Bird Spider Deterrent in Vancouver
Vancouver’s temperate climate makes it an ideal location for birds to flock, nest, and cause problems for homeowners and businesses. All Green Pest Control Ltd. offers an effective, humane solution: the bird spider deterrent. This stand-alone device uses rotating arms and reflective surfaces to scare birds away from properties across Vancouver, BC.
What is a Bird Spider Deterrent?
A bird spider deterrent is a bird repelling device that has a cylindrical base with several wire ‘arms’ projecting from it, like a mechanical spider. Each arm is a flexible stainless steel wire that bounces and sways with the wind, creating the illusion of danger to birds and making an uncomfortable surface when they try to land. With some breeze, the base itself can rotate, adding more movement to the device.
How Do Bird Spider Deterrents Work?
The Bird Spider uses a combination of movement and reflections to deter birds from landing. Its adjustable arms rotate in the wind, randomly bouncing up and down. The swaying and bouncing make it near impossible for birds to land. The device also incorporates reflective plates and UV-protected colors. As sunlight hits the surface, it creates a disorienting glinting effect. This confuses birds and tricks them into thinking the space is occupied. Birds avoid these frustrating spaces and seek quieter areas to nest and roost.
Why Use a Bird Spider Deterrent?
Birds can cause significant damage when they perch or roost on buildings. Their droppings corrode surfaces, clog gutters, and spread disease. Birds also peck away at infrastructure like roof shingles or window screens. Their noises disrupt sleep, and their nests present safety issues with falling debris. The Bird Spider provides cost-effective, long-term bird control without harming our feathered friends. The durable, weather-resistant unit simply makes areas undesirable for landing so birds move on to other locations. Set up is quick and easy – no wiring, electricity, or maintenance required.
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Where Should a Bird Spider Be Used?
The Bird Spider can be installed on any outdoor or large indoor space where birds tend to gather. It works for all bird types and is safe for other animals. Ideal residential applications include:
- Roof peaks
- Boat docks.
Bird spiders can also be great for commercial installations such as:
- Manufacturing plants
- Loading docks
- Parking garages
- Other structures with beams/rafters.
Since Vancouver can experience high winds, the durable Bird Spider 360 holds up well compared to other deterrents. The strong steel frame and UV-protected plastic ensure the device lasts for years.
Bird Spider 360: A Reliable Bird Deterrent
All Green Pest Control Ltd. is proud to offer the Bird Spider 360, one of the most effective bird deterrent for Vancouver property owners. This humane device is easy to install and requires no wiring or power source.
Bird Spider Installation Tips and What to Expect
Proper placement is key to maximizing the bird spider’s effectiveness. Units should be positioned where prevailing winds hit the device to create sufficient bounce and rotation. For best results:
- Install at the highest point possible on the structure.
- Angle the bouncing arms to cover landing spots.
- Place near known perch or roosting spots when possible.
After installing the Bird Spider, expect birds to initially investigate but quickly abandon the area. Birds may attempt to land on the deterrent within the first 1 to 2 weeks, but the bouncing arms will prevent them from succeeding. Within 2 to 4 weeks, birds will avoid going near or flying over the device altogether. Some birds may still be seen in the vicinity but will not nest or roost on that specific building anymore.
Bird Spider Bird Control and Deterrent FAQs
Q: How long do bird spider deterrents last?
A: Bird spider units can remain effective for over 5 years. The durable steel and UV-protected plastic withstand Vancouver weather conditions including winds, rain, snow, and sun exposure.
Q: Do bird spiders work for all bird types?
A: Bird spiders can deter all common bird species found in Vancouver. This includes pigeons, crows, starlings, sparrows, swallows, ravens, gulls, blackbirds, and woodpeckers. However, larger birds tend to be more wary of the bouncing arms.
Q: Will birds get used to the bird spider arms?
A: It is unlikely birds will get accustomed to the bird spider over time. The adjustable arms create random, unpredictable movement that birds cannot adapt to. The reflective surfaces also mimic predator eyes to continually startle birds.
Q: Can I install a bird spider myself?
A: Bird spider units come pre-assembled for quick installation. For residential homes, self-setup is definitely possible, but if you need larger coverage, it’s best to consult a pest control team for adequate protection. For commercial buildings, professional installation is recommended to safely mount the device on beams, rafters, or other high surfaces. All Green Pest Control offers full installation services.
Q: Are bird spiders safe for other animals?
A: Yes, bird spiders pose no harm to other wildlife like squirrels or raccoons. Mammals and other animals can pass under the device without issue. Only birds attempting to land encounter the bouncing arms. Bird spiders are not recommended directly above animal habitats, however.
Take Action Today Against Nuisance Birds
Installing a bird spider provides long-term bird control without dangerous spikes, traps, poisons, or messy deterrent gels. Contact All Green Pest Control at (604) 990-0100 to schedule a free quote for Vancouver-area properties. Our team can assess your space and recommend the ideal bird deterrent solution.