Your local Austrapest technician will make a full identification of the problem, with inspection and assessment of the roof void and eaves for bird activity and nests. Usually there will be a bird nest located not far from where the mite infestation has appeared.
On many occasions, several nests are present in various areas and must be removed (in this case, the mite infestation can be widespread through the interior of the property). Holes must be sealed to avoid re-infestation.
Usually the bird mites die within 3-4 weeks without a blood feed but for a quicker knock down of the infestation and for the home owner to have some relief a treatment can be applied to the interior, roof void, eaves and cavities as may be required, using the safest products.The technician will wear proper protective equipment to remove the bird nests to avoid transferring mites and the risk of bacterial infections.
Do not bite and are commonly mistaken for Bird mites, in severe cases they can cause skin irritation.