How to DIY Rain Barrel System

Tools You Need 1. Cordless drill 2. Hole saw, 2-1/4 in Shopping List for Required Materials 55-gal. barrel with lid 4×4 treated lumber and construction screws or stainless steel lags, if you build a stand to elevate the rain barrel(s) 2-in. male threaded electrical (gray PVC) conduit adapter 2-in. female threaded electrical (gray PVC) conduit adapter Silicone caulk, Glue, Screen, Threaded electrical PVC coupler Sections of 2-in. PVC pipe, Unions reducers and valves, Close-up of conduit adapters Use a 2-in. male threaded electrical (gray PVC) conduit adapter and a 2-in. female threaded conduit adapter to make a watertight hole from which the rainwater can flow. Install valves Install a large valve to quickly fill watering…

Remodeling to Save $$$

One Block Off the Grid organizes group deals on solar energy. Since 2008, One Block Off the Grid has run hundreds of group deals in over 40 U.S. states and helped thousands of homeowners go solar.

Our Biggest Investment

As first time new home buyer, we also visited our house when it was being built. We looked at the walls, floors, windows piece by piece being put together.

Energy Audit Report for Simpsons