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Can pigeons damage my roof or solar panels?

A simple way to understand How Solar Panels Work is when we say solar energy, we’re talking about capturing the sun’s light (photons) and converting it to electricity (voltage) through a process called “the photovoltaic effect,” or PVP. If pigeons are constantly landing on your solar panels and blocking the Solar cells or roosting under the solar panels they will definitely damage your roof and solar panels, there is no fancy way to put it but their poop will stain your roof, solar panels, walls, vehicles paint job, and what is even worse pigeons carry numerous diseases.

Pigeon-Related Diseases and parasites

Diseases and parasites associated with pigeon droppings include Cryptococcosis, Histoplasmosis, E. coli. Candidiasis, Salmonella, and Psittacosis, Bed Bugs, Chicken mites, Yellow mealworms, West Nile Virus; You can become infected with these diseases by breathing in the dust that is created when cleaning droppings.

Pigeons can claim your roof as their home and that will eventually become a big problem for the homeowner and neighbors. There are different options to get rid of pigeons to stop them from damaging your roof and solar panels.

We know that El Paso, TX, and Las Cruces, NM have lots of problems related to pigeon infestation, and is very frustrating for any homeowner to deal with such a terrible situation.

By taking preventive measures like doing Solar Panel Bird proofing, regular Solar panel cleaning, and roof inspections you can minimize or eliminate the possibility of having pigeons nesting on your roof or under the solar panels.