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post #1 of 33 Old 01-26-2015, 08:32 PM Thread Starter
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What is everyone's thought on acceptable times to snow blow at night? I am thinking of going out around 10:30pm so that I don't have an insane amount to clear in the morning.
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What is everyone's thought on acceptable times to snow blow at night? I am thinking of going out around 10:30pm so that I don't have an insane amount to clear in the morning.

How many neighbors do you have close by?
How much snow do you have right now?

I am still waiting in NJ have around 3"right now and the flakes stopped.

The forecasters suck!!!
They said by now we would have been getting hammered.
now it will be midnight, then they will probably move that to 4 am, then 8am.
They suck!!!

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How many neighbors do you have close by?
How much snow do you have right now?

I am still waiting in NJ have around 3"right now and the flakes stopped.

The forecasters suck!!!
They said by now we would have been getting hammered.
now it will be midnight, then they will probably move that to 4 am, then 8am.
They suck!!!
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We have about 4 inches so far. Neighbors are on both sides of me. Both older women who live by themselves. On going out either way.
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We have about 4 inches so far. Neighbors are on both sides of me. Both older women who live by themselves. On going out either way.
Well all they can do is cuss you out as they watch.

I have went out at 3 in the morning to blow the big stuff by the road so I could get out of the drive to go to work.
No one said anything, at least not to my face.

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We have about 4 inches so far. Neighbors are on both sides of me. Both older women who live by themselves. On going out either way.
So they are retired and probably have nothing from stopping them taking an afternoon nap right ? I'd say up to 11pm and after around 7:00 am would be plenty fair.

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So they are retired and probably have nothing from stopping them taking an afternoon nap right ? I'd say up to 11pm and after around 7:00 am would be plenty fair.
It can be a dilemma. I was very fortunate that when it snowed I never had to go to work (school teacher) but I could see where it could be a huge problem for some. But even if I did have to blow snow I think the above posted hours would be the limit. Just the right thing to do. IMHO. Just consider how you would want others to treat you. Always a good yardstick.

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Your snowblowers must be loud to worry about that. Me pissing in the wind is probably louder than my snowblower running. At least I can't hear it when my neighbours Honda is running. I have no problem hearing text on my cell coming in when my snowblower is running and I can't hear them half the time while mowing the lawn. If you are worried about your elderly neighbours that much just open their driveways too and they'll have no choice but to hush.


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Yup I take care of my elderly neighbors. They take care of me when they can and are great neighbors. The ones that were not great neighbors became great neighbors when they would come out to find their walks and driveway already taken care of. They didn't think there were nice people left in the world anymore.
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At whatever hour you must run it to meet your needs. As loud as it may seem to you it's mainly white noise inside a neighbors home in the winter. Besides, the world needs to keep going and there will only be a few events like that per year.

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