Make Your Own Rain Barrel | ThriftyFun

Make Your Own Rain Barrel | ThriftyFun.

via Make Your Own Rain Barrel | ThriftyFun.

Materials Needed:

  • One 55-gallong or larger barrel
  • Window screen
  • Bungee cords
  • Parts for an outdoor faucet
  • Two o-rings
  • Electrical nut
  • Silicon caulking (optional)
  • Plastic downspout (optional)
  • Electric drill and an Exacto knife
  • Small piece of garden hose
  • Two concrete blocks

The total cost for this project is about $50 for materials (assuming you have the drill). This cost can be reduced considerably if you scour re-use centers or junkyards for used parts.

Make Your Own Rain Barrel | ThriftyFun

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