1 Tahrcountry Musings: Beware of That Pigeon Droppings

Monday, September 03, 2007

Beware of That Pigeon Droppings

Pigeons are beautiful to behold. But acidic pigeon droppings may cause lot of problems to iron structures. Pigeon droppings contain ammonia and acids. Experts investigating the recent bridge mishap in Mississippi think that continued build up of pigeon droppings may have contributed to faster build up of rust, and this in turn may have contributed to the causes of collapse of the bridge.

2 comments:

dan said...

Is it safe to spray pigeon droppings off of iron railings with a pressure hose

alembath said...

Make the droppings wet before using the hose.Use a mask. Inhalation is not good. Have a look at the following aricle which gives instructions
http://www.ehow.com/how_2116426_.html