We have an entire section of rain barrels section
that are already made for you, too.
So you want a rain barrel, but you want to make it yourself out of a trash can, food grade barrel or even an old whiskey barrel you already have. Now you can make your own rain barrel
with the help of one of these rain barrel kits with a downspout diverter.
Each rain barrel kit comes with all the supplies needed
to turn just about any bin or barrel into a rain collection system. All you need is a drill for the included hole saws to make the holes in your barrel.
Rain barrel kits like this help collect natural rain water
, which is an easy way to cut down on water bills
during the hot, summer months when plants need water the most.
This DIY rain barrel kit even comes with a downspout diverter
that attaches to a gutter downspout and redirects the water straight into the rain barrel. It fits with 2"x3", 3"x4", 3" round and 5" commercial downspouts.Please Note:
Water collected in a rain barrel (no matter how well you've cleaned it) should not be consumed.
Turning a trash can or barrel into a usable rain barrel takes just minutes
with one of these rain barrel kits.DIY Rain Barrel Kit with Downspout Diverter Includes:3 hole saws (for drilling and installing all the valves and diverter)
2 threaded rubber grommets for water-tight valve installation
3/4" gate valve/garden hose valve
3/4" drain nipple with cap
3 feet of flexible hose for the downspout diverter (can also be used to link multiple barrels)
1.5" rubber grommet
Rubber automatic downspout diverter
A "Do Not Drink Water" label