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TAP insulation installed after wildlife destroys existing insulation in Sea Girt, NJ

TAP insulation installed after wildlife destroys existing insulation in Sea Girt, NJ

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TAP insulation installed after wildlife destroys existing insulation in Sea Girt, NJ TAP insulation installed after wildlife destroys existing insulation in Sea Girt, NJ

These Sea Girt homeowners had a wildlife infestation in their attic. They had an exclusion done by our nuisance wildlife team who blocked all of the potential entry points into the attic. Unfortunately, although the wildlife was gone and could not re-enter, the homeowners were left with destroyed attic insulation and a toxic mess of animal droppings. The homeowners contracted with Cowleys insulation team to clean and sanitize the attic and install new insulation. 

Chimney Covers Keep Birds Out of Belmar, NJ Home.

Chimney Covers Keep Birds Out of Belmar, NJ Home.

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Chimney Covers Keep Birds Out of Belmar, NJ Home. Chimney Covers Keep Birds Out of Belmar, NJ Home.

I was sent to a home in Belmar, NJ to help a homeowner dealing with a bird infestation. Some birds had decided to use her chimney to nest. Chimneys can be quite popular nesting spots for birds since they resemble high perches in nature. Nuisance birds can cause significant property damage with their acidic droppings. As pretty as birds are from a distance, they happen to be dirty wildlife and are dangerous to have around homes and other structures. Their droppings are toxic and contact with them or even just  breathing in their airborne particles can cause serious respiratory diseases. 

First, to deal with this bird infestation, I carefully removed any nesting material and debris left behind from the birds in the chimney. I then installed a chimney cap and placed Bird Barrier Optical gel in plastic pucks on top of the chimney, gluing them in place with a silicone adhesive.  

Bird control is all about behavior modification. The objective is to create a inhospitable environment, so they move elsewhere. This bird gel is one of my favorite bird deterrents. To us, this product looks like a bland, boring white gel. However, birds look at it much differently. They have far better color vision that us and see a much broader spectrum of colors. To birds, this gel looks like a giant fireball. Birds aren’t the brightest of creatures, but no bird has any interest heading into a raging fire! This big bird illusion is highly effective in keeping them away.

This Belmar homeowner was quite relieved that I had taken care of her bird problem so quickly. Once birds find a good nesting spot, they don’t usually leave on their own. As a bird control specialist, my job is to determine the best “incentives” for that property to get the birds to vacate on their own. Now, with the chimney cap and optical gel, these birds will be relocating to a friendlier location.

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Scott Dellett and Chris Fyfe Achieve Associate Certified Entomologist  (ACE) Status
Scott Dellett, Residential Service Supervisor and Chris Fyfe, Senior Pest Control Technician at Cowleys Pest Services were recently certified as... [Read more]
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2016 Angie's List Super Service Award
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Here at Cowleys Pest Services we not only adhere to the highest pest control standards, our goal is to provide you with an excellent experience and service in Sea Girt and nearby NJ.

From your first phone call through treatment and follow-up we at Cowleys Pest Services pledge to give you great customer service while fixing your pest problem.

Since 1991, we have been treating a wide variety of pests, bedbugs, insects and rodents -- just contact us to get more details on your home or building's issue. Take advantage of our expertise to get rid of unwanted pests or animals in your Sea Girt, NJ home.

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At Cowleys Pest Services we also have pest control plans where we routinely inspect your home or building and apply needed solutions ahead of developing a recurring pest problem. Our pest service plans have different levels too, to best suit your needs that you can change over time if needed. From our Green Service Plan to our Platinum Service Plan, we'll keep your home pest-free.

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  • Bedbug Extermination
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  • Tick Control Services
  • Pest, Bird and Animal Control Services 
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Case Studies From Sea Girt
Recently, I was sent to a home in Sea Girt, NJ, to deal with a messy squirrel and bird infestation. The animals had found shelter in open soffits...
After our Nuisance Wildlife team performed a wildlife exclusion in a home in Sea Girt, they still were left with a toxic mess, and soiled insulation.
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Two types of stinging insects bother homeowner in Sea Girt, NJ

This week I was called to a home in Sea Girt, NJ that managed to have two different stinging insect infestations going on at the same time. Both a yellow jacket nest and a baldfaced hornets nest had formed on the property. Baldfaced hornets are actually a type aerial yellow jacket. Both of these predatory wasps are highly aggressive and very territorial. If these insects feel you are intruding on their nest, you are in for a world of hurt! Yellow jackets, with perhaps the worst reputation of any wasp, have distinctive alternating yellow and black stripes that have us instinctively running in the opposite direction. Baldfaced hornets are larger wasps with distinctive white markings on their face and abdomen. 

The baldfaced hornets nest was built on a branch of a tree on the property. It was active for awhile and had grown to the size of a basketball. These wasps build their nests at least a few feet above ground in trees, shrubs, and sometimes on the sides of buildings, especially under eaves. I was not about to take any chances being stung myself, and put on a protective suit. I treated the nest with an aerosol and then a dust. After there was no observable insect activity, I removed the nest from the tree. The yellow jackets had built their nest in crack of house foundation. Yellow jackets typically build their nests inside wall voids, holes in the ground, or other similar openings they can squeeze into like the nest here. These insects managed to find a big enough void in the home’s foundation to build a nest. I treated the void with a highly effective dust to kill the yellow jacket colony.

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Sea Girt Avenue in Sea Girt
Tiny ants in my kitchen and request an annual service contract.
Old Mill Rd. in Sea Girt
I was wondering if you do any termite inspection/warrantees for a year. Also, we seem to have ants coming in near our back door that we would like taken care of.
Old Mill Road in Sea Girt
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Willow Drive in Sea Girt
I'm interested in determining cost of removal and preventing further mold in basement of home.
Philadelphia Blvd in Sea Girt
Pigeons roosting in gutter which is under an eave of my home.
Boston in Sea Girt
We kill 1 bug a day in our house. Spiders, hoppy bugs in our basement and a long skinny bug.
Magnolia Ave in Sea Girt
Wooley edelgids on my hemlocks. Seriously in need of spraying!