Here’s How To Make A DIY Air Conditioner That Will Actually Keep You Cool

Beat the heat for under $60!

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Here’s what you need:

Here's what you need:

SUPPLIES

 

Table fan – $16

 

Bucket – $5

 

Bucket lid – $3.50

 

1-1/2 in. PVC (cut into 3-inch segments) – $3.50

 

Mint spray paint – $4

 

Gold spray paint – $4

 

Styrofoam bucket liner – $6 each

 

1-1/2 in hole saw for drill – $12

 

Frozen gallon of water

 

TOOLS

 

Drill

 

Drop cloth

 

Box cutter

 

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First, place the insulation into the bucket.

First, place the insulation into the bucket.

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Holding the insulation and the bucket together, drill right through both layers with your hole saw.

Holding the insulation and the bucket together, drill right through both layers with your hole saw.

To get enough pressure, you might need to hold the bucket against a wall or the ground. Repeat this step to make three holes in one line across the bucket, about 2 inches apart.

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