Can you recommend a nontoxic weatherproofing that I could apply to my rabbit hutch?

Asked by Colleen
Maynard, MA

We are building a new rabbit hutch and thought it might last better if we used a stain or water sealer on it. We were thinking possibly something like linseed oil?


William Janhonen

Answered by William Janhonen

Norwalk, CT

WSJ Enterprises

August 9, 2010

Seal-Once makes a product that has zero VOCs, is eco-friendly, nontoxic and safe to use with pets/plants/fish.

It provides mold and mildew protection and is safe for use over water. It is water-based, non-flammable and provides long-lasting protection against water and UV damage. You can choose from clear or tinted formulas, and it is suitable for all climates.

The product is NHDES approved and is listed by GreenSpec. It claims to protect vertical surfaces for 10 years and horizontal surfaces for 6 years.

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