When And How To Properly Clean Your Hummingbird Feeder


How Often To Clean Hummingbird Feeders

Also, sugar is sticky, so dust and debris might find their way onto the openings.

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How Often To Clean Hummingbird Feeders

Mold In Hummingbird Feeder - Take the feeder down right away if you ever notice tiny black dots around the openings. That is black mold.

Mold In Hummingbird Feeder

Is Mold Poisonous To Hummingbirds - Mold kills hummingbirds in a day.

Mold In Hummingbird Feeder

Set up a cleaning schedule for all the hummingbird feeders. Get feeders that you can dismantle and clean thoroughly if something inevitable happens.

Cleaning Plastic Hummingbird Feeders With Soap

Avoid cleaning your plastic hummingbird feeder with a dish or hand soap. 

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Cleaning Hummingbird Feeder With Vinegar-

Apple cider vinegar is a great natural solution to clean your plastic hummingbird feeders.

How To Sterilize Hummingbird Feeders

Take the cleaning a step further and sterilize the feeder. Make a solution of 2 part water and 1 part bleaching solution or hydrogen peroxide.

Keeping The Feeders Clean

Keep it in a spot with shaded space with good airflow. Check daily for dark mold or mildew. 

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Cleaning Plastic Hummingbird Feeders In The Dishwasher

Plastic hummingbird feeders are not dishwasher safe. The gunk in the feeder can damage washing machine.

Cleaning Plastic Hummingbird Feeders

If you love your hummers, cleaning plastic hummingbird feeders should be a twice-a-week job.