Wrapping Directions

1
Create a Bottom Opening

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Place a 2″ nail above entrance reducer to lift Cozy up, creating a bottom entrance.

2
Tip Colonies Forward

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Tip colonies forward slightly with shims to allow moisture to run away from entrance.

3
Roll Air Out of Wrap

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Roll excess air out of Cozy so it can slide on colony more easily and helps prevent tears.

4
Place Wrap Seam to Front

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Keep seam to the front of the colony, this creates a tunnel for the bees to move around.

5
Place Inner Cover Pad

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Place inner cover pad inside a deep inner cover. Pad can also work with a shallow super.

6
Let it Snow!

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Make sure bees have a top and bottom entrance to prevent moisture buildup.