Custom Structures Make Outside Areas More Safe & Enjoyable

Custom Fence

Do you have an unsightly nitrogen tank, dumpster or other area that needs a fresh look?

nitrogen tank before custom structure
Nitrogen tank exposed and unprotected before custom structure

A custom fence not only elevates the aesthetic appeal of your outdoor space but also serves a practical purpose. By designing a tailored structure, you can effectively conceal and safeguard areas that are either unsightly or pose potential hazards. This thoughtful addition ensures your outside area becomes a more enjoyable and secure environment for everyone.

For example, at a business in Oconomowoc, we were contracted to build an attractive, custom structure (fence) around a nitrogen tank that not only covered the tank from sight but protected the tank from traffic. The structure needed to be 10’ tall to match the height of the nitrogen tank and have double drive gates to access the tank.

We immediately went to work designing a custom structure using one of our vinyl fences from A to Z Fence Supplies as a base, keeping in mind that this custom nitrogen tank structure must meet the needs of city regulations and our customers.

Here are the construction details on how we created this complex, functional, and attractive custom structure:

  • We used our Zachary 6’ vinyl privacy fence as the base of the design, extending the fence height to 10’. We installed 2-1/2” schedule 40 galvanized pipe into a 12” concrete footing set 48” in the ground for each post of the structure. The galvanized pipe extended out of ground 9’. Then, we used donuts (high-density post stiffeners) from Modern Fence Technologies. We placed four donuts over each galvanized post, tightened them down, and slid the 5x5x10’ vinyl post over them. The schedule 40 galvanized posts strengthened the fence posts to handle the needed load.
  • Next, we installed two aluminum H-style post stiffeners at the spot of the gate. These are heavy-duty stiffeners designed to handle the load of the double-drive gates. We then sleeved the 5x5xx10’s over the top of the stiffeners.
  • We then added three 2”x7”x5’ long rails: one at the top, middle, and bottom. We put a galvanized stiffener at the bottom and mid-rail to increase the load strength even more. Most of our competitors use 1-1/2”x 5-1/2” rails…not the heavy-duty 2”x7”.
  • Then, we add 7/8” x 7” interlocking tongue and groove panels between the rails. Many companies use a ½” or a 7/8” tongue and groove panel. (It just doesn’t seem strong enough to us.)
  • Finally, we hang our double gates. At the time, our double gates were one of the only vinyl gate systems with a fully welded galvanized steel frame welded completely inside the gates. (Now, we use vinyl welding to produce lighter gates that, like steel frames, prevent gate sagging.) So you get the added strength of the steel frame without getting the look of the steel frame. We finish it with stainless steel hinges, latches, caps, and a 1” thick drop rod from Modern Fence Technologies.

(We now use very similar steps to install all fences with our No Mess, No Dig Installation process!)

In addition, we installed 3 6-5/8” schedule 40 bollards set in a 12” x 48” concrete footing standing 48” out of the ground to protect the custom structure and nitrogen tank from being damaged.

So, if you have a nitrogen tank or any other unsightly areas to block or protect or need privacy, call us at A to Z Quality Fencing. We can make your outdoor area more enjoyable and safe with a custom structure or fence.

nitrogen tank custom structure gates picture
double gates on custom structure for nitrogen tank
nitrogen tank custom structure side view picture
side view of custom structure for nitrogen tank


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Premium Rails

Much like our fence pickets, our company takes care to only build with rails with minor defects. Taking the time to use premium fence materials helps ensure your family can enjoy the security and privacy of your new fence for years to come.

Decorative Details

Our team is committed to going the extra mile in every detail of your fence project.

Customize your fence project by asking about our add-ons we offer: decorative post caps, trim, and custom railings.

Better Fence Pickets

We build with only the best fence pickets. These are not the typical fence pickets anyone can buy from the local big-box stores. We have partnered with suppliers to provide the highest quality wood fencing materials.

Stronger Posts

We understand that your fence is only as strong as your posts. This is why we take great care to use the strongest posts, free of defects. We not only offer heavy-duty wood posts but our no-mess, no-dig installation adds a galvanized steel post inside the wooden post for an even stronger post.

All high-quality posts are built to ensure that your fence stands strong for years.

