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Reuse rainwater with these barrels made from trash cans. Placed underneath your home's downspout, a rain barrel can help conserve water (and money) by capturing rain runoff from the roof. You can then use that water for the garden. You'll find a variety of barrels available online: Look for ones that have a spigot for a house attachment. Or make your own from large plastic trash containers. You can purchase a pump to help deliver the water through your hose, or a tap to fill your watering can.
How to Build a Rain Barrel. This DIY rain barrel costs less than 100 bucks to build and works just as well as the expensive ones you can purchase.
Taking care of a yard is hard work and can be expensive. Save money by building your own rain barrel (for less than $100!). Get complete how-to instructions from Family Handyman and start saving water with the next rainfall! It's eco-friendly AND wallet-friendly!