Salsa Rain Barrel System with DiverterPro™
  • Rainwater Harvesting

  • The Salsa Rain Barrel holds 58 gallons of rainwater ready to use when you need it.

  • Standard garden or soaker hose connects to threaded spigot for easy watering

  • Rain-barrel comes with DiverterPro™

  • Salsa Rain Barrel System with DiverterPro™

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    High-capacity rain barrel system includes our patented DiverterPro™ Rainwater Diverter for maximum efficiency.

    The Salsa Rain Barrel System makes it easy to collect up to 58 gallons of water for your garden and lawn, and our patented DiverterPro™ Rainwater Diverter filters out debris while always channeling overflow away from your house to protect your foundation. Our rain barrel is made in the USA, designed to withstand the elements and even fits snugly against your house so it’s never in the way. Our diverter accommodates both standard downspout sizes. Download our installation guide below to see how easy it is to start collecting rainwater and reducing your watering bills.

    Features

    • Ideal for capturing rainwater for garden and lawn watering needs, lowering your watering bills
    • Barrel and cover made of recyclable, UV-treated, impact-resistant polyethylene to withstand the elements
    • Spigot position provides clearance for filling watering cans
    • Threaded spigot design offers easy garden hose connection
    • Flat-back design fits snug to house
    • Patented DiverterPro™ Rainwater Diverter filters debris and channels overflow away from the foundation of your house
    • DiverterPro™ fits standard 2" x 3" and 3" x 4" downspouts, is easier to clean and winterize and offers an improved capture rate during heavier rains
    • System includes rain barrel, snap-on cover, threaded spigot, DiverterPro™ Rainwater Diverter and detailed installation guide
    • Rain barrel made in USA
    • 58-gallon capacity
    • Dimensions: 40"H x 23.25"W x 25.6"D
    • Weight: 18.95 lbs.
    • Limited three-year warranty

    Resources

    DiverterPro Installation Guide

    FAQ

    • Rainwater Harvesting Systems
        • General
            • What are the benefits of rainwater harvesting?

              Anyone who grows indoor or outdoor plants can benefit from a rain barrel. About 40% of a typical household's water use goes to watering lawns and gardens, which make rain barrels a convenient way to collect and provide free water during periods of draught and water restrictions. Rain barrels can also help save money on water or electricity bills. The collected water is healthier for plants because it contains no chlorine or added salts.

              Using rain barrels can reduce your eco footprint. Harvesting rainwater reduces runoff, excess water that flows across the surface of the land when it rains or snows, which can lead to flooding and erosion. Runoff can carry pesticides, fertilizers and other contaminants, leading to pollution of streams, lakes and rivers.

            • Is there anything I should not use the collected water for?

              Collected rain water can be used for container and indoor plants, car, bike and boat washing, rinsing outdoor furniture or lawn tools and rinsing other items like muddy shoes. Water from a rain barrel is not suitable for human or animal consumption.

            • Can I paint my rain barrel?

              Yes, paints made for Polyethylene plastic will work. Check with your local hardware or home store for the best options.

            • What are the dimensions of the rain barrels? How much do they weigh without water?
               

              Rotational Molded

              Injection Molded

              Name

              Capacity

              Weight

              Width

              Depth

              Height

              Salsa

              Tuscany

              58 gallon

              57 gallon

              18.95 lbs.

              18.10 lbs.

              23.25 inches

              24.50 inches

              26.50 inches

              26.50 inches

              40.00 inches

              39.75 inches

              Waubesa

              Holden

              48 gallon

              48 gallon

              15.90 lbs.

              13.03 lbs.

              20.00 inches

              23.50 inches

              28.50 inches

              27.38 inches

              34.75 inches

              35.00 inches

              

            • Does Fiskars offer a warranty on rain barrels?

              Yes, Fiskars offers a 3 Year Limited Warranty on all Rainwater Harvesting Systems.

              Fiskars Brands, Inc. warrants to the original purchaser that its Rain Barrel products are free from defects in materials and workmanship appearing under normal use within three (3) years after the date of purchase. This warranty does not cover damage to Rain Barrel products caused by abuse, acts of God, your failure to follow product instructions, mishandling or unauthorized repair. THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES; AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY. IN NO EVENT WILL FISKARS BRANDS, INC. BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts and/or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation and/or the above exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. As its sole responsibility and your sole remedy for any warranted defect, Fiskars Brands, Inc. will replace any Rain Barrel containing a warranted defect, free of charge, with proof of purchase and notification within a reasonable period of time (but no longer than 6 months) following the discovery of such defect. For warranty service, email rainwater@fiskars.com or call 1-866-348-5661.

            • What is DiverterPro™?

