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American Fence Company of Des Moines provides high quality fencing service for residential and commercial clients. For over 55 years, we have designed, installed, and repaired fences in our service area, which includes Decatur, Polk, and Warren. Our commercial-only service area includes Dubuque, Hancock, and Winnebago. As the city's #1 contractor, we also sell fence materials (vinyl, wood, chain link, etc.) of the highest quality to engineers, contractors, and DIYers alike.


Residential Vinyl Fence

As the top fence contractor in Des Moines, we design and install residential fences in many materials. Make your selection from wood, vinyl, chain link, ornamental, and custom ornamental fencing. If you want to try a DIY fence project, we can help with that, too! Our fence materials and parts are available for purchase at affordable prices!

Residential Services


Commercial Louvered Fence

If you need commercial fencing for your business in Des Moines, look no further than American Fence Company. Our commercial fencing is available in numerous materials: vinyl, wood, chain link, ornamental, and custom ornamental. If you're making a DIY fence in Des Moines, we can help with that, too! Check out our selection of fence materials and fence parts, available for purchase at great prices!

Commercial Services

Residential Fence Products


American Fence Company of Des Moines stocks vinyl fencing in many styles and colors. Vinyl fencing is a frequent choice for fence owners due to its durability and low maintenance. You can get the fence that fits the needs for your property in Des Moines.

If you’re concerned about the aesthetics of the area you’d like to fence, then vinyl is great fencing option to consider. It’s available in a wide variety of styles and colors to enhance the appearance of any property and to provide privacy where needed. It is also exceptionally durable, and will look great for years with minimal maintenance required.


American Fence Company fabricates wood fences in Des Moines in styles that include shadow box, privacy, semi-privacy, and picket fences. Tree species include Douglas Fir, White Pine, Incense Cedar, Western Red Cedar, etc.

A wood fence requires more maintenance than many other types of fencing; however, it is customizable and offers a level of beauty and warmth that’s hard to match. Virtue Fence can design and build a beautiful wood fence that is perfect for any business that wants to create a stunning and cohesive outdoor space, such as a dining patio.


As the top fence contractor in Des Moines, American Fence Company provides affordable, elegant ornamental fencing. We offer a broad selection on rail styles and picket styles.

Our aluminum commercial fencing is a versatile and cost-effective solution that also has a sleek, modern appearance. This type of fencing is usually used in permanent installations to mark property boundaries around parks, schools, office buildings, and many others. Additionally, aluminum fencing can be installed on uneven or sloped landscaping without leaving ugly gaps.

Custom Ornamental

Ornamental fencing in Des Moines adds a touch of elegance. Here at American Fence Company, our staff is highly trained to design and fabricate beautiful fencing according to the individual needs of each customer. We aren't known as the city's top fence contractor for nothing!

Automated Gates

Automated gates in Des Moines, IA provide convenient entry for property owners and authorized personnel. These sturdy gates are useful for keeping intruders out, suitable for residential and commercial settings alike.


For customizable railings in Des Moines, IA, look no further than American Fence Company. Two distinct materials -- vinyl and ornamental -- plus numerous railing adornments allow you to create unique security accessories for your property.

Specialty Products

For customizable railings in Des Moines, IA, look no further than American Fence Company. Two distinct materials -- vinyl and ornamental -- plus numerous railing adornments allow you to create unique security accessories for your property.

Our Process Delivers Best-in-Class Fences

Global Purchasing Power

Our 55+ years in the industry has garnered us a number of lasting partnerships with vendors around the world. American Fence Company acquires high quality materials in volumes that fill hundreds of truckloads and train carloads. With our tremendous buying power, we acquire materials for the best possible prices. The resultant savings we then pass on to our customers.

Exclusive Ornamental Product

Part of what distinguishes us from other fence companies in Des Moines is our prefabricated ornamental fencing line, American Ornamental. The products manufactured by this line boast a performance rate equal to the big brands on the market. What's more, they are cost competitive.

Manufacturing Division

American Fence Company's further distinguished from other Iowa fence contractors by our in-house manufacturing division. Because we manufacture the products we design, install, and sell, we possess greater flexibility than our competitors.


Here at American Fence Company of Des Moines, we prioritize safety. As part of our mission to keep job sites safe for employees and customers alike, we put our fence installers through certification programs so they know how to safely operate equipment. We also enforce industry specific safety practices. All of this has earned us an MOD rate of 0.73, which is significantly better than the industry average of 1.1.

Professional Team

Another practice we believe in is rewarding people for hard work. Over the years, American Fence Company has granted workers increased wages, additional PTO, and multiple benefits packages. Our company employs 40+ installation teams across the nation, and we're still building up teams of dedicated industry professionals.

Size Matters

Our products -- fences, mechanical screening, architectural screening, specialty products -- have been installed and delivered to each of the continental American states. Our company operates a number of divisions and 10 branches across the nation and employs 300+ people.


If you need a fence in Des Moines, look no further! When it comes to residential & commercial fencing, access control, and fence material sales, we are the city's #1 contractor! Employing trained gate experts, we are the go-to source for secure access, and our installers are also experienced in designing and installing specialty products such as gazebos in Des Moines. Our fence materials are available for purchase for DIYers, architects, and contractors who need the supplies.