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The Bird Nuts

Safe sealer for birdhouse

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The Bird Nuts    1645

Do any of you know of an effective and bird-safe product to protect/seal a pine birdhouse?  I have used house paint in the past, but I would prefer something safer and something that would keep the natural wood look.  Or is it better to leave it raw pine?  Thanks!

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spyonabird    766

I would leave it raw.  I know some people stain or paint the outside, but I never liked doing that.  You just have to realize that you may have to replace the house in a few years.

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Short-eared Owl    1413

 I would leave it raw too. All my boxes are raw pine and have been up for a few years and are as good as ever. (Except for what the squirrels did to them. :angry:

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The Bird Nuts    1645

Thanks!  I like the idea of not spending anything on a sealer!  This birdhouse we made cost me nearly nothing (we made it out of an old shelf).

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