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Darryl from San Antonio, Tx writes,

Since 4 The Birds - Bird Repellent Liquidis tacky, does that mean that it attracts dirt?

Since the product is tacky, does that mean that it attracts dirt? After the birds are done looking can you wash it off with water, or will it require more elbow grease and some form of cleaner. Is it safe on the paint, or have you had any issues with discoloration?


4 The Birds can attract dirt because it is so sticky. According to the 4 The Birds product label:

Repellent can be removed from interior surfaces, such as metal
beams, wood, laminates and painted surfaces, with "EATON'S"® Bird Repellent
Remover or with mineral spirits. Repellent can be removed from sealed concrete, tile
or stone surfaces by hosing with water if this is done within a very short time after the
area was coated. Application equipment should be cleaned with "EATON'S"® Bird
Repellent Remover or mineral spirits after each use.


We have not had any reports of issues with painted surfaces, but we always recommend you test the product on a small inconspicuous area before treating the entire surface to test for staining or damage.

Answer last updated on: 08/08/2012

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