Preventing Birds from ‘Beaking’ Havoc On Buildings

Over five years a Kelowna contractor spent $300,000 to invent a system that prevents birds from drilling holes into buildings. Using his 15 years of experience as a stucco contractor, Keith Eisenkrein took his new technique and launched EIFS (exterior insulation and finishing system) Armour. His patent-pending, licensed product has already been applied to almost 200 structures, mostly in B.C.’s Okanagan, where the Northern Flicker and other woodpecker species have been “beaking” havoc. Read more