Repair a swamp cooler by replacing defective parts, such as blower motors, floats, pumps and evaporative pads. In areas where swamp coolers are common, most home improvement stores carry these parts. Swamp coolers are si... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Evaporative air coolers cool the air up to 20 degrees Fahrenheit but add humidity to the air, while air conditioners cool by reducing humidity, according to Air and Water. Evaporative coolers are less expensive to operat... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

Repairing used evaporative coolers requires the homeowner or building manager to diagnose the problems and either replace broken or worn-out parts or mend individual components or locations. The most common parts that we... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling
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There are several types of swamp cooler problems that require repair, so the process first involves diagnosing the problem and then purchasing parts and making the repair. Swamp coolers are simpler to operate and repair ... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

The most common reasons for evaporative coolers such as the Alpine evaporative cooler to fail to provide adequate cooling are inadequate water in the cooling pads or inadequate airflow to the device. High humidity in the... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

If choosing natural fiber pads for a swamp cooler, aspen is a good choice. Units with metal pads use corrugated metal to distribute the water for evaporation. Metal pads require less frequent changes but are often subjec... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling

An evaporative air cooler cools air by humidifying it, while an air conditioner pumps heat out of a building using a cooling liquid in a closed system. Evaporative coolers are simpler, more energy efficient devices, but ... More » Home & Garden Heating & Cooling