Rain Barrel Maker Swamped with Sales

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To Steve and Keota Lynn Golden it made perfect sense. Last fall amid news reports of a possible impending drought Keota Lynn remembered her upbringing on a farm where despite having a private well on the ... Full Story
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nan

Macon, GA

#21 Oct 22, 2007
build a better mouse trap and the world will beat a path to your door,, the envious person will decry your invention and the apprective person will use your invention,, good for you
Ginny

Fredericksburg, VA

#23 Oct 24, 2007
Where can I buy his rain barrels. I've been researching for several years and could not find any I found worth the price. This looks perfect.
Sue

Washington, DC

#24 Dec 13, 2007
www.aquabarrel.com is the best rain barrel in the market.

Since: Jul 07

Mableton, GA

#25 Dec 13, 2007
Angry Black Man wrote:
It's a darn shame that some huge company will now move in and start make barrels in large quantities, sell them to Home Depot which will undercut his price and put him out of business.
I don't want to alarm you ABM but there are already companies in the business of making dedicated rain barrells. Screened to repell mosquitos and fitted with water spickets etc....(I'm an avid gardener and have two personally and have installed some for others)

Besides that, I often scratch my head when people complain about an item being manufactured cheaper and thusly more available to the public. Especially in this instance, I mean isn't the general idea to conserve water and tread easier on our water resources? It stands to reason that the more private cisterns in use the better off everyone is, right?

It's EASY to convince someone that conservation is a good thing, it's another thing entirely to get them to open their wallet/purse and invest in the solution. Wether it's a hybrid car a solor water heater or a rain barrell, the cheaper the solution is, the more apt people are to use it.
Georgia on My Mind

Addison, TX

#26 Mar 25, 2008
I got my rain barrel from a local provider, "Rain Barrels in Georgia." $99 delivered (if you live in GA).
Noahs Rain Barrel

Auburn, GA

#27 Aug 13, 2008
New web site for Noah's Rain Barrel is: www.noahsrainbarrel.net

Since: Aug 08

Atlanta, GA

#28 Aug 13, 2008
gwinnett male wrote:
great idea but also a breeding pool for mosquitoes which could affect west nile in georgia they sell stuff to put in the water to kill them bit it makes the water non potable for animals
one or two drops of olive oil will do the trick
Noahs Rain Barrel

Auburn, GA

#29 Aug 16, 2008
Good tip!
Tory One wrote:
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one or two drops of olive oil will do the trick

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