A plastic owl may discourage them for a few weeks. Many birds fear owls, and "decoys" are sold to keep other birds at bay. I've read that after a few weeks, birds finally figure out the plastic owl is fake, but it's worth a try.
I would try Anti Bird Spikes:
Protects potential roosting sites from pigeons and other birds, preventing them from soiling the area
These spikes repel birds without harming them by acting as a barrier to roosting
That's only one example, surely they come in many different forms and colors, but the idea is the same.
Not quite an answer to your problem; round here people who have cats and high balconies tend to protect the whole balcony with a net, so the cats can't fall down. That way the cats can use the balcony all day without worry. Cats do fall down, they are not all wondercat.
OK, it doesn't look that pretty - well, you could use a nice-looking net - but it keeps ...
It's possible that the flies are hatching from eggs laid in your pipes, rather than from entering your home. Here's a few things to try:
Keep the drains clean and clog free.
Make sure that there is no stagnant water in your bathroom or kitchen.
Occasionally spray IGR (Insect Growth Regulator) in your drains. IGR spray prevents the drain fly eggs from ...
I'm a huge fan of fly strips (a.k.a. fly paper). The strips are cheap and low tech. And one strip can catch a lot of flies.
I would hang them anywhere you see the flies, and anywhere you think the flies might be originating from. Replace the strips whenever there are too many flies on them (and they look gross).
Hopefully, within a few weeks you'll catch ...
Vacuum frequently (little or no advantage to expensive models).
Vacuum everywhere feasible, e.g., under mattress, books and behind furniture.
Avoid forced air heating. Best is radiant, with no dust-gathering surface, and forced-hot water is also good.
Check with an allergist for ways to avoid dust and on desensitization (immunotherapy).
After talking to my neighbor, I got this insecticides & it's definitely going to work & it costs less than a 1 $dollar.
Name :- Thiamethoxam a.i 25% w/w
Broad Spectrum Insecticide.
Mass:- 5 or 10 gram
0.5 to 1 L water,
Close the home at least for 3 hour after spray.
After a week you will spot the ...
My wife discovered something that most ants loathe and detest. They will go to any lengths to avoid it and escape it. They will not go near it.
All you do is put a TINY amount on, in, or near any thing or area where ants are and… They're gone.
She first noticed its effect on tiny black ants in a bathroom and then with tiny pharaoh ants.
What is this magic ...
I often use a small, handheld vacuum (such as a Dust Buster or Dirt Devil).
If you chase the flying insect around, you can often catch it, especially if it lands somewhere (wall, window, mirror...). Once you catch it inside the vacuum, step outside, open up the vacuum to empty it, and let the insect fly away.
(Note: I've been doing that with our most ...
I just ran across these formulas for yard mosquito repellent sprays on Instagram.
Mosquito time! Use that sugar you can't eat! Here's how:
Have you noticed the Mosquitoes are already out! Here is a homemade trap to help keep you and the kiddos from being a blood donor!!! HOMEMADE MOSQUITO TRAP:
1 cup of water
1/4 cup of ...
You can get rid of mosquitoes using strong-smelling plants, such as citronella, eucalyptus, mint, lemon, and tansy.
If you want to find more hints on how to repel mosquitoes check out getting rid of mosquitoes naturally review