Kansas City Businesses: How To Get Rid Of Pigeons

5/20/2014


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As a Kansas City business owner there are many aspects of your business that you have to deal with on a daily basis, but we bet you never thought pigeons and their droppings would be one of them. The fact is, pest birds, like pigeons, will cause a number of problems for you as a business owner, your employees, and your customers. Listed below are some of the many reasons that you, as a business owner, need to take steps necessary to get rid of pigeons sooner than later.

  • Droppings - Along with being unpleasant to look at, pigeon droppings are very corrosive and will damage a buildings surface.

  • Injury - Pigeon feces do not just stay on your roof; they will build up on the ground below and can become very slippery. This can lead to falls and other accidents.

  • Disease - There are more than 50 diseases that can be spread by pigeons including, histoplasmosis, chlamyiosis, and salmonella.

  • Parasites - Pigeons can introduce other parasites to your facility including fleas, ticks, and mites.

So now that we know pigeons are bad news to have living on and around your Kansas City commercial property how can you prevent them? Prevention can be tricky but there are some things that you can do to help deter pigeons and other pest birds.

  • Limit any potential food sources as much as possible. Keep lids on trash cans and limit or remove areas of standing water around your property.

  • Get rid of any bird feeders that may be on your property.

  • Pigeons like to reuse the same nests; if you see any pigeon nests on your building remove them immediately.

  • Cover gutters with wire mesh.

  • Acquire year round pest bird services.

If you have found that pests birds are becoming a problem at your business the most effective way to get rid of pigeons and control them in the future is with the help of a commercial pest control service. At Schendel Pest Service our Kansas City Pest Control services include bird removal as well as bird control solutions. These services will provide you with the peace of mind that pigeons will no longer be a threat to your business, employees or customers. Our bird removal services will work to remove current bird populations and provide you with the equipment needed to keep future birds out and away from your facility. To schedule an inspection or service visit for your pest bird problem contact the experts at Schendel Pest Services today!




 

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