How long will bird netting last?

Bird netting is a great way to keep birds from nesting or roosting on buildings and commercial areas. It is a safe and effective solution for bird control. Bird netting is easy to install and starts working immediately. 

Why use bird netting?

Bird netting is a cost-effective and efficient way to keep birds out of an area, it prevents birds from nesting in areas where they're not wanted, such as those near high-traffic areas where the mess could be a hazard or annoyance. It also prevents birds from roosting on building ledges or rooftops which may cause damage to both humans and the buildings themselves over time. 

How does bird netting work?

Bird netting is a physical barrier that prevents birds from landing on your roof or building. It can be stretched over large areas such as entire roofs or elevation of a large building, from the first floor upwards.

The goal of bird netting is to keep birds away from your property by preventing them from landing there in the first place. So how does it do its job? Bird netting does not harm birds if they come into contact with it - instead of getting tangled in the material (like regular fishing line or other types of nets), it simply deters them from landing and establishing a roost. 

Kier Bird Netting 11Where to use bird netting

Bird netting is a great solution for bird control on most types of commercial buildings and structures, including:

What is bird control netting made of?

Bird control netting is constructed from polyethylene, which is UV resistant and can last for many years. Being UV resistant ensures, it holds up well under the sun’s ultraviolet rays and other environmental conditions, meaning that it won’t break down or become brittle over time.

Most bird control netting is knotted rather than woven; this makes for stronger material and increasing longevity. 

How long does bird netting last?

As a professional bird proofing company, we know that planning and installation are crucial for a successful bird proofing project. Bird netting is designed to provide years of service, polyethylene knotted bird netting can last for up to 10 years in British weather conditions, but it is only effective if installed correctly and maintained properly, if not it will wear out much more quickly than it should.

If you require a bird netting service, we can provide expert advice and work with you to develop a bird-proofing plan for your business. We can carry out a comprehensive survey with a risk assessment on the type of bird netting required, tailored to your business and the particular needs and budget of your site.

Get in touch with our friendly team of pest bird control experts today or call us on 0333 567 2020.

Author: NBC Environment/Orkin

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