              DiverterPro™ is Fiskars’ new rainwater diverter that features a removable filter to capture debris and transparent door to see if cleaning is needed. DiverterPro™ has an improved capture rate during heavier rains and is easy to clean and winterize. DiverterPro™, available January 2010, includes a 3”x4” diverter, 2”x3” couplers, spigot, connector hose, connector and filter.

        • Safety and Health
            • How can I keep my children and pets safe?

              To prevent children and pets from harm, always keep the safety-snap rain barrel cover on your barrel. Make sure the barrel is positioned so that it cannot be easily overturned. Never permit children to play in, on or near a rain barrel or climb above, onto or into rain barrel. Do not allow humans or pets to drink water from a rain barrel.

            • How do I keep mosquitoes and other pests out of my barrel?

              To keep out pests, always keep the safety-snap cover on the rain barrel. Mosquitoes will gather wherever there is open standing water. Also make sure to keep your barrel free of organic material, which also may lead to unpleasant odors. If mosquitoes are a concern, try mosquito dunks or donuts which use a time release process to kill mosquito larvae, but do not cause harm to people, plants, animals or the environment when used correctly. Make sure to thoroughly read and follow the directions. Dunks or donuts are not a means to purify the water; rain barrel water should not be consumed.

            • How do I prevent algae and odors?

              Make sure to keep your barrel free of organic material as the decomposition causes odors. Regularly dispensing your collected rain water will help prevent growth and odors in your barrel.

        • Troubleshooting
            • How much area will the water from a full rain barrel cover?

              The pressure depends on the water level in the barrel and will decrease as the water level drops (as the water is used). Most if not all sprinkler systems require fairly high pressure to operate and will not work with a rain barrel unless a separate pump is used, and using a pump will empty a rain barrel fairly quickly. Rain barrels work great with soaker hoses. The capacities of Fiskars barrels vary between models, but 50 gallons of water will cover a little over 80 square feet to a depth of one inch.

            • Will the diverter clog?

              If your gutters frequently clog with leaves and or other debris, we suggest putting a piece of screen over the top of your downspout. Fiskars DiverterPro™, available January 2010, includes an easily removable filter to capture debris and a transparent “door” to see if cleaning is needed.

            • What if the hose becomes clogged with leaves?

              Detach the hose from the diverter and barrel. Flush the hose out with water or compressed air, if available. If you insert something into the hose to push through, you may damage the hose.

            • Why is the cover difficult to remove?

              Fiskars designed a tight-fitting cover for safety reasons. If you are having difficulty removing the rain barrel cover with your hands, try using a flat head screwdriver to pop it off.

            • Do I need to put my rain barrel on a paver?

              It is important to place your barrel on firm and level ground so the barrel will not sink into the ground when it is full or when the ground is wet. Cement pavers or other platforms can be used, but may not be necessary if the area under your barrel is firm and level.

            • My rain barrel is overflowing. Why is this happening, and what do I do?

              If water is overflowing out of the top of the barrel, the barrel is too low relative to the diverter. This may be due to an error in the diverter installation, or to the barrel sinking into the ground. The solution is to raise the barrel by building a base underneath it, preferably with large concrete pavers until the rim of the barrel about ½” above the line on the sides of the diverter. The bottom of the connecting hole in the side of the barrel should not be raised above the line on the diverter.

            • Why is water shooting out of the diverter?

              Fiskars’ original diverter slightly restricts flow through the downspout. However, if the downspout was correctly sized, this may only happen during extremely heavy rains, if at all. If this concerns you, the barrel can be moved to another downspout or you can install a larger downspout. Fiskars’ new rainwater diverter, DiverterPro™, has a 3”x4” opening throughout and has an improved capture rate during heavier rains. Learn more about DiverterPro™ on the “How it Works” page.

    • What is our Lifetime Warranty?

      Fiskars products are warranted to the consumer purchaser to be free of defects in material and workmanship for as long as the consumer owns the product. Warranty does not cover sharpening, normal wear and tear, environmental factors, accidental damage, misuse, industrial/commercial use.

       

      At Fiskars Brands, Inc.'s option, defective product will be repaired, replaced or substituted with a product of equal value. For more details, call Fiskars Brands, Inc. at 1-866-348-5661. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which may vary from state to state.

       

      If you feel you have a defective item, please visit our Customer Service page to review the options for submitting a warranty claim.

    • Where do I get replacement parts?

      Many (not all) of our products have replacement parts available (e.g. springs, locks, nuts, bolts).  Please contact customer service at 866-348-5661 or by email at warranty@fiskars.com to see if parts are available.

      Please be prepared with the following information when you call:

      • Product model number, UPC code number or a detailed description of the product (color, length, etc.)
      • A description of the part that needs to be replaced

       

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