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  • Rain Water Barrel, Plastic, Wooden, Rain Barrels, Make, Used, Sale
    into existing downspouts Placing your storage tank closer to the area you want to water such as your garden or planter bed may provide easier access to the water but may be impractical if long lengths of piping are needed to to get the water to the storage tank If you do not have gutters and do not want to add them you can place the rain water barrel directly under an area of the roof that sheds a lot of water A screen can be placed over the barrel to keep out debris small animals and insects Although a small rain barrel may not provide all of the water needed for your plants it can certainly supplement your current watering needs Planter beds vegetable or flower gardens and potted plants can easily be irrigated with the water from a rain water barrel As an approximation you can collect about half a gallon of rain water per square foot of roof area during a 1 rainfall For example a house with a 2 000 square foot roof can collect about 1 000 gallons of water This is a substantial amount of water To calculate your volume of water use only that portion of the roof or catchment area that is actually feeding your storage tank As you can see it doesn t take much rain to fill a small rain barrel A typical half inch rain fall event will a 50 to 55 gallon barrel To store even more rain water multiple rain water barrels can be linked together with hard PVC or flexible hose The water savings from using stored rainwater rather than municipal or well water can be sustained over a period of time A rain water barrel can help the amount amount of water that may settle around the foundation of your home Click Here For Some Of Today s Hottest Rain Barrel Deals It Began in Camp 4 Water water One step is to collect what rain water you can and save it up for times when there isn t adequate rain fall There is a lot of information out there on rainwater collection Worldchanging Bright Green No Such Thing As Waste Water Rainwater harvesting requires little more than a few barrels For every 1000 square foot catchment area one inch of rainfall can result in 600 gallons of rainwater Installing Rain Barrels Rain Chains And Underground Cisterns In January s Sunset Magazine there was a short article about installing rain chains rain barrels and cisterns in order to collect rain water Using Rain Barrels To Collect Rainwater Rain barrels have a number of clear benefits for people as well as for the environment You will be pleased to see that your plants will positively thrive with rain water making the case for rain barrels even stronger Traditional rainwater storage through Rain Barrels Decorative water barrels with faux wood exteriors are also available to give a quaint effect to the exterior of a house To get

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  • Rain Barrels For Sale
    Recent Posts Collapsible Rain Barrel Affordable And Convenient Oak Rain Barrel Nostalgia Rain Barrel Irrigation Get Started Easily Wood Rain Barrel Nostalgia Home Rain Barrel Rain Barrel How To Garden Rain Barrel Make Rain Barrel Rain Barrel Diverter Rainwater Barrel Catch And Store Rain Water Home Rain Barrell To Save Water And Money Oak Rain Barrel Why You Need One English Rain Barrel For Rainwater Harvesting Make Your Own Rain Barrel Making A Rain Barrel Categories Make Rain Barrels Rain Barrels Rain Water Barrel Types Blogroll Garden Rain Barrels Oak Rain Barrels Plastic Rain Barrels Rain Water Barrel Categories Make Rain Barrels Rain Barrels Rain Water Barrel Types Archives February 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 May 2009 March 2009 February 2009 Affiliate Disclosure The owner of this website is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon properties including but not limited to amazon com endless com myhabit com smallparts com or amazonwireless com FTC Required Website Disclosure You should assume that the Owner of this Website has an affiliate relationship and or another

