|Ledges – Ledges or any kind are easy to protect. Whilst there are products like bird repellent gel or liquid which will work to a certain extent, the most effective way to prevent the pest birds from perching on your ledges is to install spikes. There are a few set rules you must follow when choosing your spikes. You will need to measure the depth of the ledge and chose the correct width of spike to ensure there is no room for the birds to still perch. For seagulls if there is a gap of more than 100mm they will still perch, and for pigeons it can be as small as 65mm. The birds are persistent and if they can find a small spot where they will fit, they will!
Bird Proofing Window Sills - Window sills are an unsightly place for the birds to perch and deposit their guano. On many occasions it will prevent you from opening the window as the smell is unbearable, particularly in the summer. The solution for bird proofing window sills is to install bird spikes. For sash windows normal spikes glued down with adhesive is the answer. Please take note of the rules regarding the width of the sill as per the ledges above. If your windows open outwards and you want to keep the functionality of the window then you will need window posts. Simply glue the posts onto the window frame and clip the spikes onto them. As you open the window so the spikes will move with it. You will find window posts in the spikes category.