David Landau, RE/MAX Right Choice (President, Newtown Board of Realtors)

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Amanda Christiansen
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Um, Susan Emo ...  I beg to differ my friend.  My riding mower has a headlight and it's very strong.  It also has a beer holder and a seat belt, because I GET DOWN when I mow!  

Aug 01, 2016 11:36 AM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
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I think there's a reason mowers don't come with headlights!

Aug 01, 2016 09:46 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
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My husband has had to do it from time to time. His reason was there wasn't enough daylight for him to get around to it. Maybe that is your neighbor's situation.

Aug 01, 2016 12:10 PM
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David,

Running over something in the dark....I would not do that.  A

Aug 01, 2016 10:20 AM
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Evelyn Johnston
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My neighbor starts mowing his just before dark but it is really dark before he finishes.  I don't get it either 

Aug 01, 2016 12:02 PM
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Debbie Laity
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I prefer to do it during the day. That is the few times I do mow the lawn. Usually my boyfriend does it. I would like to think the day time is better so you can see any obstacles that might come up...you know like a misplace hose or dog tie out. 

Aug 01, 2016 11:58 AM
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Alan May
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sounds like a good way to lose a toe.

Aug 01, 2016 11:29 AM
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Lyn Sims
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I think the bugs are more likely to get you in the dark. No bennies that I know of.

Aug 01, 2016 11:02 AM
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Bob Crane
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Perhaps is it s moisture issue, or he is just too busy during the day.

I hope he has an electric mower so that there is less noise.

Aug 01, 2016 10:31 AM
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Jeff Pearl
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Probably just less heat and bugs. if the mower has lights, it shouldn't be a problem. We cut and bale hay in the dark sometimes but it's usually just to beat coming rain storms.

Aug 01, 2016 10:30 AM
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
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It looks great until the next morning David Landau 

Aug 01, 2016 10:24 AM
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Melissa Jackson
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Early morning and later evening are popular times in our area. It's cooler.  I wouldn't mow in the dark, could be dangerous. 

Aug 01, 2016 10:09 AM
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Jeff Dowler, CRS
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Hmm, sounds a little tricky if it is truly dark. Cooler? Maybe. No other time? Doubtful.

Aug 01, 2016 09:58 AM
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Marco Giancola
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No benefits to the lawn at all. 

Aug 01, 2016 09:40 PM
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Nina Hollander
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I have no idea... I have never mowed a lawn in my life and don't intend to start any time soon, night or day. We have lawn service and they come in the day.

Aug 01, 2016 09:23 PM
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Mary Yonkers
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Dusk or pre-dawn when it is cooler might be good times for some.  Not my hubby.

Aug 01, 2016 02:02 PM
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Noah Seidenberg
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I say no at any time David. I was forced to do this as a kid and now I pay someone who really needs the money to take or mine.

Aug 01, 2016 01:38 PM
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Larry Johnston
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I think it is all about being a good neighbor.  I would not mow my yard in the dark, because it woud be after 9 pm .  That's too much noice for that hour.

Aug 01, 2016 12:12 PM
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William Feela
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Well, My closest neighbor is 1/4 mile away...so if I did it would not be a bother to other people

Aug 01, 2016 11:07 AM
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Peter Mohylsky, SoWal Is HOME.
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Go for it.  Nothng is impossible for he who does not have to do it.  

Aug 01, 2016 10:42 AM
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Richie Alan Naggar
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Not for me...

Aug 01, 2016 09:38 AM
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I am not sure about this.

Aug 02, 2016 10:07 PM
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Corinne Guest
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Have often mowed at dusk and ended up at night. Our tractor has a light on which comes on as needed. You don't get burned but you might get bit. Lesser of 2 evils? When mowing 2+ acres it takes time, I'll skip the burn anyday.

Aug 01, 2016 10:52 PM
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His wife must work the poor guy to death!

Aug 01, 2016 10:47 PM
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I'll go with door # 2

Aug 01, 2016 09:57 PM
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Barbara Todaro
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if you mow when the sun is out, the lawn will burn....

Aug 01, 2016 09:50 PM
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I don't, but simply because I see so much better in the day time

Aug 01, 2016 03:14 PM
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Sybil Campbell
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I wouldn't do it.

Aug 01, 2016 11:10 AM
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Probably worked late. No advantage.

