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Again A Few Words About Pigeon Proofing Your Roof

City pigeons or technically speaking feral Pigeons are the biggest nuicense in urban areas. Because of their ability to breed all year around, the number of these pigeons have sharply risen. These feral pigeons pose a health risk to humans as they are the potential carriers of diseases. Their droppings are prime transmitters of urnithosis and salmonellosis. That is why it is so important to utilize pigeon removal methods. 

These feral pigeons peck at the food and when perched on the highest point on the roof for a vantage point, they invariably peck and destroy the roofing crowns and tiles. This may lead to a costly repair if not taken care immediately. There are several options available to pigeon proof the roof and keep them away from the roof of your home. Continue reading

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Bats in the Attic – How to Locate the Bat Colony

Bats living in your house can be quite disconcerting, if not outright scary. If it’s a solitary bat that maybe strayed into your house, it can be easy to remove with the help of a trained wildlife control professional. But when there seems to be an infestation of bats living in a colony within the structures in your house such as your attic, then more steps need to be taken to control the situation.

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How to Prevent Pigeons From Settling in Your Attic

Pigeons can be pets or pests. There are pigeon breeds that can be kept as pets and there are wild pigeon breeds that bring hazards to property and humans. While pet pigeons can be tamed and controlled, wild pigeons may require elaborate control methods. Failure to control them would mean a number of troubles like suffering from the unsightly scattering of their droppings anywhere especially roofs and window ledges; exposure to pigeons means exposing yourself to diseases similar to diseases carried by rats; their highly
acidic droppings erode metals and discolor paints; and, their nesting behavior puts twigs, leaves, feces, mummy nestlings and unhatched eggs bringing costly maintenance and health hazards. So if there is one thing you should take into consideration seriously, it is how to prevent pigeons from settling in your attic as this is one of their favourite nesting area. Continue reading