Pigeon control is a serious problem for many in Phoenix. Getting rid of pigeons on your own is never easy. These pest birds have a innate homing instinct that makes them feel attached to their established roosting and nesting areas. Couple that with the fact that mating pairs can hatch as many as four broods a year, your small pigeon problem can rapidly turn into a disaster. Pigeons can resort to laying eggs on bare surfaces if they have to, so getting rid of pigeons isn’t as simple as removal of their nests.
Pigeons are by far the most common type of “pest bird” here in Arizona. They are responsible for an assortment of problems at homes as well as offices and commercial building, such as airports and power plants. According to the experts at Bird-X pigeons can cause a number of problems for humans, including:
Pigeons are highly adaptable, somewhat intelligent and not afraid of humans. Together these combine to make pigeons a difficult pest to control. In order to keep the relentless birds away, it is best to prevent rather than remove when ever possible. Before you start randomly placing bird spikes or dusting off your childhood bb gun, you should survey the exterior of your home and make nesting areas as inhospitable as possible. Here are some simple methods to get rid of pigeons around your home.
Pigeon removal in Phoenix is not an easy job. Many home and business owners have gotten used to pigeons roosting, and nesting around their property. Once they realize the unsightly nests and unpleasant smells are more than they can put up with, pigeon removal becomes a priority. DIY pigeon control is possible but most busy home owners find that’s it more effective to hire a pro. Others put off pigeon removal because they believe it involves poison, and unsightly bird spikes. The good news is that through modern bird control techniques, both can be avoided.
One of our most popular methods to remove and repel pigeons, is Optical Gel. This discreet and eco-friendly approach is effective for many birds, especially pigeons. These are low profile dish shaped gels that are made using citronella, peppermint oil, agar, beeswax. Optical gel can be placed virtually anywhere. Typically we use them around ledges, signs, balconies, soffits, beams, skylights, signs, roofs, HVAC equipment, enclosed spaces, etc. By targeting their sight, small, and touch senses, Optical Gel does a fantastic job at removing or repelling pigeons from even the hardest to reach places.
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