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Some of the most common problems we see with birds are caused from roosting or nesting. Roosting happens for a multitude of reasons but the end results are almost always the same, defecation or defacing of the property. When these birds roost or hang out for long periods of time a lot of deposits are being left behind. These deposits can be harmful to unsuspecting people because of the diseases they can carry, like hystoplasmosis, Cryptococcus, ensypholitus to just name a few. Birds eat 2-3 times their weight daily so with that much consumption there has got to be a lot of droppings to go with.
When nesting becomes the main stay for birds it is again the droppings and also parasites and debris. Birds cause million is damage yearly because of their debris for nesting can clog up roof drains and cause water damage, or clog dryer vents and cause dryer element to go bad or worse cause a fire. The parasites most common to birds is the “bird mite” sometimes confused with dust mite,altogether a different bug but same results, you become a host. This happens when the birds have raised there young and move on the parasites get left behind looking for a host.
When you think or know you have bird activity call your nearest Critter Control expert to help you out. We can get control of the situation and resolve most all issues on the same day. Some bird cases are more extensive then others which would require additional trips to resolve. Don’t hesitate and call so your bird issues don’t end up costing you on unneeded repairs and clean up.
- Mike Rossi
Critter Control of Greater Nashville
The most common problem with birds is the accumulation of droppings underneath their roosting and nesting sites. The droppings can fall on sidewalks, parked cars, loading docks, architectural structures and even on people themselves. There are health issues associated with bird droppings and also corrosive damage to property. Droppings are also unsightly and give customers a perception that an establishment is "dirty" or "unsanitary". There are a number of measures that can be employed to control birds and usually an integrated management program is the most effective. The methods employed are best determined by the species to be controlled, the physical environment surrounding the area to be controlled, the physical structure and layout of the area to be controlled and the budget of the client. Almost all effective management programs involve harassing the birds and denying them return access to the area.
- Mickey Wright
Critter Control of Greater Hudson Valley