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Birds can be beautiful creatures and provide numerous benefits for those that own a pole building in Coeur d’Alene.  Their chirping during a sunny day in April truly sets the mood for beautiful Spring day.  Birds are also effective at removing many insects from our lives, which many of us take for granted. 

 Although birds have their upsidethey can also be quite a pain if they get inside and build nests in your barn or garage hobby shop in Coeur d’Alene.  In this article we will explain some of the most effective ways to prevent birds from being a nuisance inside your Coeur d’Alene pole building. 

Scare Them Off With Props

 Initially you may have success setting up a fake plastic owl or scarecrow, as birds are known to be reluctant to approach these items.  After a period of time, birds tend to adjust to these items and are no longer intimidated by them.  So, if you are looking for a long-term solution using these props may not be the best option. 

Loud Noises to Startle Birds

 There are specific devices that make loud noises that are designed to scare off birds.  Some of the most commonly used options are bird bangers and cannons.  These devices can make noises that mimic thunder which startles birds and prevents them from ever entering your pole building in Coeur d’Alene.  Similar to scarecrows and plastic owls, birds can eventually get used to the sound, thus making these devices ineffective.   

 One way many barn owners prolong the life of these noisemakers is by moving them to different locations.  Many farmers and ranchers say this is an effective way to confuse birds and prevent them from setting up nests. 

Protect Windows and Doors

 Birds can enter through barn doors and windows if they are left opened or unattended.  A few items to prevent birds from coming inside your garage hobby shop in Ceour d’Alene are window screens and heavy plastic door strips.  Both of items block birds from entering your barn while still allowing proper ventilation inside.  Another benefit of doors strips is that they allow your animals to move in and out of the barn without the need of someone to open a door for them. 

Non-Toxic Repellents

 Bird repellents come in adhesive, liquid, or granular form, and if used in smaller amounts are typically not harmful to birds.  These items offer something edible that has a bad taste, which deters birds from coming back to the same spot.  Repellents should be used carefully and moderately inside Coeur d’Alene farm buildings so that there are no harmful consequences for the birds. 

If you follow these tips, you can maintain your pole building in Coeur d’Alene and keep those pesky birds outside where they belong.  If you have any other questions about the different buildings we offer at MQS Barn, please give us a call or go online to request a free estimate.