Most people are delighted when they find a bird nest near their home, but things are a little more complicated than that. They are indeed cute, but as it turns out, they can become dangerous for a home and for the people in it. Today we are going to find out more about bird removal from vent, how much does it cost you and how to prevent it in the future. What’s the Bird Removal From Vent Procedure? Usually, you might stumble upon a bird in vent … [Read more...]
How to Get Rid of Sparrows
Whether we deserve it, or not, European house sparrows seem to love us. While most birds seek only the seed and other things we intentionally offer, house sparrows choose to live as close to us as possible, benefiting from unintentional offerings around our homes and eateries. As their name suggests, the European house sparrow is not native to the U.S. During 1890 and 1891, some hundred birds were brought over and released in New York, to … [Read more...]
How to Get Rid of Birds
Many people spend a ton of time and money trying to attract birds for the sheer enjoyment of watching and listening to them. Nonetheless, there are times when, for one reason or another, someone is looking for a way to get rid of birds. Round up the usual suspects—European starlings, house sparrows, crows, chimney swifts, and pigeons—not because they are “bad birds” but simply because there are circumstances that sometimes place us in conflict. … [Read more...]
Bird in House? Get Her Out Safely
How’d you wind up with a bird in house? And, what’s the fastest way to get her back out before she gets hurt? First, don’t panic. You’ll be able to get her safely back outside with the steps explained below. Afterward, see if the tips on ways to make a repeat situation less likely might be relevant for your home. What to do about a wild bird in your house… A bird will naturally fly toward light when trying to get out of an enclosed area, so … [Read more...]
That Noise May Be a Bird in a Vent
Whether you love birds or barely notice them, you’re not expected to love them nesting in the various exhaust vents of your home, rustling and chattering at the crack of dawn. But that’s exactly where cavity-nesting birds often look to make their nests. House sparrows and starlings are both widespread and numerous, after having been brought to North America where they were misguidedly and purposefully released. Unlike most wild birds, these “vent … [Read more...]
Bird in Basement? Here’s What to Do!
Okay, don’t be embarrassed if you freaked out a little when that bird in your basement suddenly startled you, making you completely forget what you went down there for. Who expects a bird in their basement? But stay calm, and carry on with trying to remember what you meant to look for. You can safely do that first and attend to getting the bird out later, because not all birds are going to behave like those in the Hitchcock movie—well, none, … [Read more...]
How to Deal with an Animal in a Vent
Are you hearing rustling noises in the bathroom and think there is an animal in the vent? Or, maybe you’re noticing a house sparrow or starling coming and going from a vent? Perhaps, a little bit of nesting material is sticking out of a vent? You’re not alone. Lots of people don’t realize that many of their home’s exterior vents—that exhaust appliances like dryers and furnaces and the different fans and vents that exhaust attics, bathrooms, … [Read more...]
Finding the Right Wildlife Control Service
Got a family of raccoons in your chimney? Have you heard rustling and other little noises coming from within your walls or vents? Time to hire a wildlife control service company. Why? Because some problems are best left to the professionals. You’ll save yourself considerable time and trouble—as well as the possibility of additional problems and expenses if your do-it-yourself plan goes awry. When you hire a carefully chosen wildlife control … [Read more...]
Sparrows in Your House and Don’t Know What to Do?
House sparrows may sometimes take their name a little too much to heart. It sure seems so when they decide to nest not merely near your house, but wedged into vents, such as those for the stove, dryer, bath, or attic. Occasionally, they even fly into the living areas of a home through an open door, unscreened window, or uncapped chimney. Fortunately, there are effective ways to deal with house sparrows in your house. What to do when a … [Read more...]
Do You Have Starlings in Your Attic?
Starlings are the stuff of poetry for some—whether in passages from Shakespeare’s writings or in the visual poetry of synchronized flocks of starlings in flight. But when there are starlings in your attic, whether nesting or roosting, they are bound to seem more like a nuisance than a natural phenomenon. European starlings were introduced to North America purposely, and have adapted to a wide range of habitat conditions, including city … [Read more...]