In 1978, Boise Burge, Sr. passed away and Tom Burge, Sr. took over the company and sold the building at 4231 Pennsylvania, moving his office to Leawood, Kansas. In 1985, Burge Fence welcomed the 4th generation, Tom Burge, Jr., to manage the Residential Sales and Advertising Departments. In 1986, three more sons joined Burge Fence – Chris Burge, Sales and Purchasing, Jeff and Mike Burge, Installation. In 1987, Tom Burge, Sr. along with his sons opened a new warehouse in Olathe, Kansas.
In 1988, the Burges hired Graham Giblin, Jr. and began expanding the fence business by building decks, tie walls, columns, gate arbors and patio sunshades. In 1990, the Burges expanded the company into wood protection and preservation. In 1994, Burge Fence relocated both their Leawood office and Olathe warehouse to a new building at 6770 W 152nd Ter, Overland Park, Kansas.