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What types of birds nest on my roof?

Starlings, blackbirds and sparrows construct extremely messy nests consisting of dried leaves, twigs, and grass. When bird nests are disturbed, the nesting produces large amounts of easily inhaled airborne dust and debris. This nesting debris can result in a very unhealthy situation when mixed with droppings. All of these bird species are also bird mite carriers, a parasite that feeds on birds’ blood. For mites to thrive, densely packed nests present an ideal environment. Bird mites will scatter and jump on to humans when removing a bird’s nest. For these reasons, when dealing with birds in vents, personal protective gear should always be worn.




When removing both adult and young birds from a vent, meticulous care should always be taken when handling the birds and nesting so the disease from their nesting area is not transferred and the birds are handled humanely. Birds generally select nesting sites that are above 7 feet in height for protection from predators. This implies that working from a ladder requires accessing the nest and removing the babies. To prevent any falls or injuries, Affordable Wildlife Removal technicians are fully trained in ladder safety. To help you solve your bird problem, we can reach any height safely.



You will need to access the pipe in the back once you have reached the exterior vent cover. When approaching a starling nest, always be careful as they will often dart out unexpectedly from the vent, potentially causing you to lose your grip or balance on the ladder. In most cases, by removing the vent cover entirely, access is most easily provided. From UV exposure, plastic vent covers quickly become brittle. In most cases, without damage, the vent cover can not be removed, and a replacement must be installed later.


Bird nesting area

With a bit of noise and probing, adult birds often exit a vent system under their own power. It is essential to determine if there are babies inside the vent once the adults are out. For several weeks after birth, baby birds do not leave the nest and depend on their parents for food and nourishment. Only through hands-on techniques can babies be removed. Before securing the vent cover, all birds must be removed. Birds locked inside your vent are going to die, causing foul odors, maggots, and flies.



How can i get to the birds nest without being harmed?

It can be challenging to determine the presence of baby birds because the length of the exhaust pipe and the nesting material will reduce your ability to see and hear. To access the nest and any baby birds inside, special tools and equipment are often required. Depending on the home’s layout and construction, every bathroom, kitchen, and dryer vent system is different. The vent system’s length and shape can vary significantly from house to house. The distance from the exhaust on the outside of the home to the bathroom exhaust fan can be over 20 feet in length in some cases, including multiple bends and angles. Others are simpler by far. Materials can also differ; either solid aluminum or flexible accordion-like plastic can be made of duct tubes. A family of birds can and do damage easily, and breakthrough plastic and foil type exhaust vent tubes, allowing them to access your attic or walls and significantly complicating matters.

What do you do after you get to the bird

To humanely and safely remove both the nest and the baby birds inside, Affordable Wildlife Removal employs hands-on techniques. Any and all birds that are removed are placed inside a protective container with some of the nesting material that we have gathered from the vent once the babies have been recovered. Our bird control technicians then secure the container to the outside of the closest opening of your home. This enables the starling parents to easily find their babies and continue to feed them until they are ready to fly alone. Affordable Wildlife Removal technicians always finish the process by placing a vent cover with a heavy gauge screening to avoid future re-entry, which keeps birds out and enables the vent to function as it should.

The Complete Guide to Bird Removal and How to Get Rid of Birds in Your Home

Introduction: What is Bird Removal?

Birds can be a nuisance when they are around your property. They can get into your home or yard or business establishment and make a mess. How do they make a mess? Well there are multiple ways that this can happen. As we all know birds can fly, thus leading them to the highest ground. Not just birds but chickens, Geese, Ducks and Bats can infest your establishment with flea’s tick’s and feces. In a matter of months your establishment can be home to over100’s of birds if the problem is not taken care of.

But how do you get rid of them? The first thing to do is to identify the type of bird that is causing the problem. Once you know what type of bird it is, you can take steps to remove it from your property. Florida has problems with commonly the pigeon, bats, crows, and more.

How to Prevent Birds from Entering Your Home

As the population of human beings increases, so does the population of birds. This is because humans are encroaching on their natural habitats and taking over what used to be their homes. For example, if you’re planning to move into a neighborhood that was just built where there used to be natural woods and forest then there’s a high chance that your home will be visited by these animals. More than likely a flock of birds or bats will try to find a place to take shelter at in that same area. In most cases when the house that is being worked in is once bird free the birds will simply find a new spot around the area to nest in. This can also happen with solar panels on top of roofs.

There are many ways to keep birds out of your home, but some are more effective than others. One way that is highly effective is using a scarecrow. Scarecrows work by scaring the birds away from your home because they look like predators that could eat them if they get too close to it. Many people use the methods such as snakes, coyotes, forces or other large predators that might scare away a bird. Affordable wildlife removal comes up with multiple solutions to prevent birds from entering the home. Bird netting, Bird Wire, Bird Guard, Bird Glue and Bird Barrier.

How to Get Rid of Birds in Your Home

Birds are a common problem in many households. in Heathrow Florida. This can become an even bigger problem if you have a bird’s nest in your home. This is very common for vents and corners of homes. Birds can make this nest in almost any opening.

The first step is to figure out where the birds are coming from. If it is from the outside, then it is possible that there is a nest on your roof or somewhere else outside of your house. It could also be from inside your house and you need to find out where they are coming in. Our professionally trained technicians will go inside your attic and on top of your roof to determine where the birds are coming in from.

Next, try to figure out what the birds want and see if there is anything that can be done about it. For example, if they are coming in through an opening because they want food, then close that door off with some netting or other material to keep them out of the home. If you have fruit trees on your property and provide. Our technicians will provide all the information that is needed to keep your home bird free!

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