Best Rain Barrel Diverter Kits to Improve Rainwater Capture

Make sure you are collecting rainwater efficiently by connecting a diverter kit to the rain barrels. This will help with improving the rainwater capture rate.

Best Rain Barrel Diverter Kits

EarthMinded Diverter Kit
This DIY rain barrel diverter kit has a dimension of 6 by 6 by 3 inches. It works well for plastic and waste drums.

EarthMinded Diverter

The Positives
Very easy to install. No need to punch a huge hole to connect the diverter to the barrel.
The Negatives
Can only be used for 3 x 4 in. downspouts.

Save the Rain Metal Diverter
This diverter can be purchased in two sizes. The small rain diverter has a size of 11 x 3 x 2.5 inches. The large diverter has a size of 11 x 4 x 3 inches.

Save the Rain

The Positives
Very easy to install. You don’t have to modify the downspout all that much to connect this rain barrel diverter kit.
The Negatives
You will need an overflow plan unless you are willing to close the diverter manually during heavy rainfall.

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Last Modified on February 1, 2018 -