Today, there are so many options for fencing properties, with a wide variety of styles in wood, metal and incorporating stone or block. The fence is still the first thing people see, and it is a reflection of pride in property ownership. Fences are also functional, especially when it comes to pool safety and general property security. A ramshackle or aging fence not only diminishes curb appeal, but reduces security and peace of mind. Today, a customized wrought-iron fence surrounding a pool area or entire property is not only an effective barrier, but also makes a statement in terms of personal style and pride in homeownership.