How To Build Your Own Plastic Rain Barrel System

Make sure you like Homestead and Survival on Facebook to be updated every time we find a tutorial for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient on a budget.


You can make a cheap and functional plastic rain barrel system using trash cans, old plastic barrels, or 55 gallon plastic drums. Other than containers, you’ll need simple PVC plumbing and electrical conduit fittings.

You can add on multiple containers to the system depending on your watering needs. Follow the link below to The Family Handyman for instructions on how to make an inexpensive DIY plastic rain barrel system and helpful suggestions as to where you can pick up containers for reasonable prices.

Click Here For Plastic Rain Barrel System Instructions


TedsWoodworking Plans and Projects