In CA 95% residents do not mow our lawn. Kids rather play Pokeman Go than doing any household chores.  

Aug 01, 2016 10:40 AM
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Michael J. Perry
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Not completely dark !

Aug 01, 2016 09:37 AM
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Kathleen Luiten
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As long as you have good headlights on your mower and the noise doesn't disturb anyone I say mow when the spitrit moves you!

Aug 07, 2016 07:43 PM
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Jane Chaulklin-Schott
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Probably not too wise if you live in certain cities, towns, suburbs, communities, or neighborhoods.  Seems nothing irritates someone more than hearing an early morn or late evening running lawn mower or hedgehog.  Better to be respectful of others. There still is something to be said for Peace and Quiet.

Aug 07, 2016 10:09 AM
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Praful Thakkar
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David Landau - now there are few people who would do the things differently. I do not see much of a benefit there - or at least I am not aware of.

Aug 03, 2016 03:25 PM
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Will Hamm
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I do not know of benefits.

Aug 02, 2016 06:16 AM
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Watering is better at night, that much I know.  Never heard about mowing in the dark though.

Aug 02, 2016 05:35 AM
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Kathleen Daniels
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Whatever works for the person doing the mowing. It is not something I would do. 

Aug 02, 2016 04:36 AM
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I can see no benefits.  

Aug 02, 2016 01:46 AM
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Does he use bright lights? My neighbors would have something to saay if I did that I think

Aug 02, 2016 12:17 AM
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Carol Williams
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Maybe he is taking medicate that precludes him from being in the sun?  Trust me, those warnings are real!  LOL

Aug 02, 2016 12:10 AM
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Olga Simoncelli
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Interesting, I have a neighbor in CT that does the same. We always fear for his safety as the property is not level. In fact, his little Deere once flipped, but luckily without injury to the driver, he managed to jump out. That did not change the practice of mowing in the dark. I don't get it either.

Aug 02, 2016 12:07 AM
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Jennifer Mackay
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cooler is about all I would think

Aug 02, 2016 12:05 AM
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Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
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One night a few years ago, maybe 10:00 or so, we heard a lawnmower and looked outside. Our neighbor had strapped a flashlight to his lawnmower and was mowing in the dark. I'm sure it was because he works long hours and it's cooler in the evening, but 10:00 is ridiculous. We have enforceable quiet hours in our neighborhood.

Aug 02, 2016 12:01 AM
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Allie Angeloni
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Sounds a little risky for animals out at night and rocks that you can't see, though I suppose if your neighbor isn't going up or down hills it's ok . . .  yes, I'm thinking it's cooler and the humidty level is lower David Landau.  Maybe waiting for a weekend sounds safer, though I realize people do work shifts, and weekends! 

Aug 01, 2016 11:48 PM
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David Landau Ask him. I would like to know why.

Aug 01, 2016 11:28 PM
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Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
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Hope he has a good light out there, that could be dangerous. Especially in mine because we have 3 dogs that eat a lot. But seriously, that noise would drive the neighbors nuts at night.

Aug 01, 2016 11:16 PM
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Wayne Martin
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I am with Paul Henderson on this one. Wait until morning to view the results!

Aug 01, 2016 11:14 PM
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Richard Weeks
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Perhaps it is cooler, or he just likes to do it at that time.

Aug 01, 2016 10:16 PM
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Roy Kelley
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I have not tried this.

Aug 01, 2016 10:07 PM
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In Florida, you would get bit by mosquitos so it's probably best to do it when it's still light outside.

Aug 01, 2016 09:58 PM
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Gita Bantwal
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No idea.

Aug 01, 2016 09:51 PM
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Chrissi Chapman Topoleski
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My husband has had to avoid bunny nests in the past. I'd want to see what I'm about to mow before doing it!

Aug 01, 2016 08:29 PM
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Carol Wilson
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Not my cup of tea, mostly because of neighbours.  And if my neighbours were 1/4 mile away, I would have a lawn tractor (with headlights) instead of a mower, lol.

Aug 01, 2016 02:44 PM
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It allows your lawn to recover a bit before the scorching hot sun hits it the next day.  If you want an analogy, just ask any female if she'd rather shave her legs while outside at 2:00 PM with heat & sun or at 8:00 PM with cooler temps and no sun.

Aug 01, 2016 11:52 AM
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
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Why?? Susan Emo is right! LOL!!

Aug 01, 2016 10:44 AM