Will Repellents Get Rid of
Pigeons in your Attic?
There is no definitive answer to this question.
This is because there are different repellents
and also different factors that determine
whether a repellant will be effective. What are
some of the common bird repellants?
The bad odor produced by ammonia has been known
to be irritating not only to man but also to
birds. To use ammonia, you just need to sprinkle
ammonia in your attic and hope that the birds
will be affected by the stench. However, there
are various limitations on the effectiveness of
this repellant. To use ammonia you have to use
it sparingly since you do not want the bad smell
to reach your bedroom or living room. If you do
this, this may affect the success of this
repellant and so it becomes very difficult to
use it as a repellant.
Pepper is one of the most commonly used pest
repellent. Just sprinkle a little helping in
your attic and it should chase away the pigeons.
However, there have been some cases where people
used pepper as a repellant and it did not work.
Maybe the birds had already become used to the
burning feeling of the pepper, but there are
also some few success stories while using
There are very many people who have turned to
this crude way of dealing with unwanted birds
and pests. However, the success stories of this
method are limited. This is due to the fact that
the pigeons can fly and this reduces the chances
of the pigeons ever getting injured by the
This is one of the most successful methods of
dealing with unwanted pigeons. It is also very
easy to install. Just buy a simple electronic
mesh and place on the floor of your attic.
Ensure that the electrocution is not strong
enough to kill them. You can also install some
on the known entry pints and they will be
electrocuted each time they try to get into your
Sound repellants work by scaring away the
pigeons. Just buy some motion activated sound
machines and each time the birds try to get into
your attic, it will start producing loud sounds
and scare away the pigeons. The only problem
with this method is that you cannot use a sound
that is too loud that it disturbs your
neighbors. Also, if the sound is too low, the
pigeons may get used to it and move on as if it
is not there after a few weeks.
As you can see, there are very many repellants
that can be used to scare away pigeons; however,
these repellants have so many limitations that
their chances of success are very slim. Go back
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