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  • How to Install Bird Spikes

      Larger pest birds like pigeons, crows or gulls love to gather in the many nooks and crannies of a structure or building. They’ll land on signs, rooftops and windowsills to roost and nest, creating quite a mess. A single pigeon, for example, can excrete up to 25 pounds of droppings every year. Federal, state and local wildlife protection ordinances forbid the use of lethal or harmful ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Dura-­Spike bird spikes solve problems large and small - Case Study

    The nice thing about Bird Barrier’s Dura-Spike bird spikes is that it is fast and easy to install on both large and small jobs. Because it can be glued or screwed to both flat and curved surfaces, it is an ideal solution for pigeons in non-nesting environments. Take for example the two jobs done recently by two different PMPs. One involved ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Bird-b-gone spikes used on new i-35 bridge in minneapolis

    It has been a little over a year since the I-35 Bridge in Minneapolis failed during rush hour traffic on August 1, 2007, collapsing to the river and riverbanks beneath. The bridge, which brought nearly 140,000 passengers across the Mississippi river daily, had been a major route for commuter in the area. 13 lives were lost and nearly a hundred people wounded when the bridge collapsed. The ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bird deterrents say `Shoo` to pest birds

    We have a love-hate relationship with our fine-feathered friends. Poets love them. Property managers can do without them. Like anything in this world, too many birds can be a real problem. Suddenly, what was endearing becomes a pest. One that"s noisy, messy and damaging to almost everything it lands on. The solution? Bird deterrents. In days of old, this meant culling by birdshot, trained ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bird control for commercial applications

    Building owners and businesses spend millions of dollars annually to deal with infestations and the problems associated with pest birds. The risks associated with these pests increase year after year as bird populations continue to grow in both inner city and urban environments. The fact is, these pests are out of their natural element and without proper bird control measures, they can wreak ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Fall bird season – keep birds away all year

    As cold weather creeps in and we get deeper into fall bird season, bird control priorities become slightly different. However, there is still a lot that can be done this time of year to keep birds away all year long. Here are some interesting facts and tips for a better approach to fall bird season / pest bird control: Stop birds from perching. Fall bird season is peak migration time and pest ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • Bird Control – Serious Business for Hospitals

    For 26 years Frank Sorentino has managed the outside structures and grounds of the Beaumont Hospital 106 acre complex in Royal Oak, Michigan. The main campus sits on approx. 115 acres. Seventeen separate buildings occupy the site with the Main building just over 10 stories high. In addition 3 parking decks are also located around the facility, providing parking and enough nesting sites for more ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • Bird-b-gone withstands the test of time!

    Way back in 1995 the Bank of America branch in Mission Viejo California had a bad pigeon problem. The birds, a flock of about 20 pigeons, were nesting under the eaves and roosting all over the outside of the building. Customer complaints and maintenance costs necessitated that bird control products be used. By coincidence the owner of Bird-B-Gone, Inc., Bruce Donoho used this branch for his ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Controlling pest birds in public schools

    Pilots, golfers, and virtually anyone who is responsible for the safety of others are concerned about dealing with “pest birds” effectively. They include pigeons, Canada geese, seagulls, starlings and others that contaminate and damage the various buildings in which we live, work, and play. Bird droppings have the potential to transmit over 60 known diseases, and they are also a safety hazard ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bird Netting Keeps Birds Away from Dining Customers - Case Study

    Aruba Beach Restaurants Solve Pressing Bird Issue With StealthNet Bird Netting Imagine a beachside restaurant at a luxury hotel. Could be Hawaii, or the Caribbean, or maybe even the South Pacific. In this case it’s Aruba. You take a seat with your family for breakfast, relishing in what is about to be an enjoyable occasion; selecting your favorite breakfast treats from the ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Bird Netting keeps Birds away from dining customers

    Aruba Beach Restaurants Solve Pressing Bird Issue With StealthNet Bird Netting Imagine a beachside restaurant at a luxury hotel. Could be Hawaii, or the Caribbean, or maybe even the South Pacific. In this case it’s Aruba. You take a seat with your family for breakfast, relishing in what is about to be an enjoyable occasion; selecting your favorite breakfast treats ...


    By Bird Barrier

  • Say good-bye to bird pest problems

    Before we say good-bye to bird pests, we should probably say hello to the problems they create. For example, birds can quickly become pests when they eat your fruit, drill holes in your birch trees or eat the fish in your pond. When starlings, grackles, blackbirds and crows roost by the hundreds in trees, they create a serious problem--their droppings can carry any of 60 diseases. Moreover, bird ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Add To Your Revenue By Adding Bird Control

    As a contractor, you've learned that one of the best ways to increase revenue is to increase the number of services you offer your customers. And one of the most revenue enhancing services you can offer today is bird proofing. Regardless of the size or type of building, and no matter what the job, bird proofing is a vital part of protecting any building or structure from the damages imposed by ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Bartle Hall Bird Management - case study

    Only two BirdBuffers have been protecting this roof since 2008 saving tens of thousands of dollars! Try gaining bird control on this size of building with anything else but BirdBuffers?! Only BirdBuffer can “keep the birds away” safely over large areas like this. And with only two machines, BirdBuffer has been keeping birds away since 2008!  Bartle Hall has saved thousands ...


    By BirdBuffer, LLC

  • Bird proofing hangars, parks and government buildings

    Bird Proofing government buildings, parks, military bases, and aircraft hangars has been a problem for quite some time. At the dawn of aviation, the Wright brothers recorded a bird strike that interfered with their early flights. More recently, Hanscom Field in Bedford Massachusetts had roughly 5,000 starlings roosting in their hangar. Clinton Air Force Base in Oklahoma had six hangars with ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Controlling pest birds in the food processing industry

    Pest birds can be a serious health and safety issue if they are not controlled. In food processing plants they can cause extensive damage, health issues and safety problems to workers. Pest birds such as pigeons, starlings and sparrows are very common in and around commercial facilities. These facilities often provide perfect roosting places, shelter for nesting and a wonderful food source. ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • Discreet Bird Netting System for London’s Garrick theatre proves effective bird deterrent case study

    Eco Environmental were approached to advise the end client on what would be the least visible bird deterrent to prevent pigeons from roosting on the front façade of Garrick Theatre in London once the exterior refurbishment had been completed. As there were large openings around the ornate balcony the only real option was our ...

  • How to Get Birds Out of Farm Buildings

    Birds can cause many different problems when they infest your farm buildings. From stealing feed to potentially carrying diseases, birds create many issues for you and your animals. Get birds out of your farm buildings for good with these tips from Avian Control. Types of Bird Control There are ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • Royal Mail distribution centre in Kent benefits from bird deterrents

    Bird netting and bird spikes work together to create effective bird control solution. International construction company SISK recently completed the new 15,400 sq ft Royal Mail distribution centre in Strood. The new Medway mail centre is a key part of a £70 million investment by Royal Mail to modernise its operations across Kent and will process over 3 million items a night. Royal ...

  • Bird-X Highlights Most Commonly Received Customer Questions

    If there’s one thing we know, it’s birds! Our Customer Service team understands that some of our products can seem extremely technical and tricky to use. Fear not—we’re here to help you understand how your new Bird-X products work, and clear up any questions about pest birds and animals. Check out some of the most common questions we encounter—you may just find the ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

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