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Beat the heat with this DIY air conditioner

All you need is a bucket, a fan, a bag of ice and a piece of PVC pipe

By Monty Kruger

When it is a hot and sweaty day try this. 

If you can't stand another sticky, sleepless night — you can take matters into your own hands.

Building your own air conditioner is easier than you think and only costs about $30. You can pick up everything you need at a hardware store:

  • Five gallon bucket
  • PVC pipe (threaded or unthreaded) 
  • Desk-top fan
  • Ice
  • Sharpie marker
  • Pocket knife

Watch the video to see how to build your very own. 

WARNING: Create this cooling system at your own risk. CBC takes no responsibility for any injuries, damages or cool, sleep-filled nights that may occur.

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