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Scottish Pest Control provides a wide range of pest control and environmental services to customers across Scotland. In this section of our website we outline our main pest control services. If you require more information on any of our pest control services, please get in touch with us using the button below.

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Bird Proofing

As Scotland’s leading bird control specialist you can rest assured you’ll never get in a flap over bird problems. We continue to work for leading Scottish brands such as Babcock, Scottish Water & Scottish Power.

Gull netting job (Small)Nuisance birds such as pigeons, gulls, corvids (part of the crow family) and starlings, when left unchecked will continue to create mess and damage requiring expensive cleaning and maintenance over & over again. While bird species and habits vary, so does the right proofing solution. A variety of systems are readily available and each one has its own particular advantages and disadvantages for any given site &/or situation.

All of our bird proofing solutions are species-specific as we understand exactly how the birds will react to the installation we provide. Birds will use different areas buildings for different purposes – resting, roosting and nesting.

Our team of bird control experts will provide you with a free survey to measure bird pressure throughout your site and provide you with sound advice and professional recommendations tailored to your particular business and environment.

Types of ‘Bird Pressure’

  • Light pressure – easy to bird proof and will allow the use of almost any system.
  • Medium pressure – potential problems mean that some bird proofing products will be ineffective so we use our expert knowledge to select and install the ideal bird proofing system.
  • Heavy pressure – in less capable hands, there’s a high likelihood of failure unless the correct bird proofing system is properly installed.

To talk your local bird control expert for advice or to arrange a free survey to understand how we can deter birds from your site by calling 0800 121 6338.

Bird Netting
Our Scottish Pest Control Services technicians deal with a wide array of pest control queries every day. We provide expert advice on humane pest control solutions such as bird control and bird proofing systems, to rodent control, our experienced pest control professionals can provide a solution to all your pest control and bird or feral pigeon prevention requirements.

Why Bird Control is Necessary

At Scottish Pest Control Services we are aware of how important it is to take a proactive & swift approach with bird pest prevention, which in the long term saves you both time and money.

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Main Reasons For Bird Netting

  • Birds carry and can spread disease passed on from hosting parasites, also their droppings can corrode building materials.
  • If birds are allowed to inhabit an area long enough, they will persistently defend it as their territory.
  • Find out how to determine birds pressure, products used for bird control, health issues caused by bird droppings.
  • Maggot infestations from decaying seagull corpses on rooftops.

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  • Water leaks from overflowing drainage pipes when debris and fouling caused blockages.
  • Additional pest problem from rats attracted by dead seagulls and waste food.
  • Repeated fouling from seagulls onto cars in the car park.
  • Gulls swooping on residents &/or employees (especially during nesting season)

Pest Control Solution

Our Scottish Pest Control technicians can design and install a Seagull net to completely encapsulate any roof space, whilst still permitting access to the roof lights and air conditioning units for maintenance.

To talk your local bird control expert for advice or to arrange a free survey to understand how we can deter birds from your site by calling 0800 121 6338.

Bird Spike

Bird perching deterrent spikes are a simple, maintenance-free method of obstructing birds from perching or nesting on exposed features such as shop signs, drainpipes, guttering and ledges.

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These spikes are fabricated from stainless steel do not hurt the birds, they are very flexible, withstand UV light and can be installed almost anywhere with a highly effective adhesive avoiding the need to penetrate the building shell, furnishings or fittings.

An important note is that despite their flexibility and effectiveness wherever pigeons attempt to perch, bird point is less successful in very sheltered places. Pigeons have even been known to build nests on top of the spikes if it means they get to stay in their preferred nesting area. Don’t worry though; we’ll tell you what’s suitable and guarantee our recommendations so the birds don’t come back.

Gull deterrent spikes are a heavier duty version of the pigeon spikes and have a slightly longer spike, preventing them from landing on the leading edges of buildings, exposed features such as lamp-posts, drainpipes and guttering.

The Bird point system is available with plastic or stainless steel prongs from 304 grade to 316 grade stainless.


To talk your local bird control expert for advice or to arrange a free survey to understand how we can deter birds from your site by calling 0800 121 6338.

