Thursday, May 27, 2010

Residential Bird Spikes

Birds are found in great numbers and thousands of species are found all over the world. Some of them are beautiful others are not so but one thing common to all of them is that they all cause some problem in one way or the other. The major source of these problems is the roost produced by the birds. Birds also dirty the places by their nesting. Birds also act as carrier to various human communicable diseases. Various steps have been taken to reduce these problems and the most effective and cheap way is residential bird spikes. These residential bird spikes are available in variety of sizes and shapes.

Residential bird spikes come in variety of material but the most commonly used is made up of stainless steel and polycarbonate. These materials provide you with the best performance as they are light weighted, strong, cheap, high tensile strength and more over readily available. Residential bird spikes can be used to cover as much distance as you want. The spikes can be individually snipped off if they are too wide. Residential bird spikes made up of polycarbonate are stabilized to protect it from the ultra violet rays coming from the sun. Residential bird spikes are also available in plastics which give you capability to bent it and give any shape as per your requirement.

You should frequently check the residential bird spikes after installation as the birds can slowly build up layers of sticks, leaves, straw or other nesting materials between bird spikes in such a way as to make the spikes ineffective. You can remove these things and the residential bird spikes will again become effective. These residential bird spikes come with permanent lock wire clasp which ensures that the spike doesn�t come out. They are also available in various models so that you can choose the one which suits your house design. The heights of these also vary and the standard height is between 1 to 2 feet.
If you don�t have time to go to the market and look at various models, you don�t have to worry as these residential bird spikes are also available on the internet for purchasing. You can look at various designs of residential bird spikes and then order the one which you like the most.