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Benefits of Collecting Rain Water

Many people understand that rain barrels are beneficial for keeping their plants and lawn beautiful, but not many people realize that many more benefits come from having a rain barrel as well. The following is a list of some of the top benefits of collecting rainwater in a rain barrel for you and your home: Save [...]

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All Rain Barrels Conserve Our Precious Water Resources

So, your conscious has finally got the better of you and you are currently in the market for a rain barrel, we applaud you. Regardless the reason, the implementation of rain barrels is always a good thing. Some decide to utilize rain barrels for ecological reasons, some do because they stand to save money on water [...]

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‚ÄčThe Rain Barrel: Some Things Old, Become New Again

As Americans are becoming more conscious of water use, along with the spread of droughts across the United States, rain barrels are becoming an essential part of the residential landscape. But where do rain barrels come from?Collecting and storing rainwater to use for later use has been in practice for over 2,000 years. History shows that ancient civilizations used forms [...]

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Installing a Rain Barrel from One of Our Rain Barrel Kits will Save Hundreds of Gallons of Water from Undergoing Expensive and Energy-Intensive Sewage Treatments

The benefits provided by rain barrels go well beyond your household. Sure, a rain barrel will save you money on your water bill, but the benefits are more far reaching. For example, installing a rain barrel from one of our rain barrel kits will save hundreds of gallons of water from undergoing expensive and energy-intensive sewage treatments. [...]

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North Dakota Recommends Rain Barrels

Water conservation is a big deal in Australia. This is due to the fact it is the driest inhabited continent on the Earth. Because of this, there are restrictions on watering, pools and even washing vehicles. Rain barrels are widely used throughout the country and their use is encouraged by the government. It seems odd [...]

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At The Rain Barrel Depot, We Carry Compost Bins as well as Rain Barrels, Rain Barrel Pumps and Rain Barrel Supplies

Perhaps you have toyed with the idea of composting, but wonder why anyone in their right mind would want a big pile of rotting food in their home or yard. After all, it does sound somewhat non-hygienic and would probably smell something awful. We understand your skepticism and therefore offer you these benefits of composting.With [...]

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Do Your Part in the Never Ending Battle for Water Conservation, Order Your Rain Barrel or Rain Barrel Kit Today

Bud owns a modest little house just outside Bemidji, Minnesota. He installed 4 rain barrels on his property last spring and has not turned his spigot on since. Take one look at his lush lawn and you would think he waters it at least twice a day. Well, his lawn does get all the water [...]

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Winterize Your Rain Barrel and Store the Pump in a Warm Location

If you live in a part of the country where the temperature during the winter months stays below freezing for extended periods of time, you may want to consider winterizing your rain barrel. Not only will winterizing keep it from freezing and cracking, it is a good step to prolong the life of your rain [...]

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Come See Our Extensive Line of Rain Barrels and Rain Barrel Kits Today

Rain barrels do so much more than the simple harvesting of rainwater, they offer a wide variety of uses within many household applications. Here, we will take a closer look at a few of the ways water barrels can be put to good use. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that during the summer months, outdoor watering [...]

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