Use this 6 foot inflatable snake to deter birds from decks, rafters, window ledges, sailboats, barns boathouses, docks, etc. The inflatable snake helps reduce fruit tree and vegetable crop losses from bird damage by up to 50 percent. For best results: Place the snake in the desired area before fruit ripens and feeding habits develop. Install snake in a prominent position, so birds can see it. Relocate your inflatable snake around your garden or fruit tree every few days. Periodically verify the snake is fully inflated.