To keep woodpeckers away, attach windsocks to the corners of your home, install reflective weather vanes on the property and stretch lightweight plastic netting between the eaves and the siding. It takes about two hours ... More »

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Woodpeckers can be repelled through tactile deterrents, visual deterrents, sound deterrents and by setting up netting to protect eaves from companies, such as Bird-X. These deterrents should be started immediately once a... More »

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Removal from a house is accomplished by redirecting woodpeckers to a nearby location or by making the area less enticing. Redirection involves providing a nearby source for what they are seeking, which is generally insec... More »

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A soffit protects the exposed overhang area on a home's eaves to keep weather elements and pests out of the area. It prevents infestations in the attic and damage to the rafters. The soffit also serves an aesthetic purpo... More »

The 215 species of woodpeckers, which are native to all continents except Antarctica and Australia, peck at up to 20 times per second. These birds peck and drum to get at food, store food, make nests, establish territory... More »

Prevent woodpeckers from damaging houses by installing tactile, visual and sound deterrents on the exterior of the houses. Set suet in the yard; the birds may choose the suet over damaging the house. More »

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Most of the world's woodpeckers do not migrate, but they occasionally have irruptions and expand out into new territory. One of the few woodpecker species in the world that truly migrates is the Eurasian wryneck. In the ... More »