Bird Control Services
Pigeons, jackdaws and certain gulls are three of the bird species that we as pest controllers have to deal with the most. They can not only cause a noise, nuisance and mess, they can also block guttering and chimney flues, and can cause expensive damage to loft and roof spaces if they are able to access them. Feral pigeons in particular can also be a significant health hazard and can spread serious diseases including Salmonella and E.Coli through their waste.
There are other reasons why control may be absolutely necessary as well. In large numbers they can frequently produce such a volume of waste matter that pavements and entrances can become dangerously slippery, not to mention messy. And they can quickly damage a company’s image if not dealt with. Their guano is a vector for some really very nasty bacteria and pathogens that can cause really very serious illness in humans if it’s ingested or gets into cuts, or if the dry guano is breathed in. Guano is also high in uric acid and can corrode and stain.
Their abandoned nests and roosting sites also commonly become infested with fleas, biting bird mites and other unwanted insect pests and gulls in particular can be very aggressive towards people as they approach nesting season.
There are a number of proven measures of bird control we can advise on, including bird netting, bird spikes, pin and wire and some very effective new non-toxic bird proofing products and deterrents that are ideal for situations where spikes and netting are simply not practical or desirable. These include shock tracking, or Avishock bird control. We also specialise in hawking using trained harris hawks and falcons to deter unwanted birds away from certain areas and whatever your problem or the time of year, we can also discuss the current bird control licensing parameters with you.
Bird work can of course be potentially hazardous, often involving working at height, and should absolutely only be carried out be a qualified, licensed, experienced and fully insured professional pest controller in accordance with the Health and Safety Act 1974. Our technicians are fully trained and have access to a variety of ladder and scaffolding access options and are also qualified in the use of MEWP equipment like cherry pickers.
Solar Panel Bird Proofing
What solar panel fitting companies don’t tell you when they install your solar panels is that they are creating a perfect, warm, sheltered area that birds love, and thousands of householders have been plagued with the problem of pigeons nesting under solar panels.
At Pest Professionals we are specialists in solar panel bird proofing, We are able to provide a full, one-stop service for solar panel pigeon control, including the provision of scaffolding if required; proofing of the outer edges of the solar panels with a robust galvanised steel pigeon guard, and a full clean-up service of any redundant bird nesting material, including the application of a biocide if required to provide a treatment for bird mites. We also offer a service for cleaning the top of solar panels.
Unlike other companies, we use a tough, solid sheet mesh (rather than more flimsy roll mesh) that stops pigeons nesting under solar panels for good. It’s cut using industrial cutters to not only create a flush, neat and robust fit around the edges of your solar panel configuration that looks good. But also the prongs are cut specifically to ride the highs and lows of your roof tiles so that we create a neat and bespoke fit to your roof and the panels on it. There is no drilling involved to fit our solar panel pigeon protection. The mesh panels are attached using a variety of UVA stable clips, clamps and ties and the process comes with a TEN YEAR GUARANTEE.
We cover all of England and Wales with our solar panel pigeon protection service. We are full BPCA members and CHAS and Constructionline accredited, and have £10 million public liability insurance.
Call us now on 0800 275 1000 for a free consultation, or email your address and pictures and phone number through to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you.