Bird control, bird spikes- and methods how to control birds

Bird control, bird spikes- and methods how to control birds

The bird spike also known as anti- roosting spike.  It is device consisting of long, needle-like rods used for bird control     They can be attached to building ledges, street lighting, and commercial signage to prevent wild or feral birds from perching or roosting. They can be attached to building ledges, street lights birds from perching or roosting. Bird can produce large quantity of unsightly fences. Bird spikes are usually normally around 1 foot      Bird control spikes are most common in coastal areas and in city areas, where feral birds are more common and more likely to come into conflict with humans. The spikes can become clogged by leaves, debris and bird feathers.

The bird spike can be plastic spikes as well as stainless steel spikes. Most bird spikes do not harm birds in any way, they only prevent them from landing in areas where they can become harmful to people or property. These spikes are available in different shapes and sizes. The size and shape of the spike is dependent on what type of bird you’re trying to diversion. Bird spikes are made in one-foot or two-foot lengths, with different widths.  The widths of the spikes are usually 3″, 5″ and 8″.  The width of the bird spike used is determined by the area to be covered. The best way solution for chasing away birds and pigeons is to use stainless steel wire and stainless steel bird spikes designed to create a barrier that chases away birds or pigeons. The plastic spikes are sub divided into: 2″ wide plastic spikes and 4″ plastic spikes. The stainless steel spikes can be slim, regular and extra wide. Bird spikes have been the most effective type of bird deterrent.  They are also one of the most economical pest bird deterrents; requiring little to no maintenance once installed.

 

The best bird spikes have a flexible base.  This means they will easily conform to curved areas, an ideal feature for many outdoor signs and other hard-to-cover areas. The surface should be dry and free of bird droppings and other nesting debris. When using glue to install the bird spikes, apply the glue generously onto the base of the spike (about 1/2-inch thick). For uneven surfaces, you’ll need to apply more glue to ensure a firm seal. Be sure to press the base of the spike level with the edge of the surface. And remember to allow some overhang of the spike pins.
Birds are clever and will find a way to sneak around the spikes. For really wide ledges, use three or more rows of spikes and make sure to limit the gap between rows to two inches or less. Pest birds will find the cavity behind a spike strip and sneak in, so be aware of this and install the spikes carefully.

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