Question

I am building a rabbit hutch out of pine and wondering what kind of waterproofing or sealer I can use that's safe for rabbits.

Asked by jonathan
Charlotte, NC

I'm looking for a nontoxic waterproofer or sealer for pine that's safe for rabbits.

Answer

Bill Bradbury

Answered by Bill Bradbury

Smithfield, UT

Envirocon Home Restoration

April 25, 2010

Penofin is a Brazilian rosewood oil finish that blocks 95 percent of UV light and provides excellent water repellence without the harsh chemicals of most deck sealers.

For more information:

GreenHomeGuide's "Buyer’s Guide to Clear Finishes" and "Selecting Healthy and Environmentally Sound Clear Wood Finishes" provide detailed advice.

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