Getting Rid of Pigeons under Solar Panels in Cambridge
Pigeon Proofing Solar Panels Cambridge
Historic Cambridgeshire was made up of the counties of Huntingdonshire, the Isle of Ely and the Soke of Peterborough. However, modern Cambridgeshire was formed in 1974 and currently includes the districts of the City of Cambridge, South Cambridge, Huntingdonshire, Fenland, East Cambridgeshire and the City of Peterborough.
Cambridgeshire has two rivers running through it. One is the River Great Ouse which passes through St Neots, Little Paxton, Offord D’Arcy, Offord Cluny, Brampton, Godmanchester, Huntingdon, Hartford, Wyton, Houghton, Hemingford Abbots, Hemingford Grey, Holywell, Earith, Little Thetford, Ely, Queen Adelaide and Littleport.
The other is the River Cam which used to be called the Granta after the Old English name for Cambridge, Grantebrycge. However, when the city’s name changed to Cambridge, the River was given a matching name. The River enters Cambridgeshire in the district of South Cambridgeshire and then passes through Little Green, Barrington, Harston, Granchester, Cambridge, Fen Ditton, Horningsea, Waterbeach and Upware before joining with River Great Ouse. The River Cam has become especially important to the Cambridge as it passes straight through the middle of the city. It’s the reason boat racing has become such a popular sport in Cambridge, especially amongst the students of the famous Cambridge University.
One of the more modern aspects of Cambridgeshire is Silicon Fen – an obvious reference to America’s Silicon Valley, it’s a large collection of high-tech businesses. Silicon Fen is bound by Saffron, Newmarket, Walden, Huntingdon, Royston and Ely. It’s currently the home of over 1,500 businesses and the thousands of pigeons trying to disturb them!
Solar Panel Protection from Pigeons in Cambridge
At present, thousands of Cambridgeshire homes and businesses are already fitted with solar panels. If you live in one of these solar-powered homes, you need to protect your photovoltaic panels from any kind of damage that can reduce its energy yield and, if severe enough, can make it completely unusable. Pigeons and other bird pests are one of the leading causes of solar panel damage. They nest around and under the panels, displacing and ruining the wires, and soiling the surface and the areas around the panels. Bird droppings are very corrosive and can build up quickly due to the abundance of pigeons. This can reduce your panel’s output by 30%. Not to mention these birds are often noisy and are potential carriers of contagious diseases.
Getting rid of Pigeons under Solar Panels with Direct Solar Care
To help you get rid of pigeons from your rooftop solar panel installation, Direct Solar Care offers a quick and effective solution that protects the panels and wiring and stops birds from nesting. As a sister company of one of the most trusted pest control firms in the country, Direct Solar Care has the experience and expertise to deal with your pigeon concerns.
Our pigeon deterrent includes a durable galvanized steel mesh that is installed onto your solar panels without any need of drilling to prevent any inadvertent damage to the panels. The steel mesh has 10x15mm holes designed to keep out birds and small pests while still allowing adequate ventilation. The clip is also easily removable for maintenance.
If your solar panels have already suffered from pigeon infestation, we also offer guttering and solar panel cleaning services as part of the solar panel protection system. Best of all, the service comes with a 10-year guarantee including materials and labour, so you never have to worry about pest reinvasion.
The Direct Solar Care Solution to Pigeon Solar Panel Problem - Efficient and Quick Process.
- Assess the situation ensuring all safety precautions are in place before work commences.
- Remove nests, birds and debris
- Fit the Mesh with our specially manufactured clips, exclusive to direct
- Take Photographs
- Email over photographs, invoice and warranty. Follow up call
Sort your Pest Problem today - Contact Direct Solar Care
Don’t delay; protect your solar panels before any long-term damage is caused. You may call our friendly team today at 0800 088 6392 for requests and enquiries or via our contact page. We have a team of trained pest controllers and solar panel experts on hand to assist you in getting rid of pigeons from your solar panels wherever you may be in Cambridge.