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

    Beat the heat for under $60!

    Here's what you need:

    1. First, place the insulation into the bucket.

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

    3. Disassemble your fan, unscrewing it from the base.

    4. Take the front face of the fan off, too.

    5. Use the front panel of the fan to trace a circle on the bucket lid.

    6. Cut the inner part of the lid out using a box cutter.

    7. Then, for a decorative touch, spray paint the bucket and your pipe fittings.

    8. Then paint your fan and bucket lid a complementary color.

    9. Once it's dry, it's time to assemble!

    10. Put the two sides of the fan back together, then fit the fan front-first into the hole in the lid.

    11. Now, put that baby in your scorching hot apartment!

    And, this thing actually works.

    Happy chillin'!