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Assess and Remove

The first step in resolving a nuisance bird issue is a thorough understanding of the exact nature of the problem. Our customized removal plans take into account the species of bird involved, the affected areas of the home and the time of year.

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Clear and Clean

Birds can be messy, their nesting material and droppings can cause home damage and result in unsanitary conditions. As part of the process our trained technicians will remove nests from vents, soffits and balconies and safely scrub away unhealthy droppings.


Prevent and Protect

Our prevention plans are customized to address the specific bird threats your home faces. Our technicians are trained to install protective barriers and devices designed to make your home inhospitable to birds.



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 Markham


Toronto is home to many beautiful bird species. There are two primary bird categories: migratory and non-migratory. Non-migratory birds don’t leave for the winter season and will nest in homes or other structures to stay warm and safe. They also build nests in houses when laying eggs in spring. Eaves provide good protection from predators and allow them to watch over chicks while gathering food.

Birds leave messes from their nest-building materials and copious amounts of bird droppings. Their busy routines and dirty habits can make them a nuisance and a health hazard in and around your home. This is why it is so important to seek professional advice when dealing with birds around your house. Skedaddle humane wildlife control specialists are experts in bird removal. We clear away debris and clean up after bird infestations and make sure your home is safe for you and your family.

Markham residents enjoy the beauty of chickadees, cardinals, mourning doves, blue jays and many other birds that make their home in the area. While all birds are messy, sparrows, pigeons and starlings often leave a trail of nesting materials that cover vents and chimneys and present a fire hazard. Birds will nest almost anywhere that suits their needs including soffits, windowsills, roofs, gutters and stovepipes.

A bird flying back and forth with materials in its beak is likely building a nest. You may also notice a significant number of droppings on the ground which is a sign you have an infestation. Waste can pose a serious health risk to humans. Call for professional help to get birds safely removed. Skedaddle technicians understand biology and breeding cycles, and they determine the best time to move bird families from their dwellings. They will then seal points of entry to prevent future intrusions.

Bird Facts


A bird’s heart beats 400 times per minute at rest and as much as 1000 times per minute in flight.


Sparrows can fit through a golf ball-sized opening.


Bird droppings carry the fungal spores that cause histoplasmosis, a severe lung infection that affects humans, dogs and cats. Younger and older persons and people with compromised immune systems are more likely to have serious or life-threatening complications from exposure.


Birds have hollow bones that make them capable of flight.


All songbirds have unique songs, even northern mockingbirds.


Birds don’t hibernate but go into a state of torpor to conserve body heat and survive northern winters.


Successful bird exclusion requires eliminating old nests and closing up entry points.


Skedaddle has proven techniques to prevent future bird infestations.


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