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How Effective Are Fans for Cooling My Garage?

A garage can be a really hot place to work. Most are not built to stay cool, and some bear an uncomfortable resemblance to a solar oven. Your garage probably doesn’t have air conditioning installed, and if it did, you’d probably realize that the garage is too leaky to be cooled effectively by AC. So…

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How to Keep Cool During Indoor Sports Activities

Everyone knows it’s important to make sure you’re keeping cool during exercise in the summer heat. However, it’s also essential to understand how to stay cool when you’re practicing and competing indoors this winter. But how do you (or your kids) manage to keep your cool when gyms and indoor arenas can get so hot?…

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Why Is It Called a Swamp Cooler?

We’ve all heard the term “swamp cooler.” But what is a swamp cooler? Why is it called that? The truth is that swamp cooler is an outdated term for an evaporative cooler, and nobody is entirely sure where, when, or why the term started. Outdated and Inaccurate Terms Are Common The term swamp cooler is…

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Do Swamp Coolers Actually Cool?

Swamp coolers are potentially a very effective cooling technology. Under the right conditions, they can cool air temperature by up to 30° F. This makes them an efficient alternative to air conditioning. Here’s how swamp coolers create cooling, and what determines how much cooling they can provide. How Swamp Coolers Cool the Air “Swamp cooler”…

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Common Applications for Outdoor Swamp Coolers

Outdoor swamp coolers are a great solution for any situation where you want to combat high heat but can’t trap cooled air. As a result, outdoor swamp coolers have become very popular in many applications. Outdoor Workers One of the biggest uses for outdoor swamp coolers is helping outdoor workers keep cool. This includes construction…

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How Long Do Portable Outdoor Fans Last?

If you are considering getting a portable outdoor fan for your patio, one of your big concerns may be how long the fan will last. Unfortunately, it’s hard to know exactly how long the fan will last. Here are some of the challenges in figuring out how long to expect your fan to last, and…

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Can I Use a Swamp Cooler for My Workshop?

If you are unhappy with the heat in your workshop, you might be looking for a cooling solution. A swamp cooler, also commonly referred to as an evaporative cooler, is an effective and efficient cooling solution. Can you use a swamp cooler for your workshop? Yes, in most cases, this is a suitable solution for…

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A Season of Thanks

As we move into the final season of 2021, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year. All the hardships faced, the joyous moments, the setbacks, the two steps forward – each one served to make us stronger and build our commitment to each other. 2020 and 2021 were difficult years…

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Maintenance Tips for Portable Outdoor Fans

Performing regular maintenance on your portable outdoor fans will help them last as long as possible. Ideally, you should follow the maintenance schedule that came with your fan or that is on the manufacturer’s website. However, if you don’t have or can’t find maintenance guidelines specific to your fan, you can follow these tips to…

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Why Do Outdoor Fans Stop Working?

If you have an outdoor fan you like to turn on while on your patio, it can be annoying when it stops working. This can make your patio suddenly an unbearable place to be. Sometimes, there are easy fixes to get the fan working again. Other times, you might need to replace the fan. Cord…

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