Flat-Back Rain Barrel, Tan

Flat-Back Rain Barrel, Tan

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Space-Saving Barrel Combines Good Looks with Large Capacity

  • An attractive way to collect free rainwater for watering
  • Includes handy brass spigot for filling watering cans
  • Flat-back design with 50-gallon capacity
  • How much rainfall can you collect from your roof? Use the Rainfall Harvest Calculator

This handsome rain barrel is made of rugged polyethylene, colored and textured for a natural-wood look. It holds 50 gallons, yet snugs right up to a house or garage, thanks to its clever, flat-back design. Improved solid brass spigot is now offset from hose attachment, allowing you to fill any size watering can without awkward maneuvering.

  • Durable polyethylene with a solid brass spigot
  • 25" W x 36" H x 19" D
  • Holds 50 gallons
  • Not for drinking water use

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4.1

(based on 68 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Conserves water (55)
  • Weather proof (36)
  • Easy to use (31)
  • Precise spout (23)
  • Flat back (3)

Cons

  • Leaks (10)
  • Poor quality (4)
  • Water goes everywhere (3)

Best Uses

  • Outdoor garden (57)
  • Household plants (15)
  • Watering the lawn (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid gardener (49), Getting started (10), Master gardener (6)

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4.0

Happy

By Denise

from Minnesota

About Me Avid Gardener

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Precise Spout
  • Weather Resistant

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor Garden

    Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

    Nice to have a source to get water for outdoor plants without having to drag the hose out.

     
    4.0

    GOOD PRODUCT

    By jmatts

    from belgrade mt

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Conserves Water
    • Weather Resistant

    Cons

    • Geting The Spigots On

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor Garden

    Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

    I loved the idea of this flat back and saving water. It's light and easy to maneuver. It's a nice neutral color that blends in.
    The trick was getting the diverter I wanted to hook up to the downspout. None of our local building supplies had it so I'm waiting for that to arrive.
    Can't wait to get it hooked up and in use!

     
    2.0

    Not happy with the contents of package

    By Coastside Granny

    from Half Moon Bay, Ca

    About Me Avid Gardener

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Conserves Water
    • Weather Resistant

    Cons

    • Difficult To Use
    • Hardware Missing

    Best Uses

      Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

      I have purchased this rain barrel before and had no problem. However this time, the bottom spout was missing and I had to make a trip to my local hardware store for additional parts. Not fun and much more work than I expected. I won't be ordering this item again.

       
      5.0

      Excellent Product

      By Bigbob203

      from Santa Cruz, CA

      About Me Avid Gardener

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Conserves Water
      • Precise Spout
      • Weather Resistant

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor Garden

        Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

        This collects off a 12 x 12 shed and fills quickly.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        flat back rain barrel

        By weekend gardner

        from south carolina

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Conserves Water
        • Easy To Use
        • Flat back

        Cons

        • Spout Leaks Not Sealed

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor Garden

        Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

        barrel shipped without the screen and/or spouts/faucets

         
        5.0

        I would buy this again!!

        By hummer43

        from Okanogan, Wa

        About Me Avid Gardener

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Conserves Water
        • Easy To Use
        • Great looking
        • Precise Spout

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Collect rain water

          Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

          Excellent for collecting rain water to water plants with.

          Looks great.

          I would have liked better instructions on how to install the spout. I finally figured it out.

           
          4.0

          rain barrel

          By ms. wilk

          from Carmel CA

          About Me Getting Started

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Conserves Water
          • Weather Resistant

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

              We haven't had any rain so I don't know how well the rain barrel works but I'm am excited to use it.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great investment

              By A & L

              from Falmouth, MA

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Conserves Water
              • Easy To Use
              • Good looks
              • Precise Spout
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

              • Better Plumbers Tape

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor Garden

              Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

              Easy assembly and setup. Looks good in the yard with the flat back against the house. Would have liked better packaging of the plumbers tape (hard to keep from twisting).
              Will likely add another one in the future.

               
              5.0

              Good product

              By Dee

              from Gillette, WY

              About Me Avid Gardener

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adjustable Settings
              • Conserves Water
              • Easy To Use
              • Precise Spout
              • Weather Resistant

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Household Plants
                • Outdoor Garden

                Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

                This barrel is very well made and looking forward to using it next spring for my garden and flowers.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                A great rain barrel !!!!

                By JC

                from Maryland

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Conserves Water
                • Easy To Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Household Plants
                  • Outdoor Garden

                  Comments about Flat-Back Rain Barrels:

                  We had an area next to the house that needed a rain barrel. The round ones were too big and the flat sided barrel fit perfectly. It is located close to some house plants that I have outside, so it is convenient to get the water from the device and water these plants. We have 4 other large round barrels surrounding our home, this makes #5. So far, we have had no issues from the product and are quite pleased with it.

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