Stronger Top Rails

The Modern Aluminum Fence top rails are routed into the posts creating an even stronger fence installation! The U channels are screwed to the frame and the entire fence is quickly assembled on-site using our no-mess, no-dig installation.

Modern, Sleek Design

A to Z Quality Fencing’s proprietary Modern Aluminum Fence features one of the most modern, sleek designs on the market. These fences are long-lasting and bring the best of A to Z’s vinyl (including simulated wood finishes) and aluminum products together, allowing for custom fabrication of modern, industrial, privacy fencing.

Stronger Fencing

Compared to wood, vinyl fencing is much stronger. Vinyl fencing is flexible and durable, which helps vinyl out-perform wood fencing in windy conditions and with environmental exposure to UV rays and weather.

Versatile Inlay Options

Want to create a super durable fence that’s as unique as you? With a Modern Aluminum Fence, you can pair A to Z Quality Fencing’s commercial aluminum fence with the inlay that best fits your style. Our vinyl inlay is available in 9 colors including various simulated wood tones, so you can create the exact look you want.

Durable Frame

Modern Aluminum Fence posts are composed of galvanized steel posts covered by our commercial-grade aluminum with its superior powder coat finish to create a stronger, longer-lasting fence that is more than weather-resistant – it will not rust with exposure to the elements!

Easy to Clean

Vinyl fencing can be cleaned easily with a regular garden hose. If you get a little mildew from moisture or shady conditions, you can use a mild dish soap and then spray off the fence with a garden hose. Vinyl fences are very easy to clean, making them a great option for low-maintenance fencing.

More Options Available

Vinyl fencing is available in a wide variety of configurations to match any property, home, or purpose. Iconic, white vinyl picket fences give a feel of classic Americana with that white-picket-fence-style. Darker vinyl fences can be installed to make a space look more elegant or modern. From short picket to tall privacy, vinyl fencing can be designed to enhance your backyard or business.

Strict Standards

All our aluminum fence meets BOCA (Building Officials and Code Administrators) code. These strict standards ensure your fencing is sturdy, durable, and non-climbable, protecting your property no matter if you are fencing in a business, backyard, or swimming pool!

The BOCA health and safety codes are critical when installing fencing around a swimming pool because they prevent children from getting over, under, or through our aluminum fencing.

Beautiful Vinyl Fences

Vinyl fences are a bright, bold fence choice. Available in a variety of colors, vinyl fencing can be installed in a many configurations to help you enhance the beauty of your property. And, because vinyl isn’t as porous as wood, vinyl fences retain their color and finish much longer than wood fencing so you can enjoy your fence for years to come.

Superior Powder Coating

Our superior powder coating provides a smooth, durable finish, more resistant to chips, scratches, fading, rust, and corrosion than other finishes. This long-lasting, low-maintenance finish results from our application and curing processes that melt the powder particles to create a smooth, continuous, and permanent bond to the aluminum.

In addition, our paint finish meets AAMA (American Architectural Manufacturers Association) specifications.

Custom Fabrication

You’re steps away from a one-of-a-kind aluminum fence made just for you! Our high-quality aluminum fencing comes from our sister company A to Z Fence Supplies. We assemble each aluminum fence to meet your unique design requirements, including color, finials, puppy panels, O-rings, and custom top edges.

Stronger Posts & Hardware

A benefit of choosing our team to install your chain link fence is that we use only the most durable posts and hardware.

Chain-link fences are known for being the last fences standing during hurricanes, tornados, and other severe weather events.

Unparalleled Durability

The weakest point of any fence is where the post comes out of the ground. Our no-mess, no-dig installation process pounds a galvanized steel post into the soil. Then we slide an aluminum post over the galvanized steel posts. A steel post is stronger at ground level than an aluminum post.

Our high-quality aluminum fence, combined with our no-mess, no-dig installation process, creates a highly durable aluminum fence.

Top Quality Rails

We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to ensure your investment is built to last.

Adding a top rail to your chain link fence project creates an extra level of durability and security.

Premium Chain Link Mesh

Our chain link mesh offers a high level of security for residential, commercial, and industrial properties.

Manufactured with you in mind to provide you with security and beauty at the same time.

Nice Finishing Caps

Our team prides themselves on putting in the little details that make your fence unique to you. Ask your representative about adding premium finishing caps to your Chain Link fence project.