A Las Vegas Home
The Exterior (continued)
The rear yards of most Las Vegas
homes have a block wall perimeter. There will be a gate at one side. If you own
a pool, the gate must be self-closing and lockable to prevent neighborhood
children from entering the yard. Provided your property is the same elevation
as your neighbors the wall will usually be six feet high.
Recently some local builders have begun
installing vinyl fencing. This PVC material seems to be impervious to weather
conditions, requires no painting and looks very attractive.
Most new homebuilders offer 3 landscaping
choices for the front yard.
- combination of above
Desert landscaping is encouraged in the Las Vegas valley. It
is estimated that up to 75% of your home's water consumption is sprayed on your
lawn. So desert landscaping is your most environment-friendly
New homebuilders do not landscape back yards. The thinking goes
that you may want to install a pool or spa, or that you have special gardening