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Question: How long should I wait to mow my new sod?
Top Answer (37% of 54 votes): Two weeks.

Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: Should wait till new sod has attached to the soil
Cuyahoga Property Maintenance
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: Anywhere from 10 to 21 days. Checking to make sure the sod has rooted prior to mowing.
RL Residential Services
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Awhile keep it watered. Depending on the growth. Let it take hold and grow a bit before mowing. Mow higher !!! It helps retain healthy yard
TERRY'S LAWN SERVICE
ProMatcher
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: Two weeks or more
Roop's Lawn Services, LLC
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: give your sod a chance to grow and root
Midwest Ground Effects, Inc.
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: That gives it time to settle
Mom's Cleaning LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: Mow with a push or walk behind mower. Riding mowers and zero turn mowers will turn up the sod.
Walkers Green, Inc
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: I use the "tug test" when the roots have gone into the earth is sod will no longer come loose.
Money$ Worth Lawn Maintenance
Answer: One week
Explanation: This will depend on many factors. A good rule of thumb, keep your lawn at 3.5". The first mowing should be done when the grass is @ 4".
GrassHoppers Lawn Enforcement LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: Mow if Grass exceeds 3.5" Your new lawn should be mowed at the end of week 2 or if you lawn exceeds 3 1/2" tall. Back off on the watering so the turf is dry to the touch and firm enough to walk on without sinking in. If your new lawn reaches over 3 1/2", mow off a third of the length even if it has not been two Weeks.
Timberworx Tree and Landscaping
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: The longer the better is the easy answer. Longer blade length will reduce soil surface temps and conserve needed moisture.
Emerald Lawn and Outdoor Services
Answer: Four weeks
Explanation: It should be 4-6 weeks. It depends on the type of sod that you have.
Salinas Lawn Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Three weeks
Explanation: I give my yards three weeks to be sure
chesapeake bay landscaping
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: the roots should be into the soil
Oak Professional Maintenance Services Company Inc
Answer: Two weeks
Explanation: If you can't pull it up then cut 14-20 days
Branstone landscapes
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