Solar Panel Protection

Solar panels are being installed on commercial and residential roofs across America at an ever-increasing rate. These arrays provide perfect harborage for birds and other critters, and homeowners are desperate for a solution. Bird Barrier has two great solutions.

Solution 1 - Solar Stixx

Solar Stixx is a ready-to-install unit. It consists of a plastic upper section that attaches to the solar panels, and stainless-steel rods that extend below to meet the roof surface. The rods slide up and down to meet the roof surface perfectly, and can accommodate irregular roof surfaces like Spanish tiles, odd angles, etc.

  • Fast and easy to install
  • Complete unit, no assembly required
  • Secured with 3M adhesive tape, clips or glue (screwing holes into solar panels is not recommended)
  • Invisible from the ground
  • Adjusts to irregular surfaces

Solution 2 - Clips & Metal Mesh

This innovative solar panel bird deterrent kit is fast and easy to install. In a two-step process, metal or plastic clips are first hooked to the aluminum frame around the panels. Metal mesh is then pressed into position and locked in place by the clips.

  • Patent-pending plastic clips are UV-stable, won’t scratch panels
  • Metal clips also available for longer life in sunny climates
  • Clips recommended every 18 inches
  • The clips lock the mesh to the panels without drilling holes or damaging the system
  • Invisible from the ground
  • Tin snips and other basic tools required for installation

Solar Stixx

Bird Barrier has a new product to solve bird & critter issues under solar panels. Solar Stixx represents a different approach to solar panel exclusion. Stixx is a ready-to-install unit. It provides adjustability to where you install including Spanish tile roofs or angle applications.


These kits include PVC coated metal mesh, and enough clips to secure the mesh to the panels.


UV-stable clips are fast and easy to secure, and won't scratch the panels. Clips are recommended every 18 inches.


Black PVC-coated, 19-gauge, 1/2" wire mesh pre-cut Spanish tile inserts allow for quick blocks in the gaps caused when mounting wire mesh around a solar unit. Once the solar mesh is in place, these inserts can be quickly hog-tied into place eliminating the hand-cutting of wire mesh which can leave gaps and consume large amounts of time.

Metal Solar Panel Clips

Building on the success of our plastic clip sets, Bird Barrier now offers metal pins and washers.

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