Home Made Solar Water Heater - Basic Steps and Instructions
Do you wish to make your own home made solar water heater?
A solar water heater can save you lots of money and you might find that it's incredibly helpful when you're camping or hiking.
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You can be roughing it and still get hot water to wash your dishes and yourself when you know how to make your own water heater.
Easy and portable
Now, if you're camping or rafting, you're going to want to consider making a simple, portable solar water heater, and you don't want it to be too heavy or hard to carry. Keep in mind that you can make a small solar panel and carry it with you, but unless you're able to attach this to an RV or will be in a position where you don't have to carry it, a solar panel might be frustrating to try to lug around.
Instead, consider this simple method for making a home made solar water heater for your camping needs.
You will need:
How to do put this home made solar water heater together:
More complicated and permanent
Now, what if you're considering making a solar water heater for your home? These can be a bit more complicated, but you should know that you can complete a project such as this in about a weekend if you make sure to have the time and are a little bit handy.
One of the most common types of home made solar water heaters that you add to your home is called the solar "breadbox" water heater.
With a hot water heater of this kind, you can install it on your roof, or you can leave it on the ground, because your plumbing will bring it to your home. However, if you are planning to take on a project such as this, it's important that you have a little bit of plumbing know-how. If you know someone who has built one of these systems, it can also be helpful to enlist their help.
For this project, you will probably need some full instructions, which you can find at a source such as BuildItSolar.com. This will help you to find clear, step by step instructions that will help you to build your home made solar water heater easily.
One of the benefits of building a home made solar water heater is that you can save lots of money on energy, it won't cost you much, and you may also qualify for the tax credit when you install a device such as this.
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