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|Product Type: Rain barrel||Color: Orange|
|Material: Plastic||Number of Items Included: 1|
|Rain Barrel Capacity: 65 Gallons||Spigot Included: Yes|
|Hose Included: No||Debris Screen Included: Yes|
|Planter Included: Yes||Compostable Bag Included: No|
|Country of Manufacture: United States|
Only lasted a year
Illinifans from Illinois
I bought one of these in the spring of 2012 to collect rain water for our vegetable garden. It worked ok at first but the drain lets out the water at barely a trickle. As I filled it with water this spring (2013), the barrel never seemed to fill up. One day I finally turned it over and there was a very large crack on the bottom of the plastic where all the water was leaking out.
Wrong color was a great twist of fate
Peggy from Linn Valley, KS– Verified Buyer
Really like the look of this rain barrel. Liked it so much I ordered a second one. The brass spout is great. Most rain barrels have plastic spouts. They did ship the wrong color but I liked it better then the one I had ordered. I ordered the terra cotta and received the granite on both orders. Loved the granite so I kept them. We did add another small hole on the top and put a screen over it to let the water in faster and keep the planter from overflowing.
Kelly from VA– Verified Buyer
Looks great and works well! This is my first rain barrel so I can not compare but this one has measured up to my expectations. I use it to water plants and have attached a hose to fill up my small pond, it is slow due to lack of pressure but anything that helps lower my water bill makes me happy. I have had this about two months and it is already full. With the flat back the rain barrel sits a couple inches from my house and the gutter lines up nicely. I am thinking about buying another one and would recommend to a friend.
Rain barrel saves on hose water use
Nathalie from Georgetown, DE– Verified Buyer
Be sure to order a connector to the downspout and plan to put the rainbarrels high enough so that you can fill a watering can from the low-to-the-ground spigot. I love saving the rain from our downspouts and using it to fill our watering cans for all our patio potted plants.
Just what I wanted!
Carmen from Burnet, TX– Verified Buyer
This is the perfect rain barrel. A great size and color. We were getting new gutters, so I bought 6 rain barrels to go on all around the house. They have tubing in the back (flat side) so you can piggyback them to add on extras, if needed. Also comes with a nice brass spigot.
Wrong color, happy with the mistake
Peggy from Linn Valley, KS
Ordered the terra cotta rain barrel. I received the granite by mistake. I liked it so much I order another terra cotta and recieved another granite rain barrel. I am glad I like the granite so much, would have been very disappointed to have to return such a large packages. These are very nice and sturdy. Looks great, love the brass spout. Much better than the plastic on most rain barrels. We did add another hole in the bottom of the planter and covered with it with a screen to allow the water to collect faster without drowning the plants with the overflow.
rebekah from brookeville, MD– Verified Buyer
We ordered two of these. They do what they say, they catch rainwater, but there are a couple things that I'm not in love with. The pressure of the spigot is ok but don't expect to full anything fast, especially as it empties. The other main concern I have is that there isn't any easy way to set it up for overflow, the water just comes out the back right into the side of the house. Not good long term. But for now, these will work for extra garden water.
Rain Urn a Classy Addition
MC from ROCKWALL, TX– Verified Buyer
Love this style. Easy to set up. No rain yet to see it work. Screen was broke in shipping, In no time a replacement was sent. I was asked how they could improve shipping to keep this from happening again. There are two over flow diverters ports on the back to attach a hose. There was no mention of this in the product discription. This was something I really wanted too. This is the second order from Wayfair in three mos. and I have nothing but positve things to say.
rain wizard 65 gallon rain barrel
Margaret from Valdese, NC– Verified Buyer
I am very pleased with this rain barrel - it arrived in two days in excellent condition. It is exactly as it is described. It is good quality; the spigot attached with no problem. Our regular and soaker hose fits so there is was no need to purchase a separate one. I an very glad I got the 65 gallon one. I am thinking of getting another one for the front of my house.
Nancy from Stow, MA– Verified Buyer
It's a great price, for a very large water container. I love the spot on top for the flowers, just helps to integrate the barrel into the garden. (The spout is low, as it needs to be, so raising the barrel up makes accessing the spout easier)