We offer rain barrels made in Iowa, for Iowa homeowners.
Rain Barrels: Optimize the Efficiency of the Irrigation System at Your Home or Farm in Des Moines
Harvesting rainwater is a practice that goes back to the dawn of human civilization. It’s only been in recent years that people have stopped taking full advantage of this abundant natural resource, thanks to the convenience and low cost of city water. However, city water does have its drawbacks. Without a softener installed in your home, the water is often hard and full of chemicals that are used to treat it. Rain barrels, on the other hand, offer you the opportunity to harvest water that is naturally soft and can be used for a variety of purposes.
All of the rain barrels we assemble at Home Solutions of Iowa are made from up-cycled (repurposed) food shipping barrels, originating mainly in Greece and Spain. The barrels have a capacity of 55 gallons and are #2 or #4 plastics. Because these are used barrels there may be scratches, nicks or dock markings on the outside. These do not affect the function of the barrels for harvesting water.
- Rain barrels are from 39" to 40.5" tall and approximately 23" in diameter
- Gray rain barrels have a one-piece screw on lid, Terra Cotta a two-piece screw on lid.
- All the lids have 3 2½ inch holes for water intake. Holes are screened using standard fiberglass window screening.
- Spigots in all of our rain barrels are 3/4" quarter turn brass ball valves.
- Each rain barrel has an interior overflow standpipe that attaches to a 12' flex hose.
- Rain barrels come in your choice of natural terra cotta or gray. Primed or painted barrels are also available for in-store pick-up only.
If this is something you might be interested in for your home or farm in Des Moines or another city in Iowa, you need only to turn to Home Solutions of Iowa. We offer a wide selection of rain barrels made right here in Iowa that can help you optimize the efficiency of your irrigation system and make your home friendlier to the environment.
Choose to use rainwater for:
- Water gardens, flowers, and other vegetation
- Wash vehicles
- Hose off your windows and siding
- Fill a pool or hot tub
- Pet washing
- Flush toilets
- And much more
Rain Barrel Benefits
For centuries, harvesting rainwater was a way of life. However, with city water now available, collecting rainwater has become seemingly obsolete. And, so much of this abundant natural resource has gone to waste. With rain barrel irrigation from HSI, you can harness the power of precipitation once again. Our knowledgeable team will help you determine the right size of rain barrels in accordance with how you want to use the water you collect. We even offer high-capacity rain harvesting systems for those who want to take full advantage of this natural resource. After all, the available uses for rainwater are astounding.
Rain Barrels Can Help You Optimize the Efficiency of the Irrigation System at Your Home or Farm in Des Moines
For more information on the uses of rainwater in your home, or to inquire more about our rain barrels, contact Home Solutions of Iowa today. We would be delighted to provide you with a free consultation at your home or farm in Des Moines or elsewhere in Iowa so that you can learn more about the benefits of rain barrels.
Our Rain Barrels Have a Variety of Useful Applications
We would be delighted to provide you with a free consultation at your home or farm in Des Moines or elsewhere in Iowa so that you can learn more about the benefits of rain barrels.
If this is something you might be interested in for your home or farm in Des Moines or another city in Iowa, you need only to turn to Home Solutions of Iowa.
We offer a wide selection of rain barrels made right here in Iowa that can help you optimize the efficiency of your irrigation system and make your home friendlier to the environment.
Once you decide on the barrel size, we can help you set up a system that is uniquely tailored to your home, to ensure that you can collect your rainwater as efficiently as possible.
For more information on the uses of rainwater in your home, or to inquire more about our rain barrels, contact Home Solutions of Iowa today or check out our showroom.
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