Bird Control

Pigeon Proofing and Bird Control

Pigeons on your property can be common problems for many property owners and business. Pigeon problems and pest infestations can be a nuisance, expensive and harmful to your reputation.

Opkill are a company with many years’ experience and offer a variety of solutions to support your property and business needs.

Bird Proofing Methods – How to Get Rid of Pigeons

Opkill Can offer a Varity of different methods for deterrents as listed below. It is important to first identify the extent of the infestation which is why we offer professional advice. Either on the phone or in person. Normally bird infestation often occurs on building rooftops, window ledges & other surfaces even under solar panels!  Bird fouling can cause an array of problems due to the corrosive nature which can deface brick work create a mess on the walkways, equipment, & vehicles below this can also create a slip hazard or become unhygienic to customers and visitors alike.

 Our bespoke Bird Control Systems include:

Bird Spikes

Bird Spikes are considered the most efficient, non-harmful, cost-effective exclusion device suitable for both pigeons & seagull deterrent. Often used for all areas with ledges. Bird spikes work by preventing pigeons from landing on the surfaces.

Bird Netting

Is a discreet, effective and impenetrable bird deterrent designed for enclosing areas from birds. This prevents birds from entering spaces with bird netting and when installed correctly will appear invisible from a distance there are various gauge of netting being required for each species of bird.

Bird Wire

Is a discreet, effective and humane, bird control solution to aesthetically protect your ledges, parapets and signs, and other long surfaces this system is often used in areas which may be under control by local conservation officers as the preferred option.

Bird Gel

Is a highly effective discrete non-toxic, non-harmful bird deterrent gel that alters birds’ behaviour and prevents them from perching or roosting on solid external surfaces such as windowsills or architectural features.

Fouling/Guano Removal –

We are a licenced waste carrier offering a cost-effective solution for the cleaning and disinfection of fouling/guano affected areas to include lawful egg and nest Removal.

Bird Mesh

We can install a galvanised and stainless steel bird control mesh is commonly used for the proofing canopies and other areas where it is  visually acceptable  to exclude nuisance pigeons or birds.

Abseiling & Roped Access Works–

Opkill have a specialist rope access team, which is one of the fastest growing means and safest forms of access.

Problems associated with pest pigeons and Birds:

  • Each pigeon can produce up to a pound of droppings per week
  • Pigeons carry diseases like cryptococcosis, histoplasmosis, toxoplasmosis &  salmonella
  • Pigeons are hosts to other pests such as fleas, ticks, lice & mites
  • Liability results from unsanitary messes & potential slip-and-fall accidents
  • Pigeons build nests in vents & chimneys, creating fire hazards
  • Damage to property
  • High cost of clean-up, repair & maintenance

Why Humane Pest Control for Pigeons

Using humane pest control ensures that you are following government legalisation and that your business and clients are protected but most important so is your reputation, while not negatively impacting the ecosystem or unnecessarily hurting birds. Using inhumane methods like traps or poisons can endanger other animals and can result in even more mess & frustration. By keeping the pest animals away in the first place you can save yourself the most time & trouble.