Pest Control Product FAQ’s

1. What colour is bird get? 2. What do you recommend for a plague of Galah’s??
The Bird Gel is yellow. To advise you on the Galahs we need some more info. Please do describe the bird problem in more detail, such as what you want to protect, what the galahs are doing and the proximity of people in and around the area needing protection.
I have solar panels under my TV antenna. I am constantly cleaning the panels. Would the Bird gel work if I placed the gel on the solar panels or do I have to put the gel on the TV antenna itself. Thanks

Hi Mark

If you have birds sitting on the antenna, do put the Gel on the antenna. If birds are going under the solar panel to nest ( Pigeons like doing this ) put the Gel on the roof directly under the solar panels and all the way around the panels. If you have any gel left apply to the frame of the solar panels especially the high point.

Regards Darren

Hi, we have pigeons nesting under our solar panels. Would this gel be applied to the roof, around the perimeter of the panels to stop them crawling underneath? The total perimeter is 50sqm, so would you envisage having to use 5 tubes?

Hi Tim

Yes, apply the Gel on the roof, directly under the solar panel and all the way around them. Most people will do close spiralling circles or wavy lines. Do make sure that any Pigeon nesting material is removed from under the solar panel. To apply the Gel thickly say 10 to 15 mm wide to get the longest life span. 5 tubes sound about right. If you have any left put in on the high points of the solar panel frame.

Just wanted to find out if this product could be used on top of a glass pool fence to avoid the birds sitting on them n dirtying it. How long does one application last for??

Hi Candy

If applied thickly the Bird Gel can last up to 2 years. It is water-resistant so won’t wash off in the rain, and can handle temperatures of over 80 Celsius so shouldn’t melt in the sun.

The only issue I see in your application is how high your pool fence is?

The bird gel is sticky stuff and its best not to install it in any location where people might have inadvertent contact with it.

I live in a high-rise and experience problems with crows and magpies landing on our balcony balustrades which are powder coated white. Would you’re product be suitable for this scenario and once applied what colour does it appear, and how is it removed if needed. Any other relevant info particular to my situation would be useful. Would there be any issues with people putting their hands on the balustrades after its been applied.

Hi Rob

Thanks for your enquiry

1 ) I wouldn’t put the Bird Gel anywhere where people might have inadvertent contact with it. It doesn’t hurt but its sticky, and if you get it on your hands you’ll have to wash them twice to remove it. So not a good substance to get on good clothes especially

2 ) Once applied to any surface all bird gel products will go the colour of the local dust.

3 ) The Bird Gel seems impervious to heavy torrential rain, and unlike other birds that need a solvent to remove you can use water and soap/detergent to remove.

4 ) fresh Bird Gel is easy enough to remove, but if it’s been there for a while most of it will decay away but it can leave a black residue. The residue can be removed with water and soap/detergent but can take some elbow grease as well and the extra rubbing required to get it off can itself mark some painted surfaces. Metal surfaces appear to be the least affected by this. You can use that cloth-lined waterproof duct tape to put on the area to be protected and then put the gel on that to ease removal of the gel from pitted or uneven surfaces.

As a silent alternative to the Bird Gel to repel Magpies and Crows there is only the Bird Repellent Eyes to repel Crows.

I am wanting to put this on a rendered surface. Will it discolour the render?

Hello Zoran,

We haven’t had any reports of the Bird Repellent Gel staining rendered surfaces.  Being partially vegetable oil based, the bulk of the Gel will dissipate in time but a black residue can remain.  This can be washed off with water and soap or detergent.

I have recently installed beams to my rear courtyard and been inundated with doves nesting on my beams leaving bird droppings on my new deck. Would this particular product work? Does the product affect the beams and stained wood? Do you apply it like silicone gel with single lines or horizontal lines?

Yes, this product would work. The Bird Repellent Gel is a non-toxic, non-harmful sticky yellow substance that is impervious to rain and can handle temperatures of up to 80 Celsius.  Bird and possums don’t like the taste or subtle smell of it and most of all they don’t like the feel of it on their feet.  The Gel can be used on any surface.  Being sticky it is best to not use it where you may have inadvertent contact with it.  Best applied in either a spiral circle or zigzag lines depending on the severity of your bird problem.

Birds are landing on my outdoor chairs, table and pool fence…would this product be suitable. My concern is putting on my chairs and table and then wanting to use them and them being sticky. would love any feedback. Thanks Jane

The Bird Gel is sticky so we do not recommend it be applied where people may inadvertently come in contact with it as you would get it on your clothes.

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