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Hoover Hives Screened Bottom Board

$47.00 $49.00

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Hoover Hives screened bottom board is an excellent tool to ventilate your hive during the heat of the summer. Having a well ventilated hive means your bees don't need to spend as much time fanning the hive's heat out. They can spend more time working on building comb, laying brood and making honey.

Many beekeepers alternate between using the screened bottom boards during the summer and a solid bottom board once the weather starts to get colder.

Included is a plastic insert that can assist with pest prevention and monitoring strategies.

Hoover Hives use high quality wood and are dipped in 100% beeswax to help endure the elements for years to come.

As a bonus, they’ve also included a free entrance reducer that can defend your bees from intruders while they are growing their colony.

See below for measurements.

$49.00
Vendor: Hoover Hives SKU: HH10-SCRB
Description
8 Frame Kit Includes:

  • Screened Bottom Board (100% Wax Coated)(14″ x 22″ x 2-9/16″)
  • Plastic Insert (12-1/4" x 18-1/4" x 3/16")
  • Entrance Reducer (12-1/4″ x 3/4″ x 3/4″)

10 Frame Kit Includes:

  • Screened Bottom Board (100% Wax Coated)(16-1/4″ x 22″ x 2-9/16″)
  • Plastic Insert (14-1/2" x 18-1/4" x 3/16")
  • Entrance Reducer (14-5/8″ x 3/4″ x 3/4″)
Why Choose an 8 Frame Hive?

The major benefit of an 8 frame hive is that it weighs 20% less than a 8 frame hive. Honey is heavy. A 8 frame brood box that is full of honey can weigh up to 90 lbs while medium boxes can weigh up to 60lbs. A 20% difference can save your back.

Why Choose Hoover Hives?

Hoover Hives are known for their beautiful and skillfully crafted wax coated beehives.

Every exterior hive part that may encounter rain or snow has been built with Fir wood and has been coated in 100% natural beeswax to help weather the elements.

They’ve thoughtfully chosen to use Fir wood over the traditional Pine because Fir has a tighter knit grain-flow within the wood than Pine does. This makes their exterior parts far more durable and less likely to shrink, expand, warp, or twist from the rain.

Once they’ve cut the wood, they dip each part into a pool of natural beeswax. They allow the beeswax to be soaked into the hive parts. This not only protects the wood, but is also what gives their hives their natural golden honey lustrous allure.

Additional Information
Size

10 frame, 8 frame

Shipping & Delivery

Our beehives leave the warehouse in mint condition. In transit wooden beehives can become damaged.

We ship out your beehives out during business hours -- we typically ship within 24 hours of when the order was placed. In some cases we do ship your product out on the same day you order it, but if not, you can expect it to be shipped on the following day.

Please note that if you are ordering an assembled product, this may take a little more time.

We use both FedEx and UPS to ship our products, whichever is faster. We ship from central Ohio and on average products take 1 to 4 days to reach your house.

We try our very best to get your beehives to you as fast as possible.

Depending on your order, at times our beehives can be too large to ship in just one package. For your convenience, we will split large orders into multiple boxes that are easy to carry and less accident prone.

Although all of your packages will have left our facility at the same time, please do not be surprised if they do not arrive at the same time. Shipping companies can sometimes be unpredictable, but rest assured your packages will be there soon. Please check your confirmation email for your tracking number(s).

Please order and assemble your hive well in advanced to the arrival of your bees so you know there will be no issues. Poor planning on your part does not render an emergency on ours.

To qualify for free shipping, you must purchase $50 or more in products and live within the continental United States. If your order doesn't quite hit the $50 mark, we have a number of low cost accessories that can be added to your order. As a benefit to you, we also give deep discounts for purchasing in quantities of 2+, 5+, or 10+ of a product so that you can easily meet the $50 minimum on free shipping.

If you wish to have beehives shipped to you out of the United States, then please contact us via email and we'll get you a rate quote.

You can email us at galenafarms@gmail.com or contact us at GalenaFarms.com/contact-us