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One of the most common pest problems many warehouses face is the problem of birds. Warehouses tend to have large open doors, allowing easy access for birds, but birds inside an industrial facility like this can cause many health and safety issues.
In this article, we will discuss the issue of birds getting into your warehouse and some ways you can prevent them from accessing your space.
The risks associated with birds in warehouses
Birds are beautiful creatures when they are out in nature, but they can cause severe problems if they get into your warehouse, such as:
Understanding bird behaviour
Some common bird behaviours can lead to their entry into warehouses, such as:
Knowing this can indicate what you can do to help prevent them from entering in the future by making your warehouse a less hospitable and welcoming place for them and securing any areas they might use to nest in. This could include filling gaps in the roof, putting up spikes and/or investing in other deterrents.
How can PVC strip curtains be used to help prevent bird entry?
PVC strip curtains can be an excellent solution to preventing birds from entering your warehouse. They create a barrier that birds cannot easily pass through, but pedestrians and vehicles can. Any of our PVC strip curtains will provide an effective barrier. Still, a more heavy-duty strip, such as our double ribbed range, is ideal for external warehouse doors as it can withstand high volumes of heavy-duty traffic.
Additional strategies for preventing bird entry
There are other strategies you can use to prevent bird entry, as well as installing PVC strip curtains. These include:
This post has discussed the common problem of birds entering warehouses and the potential health and safety risks they pose. We explained that birds can cause contamination, safety hazards, property damage, and lower productivity. Understanding bird behaviour can help prevent their entry by making the warehouse less welcoming and securing any areas they might use to nest. One solution suggested is using PVC strip curtains as a barrier to prevent bird entry. Other strategies include installing bird deterrent devices, eliminating food sources, and keeping doors closed.
If you want to take action to protect your warehouse from birds, please get in touch with Strip Curtains Direct on 0333 999 7171 or email us at email@example.com