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  • Collapsible Rain Barrel – Affordable And Convenient!
    your existing diverter or gutter down spout and the rainwater pours in Adding a bit of organic mosquito treatment or vinegar to your rainwater barrel will keep the water free of unwanted pests and placing an old nylon stocking over the downspout will keep the barrel free of leaves and other debris When you need to access that rainwater gravity does the work sending water out the nozzle and through the house providing plenty of liquid refreshment to your thirsty garden plants and flowers When the watering season ends simply drain the remaining water allow the barrel to air dry then collapse it down simply and store in just inches of space until gardening season begins again You can also use your barrel year around as it is durable attractive and maintenance free Rain barrels are a great way of doing your share to help the environment while also saving money on water for your plants A collapsible rain barrel is an easy to install option with low initial shipping costs easy use and simple space saving storage A Pop Up Rain Barrel Additional Pop up Rain Barrel Info Rain Barrel Project This Instructable will be an overview of how to setup your own rain barrels This probably would work for people who want them to be more portable When I did mine I meant it to be a static system that could be housed in a garage outside or basement I guess the thought of making sure they re always primed and working properly is a bit more maintenance that I was trying to avoid A Guide To Portable Rain Barrels Rain barrels come in different forms such as portable rain barrel the rain catcher rain barrel flat back rain barrel wood grain rain barrel flora rain barrel etc Portable rain barrels serve multiple purposes Decorative Rain Barrels Since the rain barrels main priority is to hold rainwater rain barrels are not made out of metal this is Rain Barrels because they are intended to be portable brick concrete and stone are not good choices Save Money and Natural Resources with a Rain Barrel And there are a few that are simple pop up barrels that can be stored flat when not in use but hold a good volume of water These Collapsible Rain Barrels Look Sensible These collapsible rain barrels look sensible Pop Up Rain Barrel Made of flexible puncture resistant laminated polyester this ingenious rain barrel holds up to 45 gallons of water The wide top zips open for easy dipping Mail this post Technorati Tags 156 barrel barrels collapsable collapsible diverter gallon pop portable rain up water Rain Water Barrel Types 156 barrel barrels collapsable collapsible diverter gallon pop portable rain up water Comments 0 Trackbacks 1 Leave a comment Trackback No comments yet May 28th 2010 at 14 33 1 Pop Up Rain Barrel Easy to Store and Does the Job Fresh Fuzz Name required E Mail will not be published required Website Subscribe to

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  • Oak Rain Barrel Nostalgia
    up flush with the house and placed under the drain pipe as much as 50 gallons at a time can be saved and reserved for such things as watering gardens washing cars and washing the dog In the southern states where water is often scarce during the summer months modern models of the rain barrel can be found in abundance Made from contemporary poly wood grain material usually in brown or white oak colors these copies of the old rain barrel style look convincingly real and are sturdy and decorative Made to resist the growth of algae most come with a spigot for easy dispensing and sit flush against the house to reach landscape close to the house Whether you desire a container to save money on your water bill or just want a piece of posterity to remind you of your grandparents day you can now experience that regardless of which model you choose with your own oak rain barrel Additional Rain Barrel News Getting The Most From Your Rain Barrels Having a rain barrel seems to be a craze these days Everyone seems to have caught on to the idea that adding more water to our already strained storm water system isn t such a good thing Rainwater Harvesting In 2007 as a birthday present my husband installed a re purposed oak whiskey barrel to capture runoff from a section of our roof This barrel is used mostly for my potted plants on the patio Super Cheap And Easy DIY Wooden Rain Barrel Idea Love the way an old wine barrel looks for a rain barrel but can t afford one Check out this easy and affordable DIY wooden rain barrel idea Rain Water Storage In Decorative And Functional Rain Barrels If your style is more casual there are also rain barrels for sale with more rugged designs For example there is a rain barrel for sale that looks like an aged wooden barrel complete with faux wood grain Summer Project Make a Rain Barrel I have two wooden rain barrels my husband made for me over the last few years Because I do a lot of my herb and flower gardening in containers he knew I would love the barrel They fill directly from my eave spouts Installing a Rain Barrel I chose two old transformed wooden whiskey barrels which I purchased online A downfall of my wooden barrels is that they must remain moist Mail this post Technorati Tags barrel barrels oak rain water whiskey wine wood wooden Rain Water Barrel Types barrel barrels oak rain water whiskey wine wood wooden Comments 0 Trackbacks 0 Leave a comment Trackback No comments yet No trackbacks yet Name required E Mail will not be published required Website Subscribe to comments feed Collapsible Rain Barrel Affordable And Convenient Rain Barrel Irrigation Get Started Easily RSS feed Recent Posts Collapsible Rain Barrel Affordable And Convenient Oak Rain Barrel Nostalgia Rain Barrel Irrigation Get Started Easily Wood Rain Barrel Nostalgia Home

