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July 16, 2016



I see a lot of construction in my neighborhood too.

A gigantic home is being built behind me.

Might as well be an apartment building. It blocks out lots of trees that we used to see and they now have direct view of our yard. They don't care about the neighbors, it's all about having the biggest house, biggest cars and the most toys. How pathetic.


Limiting construction hours makes construction slower and more expensive. Its ok to want to limit those hours for your peace and quiet, but be aware that when it comes time for you to do some work on your house the costs will come back to you.

I'm not saying its not a rationale choice to make (peace and quiet now in exchange for higher costs and slower work later), but like most things there's always a hidden cost.


Many people work from home and put up with hours and hours of jack hammering, drilling, banging, loud music, and many other construction issues that will go on for months if not years. Sunday should be a reprieve from daily chaos of construction from 8am-7pm M-F. These are the new weekday hours which are very generous-11hour workday + Saturday 9-5.
Jason, is that too much to ask?

I could also go in to the fact that these GIGANTIC homes on very tiny lots look silly & DISRICULOUS but I won't.


Leaf-blowers; We will look back on their use in 10 years the way we we now look at the weirdness of people smoking on airplanes...

And noise pollution is what woukd surprise our ancestors more than flying machines.

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