Fencing generally serves the purpose of defining a barrier between your property and everyone around you. It also provides a small amount of protection for animals and small children to prevent them from escaping. Naturally, if someone really wants out they will simply jump the fence, but when you are thinking about fencing for security you can use iron to add a level that would not be seen in wood or other materials. The points that you can use in the design of iron fencing adds a difficulty to jumping the fence, essentially adding harm potentially to anyone who ties it. In many instances if you are trying to create a perimeter that is also adding to the security of the property, adding an element that is difficult to scale will encourage the criminals to move on to the next target. When this is combined with a locking iron gate or double gate, you can create a more secure property with multiple levels of difficulty for a person to get in if they have bad intentions.
Iron fencing is decorative and also robust. You will see iron fencing around ancient buildings from centuries ago, simply because the elements are no match for the iron materials. Wood and plastics will erode and degrade over time, needing replaced more often than most of us are willing to do. Iron fencing however, will generally last far more than a few lifetimes. Damage to iron fencing is generally as a result of vandalism or people attempting to cut it down or bend it. The elements will not be enough to destroy a fence made of iron, which is why you can trust your iron fence to provide elegance and security for as long as you live. If you take your privacy and security seriously, consider iron fencing in addition to the other security elements you already have installed.