15 DIY Solar Water Heater Plans

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Are you looking for ways to reduce your dependence on gas or electricity? One way you can cut your utility costs is to use a solar water heater. There are many plans that you can use when you want to start a new DIY project at home.

1. A solar water heater can be made from a few pieces of PVC pipe.


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2. You can make a solar hot water heater for under $5.


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3. Install a DIY solar water heater kit on your home.


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4. Build a water heating solar panel for your home.

5. Add a solar hot water heater to your roof.


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6. Build a homemade solar hot water heater with a mini-pump.


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7. Make a DIY solar hot water heater from used pop bottles.


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8. A 5-gallon bucket can be used as an individual solar hot water heater.


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9. Build your own batch solar hot water heater for your home.


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10. Build a passive solar hot water heater.

11. A metal tub or stock tank can be used to make a solar hot water heater.


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12. Add a solar water heater to your roof.


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13. Build a solar hot water collector.


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14. Build a really simple solar hot water heater to help lower utility bills.


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15. A plastic water jug can be used to make a simple solar hot water heater.

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