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Bird Spikes Technical Specification

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AD – ADVANTAGES

PestFix’s Bird Spike Systems provide a very effective, low-cost way of deterring birds from perching and roosting.

The spikes come with either a 10 or 12 year guarantee, depending on whether you use Polycarbonate, or Stainless Steel spikes.

Easy to install using PestFix’s professional silicone spike adhesive, or screw or nail onto the surface, in the holes provided.

DAD - DISADVANTAGES

Not suitable for heavy pressure areas.

UA – USES, APPLICATIONS

Bird Spikes can be used to control a wide variety of architectural bird problems caused by Pigeons and Seagulls. A professional range is available in either narrow, medium or wide manufactured from stainless steel or a budget range manufactured from polycarbonate. The range of spikes mean you can use different sizes in conjunction with each other to ensure you have the whole ledge protected.

Used for protecting ledges, gutters, beams, pipes, signs etc.

For heavy pressure areas use PestFix’s Bird Netting.

AI – Assembly, Instructions

Bird Spikes are provided in 3 x 33cm strips per metre. Simply glue the polycarbonate base directly to the ledge using PestFix’s Silicone Spike Adhesive, or screw or nail the base directly to the ledge.

For detailed installation guidelines please refer to our instruction manual, which can be downloaded on www.gullstop.co.uk, www.pigeonstop.co.uk or www.birdstop.co.uk

MF – MATERIALS, FINISHES

Budget plastic pigeon spikes are made from UV stabilized polycarbonate. Professional Stainless Steel Spikes are made from a UV stabilized polycarbonate base with 304 grade stainless steel wires.

TS – TECHNICAL SUPPORT

PestFix’s staff are all fully trained and are available Mon-Friday 9am – 6pm to provide full telephone support.

SPECIFICATION GUIDELINES

GENERAL

1.1 DESCRIPTION

1.1.1 Install PestFix’s Bird Spikes on exposed or protected ledges where birds roost, nest, perch or simply cause a nuisance.

1.2 QUALITY ASSURANCE

1.2.1 Obtain technical literature from supplier, telephone consultation and plan/photograph evaluation.

1.2.2 Utilize PestFix approved installers, (call for details) or other certified installation companies in your area who carry the proper insurance coverage.

1.3 SUBMITTALS

1.3.1 Submit manufacturer’s samples and other descriptive material.

1.4 PRODUCT HANDLING

1.4.1 Protect Bird Spikes from damage before, during and after installation.

1.4.2 If damage occurs to the Bird Spikes, make all replacements immediately.

PRODUCTS

2.1 MODEL DESIGNATION

2.2.1 Narrow Polycarbonate Pigeon Spike (BS370)

2.2.2 Medium Polycarbonate Pigeon Spike (BS302)

2.2.3 Narrow Stainless Steel Pigeon Spike (BS272)

2.2.4 Medium Stainless Steel Pigeon Spike (BS284)

2.2.5 Wide Stainless Steel Pigeon Spike (BS296)

2.2.6 Stainless Steel Seagull Spike (BS252)

MATERIAL

BS370 Narrow Polycarbonate Pigeon Spike

Rod Material: UV stabilised polycarbonate

Base Material: UV stabilised polycarbonate

Width of Base: 20mm

Height: 110mm

Length: 333mm

Width of Spikes: 45mm

Max. Protection: 100mm

BS272 Narrow Stainless Steel Pigeon Spike

Rod Material: 304 stainless steel

Base Material UV stabilised polycarbonate

Width of Base: 30mm

Height: 110mm

Length: 333mm

Width of Spikes: 50mm

Max. Protection: 105mm

BS302 Medium Polycarbonate Pigeon Spike

Rod Material: UV stabilised polycarbonate

Base Material: UV stabilised polycarbonate

Width of Base: 40mm

Height: 110mm

Length: 333mm

Width of Spikes: 140mm

Max. Protection: 200mm

BS284 Medium Stainless Steel Pigeon Spike

Rod Material: 304 Stainless Steel

Base Material: UV stabilised polycarbonate

Width of Base: 40mm

Height: 120mm

Length: 333mm

Width of Spikes: 150mm

Max. Protection: 210mm

BS296 Wide Stainless Steel Pigeon Spike

Rod Material: 304 Stainless Steel

Base Material: UV stabilised polycarbonate

Width of Base: 40mm

Height: 120mm

Length: 333mm

Width of Spikes: 180mm

Max. Protection: 240mm

BS252 Stainless Steel Seagull Spike

Rod Material: 304 Stainless Steel

Base Material: UV stabilised polycarbonate

Width of Base: 40mm

Height: 155mm

Length: 333mm

Width of Spikes: 165mm

Max. Protection: 275mm

BS371 Triangular Ridge Stainless Steel Seagull Spike

Rod Material: 304 Stainless Steel

Base Material: UV stabilised polycarbonate

Width of Base: 40mm

Height: 165mm

Length: 333mm

Width of Spikes: 200mm

2.3 MOUNTING SYSTEMS

2.3.1 PestFix’s Silicone Spike Adhesive or Fixall, for steel, stone, concrete, wood or other surfaces where holes are not desired.

2.3.2 Self Drill screws can be used for sheet metal surfaces.

2.3.3 Wood screws can be used for wood surfaces.

EXECUTION

3.1 EXAMINATION

3.1.1 Examine installation area. Notify architect of detrimental work conditions.

3.1.2 Do not proceed until conditions are corrected.

3.2 SURFACE PREPARATION

3.2.1 Ledges and mounting surfaces shall be cleaned with surface cleaner, or primed using surface activator. The surface should be dry and free of peeling paint, rust, bird droppings or other debris. Bird dropping shall be removed in a safe manner.

3.2.2 Remove or repair articles that may damage the the bird spike system after installation, such as tree limbs and loose parts of the building.

3.3 INSTALLATION

3.3.1 Install bird spikes as recommended in the installation instructions, which can be downloaded from www.pestfix.co.uk. Use PestFix’s Silicone Spike Adhesive on surfaces not able to be drilled. Apply a generous bead of adhesive along the entire base of the strip and apply to the surface to be protected.

3.3.2 PestFix correct spikes should be specified to ensure complete protection of the ledge.

3.3.3 Ensure the pest birds are not able to walk up to the spikes, they may pull them off.

3.3.3 The spikes come in 33cm strips. Ensure no gaps between adjoining strips. Ensure the appropriate gap is left between subsequent rows. Too large a gap will result in the pest birds landing.

3.4 INSPECTION

3.4.1 Visually inspect the spikes for poor adherence to mounting surfaces, or other problems related to poor installation or surface preparation.

3.4.2 Repair as necessary, immediately.

OM – OPERATION, MAINTENANCE

If the spikes are installed by either PestFix approved installers, or per our recommendations, the product should be virtually maintenance free. The spikes should last in excess of 10 years.

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