How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner
How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner


Extreme hot temperatures can make your life difficult especially if you are in the desert or a place where electricity to power your air cooler is not accessible. Having an air conditioner that functions well can come in handy during such hot periods. Therefore, if you want to save up on cost especially on your electricity bills, you can easily make this DIY home conditioner.

The air cooler’s limitation

The project is simple to carry out. However, this homemade conditioner can only serve a small area of your room or car. If you want to cool a larger room, then you might need a dozen of this to have the desired room temperature. Also, due to air melting the ice, the air conditioner may function up to 6 hours. Nevertheless, to some, that time is enough to help maintain the room’s temperature.

The best place to use it

Despite the fact that you can only use this air conditioner in your room, you can use it while working on your laptop or during a warm night. If you also prefer some breeze hitting your face while watching some program on the TV or playing a video game, then you can use this conditioner for that purpose.

What are the benefits of using this homemade air conditioner?

• Easy to make

• Tools used to make the air conditioner are cheap and easily available

• The air conditioner uses a small amount of power. This saves the amount of energy you need

• It is portable. You can carry the air conditioner from one place to another. Hence, it is convenient especially for people who are going to a camp or an area with no electricity.

So, let us quickly look at the process of making one.


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