What is Bird Netting?
In densely populated urban environments, there is an increased presence of wildlife, particularly birds. To address some of the hazards posed by these creatures—such as swooping attacks in the springtime or the potential spread of disease—safety measures must be taken to protect both the birds and people from harming one another.
One such measure is bird netting, which creates a barrier between wild birds and humans. Bird netting can also provide greater control over flocks for researchers looking to observe avian feeding patterns or migratory patterns without affecting their behavior significantly.
Netting can be used as a powerful tool to both protect people from hostile avian species and keep birds away from industrial and commercial spaces. Set thresholds for bird populations in public and private areas, allowing for safer public places without having to resort to lethal control methods. By strategically using bird netting, we can better control the environment while preserving local wildlife habitats.
What is involved in a DIY solution?
DIY bird netting is one way for the property owner to protect their buildings from birds at an initially low cost. It’s a relatively inexpensive solution, yet there are many steps involved in the process.
First, you must do your research! It is important to understand what is and is not allowed when it comes to adding any type of fixture to the outside of the property in question. Then, make a plan that observes local bylaws and regulations regarding wildlife. Finally, set a budget for the work and a maintenance schedule to ensure that the installation will continue to do its job in all weather conditions and over time.
Removing birds, their nests, and their droppings must be completed according to local bylaws. Then, the area to be protected must be cleaned and sanitized to prevent disease. Any entry points must be separately sealed or covered accordingly to prevent recurrence. At this point, you can begin to map out the construction plan.
You will need to measure the area where you want to install the netting and purchase enough material for the job. Depending on the size of your property, you may need to buy multiple rolls of netting or even custom-cut pieces to fit specific areas. Once you have all the materials, it’s time to start the installation.
The first step is to secure one end of the netting using staples or nails and then stretch it across the area until it’s taut before securing the other end in place. You may also need to use zip ties or string ties if needed in order to keep it securely in place. After installation is complete, you should inspect all edges and corners of your bird netting for any potential gaps or weak spots that could allow birds access into your space.
Once installation is complete, you’ll want to inspect your bird netting regularly for signs of wear and tear so that any necessary repairs can be made promptly and do not become more serious problems down the line. Note that, depending on the location, there may be regulations regarding proper disposal of used bird netting, so make sure you understand these rules before disposing of any materials after installation has been completed.
On the other hand, professional installation services typically come at a higher cost but offer more convenience since the chosen company will take care of all aspects of installation, from measuring and cutting materials to securing them properly in place. Professional installation may be worth considering since it provides better overall protection against birds than DIY solutions due to the superior craftsmanship and expertise of the companies in this field.
What is Involved in Having Professional Bird Netting Installed?
It’s important to recognize that the best course of action regarding wildlife control is to prevent issues through careful preparation and strategic planning. Bird exclusion and prevention is a good example of this; instead of dealing with a problem after it arises, focusing on keeping birds away in the first place has a much greater potential for success.
Many people are aware of the presence of pest birds and their health-threatening consequences. While innovative solutions such as effective bird deterrents are essential for keeping these pests away, it is just as important to consider comprehensive cleanup processes to completely remove them from the premises. By combining both preventive measures and effective cleanup tools, we can turn any environment into a place that is safe from pest birds.
Wildlife Pro’s expert team can take care of bird nests and complies with all local laws and guidelines when it comes to disposing of deceased pest animals. Once the pests are eliminated, our team will safely clear and clean the areas for your protection.
A Comparison of Time, Effort, and Cost
Here’s a chart that shows the relative investment for both solutions; DIY versus professional installation.
|Do It Yourself Installation||Wildlife Pro Professional Installation|
|Time||Research, plan, and set a budget||Call Wildlife Pro for a quote|
|Effort||– Clean the area and remove birds and their filth|
– Measure the area and decide on materials required
– Source and purchase the materials
– Seal entry points
– Install the netting and store extra building materials
– Maintain the installation and make repairs when required
|Wildlife Pro will provide a quote, clean the area and dispose of birds and their filth, seal entry points, and install netting|
|Cost||Minimal cost for materials and installation plus extra for maintenance – no guarantees||Moderate cost and the work is guaranteed|
It is certainly possible to address bird problems in your space using a homemade solution. The initial financial outlay may be lower than that of a complete professional solution. However, the time and effort required and the eventual poor and shorter-lasting results may deter you from attempting to effect a solution on your own.
Wildlife Pro’s experts have lots of experience with bird control in urban areas. When the professional installation of bird netting is required, Wildlife Pro is the right company for the job.
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To keep pigeons and birds off of your balcony, call Wildlife Pro to get a free quote for our balcony bird netting installation and service. We can be reached at 647-531-9060 or by accessing the helpful online quote request form. All inquiries are welcome.