A woodpecker, which can cause damage and be a nuisance, can be eliminated by using reflective tape, plastic birds of prey and pest control. These methods help get rid of pests without causing harm. More »

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Removing trees, treating for pests that woodpeckers may be feeding on and providing birds with ready-made houses are all effective ways to discourage birds from making holes. Woodpeckers may create holes when foraging fo... More »

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Preventive measures to deter woodpeckers include removing any large trees around the home, feeding the woodpeckers, leaving drumming spots for the woodpeckers in more convenient locations or removing the insects that the... 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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The most humane and effective ways of getting rid of woodpeckers are using lightweight netting and visual deterrents. The lightweight netting stops all birds, not just woodpeckers, from entering an area, and visual deter... More »

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Preventive measures to deter woodpeckers include removing any large trees around the home, feeding the woodpeckers, leaving drumming spots for the woodpeckers in more convenient locations or removing the insects that the... More »

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Natural repellents to keep woodpeckers away from a home include plastic molds of owls or hawks hung in a variety of locations or plastic snake molds. Woodpeckers are often afraid of loud noises or sounds, so a music play... More »

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