There is an access opening on the bottom for cleaning out the birdhouse. The birdhouse should be mounted on a pole.These birdhouses are well constructed with exterior oil based enamel paint. These birdhouses are a unique artistic design that I have not seen online at any site. This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Yard, Garden & Outdoor Living\Bird & Wildlife Accessories\Bird Houses". The seller is "doogie1098" and is located in this country: US.