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Boat lift canopy

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Does anyone have suggestions on how to keep the birds off my boat lift canopy? How about the bugs that infest the inside of it and fall in the boat?

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Keep it in the garage?

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You can try a plastic model of a owl, I have seen them on several docks and it seems to work. Not sure how to keep but from under the Canopy. It seems like if you live on a lake you will have bugs under it.

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ive seen some of the neighbors using a spray bug repelant on corners and beams, the cricks that the bugs go in,and all the problem areas he had. not sure if it worked but it looked like a foam, that hardened after a while. ill ask them and see if it works.

birds?..... 22 or a bb gun laugh.gif

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Plastic snakes work well. We used to have swallows nest inside. We put plastic snakes on the canopy and the problem stopped.

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I tried the owl after a couple weeks the birds were sitting on it!The bugs use a propane fogger every few days it helps.

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I put out a plastic owl after having my dock and lift "whitewashed" and there has never been an issue since (a few years).

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I tie strips of black plastic garbage backs to the frame under the canopy and I get no birds. Guy next to me used a rubber owl and birds nested and had their young under there. Tossing a rubber snake on the top does work.

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