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Under my deck, I have had a problem with Robins (and perhaps other birds) building nests in the rafters. Personally, I don't mind it were it not for ...
Gather the following materials: Galvanized 2"x3" 16-gauge fencing material (I used vinyl coated galv.) Roofing nails (galvanized, 1-1/4" should be fin...
Orient the fencing material so that the axis with 2" spacing runs down the center of the spikes; the 3" wires will become the spikes. Cut the fencing...
An alternate style yields another level of spikes that might be beneficial for some applications.
Take the needle-nose pliers and bend the central wire around the pliers 360 degrees. Repeat for all desired nail-points. If a narrow spacing is desi...
Using the roofing nails, attach the strips to the desired surface.
After the strips are installed, bend the wire to create the spikes. Alternate the bends between a "wide-vee" and a "narrow-vee" (see second diagram)....
Hopefully this process ended up saving money. And if it didn't, hopefully some useful tools were purchased! Good luck!
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Posted:Mar 25, 2012
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