Bee Smart Inner/Outer Cover

The ultimate pairing for the ultimate inner/outer cover solution.

Bee Smart Inner/Outer Cover

The ultimate pairing for the ultimate inner/outer cover solution.

  • Item Code: BSDUO
  • 67.95 USD$67.95

Bee Smart's Ultimate Insulated Inner Cover has a perfect pair, the Ultimate Outer Cover. Packaged together to fit your ten frame hive, all you need is a feeder and you are on your way to helping your bees survive the heat, and thrive in the cold. The innovative inner cover included in this duo can also fit an 8-frame hive, using locator pins to stay centered on either a 10 or 8 frame hive.

Don’t need an outer cover? Shop the Ultimate Insulated Inner Cover

Bee Smart Ultimate Insulated Inner Cover:

The ultimate insulated inner cover by BeeSmart is virtually indestructible, never needs painting, and is ready to go on the hive. Thanks to a patent pending insulation system, hives are kept cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. Say goodbye to energy demand and hello to healthier and happier bees, which means more honey!


  • Ultra-tough Technopolymer construction will not rot or decay like wood
  • 2" R-10 Insulation helps reduce colony energy demand
  • Help your bees overwinter: Excellent heat retention. Keeps condensation on outer walls.
  • Keep your bees cool: reduces radiant heat gain from the sun. Less stress and lower water demand.
  • Works with any 10 frame outer cover.
  • High density EPS foam does not degrade or absorb water; maintains R-value
  • 1.5 inch center hole is compatible with Bee Smart 3-Season Feeder. Just cover with a hive body.
  • Center hole vent cap to seal hive
  • Storage compartment for Bee Smart Robber Screen (not included)
  • Security pins: Keeps cover from moving.
  • Storage compartments: Keep spare parts handy.
  • Quick hive tool access points
  • Domed inner surface: Allows bees to move freely, has room for pollen patty, and keeps condensation to outside edge.
  • Upper entrance disc for adding separate entrance to upper hive body (optional)
  • Completely recyclable

Bee Smart Ultimate Hive Cover:

This beehive cover fits 10 frame wooden equipment, is made from recycled materials, and requires no assembly. A drip edge directs water away from the hive. Will not rot and never needs painting. When paired with the insulated inner cover, this cover also fits 8-frame hives.

Why Use an Inner Cover?

Not sure whether or not an inner cover is for you, or perhaps you are curious about how it works, or its benefits? Bee Smart has provided a wonderful resource that you can read: Science Behind an Insulated Inner Cover.