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How can I repel pigeons from roosting on my apartment balcony?

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 ...
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Allergy relief without medicine?

The best right now fix I've had is to wash your face and keep rinsing with clean water for a few minutes. This helps with the itchy eyes and removes irritants from your skin. Any other area of the ...
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Allergy relief without medicine?

I have a friend who wears a SCUBA mask with a HEPA filter on it when the birch trees are active. He looks like Darth Vader, but he experiences no allergies.
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How can I repel pigeons from roosting on my apartment balcony?

My grandmother used to hang CDs in her balcony for this purpose.
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How can I repel pigeons from roosting on my apartment balcony?

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 ...
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How can I repel pigeons from roosting on my apartment balcony?

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 ...
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Allergy relief without medicine?

Garlic is a natural Hay-Fever remedy I find swimming in the ocean helps clear the sinus. If I'm really deperate, I eat raw chillis. It causes the sinus to open. That may be slightly drastic though.
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Allergy relief without medicine?

Local honey. Go to a farmers market/local farm/natural store in your area. Try to find honey (preferably honey in the raw) that is farmed within 100 miles of you. The closer the better. The pollen ...
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Allergy relief without medicine?

You may find it beneficial to try a Neti Pot. People often use Neti Pots to flush the pollen out of some of their sinus cavities. If you choose to try a Neti Pot, make sure you use an appropriate ...
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Allergy relief without medicine?

If you have a car with air conditioning and air re-circulating, switching these both on should filter pollen out of the air. Sorry it's not much use whilst not in a car, but it may offer some relief.
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