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  • Rain Barrel Irrigation – Get Started Easily
    into your rain water barrel You will be absolutely amazed at how much water you can accumulate from your roof It is estimated for every inch of rain on a 1000 square foot roof you will get 625 gallons of water That is a lot of water and just think of the money saved on the water bill A soaker hose can easily be attached to your barrel Rain barrel irrigation supplies also include a pump that can actually run a sprinkler if needed You can also find a variety of different barrels that are very classy and will fit in with any landscaping Rain water irrigation systems are very inexpensive to set up and do not require a lot of time and energy to use These systems used to be common place back in the old days It is time to start saving the rainwater again and saving our planet using rain barrel irrigation More On Rainwater Irrigation The Green Building Sector Is Ripe for Water Saving Innovation Moreover rainwater harvesting is relatively simple to execute especially for irrigation and cooling tower applications Harvesting Rain Water for Irrigation Washing Flushing Or Cooking Harvesting rainwater is a time honored tradition Millions of people all over the world throughout the ages used rain barrels and cisterns to collect roof Rainwater Harvesting The rain barrel system shown below is less complicated and usually just used for gardening or drip irrigation In order to get water pressure from these rain barrels they must be higher than the hose Gardening Dictionary Drip Irrigation a method of irrigation by which plants are kept hydrated by perforated pipes above or just under the soil These techniques have been developed to keep plants hydrated with the least amount of water possible Rainwater Storage there are many types of rainwater storage systems that allow you to store rainwater for later use in the garden These range from the old fashioned rain barrel to many sophisticated storage facilities Water Tanks Pumps and Irrigation I m simply referring to a rainwater tank aka rain barrel which is simply a large container that collects the water from your roof when it rains allowing you to re use that water at other times Weekend Projects to Save Water Drip irrigation water saving water conservation back yard water DIY A really easy project is to collect rainwater using a rainwater barrel Anyone with a rain gutter can collect rain water from their roof Rain Barrels My second option was to connect the overflow from my rain barrels to some irrigation pipe and then direct this rainwater to certain areas of my garden to soak into the soil and then slowly be used by my plants Mail this post Technorati Tags barrel harvesting irrigation rain rainwater storage system systems tank water Rain Barrels barrel harvesting irrigation rain rainwater storage system systems tank water Comments 0 Trackbacks 0 Leave a comment Trackback No comments yet No trackbacks yet Name required E Mail will not be

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  • Wood Rain Barrel Nostalgia
    beside a garden bench will create a rustic look It would be great in the garden with a group of flowering and blooming geraniums Use a large piece of plexiglass on the top so the barrel is still visible Wood glue or hot glue should be sufficient to secure the table top The barrel could also be used in your work shop to hold odd size pieces of lumber or even long handled tools Obviously this type of barrel can be used in many areas of your home and the ideas are limited only by one s imagination Any of the above ideas should work for you Don t be afraid to try these ideas for your barrels You never know what will become the next fad in your neighborhood Today s Faux Wood Rain Collection Barrels More On Wooden Rain Collection Systems Selecting Best Rainwater Gutter System Wood is another material used for rain guttering most often in restoration projects Type of rainwater gutters Rain gutter systems are mainly categorized in two categories which are sectional and seamless Simple Rainwater Harvesting at Home A water butt is a rainwater collection unit that attaches to a downpipe As rainwater runs off the roof it is collected and stored for later use Water butts usually made of plastic or wood are simple to install Rainwater Harvesting Blog Barrel Coverings Lay the pickets in a row separated by an 1 4 inch and attach the flashing You can then attach the two ends and slip the covering over the barrel Wooden coverings for the overflow and top can also be made from pickets Mail this post Technorati Tags barrel barrels catching garden home rain rainwater water whiskey wood Rain Water Barrel Types barrel barrels catching garden home rain rainwater water whiskey wood

