How to Install a Swamp Cooler Spider Bearing?

Answer Swamp coolers are a very simplistic and effective wave of introducing cool air into a home. Also called evaporative coolers, they operate by blowing air over cooling pads that receive a constant fl... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Install a Swamp Cooler Spider Bearing

How do you take the bearing off the shaft in your swamp cooler?

Answer You usually use a tool called a "puller" for that. It has little claws that grip onto the bearing and a screw that pushes on the shaft. Go talk to someone at your local auto parts store, ... Read More »

Why use a swamp cooler?

Swamp coolers, also known as evaporative coolers, chill air using water evaporation, the same process that makes temperatures cooler near running rivers or waterfalls. The effectiveness of a swamp... Read More »

How do I run a swamp cooler?

Use of swamp coolersKeep the pads wet and the water flowing since swamp or evaporative coolers work by a fan drawing in warm air from outside and blowing it through wet pads. You can also use the f... Read More »

Cost of a Swamp Cooler vs. AC?

A swamp cooler--or evaporative cooler--uses evaporating water instead of the refrigerant an air conditioning unit uses. They're more economical to operate because they use about one-third of the en... Read More »