Friday, 7 April 2017

How to stop birds nesting in your chimney

Dorset Chimney Bird Nest Guide: Article Seven

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Birds nesting in chimney

Installing a cowl with a bird guard is the most effective way to stop birds gaining access to your flue.
It's worth bearing in mind that some designs such a No.2 below make sweeping more difficult and on some occasions the bird guard may need removing to ensure a clear sweep.
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Bird protecting chimney pot cowls
In short, select a bird guards that is attached with a jubilee style clip like No.1 above so your chimney sweep can sweep all the way to the top and the guard will stay in her position.

For a guide on selecting an appropriate bird nest guard, click the article link below . . .


This article was written by Jim Chim-in-ey

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