Asked by: Dany Sansaloni
asked in category: General Last Updated: 17th June, 2020

How do you make a rain chain?

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Consequently, do rain chains work in heavy rain?

Rain chains are less sturdy, and less high-capacity, than traditional downspouts. If you live somewhere with heavy weather and high winds, you'll need to install backup downspouts to handle your rainfall, because rain chains alone won't be able to do the job.

are rain chains a good idea? No Blockages. A rain chain eliminates the possibilities of blockages in downspouts. In fact, during winters, when the water freezes the rain chain can turn into a visual spectacle. A rain chain can make your garden, backyard, or outdoor living area come alive with beautiful visuals and pleasant sounds.

Similarly, it is asked, how do you make a rain chain with spoons?

Step-By-Step Instructions:

  1. Decide how long you want the rain chain to be.
  2. Remove the bowls from a dozen or so spoons.
  3. Drill holes in the end of each spoon handle, including the handles without bowls.
  4. Put two spoons together back to back so the bowls are facing outward.

How long should a rain chain be?

Standard length (8 to 8.5 ft) rain chains average between 5 to 9 lbs depending on the style and length of the chain. They are compatible to be hung from most rain gutters. Installation kits are an excellent accessory to hang your rain chain and will bear more weight than a simple v-hook.

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