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  • Home Rain Barrel
    you don t want to pursue rainwater harvesting later Once you have an exposed down spout make sure your home rainwater collection barrell is directly underneath When it rains you will have a lot of water that you can use with a simple garden watering can to water your plants Collecting water using a rain collection system is a practical way to save on your water bill and to help conserve our planet s resources Buying a home rain barrel is more convenient than the bucket and can approach but you have the option of trying both and either way you would be showing an interest in our planet s future Rain Barrells And Gardens Other Rainwater Collecting News Saving Money and Water with Rain Barrels Saving money and saving the environment with the use of rain barrels to use less treated water and spend less on water and sewer use charges After the Rain Tour The Impact of Rain and New Stormwater Solutions For our last stop we were back to Awbury Arboretum where we modeled our lovely rain barrel and discussed various benefits and glitches you could encounter with your very own rain barrel The tour was a smashing success Rain In The Benefits A great way to do this is to install a rain barrel or rain tank at your home Rain barrels and rain tanks are an extremely effective way in which you can easily harvest and store your own pure rainwater to use later for lawn and garden Rain Barrels Make A Green Comeback The home systems can be fairly simple roof gutters to drainpipes drainpipes to one or more 75 gallon barrels a hose attachment from the barrels to your garden Such barrels fill with just an eighth of an inch of rain Mail

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  • Rain Barrel How To
    during a storm is considerable That is why when planning the rainwater barrel and how to build it overflow must be considered One solution is to construct a second rain collection barrel to be connected to the first All it requires is some extra pvc pipe to go from one overflow to the next Add a second overflow hole to the second barrel In an area with a lot of rainfall consider using these rain barrel how to tips to set up a system of up to four barrels By building rain barrels a homeowner can see a significant savings on the water bill each summer Make Your Own Rain Water Barrels Rainbarrel Systems Discussions Kentucky Preppers Network How to Build A Rain Barrel System If you already garden or plan to garden you should also be planning to put in a rain barrel system Rain barrels catch the rain water and gives you free water to water your garden Tips on How to Harvest Rainwater Pay close attention to how your rain gutters are set up If you have more than one downspout you may want to position a rain barrel under each downspout to harvest as much rainwater as possible Rain Barrel Workshop Learn how to make a rain barrel out of a plastic food grade 55 gallon barrel how to catch rain from your rooftop via your rain gutter downspouts and how to direct overflow away from buildings Wood Rain Barrel Most rain barrels that are available these days are plastic This Wood Rain Barrel is much more environmentally friendly than a plastic rain barrel as well as more attractive It is made from FSC Certified spruce wood Home Made Rain Barrel System A video showing how to create your own home made and very inexpensive rain barrel sytem Mail this post Technorati Tags barrel barrels build collection how make rain rainwater to use water Make Rain Barrels barrel barrels build collection how make rain rainwater to use water Comments 1 Trackbacks 0 Leave a comment Trackback rik2u October 15th 2009 at 22 48 1 Reply Quote We ve been rainwater harvesting for over 20 years and love the money we save on our water bills We clean everything from deck furniture cars truck boats windows decking water the victory garden flowers hanging baskets water our pets and clean up driveways and patios as well We keep our gutters clean all year long about every 2 4 weeks as we have huge oak pine trees around our home The leaves pine needles sand mosquitoes during season creepy crawlies and bird nests seem to love our rain gutters But we know our rainwater going into our barrels will be as clean as the rainwater flowing out of our rain gutters We clean our gutters with a tool called the Gutter Clutter Buster that was purchased on line It simply attaches to our 2 1 2 wet dry vac hose and literally vacuums out all debris wet or dry

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