Installing a rain barrel is easier than you might think. It's a great way to reclaim water in your yard.
Step 1: Create a level surface. We used blocks to lift the rain barrel off the ground since the spigot is very close to the ground.
Step 2: Mark where the gutter needs to be cut so water will flow into the barrel.
Step 3: Cut the gutter. Move barrel into place.
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