Bird Proof Optical Gel

Scottish Pest Control Services have installed Bird Proof Optical Gel on many of our clients buildings as a deterrent against both seagulls and pigeon infestations with a 100% success rate. Will you be our next success story?

Why use Bird Proof Optical Gel?

  • Bird Free Optical Gel (Small)Bird Proof Optical Gel is a treatment that is suitable for historic, listed buildings and structures.
  • Instillation of the gel doesn’t require any drilling that might damage the treated areas.
  • Bird Proof Optical Gel deal for complex structures that would be difficult to treat using traditional spikes or bird netting.
  • Repeated contact with the gel temporarily irritates the birds. They learn to avoid landing and attempting to nest on treated areas such as exposed building ledges or parapets.
  • Bird Proof Optical Gel creates a sensory reaction after just a few visits, dispersing the flock from the treated area.
  • Bird Free Gel treatment can overcome the strong homing instincts of pigeons, deterring them from returning to established nesting areas.
  • Invisible from street level, so doesn’t affect the look of a building, monument or statue.
  • Effective for use against all species of birds, in large or small flocks.
  • Can be used on all surfaces. Even porous surfaces such as concrete, wood and unsealed tiles can be protected after suitable preparation.
  • Does not melt or freeze and will remain effective after rain, snow, hail or any other Scottish weather.
  • Durable enough to only require twice yearly maintenance inspections to repair any areas worn down by pest birds.
  • Convenient solution that can be applied quickly with minimal disruption to your business.

After a thorough survey to identify the areas of your property that need treatment we will calculate a no obligation quotation to complete the works with minimum fuss.


To talk your local bird control expert for advice or to arrange a free survey to understand how we can deter birds from your site by calling 0800 121 6338.

Environmental Clean Ups

It’s a well known fact that droppings from pigeons, gulls and sparrows can cause permanent damage to the structure of your building or equipment if it is not dealt with correctly. Many areas such as roofs, balconies, machinery, ventilation systems, and lofts provide birds with sheltered spots which they often choose for roosting and nesting. The birds then leave their bodily waste in the building or area they’ve chosen to nest in.

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Bird poo is very acidic, this can lead to corrosion of the surfaces it is deposited on. We find the worst effected areas to be tar-based roofing materials, and paint finishes.

Ventilation & ducting systems are also frequently damaged by bird droppings as the ducts can become clogged which often results in very expensive repairs.

Bird droppings can also introduce parasites, fleas and ticks into the environment around their nesting areas. This combined with the unpleasant odours that droppings from birds create presents a real risk to human health.

The odour from bird poo and it’s contaminants can quickly be spread around the building through the ventilation system and inhaling the bacteria and funguses in bird faeces can compromise your immune system causing diseases, including: Cryptococcsis, Histoplasmosis and Psittacosis.

The safe removal of bird waste is not only vital to improve the aesthetic appearance of the building or surface it is present on, it also ensures human health issues are eliminated and the life of the surface is prolonged.

Scottish Pest Control Services Specialist Hygiene’s technicians are fully trained in the removal, cleaning and sanitisation of areas that have been affected by bird droppings and ensure the procedure is performed in an efficient and safe manner.

Falconry Service

We use Falconry as our natural method of Bird Control. This can be more socially acceptable.

Fly Screens

We offer a wide range of window and door fly screens to keep flying insects out but which allow fresh air to circulate around your rooms. We have the flexibility to produce bespoke products to your own specifications.

Mosquito Control

With the Mosquito population rising vastly in the UK we are finding this is becoming a major problem in some areas.  We can offer a Mosquito Survey service and also follow this up with an integrated control programme.  Please contact our office for more details on this specialist subject.

Insect Infestation

Insect infestation covers an array of different pest problems, but here at Scottish Pest Control we can deal with all insect pest problems, so whatever the insect we can help you. The most common insect pest problems are bed bugs, ant infestations, cockroaches, flies, bees and wasps. However, if these insects are not the problem, please contact us directly and we will discuss your individual pest problem and needs.


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