Asked on Jul 27, 2019

Is there any way I can protect my yard from people above me sweeping?


Do you have any suggestions on what to do when you are the ground level and the people above sweep their balcony and my porch and chairs get very dirty? Sometimes I’m sitting there and I get it in my hair. Terri

  7 answers
  • Kelli L. Milligan Kelli L. Milligan on Jul 27, 2019

    Nothing you can do unless you can enclose with outdoor drapes or add an awning if you are allowed. That's one of the cons of living on lowest level.

  • Speak to them! They probably don't even know you are there. I am sure they will be nice about it.

  • Unexpected Elegance Unexpected Elegance on Jul 27, 2019

    Could you add some type of awning? It would divert the dirt maybe?

  • Within the Grove Within the Grove on Jul 29, 2019

    Oh no! That really stinks! Would you feel comfortable talking to them? Go introduce yourself and just kindly ask them. They probably don't even realize it!

  • Lynn Lynn on Aug 01, 2019

    If you dont want to talk to them, play some music while out there or pretend to be talkin on the phone until they get the message😃

  • J Brown J Brown on Aug 01, 2019

    As others have said, they may be totally unaware. A friendly knock on their door can be the easiest resolution. Communication is becoming a lost art.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Aug 15, 2021

    Hello, Speak to them about the problem you are having, Maybe they haven't considered the consequences of their actions! Offer to buy them a Pan and Brush?