Las pigeons fill the streets with many cities so that we are more than used to (unfortunately) seeing their droppings on every terrace or balcony. But perhaps few people know that the droppings of these birds can make us sick, not to mention how they can affect the surface on which they fall. For this reason it is necessary to remove pigeon droppings from the balcony or terrace and we are going to explain the trick so you can do it.
Get rid of pigeon droppings
The borelliosis, salmonellosis and tuberculosis are just some of the infectious diseases that the pigeons can transmit to us through their droppings and specifically, guano.
But, what is guano? The latter is a substance created by the decomposition of the droppings of these birds, and they are rich in bacteria that are lost in the air.
However, guano is not only harmful to us human beings, but it is a substance that It can also damage our terraces and balconies as it is a corrosive substance.
For this reason, it is necessary to eliminate pigeon droppings from our balconies and prevent pigeons from approaching them. But before we begin, precisely because the droppings of this bird are dangerous to our health, it is necessary to wear gloves, mask and lab coat.
Then proceed with a cleaning trick that involves using a product that you may have previously used: the bicarbonate. In addition to this, you need:
spatula or metal scraper hard bristle brush hot water baking soda
How to proceed with cleaning
First of all, it is necessary remove dried bird droppings with the spatula paying special attention not to scratch and damage the surface we are cleaning.
After scraping, collect the remaining powder and throw it in an envelopeto prevent it from flying through the air and causing a health problem.
Later with hot water we moisten the excrement stains that we have to eliminate and let act a few minutes.
Then with the brush, we rub vigorously. In the event that there are stains of guano difficult to remove, it is necessary to sprinkle a little bicarbonate on them, leaving it to act for 30 minutes.
Later moisten the stain with hot water and brush with the brush. Finally let it dry in the open air.
After removing all pigeon droppings, it is very important wash the balcony, terrace or railing, to disinfect the surface.
Also, cleaning residues must be removed immediately. Then you put them in a well-sealed bag and throw it away, to prevent it from coming into contact with your body or someone else’s.
In the event that the terrace in particular is very dirty you may need the help from a pest control company.
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