While woodpeckers might be attractive to your yard, their eating habits can be a problem for your home. Try these solutions when you want to know how to get rid of woodpeckers.
As pretty as woodpeckers are to see in your landscape, these noisy birds can create huge damage to your trees and wooden structures if left unwatched. Not to mention, their consistent drumming can be highly disruptive to the quiet and peace you desire.
Stop woodpeckers from taking over your yard with these tips for handling the pests.
You’ll probably hear woodpeckers in the spring. This is when they are most active, marking their territory and drumming to attract mates.
To get rid of woodpeckers that have already made a home in your landscape, you want to scare them off. Avoid solutions that could hurt woodpeckers, like sticky substances that trap woodpeckers.
Instead, use one of these four ideas:
Stop the Return of the Woodpecker
Even if you effectively scare the woodpeckers away, the idea that these birds are recurrent visitors to your outdoor space can be a sign of a larger issue: an insect infestation. To be sure if you have an insect infestation or not, call an arborist from Rochester Tree Service to inspect your trees and let you know.
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