New Developments: Prevention Is Better Than Cure

New Developments: Prevention Is Better Than Cure As the famous Benjamin Franklin so eloquently put it, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” And, when it comes to bird proofing your building, we couldn’t agree more. There is a great deal to be considered when designing a building. Architects and designers must take into account the fact that, irrespective of its resultant form, certain areas of the
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The Problem With Sparrows

Sparrows are common problem birds, causing damage to many structures and finishes where they are found. Extremely noisy and highly adaptive pests, Sparrows are considered to be one of the most notorious urban Pest Bird, often living on urban scraps. Being a widespread species globally, with various forms of the Sparrow family found in different regions, they frequently clash with human beings. House Sparrows are of a particular concern, as
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Wire Trip Stainless Steel Wire Deterrent

Wire Trip Stainless Steel Wire Deterrent In order to effectively combat a bird infestation problem, one needs to be armed with a diverse artillery of product options, given the variety of possible situations that one may be presented with. At Bird Deterrent Specialists, we pride ourselves on offering an extensive product range, coupled with an innovative approach, that affords us the ability to tackle almost any situation we are faced
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The Mayfair – Century City

The Mayfair – Century City The Bird Deterrent Specialists team was recently tasked with the bird proofing of a brand new upmarket apartment complex, known as Mayfair, in the popular suburb of Century City. Mayfair, designed by architect Tim Hughes, developed by Rabie Property Group and constructed by Big Ben Construction, boasts an impressive 136 luxury apartments within this 3 storey complex. Wire Trip stainless steel wire deterrent installed to
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Starlings: Summer is Breeding Season!

Starlings: Summer is Breeding Season! Starlings – (Onychognathus Morio) Notorious for their damaging, unsightly droppings and lice contamination, Starlings are exceptionally noisy birds, especially when returning to roost in large numbers at dusk. Although Starlings are not present in the Karoo or Kalahari regions, they occur throughout most of South Africa, as well as within some African countries. The primary species variants in South Africa are the Indian Mynah, present
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Bird Mites: The Facts

Bird Mites: The Facts Bird Mites are present in a variety of species across the globe, but are essentially tiny, almost microscopic, eight-legged parasites that feed on the blood of common birds, and are capable of rapid mass production. Carried by birds, and dwelling in great numbers within the nests of these birds, Bird Mites become a problem to humans when Pest Birds are roosting and/or nesting in close proximity
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Product Maintenance

Product Maintenance As most are aware we, Bird Deterrent Specialists, provide effective solutions to those experiencing Pest Bird infestation and contamination on their premises, through the installation of various bird deterrent products. Every Pest Bird problem is different, there are no two alike, and establishing which products are to be utilised is always determined by the nature of the premises and the problem itself. We have a range of product
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V&A Waterfront – Clock Tower Building

V&A Waterfront – Clock Tower Building. The Bird Deterrent Specialists Team recently completed an installation of SheerStop Net Bird Deterrent Netting to various areas of the Clock Tower Building at the V&A Waterfront. Management and Tenants of the Clock Tower Building had been experiencing a Seagull infestation of colossal proportions, which lead them to call the Bird Deterrent Specialists team for help. Upon assessment of the Clock Tower Building, our
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Histoplasmosis: What You Need To Know

Histoplasmosis: What You Need To Know. What is Histoplasmosis? Histoplasmosis is a rather fancy word for a respiratory disease caused by a fungal infection. A potentially fatal disease, that usual results due to the presence of Bird Droppings. Malodorous, rancid, unsightly – Bird Droppings are never pleasant. Besides their offensive aroma, and the constant buzzing of flies, these Droppings are capable of causing serious disease. Fungal Spores are microscopic particles
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Warehouses: Protect Your Assets

Warehouses: Protect Your Assets Managers, Environmental Coordinators, and Health & Safety Officers in the Warehouse environs are tasked with overseeing not only the stock and machinery present in these Warehouses, but also the environment in which these are stored, as well as the safety of staff present in that environment. Often companies working in a Warehouse setting, are storing either their own materials and goods, or those of their clients.
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