Bird Removal
and Prevention

In Southern Ontario, the most common nuisance bird species you will encounter are starlings, sparrows and pigeons. Aggressive and invasive cavity-nesting bird species can be more than just a nuisance pest. They pose a real risk to tour home and family.

Confirming Its Birds

There are several indicators that you may have a bird problem. Keep reading below to learn what to keep an eye and an ear out for.

Signs you are dealing with Birds:

 

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Sounds

Birds chirping tends to blend into the background, however, if you hear a more distressed or erratic chirping around an area of your home; this could mean they have taken up residence in your building.
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Visual evidence

The two main visual cues that you have birds nesting in a cavity of your home are seeing the actual nesting materials and finding an accumulation of bird droppings near the nest site.
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Timing

Although many species are active year-round, there is a noticeable decrease in activity during the winter months.

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Dangers

The two main concerns when dealing with birds nesting near your home are property damage and health concerns.

Common Health Risks

Respiratory Illness – birds dropping host fungi and pathogens than when airborne can lead to repository distress.

Mites – Birds are hosts to mites that are carriers of various diseases. In extreme cases, thousands of mites will infest your living space.

Contamination – any surface or food that comes into contact with birds or their droppings can become contaminated and not fit for human contact.

Property Damage
• Blocking of air vents with nesting materials and excrement stopping crucial airflow

• The acidity of their droppings is corrosive

• Cause damage to your home gathering nesting materials

Birds can cause quite a mess if left undisturbed. Contact a professional bird removal expert and get the problem resolved quickly and safely.

How We Get Rid of Them

We do not trap of physically remove birds from your air vents or cavities. The process involves the use of a combination of preventative measures as well as behaviour altering techniques.

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Preventative Measures

Reinforcements to ensure the birds will not get in through other vulnerable areas. This typically involved screening off vents as well as protecting any other accessible areas.
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Clean up

Our technicians will thoroughly clean and decontaminate any affected areas. Stopping the spread of bacteria and eliminating the source of contaminants.
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Repair

We will repair any damaged areas, if there is significant structural damage or more specialized issues beyond our expertise, we work with several local professionals who can address the issue.

It may be tempting to save a few dollars and try and fix the problem yourself. This is likely going to prolong the process and increase the risk to your family and property.

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DIY Risks

Injury – working at heights and with wild animals is very dangerous

Damage to your home – trapping an animal in your home or attempting prevention work can lead to leaks and all kinds of damage to your home by the animal

Harm to the animal – untrained people attempting this place the animals at risk

Advantages of Hiring a Professional

• Certified and trained technicians

• Insurance and liability coverage in case of unforeseen problems

• The area will be properly decontaminated

• Proven methods employed to quickly and safely resolve the issue

Your home is one of the largest investments you will ever make. Wasting valuable time and hoping you can resolve the issue yourself will expose you to significant financial and health risks.

Money and Time Considerations

If you have never dealt with a bird issue before you were most likely wondering what the timeline looks like and what the potential associated costs may be.

Costs

Every case is completely different and as such it’s impossible to provide a firm guideline on pricing. There are several factors that are considered when pricing a raccoon removal and prevention job.

Main Factors:

• Accessibility of problem areas
• Number of problem areas
• Pitch of the roof
• Size of the home
• Whether or not babies are present
• Hours of labour required
• Materials required

To give you a rough approximation of price ranges; a simple bird removal job will start around $275 and a complex job on a larger home with accessibility issues and multiple areas to address can go up in price commensurate with the increase in the difficulty level of the job.

Timeline

Bird eviction and [revention in most instances is a one day process. We will humanely evict the birds, clean out the nesting materials and other contaminants and put in place preventative measures ensuring no site problem will arise.

Contact us immediately for a free inspection, acting quickly is important. Our highly trained technicians will get you answers immediately.

At Home Free Pest Removal we don’t employ inexperienced or seasonal workers. Our policy is to have a technician on each job with a minimum of 5 years of experience. We back this up with our lifetime warranty*.

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