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Scotland woman gets spikes for pigeon problem

If they think your place is comfortable, pigeons will call it home. And bring their buddies.

If they think your place is comfortable, pigeons will call it home. And bring their buddies.

Pigeons could be the most fearless creatures around. They practically walk right up to you on the street and leave a little something special behind to remind you they were there. An Edinburgh, Scotland woman’s home, that she shares with her two small children, was overwhelmed with pigeons. Nearly 200 of them found respite on her block, and they were waking her and her kids up at night. From the Edinburgh News:

The pigeons, which have covered windows and balconies with droppings, have been roosting en mass on the roof of the block in Hyvot Green, with some residents afraid to venture outside and others struggling to sleep at night because of the constant noise.

Luckily for the woman, a very generous local pest control company donated hundreds of dollars worth of plastic spikes like the ones below.

Bird-Xs polycarbonate bird spikes sit anywhere that birds do.

Bird-X's polycarbonate bird spikes sit anywhere that birds do.

Bird-X‘s polycarbonate spikes are one of the most effective ways to halt the pigeon population. Putting spikes up makes roosting impossible; it’s a humane way of telling the birds to stay off your stuff. These can be placed literally anywhere that pigeons like to hang out. Chicago’s “L” track stations use these on all of their outdoor beams, signs and ledges which has cut down the number of birds bothering commuters probably by the thousands.

Chicagos CTA L stations are big proponents of polycarbonate spikes.

Chicago's CTA "L" stations are big proponents of polycarbonate spikes.

The best thing about spikes is that you can put them up once and be done with pigeons, or any other roosting birds, for good. It doesn’t get any more low maintenance than this! Bird-X also offers stainless steel spikes and three different kinds of bird netting – standard, heavy duty, and premium.

And if you check out the website, we currently have a great deal on all of our spikes. They are 15% off!

Questions? Ready to order? Call us up at 800-860-0473 to talk to one of our experts!

Comments (2)

barnet pest control says:
June 07, 2014

Hi there! This post could not be written much better!
Looking through this article reminds me of my previous roommate!
He constantly kept preaching about this. I am going to send this article to him.
Pretty sure he’ll have a good read. I appreciate you for sharing!

James @ Bird Control says:
December 05, 2014

Pleasing blog!! Agreed with the bird proofing problems faced by urban regions. The house’s yards, windows and office’s property are damaged by the unwanted droppings and nesting of the birds. The control measures with spikes, Bird Netting can be used. I liked your writing under this trend.

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