioux City and you will see evidence of our work all over. American Fence Company is the largest vendor of commercial fencing in Sioux City. Through their relationship with the American Fence Company corporate,Continue Reading

PalmSHIELD Architectural Solid Screening: Now in Vinyl and Composite

PalmSHIELD has announced that their solid architectural screening is now available in both a composite horizontal slat and a vinyl tongue & groove horizontal slat. These new options are great alternatives to PalmSHIELD’s popular aluminum horizontal slat system. PalmSHIELD’s solid architectural screening is the ideal solution for designers looking to complement their building’s exterior featuresContinue Reading

Planning Guide For Selecting Mechanical Equipment Screening – Engineering Required

In our PalmSHIELD – Planning Guide For Selecting Mechanical Equipment Screening post from last April, we stated that designers should request the manufacturer calculate the wind loading or calculate it themselves. No matter how you come up with the answer, it is a costly and time consuming process. Designers do not have the means or timeContinue Reading

Sioux City is home of the newest American Fence Company branch

American Fence Company has a long and distinguished history in fencing that began over 50 years ago. We started out as just two men, a wheelbarrow, a pair of post hole diggers and a pickup truck in Omaha, Nebraska. Since those simpler times, American Fence Company has grown and expanded to encompass 9 locations acrossContinue Reading

Let American Landscape Company Design and Install your Landscaping

2018 has been a huge year for American Fence Company. Not only have we announced the launch of our new divisions American Playground Company and American Access Company, but now we’re also excited to tell you about our new division American Landscape Company! This new initiative has been spearheaded by our Lincoln branch, who hasContinue Reading

America’s Fence Store has Outgrown its Current Building

This New Facility Fits Just Right America’s Fence Store has been growing upward and outward, and its building just can’t sustain it any longer. As of January 15, 2019, our corporate headquarters will be officially moved into this brand-new building at 12330 Cary Circle, La Vista Nebraska. This new facility features an admirable 80,000 squareContinue Reading

American Playground Company: Our newest and most exciting addition!

Big things are happening at American Fence Company! American Fence Company of South Dakota has gone on to a new venture and has launched American Playground Company. American Playground Company is a group of certified playground professionals working in our South Dakota branch toward the installation of playgrounds and park equipment. The leadership over atContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD Engineering Summary for Horizontal Louvers

Important Performance Design Critera Outputs and Design Criteria for Louvered Screening The PalmSHIELD product loves to be poked and prodded by engineers. This system has been assessed many times to meet specific engineering and application requirements. PalmSHIELD also recognizes that not all projects require this level of manufacturing. Even so, the end user is goingContinue Reading

AmeriFence is Helping to Lend a Hand in Rebuilding Kansas City, MO

AmeriFence Corporation recently completed a project in the heart of Kansas City, MO. Located at 30th and Troost is home of the former Wonder Bakery. The original bakery, known as Campbell Baking, was built in 1915. Over time the bakery expanded to dominate the entire block. The facility housed a steam plant, coal bins andContinue Reading

American Fence Company partners with AFTEC for ultimate security

Electrical substations rest both within the interior of our largest communities and in the vastness of the open prairies.  Little is known about how this erector set of materials functions and the purpose each station performs.  Electrical substations do not generate power.  These substations divvy-up power made by coal burning facilities, nuclear reactors, wind farms,Continue Reading

American Fence Company uses gate access control to keep strangers out

At American Fence Company they pride themselves on making access control easy as a breeze. They understand the tremendous appeal of gaining access to your home or business via a gate operator with just the simple push of a button. With over 100 years of combined experience in automatic gates openers, gate operators and automaticContinue Reading

The Nebraska State Fair and Husker Harvest Days find success with American Fence Company

American Fence is the preferred fence contractor for Grand Island, Hastings, Kearney, Norfolk, North Platte, Columbus, Western Kansas and all areas in between. Grand Island is the home of the Nebraska State Fair! Not only have architects, engineers and general contractors come to rely on American Fence Company to help with their projects, but theContinue Reading

American Fence Company of Lincoln is your top temporary fence provider

Temporary fence rental is a fast, efficient and economical way protecting your job site. Renting temporary fence through American Fence Company of Lincoln is a quick and easy process that guarantees that your site will be safely secured and ensures flexibility for your needs. American Fence offers the installation and removal of the three followingContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD Helps Mission Dispensary Find Success in Allentown, PA

PalmSHIELD Louvers and ProMax Fence Solutions team up for Mission Dispensary PalmSHIELD is proud to be part of the first medical marijuana dispensary in Allentown, PA. PalmSHIELD and their installation partner, ProMax Fence Systems, provided the dispensary’s mechanical equipment screening. The screening faces the front of the building and compliments its unique color accents andContinue Reading

Access Control: We’ve Got You Covered

Free exit loops, gate edge, card readers, key pads, photo eyes…What do they all mean? In times of old, when gate operators were about as sophisticated as a garage door opener from Sears, programming and maintaining them was a breeze. With current technology, gate operators and their access control items have become increasingly complex. AmericanContinue Reading

Proudly Introducing: American Access Company!

