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We live in a log home that is 10 years old. This is the first year we have been bothered by woodpeckers. We live in a very wooded area and they have many places to go but for some reason are choosing the south side of our house. I am desperate to find out; first how to repair the damage they have done and two how do we keep them from returning? We really need your advice. Thank you very much.

Answer:

You should apply Energy Seal in the holes to patch them and then apply stain to hide. I have a plastic Owl hanging from my house to help keep the woodpeckers away. It must have glass eyes to be effective has been my experience.

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Posted By Dan C. Mitchell
11/23/2006
Any suggestions on where we can purchase an owl with glass eyes?
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Dan