Welcome to the American Fence Company of Minnesota, located in Rochester, Minnesota. Our website is designed to help our customers choose a fence design that they will love for years to come. We have an extensive online photo gallery filled with vinyl, wood, ornamental and chain link fences.

There has been a recent uptick of construction site thefts over the last two years.  American Fence Rental has been installing a surprising amount of construction site security fence as well in this same period.  Contractors are doing their due diligence in providing site security but thieves are [read more]

When the situation fits, an automated gate operator is a great idea. But are there situations where maybe an automated gate is not ideal? American Fence Company sells hundreds of gate operators and access control systems every year.  These sales and installs are split between residential and com[read more]

Large Overhead Track Slide Gates

Large overhead track slide gates make good sense when you have a heavy use facility entrance and need a highly reliable slide gate.  Because these gates do not need a counter balance like a cantilever gates; these gates place far less stress on the gate hardware and gate operators.  These gates al[read more]

Rolling Gates

Got hills & valleys?  A rolling gate is your best choice. A rolling gate is a type of slide gate.  The most popular slide gate is a cantilever gate.  Cantilever gates use rollers that are attached to support posts with no rollers or wheels touching the ground.  The cantilever gate is cant[read more]

Cantilever Gates – No sweeping concerns

Cantilever gates are the most popular choice for automated gates.  A cantilever gate is suspended above the ground thus there is no concerns regarding terrain, road conditions or adverse weather.  The gates upper and lower guide wheels guide the gate through the opening.  Unlike the sweeping effe[read more]

Pre-Stained Wood Fence – Doesn’t Get Any Easier Than This

American Fence Company is excited to share with our customers the new Cedar tone stained Fir pickets and rails.  American Fence Company has been using the White Fir fence pickets and rails for eight years.  These pickets and rails have a fantastic track record with us of standing the test of years[read more]

Your temporary construction fence should be your first line of defense at your construction site. Not only does it aid in keeping materials and tool safe; it keeps potential lawsuits from curious trespassers out.  Construction sites are dangerous, especially in the dark.  It is easy for others to [read more]

What are the benefits of using pre-stained pickets, rails and posts? It must be said at the beginning of this piece…there is no substitute for using pre-stained fence boards.  These are wood pickets, rails and posts that are stained by the mill, packaged and shipped to your local DIY store.  [read more]