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Feather Friendly® window markers are an easy-to-use scientifically proven solution for preventing bird collisions with glass surfaces. Feather Friendly® window markers are highly effective in making the area visible to birds and preventing deadly collisions while remaining unobtrusive to humans.

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An easy to use product that is suitable for all building types, from homes and apartments to condos, or cottages. Our markers provide the best combination of collision avoidance, longevity, appearance and visibility to birds, while still maintaining your home’s outside views and natural light. Feather Friendly® is a simple solution with a meaningful impact that protects our winged friends and supports bird conservation efforts.

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DIY rolls are cost-effective for treating small areas such as 1 or 2 windows, or a patio door and allow you to lay one row at a time.

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Pro DIY rolls make it much easier to achieve consistent spacing and allows you to lay five rows down at once.

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What’s Included?

  • DIY roll(s) in colour of choice (Light Grey or Black)
  • 2 paper measuring tapes
  • Application squeegee
  • Installation instructions
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When To Use Light Grey

Feather Friendly® Light Grey markers are recommended for most reflective or mirrored areas. In these circumstances, light grey is much more visible on the outside surface of the glass, which makes them more effective at preventing collisions from the first surface side.

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When To Use Black

Feather Friendly® Black markers are recommended for most fly-through areas such as clear glass railing systems. In these circumstances, black can be much more visible on both sides of the glass, making them more effective at preventing fly-through collisions

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Recommended Project Size

DIY

Less than 100 Sq. Ft

DIY Pro

75 - 225 Sq. Ft
Areas over 150 sq. Ft
Marker Shape & Sizes

DIY

Rectangle 1308
1/4” squares
2” spacing

DIY Pro

Rectangle 1309
1/4” circles
1.5” spacing

Commercial Solution

wide variety
of stock & custom patterns available
Roll Dimensions

DIY

Each roll is 1⁄4 inch x 100 ft. (covering approx. 16 sq ft.)

DIY Pro

Each roll is 6 inch x 150 ft. (covering approx. 75 sq ft.)

Commercial Solution

Master Rolls are 3 ft. x 150 ft. (covering approx. 450 sq ft.) Partial Rolls are 3ft x 50ft/75ft/100ft lengths
Colours

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Light Grey & Black

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Light Grey & Black

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Light Grey, Black & Custom Colours Available
Longevity

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8+ years

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10+ years

Commercial Solution

15+ years
2 Paper Measuring Tapes
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Application Squeegee
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Installation Instructions

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Written & Video

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Video

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Video
Custom Products, Colours & Patterns

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DIY Installation & Cleaning Instructions

For maximum effectiveness, please read carefully before installation.

How to Install Feather
Friendly® DIY - Demo Video

Watch this great demo by In The Clear Window Washing for more tips
on how to effectively install Feather Friendly® window markers

How To Remove
Friendly® DIY - Demo Video

Description: Although Feather Friendly® Deterrent Markers are made to last, you can easily remove them by following the steps in this video. This process is helpful for renters or owners who need to remove the markers.

Your Questions Answered.

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Can I still wash my windows after the markers have been applied?

Yes! Feather Friendly® is designed to withstand regular window washings for many years. After the initial installation, allow the adhesive to set for 24 hours. Then you can clean with cloth, paper towels, or rubber squeegee, and you can use typical cleaning products for glass, including soap and water and glass cleaners like Windex. However, we recommend against using pressure washers or abrasive cleaners.

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Can I put the markers on the inside of my window?

As with any product designed to prevent birds hitting glass, Feather Friendly® is far less effective if placed on the inside of the glass. Birds must be able to see the markers in order to avoid them (and thus avoid the glass). Reflections of the sky or nearby vegetation on the glass—as well as glare from sunlight—can make it impossible for birds to see anything that is placed on the inside of a window. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you apply Feather Friendly® to the outside of your window.

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But I can’t easily reach the outside of my window—what should I do?

Consider hiring a local window washer or handyman to apply Feather Friendly® for you. Window washers will have the equipment needed to access difficult-to-reach windows. Also, the glass should be cleaned before applying Feather Friendly® anyway! Many customers have reported to us that their local window washer was eager to add “installing Feather Friendly®” to their professional skill set.

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How long does it take to install Feather Friendly®?

It depends on how much glass you plan to cover, but generally speaking, an area of glass roughly the size of a sliding glass patio door takes 1-3 hours. The first rows of markers take longer as you are getting used to working with the material, but after a while the application should become easier and faster. Check out this installation video that one of our customers posted on YouTube—it’s a great demonstration of how to apply and will give you an idea of how much time you will need.