Today we’re going to talk a little bit about your swamp coolers and when you might need to get that old rust bucket replaced.
Common Signs of Swamp Cooler Trouble
The first sign that you’re going to be having problems (and having to replace it fairly soon) is that when you turn it on, it blows out a bunch of dirt. It’ll actually start blowing out chunks of rust. That’s a sign that the squirrel cage inside the swamp cooler is getting rusted out and it’s starting to flake off.
Another sign is it’s making a lot more noise than it used to. That could be the bearings going out, that could be the motor going out, or that could be the squirrel cage not spinning in a true condition, where it’s just a little wobbly. So, the signs you want to look for are rust, loud noises, and it’s just not cooling the way it once did.
Ready to Upgrade?
It’s also a great opportunity, when your swamp cooler is ready to be replaced, to go ahead and bite the bullet and get switched over to refrigerated air. Believe me, you will like it so much better. Call Rocketman Plumbing at (505) 243-1227 and we will work to replace your swamp cooler so you have a cool summer.