A rain chain isn’t just beautiful, but it can help manage water runoff around the home and help mitigate soil erosion and water pollution caused by water pouring out of your gutters.
In this video, green guru Michelle Kaufmann shows you how simple it is to build a beautiful rain chain. If you have a gutter system on your home, all that you need are a few simple tools and supplies to turn those downspouts into beautiful, environmentally friendly details. She also gives some options to customize the project, depending on how you want your rain chain to look and how much water flow you’re dealing with. Check it:
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