Wreaths are beautiful decorative items that are commonly used as household ornaments. The wreaths are comprised of leaves and flowers, thus the birds can make nests in them. The presence of the birds nests can fade the beauty of the wreaths and also cause problems because of their droppings and poopings. Thus, their nesting must be prevented for the wreath’s maintenance and to avoid health hazards.
The implementation of the following tips can maintain your wreath by stopping birds from nesting in the wreaths.
- Make use of a bright metallic bow:
- Hang the reflective objects near or on the wreath:
- Use non-toxic bird repellent sprays on the wreath
- Protect the wreath by placing the fake predators.
- Install audio deterrents or devices near the wreath
A variety of methods are available to prevent your decorative wreaths from any damage. But, they can be expensive with tough installation processes. In contrast to these methods, the above-mentioned methods are not only easy to install but also protect your wreath under a pocket-friendly budget.
Make use of a bright metallic bow:
A bow is a main decorative item that is used for the adornment of the wreath. Besides the flowers and leaves, the quality of the bow increases the beauty of the wreath. They vary widely in shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. You can buy the bows from the market or can also use handmade bows for your wreath.
If your wreath is in danger because of the presence of birds then you can overcome this problem by changing the material of the bow. You can use a metallic bow for your wreath. It protects your wreath from birds without fading its beauty. The metallic below distract the bird’s attention and keeps them away from the wreath.
Hang the reflective objects near or on the wreath:
Distracting the birds with reflective objects is among the most effective ways to prevent the birds. You can hang small-sized mirrors by using thread and aluminum foil with your wreath. These mirrors and aluminum foil work by producing reflection on hitting the light, which distracts birds. They not only enhance the decorative appearance of the wreath but also keep it safe from birds because of their reflection and shiny surfaces.
Use non-toxic birds repellent sprays on the wreath:
Spraying the wreath with bird repellent sprays keeps the birds away because of their strong repelling smells. Here is an easy method for a homemade bird repelling spray.
Take some chili peppers and put them in a bowl of warm water after crushing them. Keep this mixture in the sun for twice days and then put it into a spray bottle. Spray the mixture on the wreath. It acts as a repellent spray and repels the birds with their strong smell while keeping your wreath fresh and safe from birds nesting.
Protect the wreath by placing fake predators.
Placing the fake bird’s predator on the wreath not only acts as a decorative item but also protects wreath. You can place the plastic or rubber snake on the wreath. These fake snakes may vary in size according to the size of your wreath.
When the birds come close to the wreath they are frightened because of the presence of their predator. Fear of any harm by snake urges the birds to stay away from the wreath. Thus, the wreath stays protected from birds nests with an increase in the decorative object.
Install audio deterrents or devices near the wreath:
Audio deterrents are the devices that produce the sound of birds’ predators. They may produce sound by providing a direct current or battery. These devices allow you to adjust the frequencies of the sounds. But the best thing is that the frequency of these sounds is only audible to birds so humans are not bothered by these irritating sounds.
Place a device near the wreath and turn it on. It starts producing sounds of different predators of birds. The production of these sounds shows the presence of predators. In addition to the predator’s sounds, it may produce distress calls. The birds can listen to these sounds from many miles. Once, the birds listen to these predator sounds, they leave that area because of being scared. It is effective to frighten all types of birds and thus proves helpful to protect your wreath from birds nests.