Welcome American Access Company!  a division of American Fence Company.  This new enterprise was established to focus solely on gate operator, barriers and access control systems.  It is a team of professionals trained by the manufactures to design, install and maintain your automated gate and access control system.  American Access Company will focus on: ProvidingContinue Reading

How to: Preparing for Temporary Fence Installation

How do you properly prepare for your temporary fence installation? Having installed thousands of temporary construction fences, American Fence Company’s crews have sat idle at many job sites while the contractor frantically tried to figure out where to put his construction fence. We have also gone back to just as many job sites and relocatedContinue Reading

American Fence custom gate helps Cloisters on the Platte welcome guests

The Cloisters on the Platte is a faith-based retreat in Gretna, Nebraska that aims at helping guests reflect on their spirituality and life with meditation, prayer and gorgeous scenic views. American Fence Company is helping them set the stage for their peaceful and enriching weekend ahead. As can be viewed in the video below, AmericanContinue Reading

How To Specify and Select Vinyl Coated Chain Link

Figuring out how to select and specify vinyl coated chain link can be a little overwhelming. Why the confusion? It all stems from the gauge and coating type. Is it finished gauge or core wire gauge? According to ASTM 668, vinyl coated chain link is specified and ordered by the metallic core wire. However, accordingContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD’s Equipment Screening Compared to the Competition

Have you ever wondered if PalmSHIELD’s equipment screening competitors are able to keep pace in quality and utility? Take a look at this comprehensive yet simple chart that will show you just how great PalmSHIELD is.

How to Layout an Outfield Fence

There are thousands of youth and community organizations each year that are interested in installing their own ball field fencing. When pencil hits paper to start laying out their field dimensions, they begin to scratch their heads. How do we get a greater distance from center field to home plate than from right or leftContinue Reading

How To Use Quick Setting Grout For Fence Posts

Whether you are a first time fence installer or a seasoned professional, you will find some information in this article that you need to know. This “How To” guide will take you through the process, step-by-step, to use quick setting grout for fence posts. What you need to know when using fast setting grout: PerfectContinue Reading

Understanding Horizontal Cantilever Gate Trusses

What is a horizontal cantilever gate truss? It is a single plane truss very similar to a building truss. Relative to cantilever gates, it is a rigid frame made from smaller tubing. It may be integrated into the gate frame at time of fabrication or it can be a standalone truss with a complete frameContinue Reading

American Fence Rental: Saving Des Moines from Inflatable Ducks

Once again, American Fence Company rises to meet its civic duty. American Fence Company’s temporary construction fence prevents the young but very large chick from tumbling to his peril along this City of Des Moines roadway. You can count on our temporary construction fence to not only protect your site from large inflatable poultry butContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD – Planning Guide For Selecting Mechanical Equipment Screening

How to Select your Mechanical Equipment Screening: A planning guide for assisting in design and selection of materials. The purpose of this guide is to provide an easy step-by-step process to help you decide when you may need mechanical equipment screening. Once you know there is a need, this guide will provide you with a general designContinue Reading

Specifications for PalmSHIELD Diagonal Louvers

PalmSHIELD’s latest product design—Ajax diagonal louvers—has received quite a bit of interest from both designers and architects. They all want to know how they can include these contemporary diagonal louvers in their next mechanical patio rail, dumpster enclosure or equipment screen. PalmSHIELD has provided a series of CAD drawings to make it simple for theseContinue Reading

Diagonal Louvers: New from PalmSHIELD

Looking for a more modern industrial fencing design? PalmSHIELD’s new Ajax diagonal louver panels provide a real striking appeal. When architects and designers are looking for a really unique design that may be the focal point; the Ajax design is perfect for enclosing outdoor cafés and patios. These panels provide some needed shade that alsoContinue Reading

Temporary Fence Season is Here

Construction season has begun, and American Fence Rental is ready to fulfill your immediate site security needs. We have over 5,000 temporary fence panels in inventory, which equates to over 13 miles of temporary site security fence!  Standing ready for American Fence Rental are over 40 installation crews ready to load-up and head-out to startContinue Reading

PalmSHIELD Releases New Product: Cable Railings

PalmSHIELD announces their exclusive architectural cable design. This design is a real architectural wonder for cable railing. PalmSHIELD utilizes a single cable design where the cable is attached at the top of the panel and then strewn back and forth over a series of spools to a final and single tensioner at the bottom. ThisContinue Reading

American Fence Company-Lincoln Knocks It Out of the Ball Park

The Lincoln, Nebraska branch of American Fence Company was featured in the city’s daily newspaper, the Lincoln Journal Star. AFC’s most recent project has been replacing all the netting in Wesleyan Field ahead of the seasons’ first game. Nebraska Wesleyan University Prairie Wolves are going to debut their season by taking on Northwestern College onContinue Reading

Breaking Down the Differences: Yellow Pine vs White Pine

As anyone who has looked into installing a wood fence can tell you that there are several different types of wood you can choose from. Yellow pine and white pine are two of the most common and affordable options. White pine is a softwood with a low density and even grain. White pine is proneContinue Reading

America’s Fence Store Offers the Very Best Custom Metals Fabrication

Did you know that America’s Fence Store is one of the largest custom metals fabricators in the Midwest? With eight certified welders and over ten thousand square feet of fabrication area, they are capable of fabricating custom railings, gates and fencing. With a full complement of fabrication equipment, they have completed some amazing projects thatContinue Reading