bucket air conditioner

How To Make Bucket Air Conditioner for under $20!

There are few feelings worst on a hot summer day than turning your thermostat down to 65 only to realist your AC unit has kicked the bucket!  Lucky for you you can make your own Bucket Air Conditioner for $20 and a quick trip to Home Depot.  This build is not only great to hold you over until your AC unit gets repaired but is also a LOW POWER option to run off of a generator in the case of a power black out.


For this build you will need:

  • A fine gallon bucket
  • Foam bucket liner
  • 3 sections 1.5″ PVC pipes
  • 2 1/4″ hole saw
  • 2 1/8 hole saw
  • A small Fan
  • Ice
  • Some strips of tinsel to make it look cool

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