09/08/2019 | Bird Netting Installation 101
Bird netting is a humane and accessible tool used for pest bird exclusion. They're used to help prevent birds from accessing specific areas on a property. Today we'll walk you through everything you need to know about bird netting. We'll discuss the most common varieties, various commercial uses, and the main benefits of installation.
What types of bird netting are there?
Bird netting as a whole serves the singular purpose of preventing birds from landing and nesting. There are some specific netting characteristics of the netting that change based on your needs. however. Most netting comes in matte black coloring, in custom sizes based on how much you need. More personalized choices when it comes to netting include:
Different types of mesh.
There are several different kinds of bird netting mesh. Each type is designed to prevent different sizes and species of birds. The smaller, fine mesh works for pigeon or bat problems. Heavy-duty, thicker mesh nets are designed for larger, more aggressive birds.
Throw nets vs. hanging nets.
Another choice you’ll have to make with your bird netting is the way the netting is installed. If you're getting bird netting for agriculture or a vineyard, you'll want nets that can be thrown or draped. If you're interested in protecting an outdoor facade, you’ll need lightweight nets that can be hung with cords, zippers, and connectors.
Can bird netting be used for my industry?
Bird netting can benefit just about any industry, including yours. Industry-specific applications include:
Spectator protection at sporting events.
If you own or maintain a stadium or arena, bird netting is a great solution. It can protect spectators from more than just birds, too. Professional stadiums frequently use mesh netting to keep spectators safe from foul balls, pucks, and other flying hazards.
Protecting the grapes in your vineyard.
If you work in wine, you’re probably familiar with pest birds picking your grapes. That’s why there are lightweight, small knit mesh bird nets for draping over grapes and preventing scavenging birds.
Keeping your store facade from being damaged.
The waste of most birds is highly acidic. This means that it eats away any paint or varnishing it comes in contact with. Strategically-installed bird netting near or around your storefront can keep birds far away from vulnerable surfaces.
What are the main benefits of having bird netting installed?
The main benefit of bird netting is the most obvious one: it helps keep birds away from your property. There are other additional benefits, however:
Bird netting is cost-effective.
This is a relatively low-cost way to keep birds off of your property. It's, affordable, easy to install, easy to maintain, effective, and lasting.
It’s low maintenance.
If you’re looking for a solution that you can set up and leave alone, bird netting is a good fit. The only maintenance it will ever need would be readjustment after inclement weather. Otherwise, you’re able to install and leave it be.
Bird netting works the way you want it to work. With the ability to customize the size, weight, application, and installation. There are no real downsides.
If you’re interested in learning more about the difference bird netting can make for your business, give Assured a call. One of our expert technicians can guide you through the different options we have to fit your needs. When you decide what works best for you, we’ll send someone else to oversee installation. Once that happens, your business will become unbothered and bird-free in relatively no time.