Having birds around your property can give a nice atmosphere and a feeling of being close to nature. While birds can be fun to feed and watch, the damage and poo build up they can leave on areas of property isn’t so nice. This can become a real problem with certain birds, particularly pigeons, which often infest a building in great numbers.
Pigeon poo build up is not only very unsightly and smelly, it can also be a potential health hazard.
Bird faeces can contain pathogens which can be harmful to humans, making it important to properly clean away any poo build up regularly.
If there is a lot of bird activity in the area, there can also be a risk from mites that can live in bird nests and soon infest other areas of a building.
Fresh bird droppings may not be particularly toxic, however older droppings will become a breeding ground for bacteria, leading to unwanted germs and health risks that you don’t want in your property.
Some of the potential diseases that can come from bird poo are things like Newcastle disease, Cryptococcosis, Psittacosis, Aspergillosis, Toxoplasmosis and Gastroenteritis.
While small quantities of fresh bird poo can usually be cleaned up with water and a strong disinfectant, cleaning of heavy build up that has accumulated over a number of years should be performed by a professional cleaning company that has the equipment, cleaning solutions and treatment process to deal with the problem safely.
Our team of trained Technicians have the equipment and experience to safely treat and clean up heavy bird poo, to not only ensure that building areas are left clean and looking great, but also kill off any potential health risks that this build up can present.
So, if you have birds like pigeons overtaking your property leaving a mess of poo build up, give our team a call to arrange for a no obligation quote to have your property clean and made safe.