Why use a swamp cooler?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How do I start up a swamp cooler?

Prepare the CoolerTurn off the cooler's electricity by unplugging it or switching off the circuit breaker to the unit. Remove the outer panels on the swamp cooler and blow out any dust or debris fr... Read More »

How do I clean a swamp cooler pad?

Remove FrameBegin by removing the outside panel or frame that holds the swamp cooler pad. Once removed, the actual swamp cooler pad can be pulled or peeled from the frame.Wash PadHold the pad in o... Read More »

How do I work a swamp cooler?

Perform Some Basic MaintenancePerform a few quick checks before starting your swamp cooler for the season. Remove the panels and clean any debris from the unit. Check the fan belt. If it sags more ... Read More »