Rain Barrel: Cut a piece of landscaping fabric to sit over the top of the barrel, putting the lid over the top to secure it. This will create a barrier that prevents mosquitoes and other pests from getting in the water.
A typical house has a roof area of square feet and four downspouts that will each drain about 300 square feet of roof. On barn roof? // That means a rainfall of inches will fill a rain barrel placed under each downspout.
Personal Life: Building your own personal rain barrel can drastically cut down on the price of a water bill. This is a cheap and easy easy way to collect large quantities of water for gardening or other household tasks
Today's featured DIY project is a great one because we are entering a lovely rainy season soon! Collecting rain water is a convenient, thrifty and green way to water your yard. But not only that, is…MoreMore