Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to commonly asked questions about bird abatement, netting and wiring services, as well as solar proofing. Whether you’re a homeowner, business owner, or agricultural manager, bird control is essential to protect your property from damage caused by birds. 

Explore our FAQs to learn more about the benefits, methods, and considerations of bird netting and wiring, and discover how our professional services can help you effectively manage bird-related issues. If you have any additional questions or need personalized assistance, feel free to contact us – we’re here to help!

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Bird Abatement

Bird abatement refers to the methods and techniques used to control and deter birds from unwanted areas, such as buildings, structures, and agricultural fields.

Bird droppings can cause property damage, health hazards, and sanitation issues. Birds may also pose risks to aviation safety, agriculture, and public health.

Common methods include bird netting, bird spikes, scare tactics (like sound or visual deterrents), trapping, falconry, and habitat modification.

Yes, many bird abatement methods are designed to be environmentally friendly, focusing on deterrence rather than harm to the birds. For example, bird netting and spikes physically deter birds without harming them.

Most bird abatement methods are designed to deter birds without causing harm. Techniques like falconry use natural predator-prey relationships to encourage birds to leave an area without causing physical harm.

The effectiveness of bird abatement methods can vary depending on factors such as the species of bird, the environment, and the chosen abatement technique. However, when implemented correctly, bird abatement can be highly effective in reducing bird-related issues.

While some bird abatement methods can be installed by property owners, it’s often best to consult with professionals who have experience in bird control. They can assess the situation and recommend the most appropriate and effective solutions.

The duration of bird abatement effectiveness depends on factors such as the method used, the bird species involved, and environmental conditions. Some methods may provide long-term solutions, while others may require periodic maintenance.

Yes, there may be local, state, or federal regulations governing bird abatement, especially when dealing with protected bird species. It’s important to consult with authorities and experts to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

To get started with bird abatement, contact a professional bird abatement service provider. They can conduct a thorough assessment of your property, recommend suitable solutions, and assist with the implementation of effective bird control measures tailored to your specific needs.

Solar Panel Proofing

Solar proofing helps to increase energy efficiency, reduce cooling costs, extend the lifespan of building materials, and improve indoor comfort by mitigating the impact of solar radiation.

Common solar proofing methods include applying reflective coatings, installing solar window films, using shading devices such as awnings or shades, and incorporating cool roofing materials.

Solar proofing can lead to reduced energy consumption, lower utility bills, improved occupant comfort, protection of interior furnishings from UV damage, and increased property value due to enhanced energy efficiency.

Yes, solar proofing can contribute to environmental sustainability by reducing the need for energy-intensive cooling systems and by decreasing carbon emissions associated with energy consumption.

The longevity of solar proofing solutions depends on factors such as the type of materials used, weather conditions, and maintenance practices. Generally, high-quality solar proofing installations can last for many years with proper care.

It’s advisable to have regular cleaning for optimal solar panel performance. The frequency depends on your location, amount of dust, and bird activity.

It’s not mandatory, but clearing the area can facilitate a smoother and quicker cleaning process.

Our trained professionals use safe and efficient methods to clean without causing any damage to your solar panels.

Yes, you can clean your solar panels yourself, but consider these points before doing so:

  1. Safety: Are you trained to safely access your roof with the right tools and safety equipment?

  2. Proper Equipment: Are you using the right tools? Regular tap water can leave hard water spots that block UV rays, reducing energy output. Using the wrong brush can scratch or damage the panels. Pressure washers can cause loose wires or glass damage, voiding your warranty.

  3. Time: Do you have the time to clean the panels correctly? Your time is valuable. Let Pigeons R Us handle the job with high-quality service, ensuring the best results for your solar panels.

Yes, solar proofing solutions can often be retrofitted onto existing buildings without the need for major renovations. This allows property owners to upgrade their structures for improved energy efficiency and comfort.

Solar proofing solutions are available in a variety of options to suit different architectural styles and preferences. Many options are discreet and minimally invasive, preserving the aesthetic appeal of the building.

Yes, solar proofing is typically a cost-effective investment with long-term benefits. While upfront costs may vary depending on the scope of the project, the energy savings and reduced maintenance expenses over time often outweigh the initial investment.

To get started with solar proofing, contact a reputable solar proofing service provider. They can assess your property, discuss your goals and preferences, recommend suitable solutions, and provide professional installation services to enhance the energy efficiency and comfort of your building.

Solar proofing involves implementing measures to protect buildings or structures from the harmful effects of solar radiation, such as heat gain, UV damage, and glare.

No, our professional team can manage the cleaning process even if you’re not home.

We use cleaning agents that are safe for your panels and the environment.

No, rain provides a light rinse but won’t remove built-up grime. Think of how your car windshield looks after months of only rain “cleaning” it—visibility is poor, right? Similarly, dirt, pollen, leaves, and bird droppings on solar panels block sunlight, reducing energy production and potentially damaging the panels. For optimal performance and longevity, professional cleaning is recommended. Customers often see a 15-20% boost in power output after cleaning, even just days after it rains. Check our gallery for before-and-after photos!

No, it doesn’t—most solar panel manufacturers actually require regular cleaning to keep the warranty valid. However, it’s crucial to use the correct cleaning methods. Harsh chemicals like degreasers or acids can damage your panels and leave residue that attracts more dirt, potentially voiding your warranty.

With Pigeons R Us, our All One Solar Shine service offers a warranty-safe, chemical-free cleaning that meets manufacturer guidelines. We use de-ionized water, soft bristle brushes, and careful handling to enhance your panels’ efficiency while protecting your warranty and investment.

Bird Netting

Bird netting and wiring are necessary to protect properties and crops from damage caused by birds, including nesting, droppings, and feeding behaviors.

Bird netting and wiring are suitable for various locations, including rooftops, warehouses, agricultural fields, airports, and industrial facilities.

The benefits of bird netting and wiring include protection against bird damage, reduced cleanup and maintenance costs, prevention of bird-related health hazards, and preservation of property aesthetics.

The longevity of bird netting and wiring depends on factors such as the quality of materials used, weather conditions, and maintenance practices. With proper installation and maintenance, bird netting and wiring can last for several years.

Yes, bird netting and wiring can be customized to fit almost any structure, including irregularly shaped buildings and structures with architectural features.

To get started with bird netting and wiring, contact us. We can assess your property, recommend suitable bird control solutions, and provide expert installation services to effectively protect your property from bird-related damage.