How to maintain swamp coolers, when to replace them, and what to replace them with, part 8

24th Jun 2018 Comments Off on How to maintain swamp coolers, when to replace them, and what to replace them with, part 8

This post is the eighth in a multi part series on swamp coolers and their maintenance, repair, and replacement. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 7, I recommend you do before continuing. Swamp cooler repair (continued) Other things that can go wrong include cracked or clogged water lines, distributors, or valves, blown fuses, faulty thermostats, burnt out fan motors, and improper float valve adjustment. When you have swamp cooler problems, the easiest way to get back to the cool, […]

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How to do swamp cooler maintenance, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 7

16th Jun 2018 Comments Off on How to do swamp cooler maintenance, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 7

This post is the seventh in a multi part series on swamp cooler maintenance, repair and replacement. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 6, I recommend you do before continuing. Winterizing your swamp cooler (continued) Once you cut the cardboard to size and add the insulation (if you’re using any) you can remove the interior vent cover and insert your homemade cover on top of it. Then just close the cover and leave it there until spring. If you […]

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How to do swamp cooler maintenance, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 6

8th Jun 2018 Comments Off on How to do swamp cooler maintenance, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 6

This post is the sixth in a multi part series on swamp cooler maintenance, repair, and replacement. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 5, I recommend you do before continuing. Winterizing your swamp cooler (continued) Cover the cooler. A swamp cooler cover will protect you cooler from dust, dirt, sunshine, and weather during the winter. Some coolers have integrated metal covers, usually made of galvanized steel for weather resistance. If yours has this type of cover, it’s a good […]

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How to do swamp cooler maintenance, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 5

2nd Jun 2018 Comments Off on How to do swamp cooler maintenance, when to replace it, and what to replace it with, part 5

This post is the fifth in a multi part series on swamp cooler maintenance, repair, and replacement. If you haven’t read parts 1 – 4, I recommend you do before continuing. Winterizing your swamp cooler (continued) Clean the body of the cooler. Since swamp coolers rely on a very high airflow rate to to their work, they end up pulling in a lot of debris over time. If you sponged out the water from your cooler’s pan, then you can […]

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