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 »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Pest Control

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 »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Pest Control

The easiest way to prevent woodpecker damage is to redirect the birds to more suitable sites for drumming, feeding and nesting. If redirection does not work, people can try scaring the birds, covering the wood the birds ... More »

www.reference.com Pets & Animals Birds

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 »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Pest Control

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 »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Pest Control

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 »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Pest Control

The best way to get rid of woodpeckers is to take immediate action when woodpeckers are first heard. It is important to deter the birds as quickly as possible and repair any holes or damage they may have caused. More »

www.reference.com Home & Garden Pest Control