Business owners and maintenance managers are the persons usually responsible for deciding the bird repellents that will best fit the business. When bird repellents are absent, there is a risk that the birds will disrupt the flow of business or the droppings will damage the structure.
Millions of dollars is spent by business owners nationwide in the cleanup and repairs due to damage from the birds. Bird repellents are affordable and simple to install and is the only way to keep pest birds off the building away from the business.
Bird Repellent Options
Sonic bird repellents scare birds away with sounds of actual predator and distress calls. The birdcalls are played at short intervals from the speaker on the unit. The bird’s natural instinct to fly away in the face of danger is triggered when the birds hear the distress calls. There are over 22 different birds that are programmed into each unit, including the pigeon, crow, sparrow, woodpecker and gulls. The sonic bird repellents are water proof and very easy to program. If you do not know the specific species of the bird causing the havoc, the unit can be programmed to play a variety of bird and predator calls.
Physical bird deterrents are more commonly used at outside eateries and other businesses where there are outdoor trash areas. Bird spikes are often seen on the wood slat covers of fast food restaurants over the trash areas.. These trash areas are usually behind the business and near the drive through lane. It is not good business nor appetizing if lots of scavenging birds are flying around and droppings are all over the ground and the walls that shield the trash area.
Bird netting is another type of physical bird repellent that is used in warehouses, airport hangers and big box distribution centers. There is often a bird problem present in these types of spaces. Bird netting will exclude the pest birds from the targeted area. Installation of bird netting is important to make sure the effectiveness is at 100%. Any gaps or openings will allow the smart birds to find a way behind the netting.
Bird control companies that sell bird repellent products are a great source of knowledge should you need help with which product to buy or with installation.