DOMESTIC AND COMMERCIAL PEST & BIRD CONTROL, BIRD PROOFING & WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
Nottingham, Derby, East Midlands Domestic Pest Control - UK Wide Commercial Pest & Bird Control
Solar Panel Protection from Pigeons
Solar panels are like magnets to Feral Pigeons, they offer shelter and security along with a high degree of safety for nesting and raising a family. For a pigeon, it’s difficult to find a more attractive home but from our point of view it’s difficult to imagine a less attractive tenant!
When the pigeons first arrive you can expect to be woken early seven days a week and spend an awful lot of time cleaning droppings and nesting materials from your patio or drive. As they become established the numbers will increase and you will find broken eggs and even young pigeons added to the droppings and nesting materials. All this mess also gets trapped in your gutters and once blocked there is a very real potential for water damage to the building itself.
We deal with these problems on a daily basis. First, all birds and eggs will be removed, then we will remove as many of the nests as possible (if built around cables they will be left to break down naturally) once this is done we will prevent further access by installing galvanised or stainless steel weld mesh and we will guarantee that pigeons can no longer access the void below your solar panels.
All fixings to the solar panels will be non-invasive nylon or aluminium clips, depending on your installation’s design and type we might very occasionally have to use clamps on the panels or self-drilling screws into the supporting framework.
Our final task will be to inspect your gutters and clear them if needed, ensuring they are not blocked and water can run freely. Having carried out this work for over 15 years we are industry leaders on both quality and price. Based in Nottingham, in the East Midlands we can quote nationwide, usually a few photos and a look using Google Earth is enough. We complete almost all jobs from ladders and roof crawlers, saving the cost of expensive scaffolding. Where a little extra help is needed we also operate our own Cherry Picker (Hinowa 14.7 Spider Lift).