(Closed) Random but… apartment dwellers, how late is too late to vacuum?

posted 6 years ago in Home
Post # 3
3968 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@chasesgirl:  I have a personal 9 PM vacuum limit haha

Post # 4
963 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I will vaccuum at any time of day or night and have never had a complaint lol. Probably because I live in a college apartment complex.

Normally, I try to get it done by 10pm though because that’s when noise statutes kick in so I figure most people will want quiet. I think 8 is pretty early, I can’t imagine too many people being asleep by then.

Post # 5
153 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2016 - Mexico

I try not to do loud stuff like vacuum later than 9pm or earlier than 11am.

Post # 6
1460 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

When I lived in an apartment, 10PM was my cut-off for things like vacuuming.  🙂 

Post # 7
334 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

I think 8 is definitely fine. Though that makes me think maybe I’m pushing it with my 10:00 cut-off. Today I wondered if 7:30 was too early in the morning to blast my getting ready music. I get ridiculously bored while straightening my hair, but certainly don’t want to piss off neighbors.

Post # 8
4464 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I actually wouldn’t do it past 7. 

Post # 9
529 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

Not to be rude, but after a recent dispute with our downstairs neighbors we no longer limit when and when we can’t clean.  I had a friend from out of town come over in the early am and I stayed up almost all night cleaning. I think I vaccumed around midnight. 

Post # 11
4046 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I wouldn’t do it past 11.

And I feel content with this choice because I live in a house and people mow their yards starting before 7am! So its all fair game!

Post # 12
1811 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I’d say your fine as long as it isn’t too late and you don’t make a habit of it.

Post # 13
989 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

depends- college town/ apartments? – Id say 12am

normal working class… 10pm thats when most stores close

Post # 14
6394 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I, too, live by the 9 p.m. rule! I think it’s still fine as long as he doesn’t have really young children!

Post # 15
2777 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Poll!!!  I dont after 7pm.

Post # 16
1474 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011 - Bent Creek Winery (Livermore, California); Reception: Family Residence (San Ramon, California)

I would say 10 PM, which I thought was really early until I saw all of these answers that listed 9 PM or 7 PM. I want to live where you all live! Darling Husband is in law school, and we have a great apartment, but most of our neighbors are undergrads who make a lot of noise late into the night. They all make me feel like an old lady, but hey, I need my sleep!

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