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BIRD REMOVAL PROCESS

ASSESS AND REMOVE

Assess and Remove

We start by performing a comprehensive inspection of your home and use hands-on techniques to humanely remove unwanted home guests.

clear and clean

Clear and Clean

Then we go where the animals go to clear and clean the mess they’ve left behind.

PREVENT AND PROTECT

Prevent and Protect

We identify potential points of entry and secure them to prevent future infestation. We offer a lifetime guarantee against re-entry on any serviced areas.

 


WHAT OUR DURHAM CLIENTS SAY:

When I called to book an inspection, I was given a quick booking time. James M came within the window of time, called ahead and was professional upon arrival. He was able to assess the property and give me a plan of action! He was able to provide great solutions to the problem! I would recommend!

Julie Riegert

Birds in Durham

 

A parakeet may make a great pet, but a flock of pigeons is not a pleasant addition to your home. Find out how humane bird removal in Durham can protect your home and your health. Not all birds fly south for the winter, so you can find birds living in your home at any time of the year. Our Skedaddle team in Durham is trained to perform thorough prevention strategies and remove birds effectively when required.

Not every bird species is migratory. Non-migratory birds need to find sheltered areas to stay warm through the winter season in Durham. Your attic is the most common roost in your home for non-migratory birds, but there are a number of other areas where they may find a warm nest. Work with our team at Skedaddle Humane Wildlife Control to carefully inspect your home for signs of a roost. Flapping wings and rustling feathers may be obvious in the spring, but birds may make less noise in the winter. The main bird-related health concerns still remain in the winter, so our team can help you carefully remove roosting birds, clean out old nests, and restore your home.

It’s not recommended to remove birds on your own. First, attempting to remove a nest can cause you to come in contact with bird droppings, which is a health risk. Second, attempting to remove birds in the winter can often cause both adults and young birds to die, whether from exposure to the elements or from improper removal techniques.

 

Bird Facts

If you’ve ever walked past a large flock of roosting pigeons, sparrows, or starlings, you know how loud and irritating a flock of wild birds can be. Here are some other reasons that it’s best to evict winged tenants in safe, humane ways:

FACT:

Starlings can fit into openings as small as a golf ball. Once inside your home they can lay as many 12-14 eggs through the spring and summer nesting season.

FACT:

Nesting materials, particularly from starlings and sparrows, can clog chimney pipes and other home vents. Over time, this can decrease your indoor air quality and increase the risk of a house fire or carbon monoxide poisoning.

FACT:

Bird droppings not only create strong odours, but they also come with health concerns. Birds can spread histoplasmosis, which can be a serious illness for very old or young individuals. Droppings are also highly acidic, so they can damage insulation, paint, and other materials in your home.

FACT:

Pigeons, starlings and sparrows are the most common species of birds to nest or live inside homes. All three species were brought to North American from Europe and have since spread across the continent.

FACT:

Inhumane bird removal strategies, such as quickly sealing all entry points, can increase the risk of young birds dying in your home. This can not only cause an inhumane death, but can also cause an unpleasant odour and health concerns.

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