Rain Barrel Parts Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Question: Why do I need a downspout diverter?


A downspout diverter is what is used to divert the water over to the container. With the diverters we offer you have choices as to how to do this.

A diverter from RainBarrelParts.com also makes it easier to take a rain barrel off-line. The most common reason for taking a rain barrel off-line is winter weather.

Question: What are these parts made out of?

These rain barrel parts are made from the very best materials.

Question: What size drill bits are needed?

Drill bits / hole saws are here
  • Large bit to cut the downspout for FlexiFit diverter: 2.125
  • Medium bit to cut the hole that the hose seal goes into for the fill hose inlet : 1.5
  • Small bit to cut the holes for the threaded seal. The spigot and drain outlets screw into the threaded seals: 1.25

Question: I need extra parts.


All of the parts can be purchased individually from this page

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