- Close off their food source
- Try feeding the birds
- Provide a tempting alternative
- Do some decorating
- Utilize chimes to scare them
While all birds can be irritating with their noisy sounds and 1-2 pounds of daily droppings, the woodpecker is known to leave behind some of the most damage. Not only is the woodpecker louder than an average birds chirping, but also they carve holes into your trees, decks and homes. Before any more damage can occur, follow a few of these suggestions to keep your home woodpecker-free.