Scores of pigeons have made my roof (under the solar panels) their home. Apart from the obvious, the gutters on the North side of the roof are clogged up with pigeon droppings, egg shells, feathers, carcasses so much so that grass, plants and even some trees have started to grow out of it..
I read that the pigeons droppins etc also pose a health risk. I also suspact that the bugs, flies and other creepy crawlies which have made their way into the house, may have come from there.
Does anyone have a permanent solution to getting rid of the pigeons permanently without voiding the warranty on the solar panels?
Thanks for joining in the discussion on Workshop. Great to see you make your first post. Sorry to read of your pigeon problem though!
Are you able to share a photo or two of your roof and solar panels so members can see what you are working with? My first thought was that if they are sheltering underneath the solar panels, could bird netting be installed to block access?
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"(under the solar panels)"
I don't have solar panels - but I did watch installers place panels on my neighbour's roof - what's the gap between the roof and the underside of the panels? Around 100mm?
You mention warranty issues. What restrictions does the panel manufacturer insist on? I have a couple of ideas but don't know if they would void the warranty.
Finally - is your roof corrugated iron?