Understanding the Risks

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Why Unmanaged Bird Populations Can Be a Problem

Common bird pests, such as gulls and pigeons, frequently infest the properties of businesses and homeowners. Bird populations need professional management to prevent severe problems from happening to property owners and the public.

Here are the top three risks associated with unmanaged bird populations.

1) Disease Spreading

Bird infestations always lead to droppings on walls, walkways, driveways, car parks, and roofs. Bird droppings often harbour harmful bacteria and diseases, which can easily pass to humans from close contact with the droppings.

For the safety of public and private property owners, professional bird management and control are vitally necessary to stop diseases from spreading to unsuspecting citizens.

2) Diminished Beauty of Properties

No one wants to see nasty-looking bird droppings on their pavements, walls, and car windscreens. A business cannot attract customers if they have droppings all over the outside, and homeowners cannot attract home buyers for the same reason.

Managing the bird population will reduce bird droppings on properties and their associated consequences.

3) Increased Property Damage

Uncontrolled bird populations will eventually lead to increasing property damage. Gulls and pigeons are known for blocking and damaging electrical equipment and clogging gutters. Of course, clogged gutters prevent rainwater from draining from the roof, increasing the risk of roof damage and water damage.

Regular bird control will ensure your property stays safe and undamaged from the surrounding bird population.

Learn More

Would you like to learn more about the risks associated with an unmanaged bird population and how we can help manage your bird problem? Call us at 0808 501 5767 for more information.

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