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Signs Birds are Roosting on Your Property

Wildlife removal is an important part of keeping your Toronto residence clean and healthy. Knowledge of nesting habits can help homeowners know when to contact assistance. Bird control can be a difficult task, so knowing a few things about their habits can help prevent a problem.

Apparent Nesting: Most birds prefer the safety of abandoned buildings. Others seek refuge on the high tops of human homes. These nests are typically constructed from nearby twigs, leaves, and broken branches. In urban areas, pigeons commonly utilize man-made debris in their nests. Look for saucer-shaped constructions near overhangs and possible perches. Homeowners should also check roof installations for evidence of fresh roosts. Examine chimney bottoms and reservoirs for fallen nesting materials.

Infectious Feces: Long-term nesting often attracts additional birds. Pigeons in particular are prone to group nesting. Excessive droppings on and around your property are likely signs of a roosting above. Bird droppings provide a quick base for festering legions of bacteria. Feces-grown fungus can cause symptoms of fatigue, fever, and compromised immune systems in humans. Some birds carry infectious diseases that transfer from bird to human through contact with droppings. Homeowners are advised to avoid direct contact with birds or their feces. Rely on a professional for sanitary removal of these bird stains.

Professional Solutions: Bird exclusion teams use specialized equipment to safely remove a flying nuisance from your home. Our practiced experts can also spot and stop probable nesting areas before birds take roost. Netting is installed near beams and overhangs to prevent fowl invaders. Pigeon spikes can be used to discourage new nests at the edge of your roof. Bird slides replace available edges with smooth slopes. These installations make it impossible for birds build nests in these areas.