Many people prefer aluminum fencing over chain link because it looks a lot better. This elegant material looks like wrought iron, but is more durable and cost-effective. It is available in a variety of colors and comes with numerous decorative accessories, such as scrolls, rings and finials. Requiring little maintenance, ornamental is popular for pool fencing, property landscaping and safety.


Standard ornamental aluminum fencing comes in two basic styles — flat top or spear top. They are sold in 4, 5 or 6 foot tall sections. While black is most popular, eight different custom colors are available by special order.

DIY Aluminum fence on lake front property

Flat Top Aluminum Fencing

aluminum fencing and ornate Victorian roof brackets highlight this elegant front entrance to this home.

Spear Top Aluminum Fencing


Manufacturers like Alumi-Guard offer 11 different styles of ornamental fencing, and even more choices in gates, from square to arch. You can special order to mix and match styles and design a fence with gate entry that’s uniquely yours. Delivery can be made in under three weeks.