bird spike installation Articles

  • 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.

  • Gerald r. ford international airport prepares for pest bird landings

    A new 4,800-vehicle four-level parking structure, site work and a grand canopy entry area are currently under construction at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in the Grand Rapids area. The approximately $115-million project began in September 2007 and it is expected to be completed in October 2009. The Grand Canopy is a glass structure attached to the parking garage covering the roadway ...


    By Bird-B-Gone, Inc.

  • 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.

  • Pigeon control…Humane solutions that work

    Who hasn't fed a flock of eager bobbing-headed pigeons at the park? Or chased them into a tree? The honest truth is, we've had a love-hate relationship with our grey-feathered friends since they first landed on a statue or church tower.If you're a home or boat owner, or a facilities manager for a warehouse, airport, park, zoo, government or commercial building, the pest pigeon has undoubtedly ...


    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 ...

  • 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

  • Why Invest in Bird Control?

    Birds can be very damaging to your property. In fact, they create millions of dollars in damage every year. When they nest, they can create hazardous conditions that require a substantial amount of cleanup. Bird infestations not only create property damage, but health hazards, liability issues, and can even spread disease. Diseases & Health Issues When it comes to birds ...


    By Bird-X Inc.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Project Travis Air Force Base Travis AFB, CA - Case Study

    Project Case History Name: Travis Air Force Base Location: Travis AFB, CA Installer: Wildlife Control Technologies Inc Purpose: To augment BASH Control (Bird to Aircraft Strike Hazard) for Travis Air Force Base by reducing the number of bird perches around aircraft runways. ...


    By Nixalite of America Inc.

  • 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-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.

  • 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.

  • Pigeon Deterrents effectively protect Cumberland House in London

    In November 2011, Eco Environmental were invited to tender for the Pigeon deterrent installation requirements at Cumberland House opposite Marble Arch in central London. History: Cumberland House, Central London The building is situated at one end of Oxford Street, opposite Marble Arch with Hyde Park to the rear of ...

  • 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.

  • Pigeon deterrents ready for London 2012 Olympic Games

    In preparation for the London 2012 Olympics, our client was chosen to build a new 134-guestroom Holiday Inn hotel situated en route to the Olympic Park in Commercial Road, London E1. Eco Environmental Services Ltd were asked to install pigeon deterrents as specified by the client’s architect. This specification was ...

  • Project Beaumont Hospital Royal Oak, MI - Case Study

    Project Case History Name: Beaumont Hospital Location: Royal Oak, Ml Installer: Beaumont Services Corp Purpose: To protect hospital facilities from the droppings and refuse created by pest birds. The bird control envelope includes the 10 story main building along with several parking ...


    By Nixalite of America 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.

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