In my opinion, Bird Repellent Discs are the best woodpecker deterrent on the market today.
Not only will they get rid of woodpeckers, but they do a great job at scaring other nuisance birds away!
- Pros – High quality, weatherproof, and durable. These discs should ward off woodpeckers for a very long time.
- Cons – Can turn your house into a disco ball if you hang too many of them. Otherwise, I can’t come up with any legitimate cons for this product.
- Guarantee – Per Amazon, they offer a lifetime guarantee and will give you your money back without question if you are not satisfied with your purchase.
If there’s one thing that woodpeckers hate, it’s a moving, shiny object. Notice that both conditions must be satisfied to be effective.
A non-reflective moving object may temporarily repel woodpeckers but these are smart birds we are dealing with. Sooner or later they will realize that the object is not a threat.
Additionally, a stationary, shiny object by itself will seldom repel woodpeckers. In fact, these birds have been known to drum on metal flashing and chimneys causing a whole heap of noise!
These bird repellent discs are by far my favorite woodpecker repellent. It consists of a mounting hook which attaches to a swivel, which then attaches to the rings that hold the discs. These discs can be linked together as many times as you please.
I have tried the homemade versions of these with items such as and hanging pie tins and CDs, but they fall significantly short of what this product is capable of accomplishing.
The swivel mechanism allows for continuous movement of the reflective discs which the woodpeckers are petrified of. Believe it or not, they are also very effective in deterring woodpeckers at night with little ambient light and/or moonlight.
I know of many people who have had success in completely ridding their properties of these birds with the use of this product alone.
These discs look very pretty hanging from the house and look as if they were intended more for decoration than for a functional purpose. Just be careful not to hang too many of these as you could ultimately turn your home into a disco ball; blinding all who pass. A few of these discs go a very long way.
If you are having difficulty finding an area to hang these from, try attaching the mounting hooks to the holes in these J-Hooks and zip tie them down your gutters. I did this and it allowed for the entire affected area to be protected.
After a few months without any further attacks, I removed the discs and the woodpeckers never returned!
These bird repellent discs should serve as a staple in your campaign to get rid of woodpeckers! They are by far the best woodpecker deterrent out there today.
The guarantee that this company provides is proof that they stand behind their product. In the rare event that these discs don’t get the job done for you, just send them back.
These discs are an inexpensive, effective way to deal with your woodpecker problem. Hang a few of these guys up and say goodbye to your woodpecker woes!
Head over to the Best Woodpecker Deterrents page for a comprehensive list of the best and worst woodpecker products available today!
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