Before we begin discussing the importance and the specific methods of swamp cooler care you may be wondering what a swamp cooler is. A swamp cooler is a type of air conditioner. Swamp coolers work best in dry areas rather than humid ones because they us evaporation as the primary method to help cool the home.
There are two types of swamp coolers, a wall mounted cooler and a larger one that often mounts to the roof of a building. Roof mounted swamp coolers usually cool a home more efficiently because the cooling pads cover more areas of the external area. Now that we know what one is it is time to discuss maintenance.