1 Box (includes packaging and shipping)
External Dimensions (W x L x H)
|320 x 250 x 310mm
This U-Nest creates a warm, dry space for bugs to nest within. Each bug hotel is made of high-quality 18mm Ecoboard which is durable and eco-friendly for all wild creatures. The opening offers three levels which can be filled with dry leaves, twigs, stems, dead grass, pine cones and bark (Woodland Trust). Each product can be shipped pre-assembled or delivered flat-packed with all the fittings for you to build.
Each box arrives flat-packed for you to assemble, this requires only an electric drill or screwdriver and mallet. Once assembled, the boxes can be bolted together using supplied fixings to create an almost infinite number of shapes and configurations.
The parts require no glue, so they can be taken apart and used again for different configurations, or flat-packed if not in use… though we’re pretty sure you won’t want to pack them away!
Read more about plywood
Our structural boxes that create the walls, roof and floor are made from 18mm WISA Spruce plywood as standard, this is FSC certified and PEFC rated. Click here to see a typical Spruce sheet.
Or you can upgrade to WISA Birch, a harder wood (and heavier) option but with a less knotty aesthetic. See here for an example.
Read more about fixings
We will provide stainless steel woodscrews as well as furniture bolts and nuts if you have multiple boxes.
Read more about finishes
We don’t supply finishes but we recommend a natural oil, varnish or stain such as beeswax or Osmo to protect your boxes from future wear and tear.