12 - room American Barn Purple Martin House

Item # WX2-173679

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Housing for fine feathered friends: 12 - room American Barn Purple Martin House. SAVE BIG!

Neighborly purple martins! Acrobatic birds whose menu happens to be mosquitoes and other annoying insects. Truly nature's winged pest-control specialists, they consume many mosquitoes each day! Martins are also the only North American birds that rely entirely on man-made structures for communal nesting.

Setting up your own Martin House lets you bond with the same martin couples returning year after year to hatch a new feathered family of little skeeter-eaters!

Details:
  • Maintenance-free, UV-protected polypropylene copolymer plastic
  • Fully ventilated
  • Drainage for dry nests
  • 12 compartments, each 6 x 9"
  • Starling-resistant doors rotate up for inspection
  • Traction floor with built-in nest bowls.
  • Simple snap-together assembly, no tools required. Measures 20 x 21 x 21"h. Has central opening for adjusting pole (offered separately). Weighs 10 lbs., 9 ozs.

Attract your own martin community with one of these well-crafted Houses... order ONLINE today!

Reviews
12 - room American Barn Purple Martin House is rated 3.7273 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Too small...entry doors too small. Resident birds rejected it. A very poor buy.
Date published: 2013-05-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from This is not a bad Martin house, but the instructions on how to assemble the house are terrible. I was also disappointed to find there's a big hole in the top of the house that's for use if you buy the additional pole that's offered. There's no easy way to mount the house to a pole that doesn't use a rope lift assembly, which I guess also has to be purchased. I will find a way to rig a cover over the hole, and someway to attach a pole I already have. The details on the website are misleading.
Date published: 2013-02-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I found that the assembly was difficult and the quality of the product is poor. Very cheap looking.
Date published: 2012-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good value and quality. Assembly took longer than expected.
Date published: 2012-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a beautiful bird house. i always wanted one. going up mid march so martin "scouts" can find it. great price. worth twice the price. pat/northeastern ohio
Date published: 2012-02-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Martin house looks nice. It is a gift.
Date published: 2011-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product for the price
Date published: 2011-12-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Needs better directions
Date published: 2011-11-30
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<!--begin-bvseo-questions--> <!--begin-questions--> <div id="bvseo-questionsSection"> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1441240"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> I have the 12 room Martin house with the hole in the roof & the triangular aluminum pole as illustrated. How do you mount this pole to the house? The hole in the house is &quot;squarish&quot; and there is no place for the 3 snaps at the top of the pole to engage. </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: AndyHeck42</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1700465"> This might be a compatibility issue with different brands for the house and the pole. We would like to work with you one on one with this issue. Please contact us at custserv@sportsmansguide.com or call 1-800-888-5222 M-F 7am-7pm CST, and we can assist you. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2015-02-28</div> </div> </div> <div class="bvseo-question-answer" data-questionid="1338234"> <h2 class="bvseo-question"> What is the best way to clean for winter storage? Does it have to be disassembled? </h2> <div class="bvseo-question-detail"> </div> <div class="bvseo-author">Asked by: Jerry</div> <div class="bvseo-answer" data-answerid="1593337"> It does not need to be disassembled. There are access doors for cleaning. <div class="bvseo-author">Answered by: Customer Service</div> <div class="bvseo-pubdate">Date published: 2014-11-11</div> </div> </div> </div> <script type="text/javascript"> if (document.getElementById('bvseo-questionsSection')) { document.getElementById('bvseo-questionsSection').style.display = 'none'; } </script> <!--end-questions--><ul id="BVSEO_meta" style="display:none!important"> <li data-bvseo="bvDateModified">2015-03-30T21:33CST</li> <li data-bvseo="ps">bvseo_cps, prod_bvqa, vn_cps_3.1.1</li> <li data-bvseo="cp">cp_1, bvpage1</li> <li data-bvseo="co">co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_2</li> <li data-bvseo="cf">loc_en_US, sid_173679, PRD, sort_recentAnswersFirst</li> <li data-bvseo="diagnostics">clientName_sportmansguide</li></ul><!--end-bvseo-questions--><!--BVSEO|dz:Main_Site-en_US|sdk:v1.0.7.0-n|msg:timer 31ms -->
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