Wakefield premium birdhouses are hand-crafted in the USA and made from cedar. Cedar is an ideal material for birdhouses because it is weather resistant and durable, allowing it to be hung up outside all year long. The Wakefield Boxed Bird House provides protection from the cold for most common backyard birds including wrens, chickadees, nuthatches, titmice, and bluejays. Its protective design prevents wet weather from seeping into the habitat. Ventilation is provided and the house is made from light-colored cedar, providing insulation to keep baby birds cool in the summertime and reducing the risks of overheating in the nest. The front face pivots in or out for easy cleaning and routine checkups. Seasonal cleaning is recommended after each bird family moves, which helps keeps them healthy each season. This boxed birdhouse is enclosed on all sides for great protection against predators and inclement weather. Simply use the metal hook for easy hanging on tree branches or metal poles.