My open top rain barrel was overflowing instead of emptying through the downspout diverter. I fixed this by using the rain barrel overflow to redirect water back to my gutter system. See my video on how I fixed it.
I’ve been using rain barrel down spout diverterd for many years now. This handy guide shares what I’ve learned and reviews the most popular diverters. You’ll want to see this article before buying one.
I’m in a unique position to review Rain Reserve downspout diverter kits for rain barrels because I’ve used one for 10+ years. Don’t make the same mistakes I made. Read my review.