Not all birds migrate to warmer climates during winter. Species such as robins, cardinals, finches, and sparrows are not equipped to fly that far or long. However, they still have to find warmth and refuge somewhere, and many invade homes and businesses searching for shelter.
Birds invading your property can be a mess, and the losses can be expensive. Check out our brief overview of how winter birds can damage your home or business and how Critter Guard can help mitigate this risk.
Winter birds can cause a range of damages to your home or business, including:
Gutters are an excellent source of water and shelter for birds during winter. Unfortunately, birds can clog gutters with their feathers, droppings, and any nesting materials, resulting in unsanitary messes and even financial losses for your property.
Bird droppings are acidic and can corrode your roof, walls, and other surfaces. The damages can necessitate costly repairs or replacements. Additionally, bird droppings also smell awful and can be difficult to clean if left to settle.
Birds can spread up to 60 known diseases, including bird flu. They also carry harmful pests such as ticks and termites. Birds seeking shelter in or around your home or business this winter can put you, your loved ones, or your employees at risk.
Birds tend to make a lot of noise, and it can be unbearable in any setting. It can make your home restless and uncomfortable, and it can also disrupt business operations as well as ruin your customers' experience with your business.
There are quite a few hacks available to keep birds away from your property during winter. However, many solutions are usually temporary, and the birds will just keep coming back. Consequently, it is advisable to employ permanent solutions, such as Critter Guard’s BirdBloc product.
Are winter birds clogging up your gutters? At Critter Guard, we can keep your gutters clog-free and keep birds away from your home or business all winter with our product, BirdBloc.
To learn more about BirdBloc or any of our other humane wildlife control solutions, contact us today!