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By diazservice30317722, Oct 30 2017 07:18PM

The hot temperatures of an El Paso summer are getting few and far between as the cold season in the desert begins. The swamp cooler finds itself being used less and less as you make other preparations to enjoy the season. Pumpkin patches, Halloween costumes, and hot lattes may be the staples of the season, but homeowners all around the city have to think about preparing their swamp coolers for the winter. At Diaz Services, we have some tips to make sure your swamp cooler is ready to keep you cool when the hot weather starts rolling in again.

Winter Swamp Cooler Essentials

Prepping your swamp cooler for winter is crucial to ensure it’s lifespan and overall efficiency. It not only will help you prevent your lines from freezing, but also keep away mold and mildew that can form in pooled water.

Must Do #1- Disconnect the Water Lines

Your swamp cooler relies on your water line to keep your home cool during the summer. As the weather chills, the first important thing to remember is that you have to disconnect that line from your unit. Shut off the main valve in your unit, disconnect the line, and make sure both the valve and the line have been emptied of all water. If you leave the water in there, it will end up cracking and breaking the valve and/or line.

Must Do #2- Drain the Water from Every Part of the Unit

We can’t emphasize how much water is the enemy to your swamp cooler during the winter. As essential as it is for the system to work during the summer, during the month’s it’s just idling around, water is the main enemy. Leaving water in any part of the proper unit not only puts it in danger of freezing and breaking, but sitting water is a haven for all sorts of mold and mildew. This can be as damaging to your unit as a freeze.

Must Do #3- Prepare it For Next Year

After you’ve drained the water, disconnected the lines, and made sure your swamp cooler is as dry as the El Paso desert, it is a good idea to give it a good scrub down to get rid of all the dust and dirt it accumulated during the spring and summer. In addition, it’s a good idea to cover it up with a tarp or special cover to give it that extra protection during the period of hibernation.

Diaz Services can Help with Swamp Coolers and More

We know that for most people, the idea of DIY swamp cooler or HVAC maintenance can be a bit daunting. As it is, it is always a better idea to have a professional look over your unit as the seasons turn. In order to keep your unit efficient and working properly, we recommend that you get at your unit checked out by professionals at least twice a year. Diaz Services is ready to help, so call today!

By diazservice30317722, Apr 7 2017 08:02PM

Spring is upon us and summer will be here in a matter of a few short months. That being said, you may be considering how you are going to cool your home this summer. Last summer you had your air conditioner running but soon realized it was costing you a fortune and then some! Fortunately, there are more efficient ways to cool your home when it gets hot! Swamp coolers, also known as evaporative coolers, are a great and affordable way to get cool air circulating in your home. If you are in El Paso or the surrounding areas, our team at Diaz Services can assist you in finding the best swamp cooler system for your home. We know the extreme importance of having cool air that always works in your home when it is incredibly hot outside.

No More Crazy AC Bills You Cringe Over!

The main reason swamp coolers are so popular is because more and more homeowners are seeing how much they are racking up on an air conditioning bill each month. It can come as a shock and really push you to research what a better method may be. Swamp coolers are excellent at what they do and cost much, much less to run. You should not have to stress about trying to keep you and your family cool when it is blazing hot outside. You can take advantage of investing in a swamp cooler and you will not regret it when you see your energy bill next month.

Simple Parts And Simple Work!

Swamp coolers work very simply because they have very few parts. This type of cooling system sucks in warm air and filters it through water, which pushes out cool air into your home. The simple and basic parts of this type of cooler make purchasing one extremely affordable for just about anyone. These parts are very inexpensive to manufacture and purchase as well. Because this system is to basic, it takes very little energy to make it run and function. This is where your smaller energy bill comes into place. No more being shocked by the outstanding AC bill you just got in the mail!

Live A Sustainable Lifestyle

Swamp coolers also last much longer because they are experiencing less wear and tear due to their simplicity. If you do happen to run into repair trouble with an evaporative cooler, it will be very cheap to fix because of the basic parts it is made of.

Call Diaz Services Today For More Questions!

Everyone is looking for a way to save a dollar and put more money in the bank. Converting from an AC unit to a swamp cooler is really a great way to save some extra cash and stop paying for an outlandish energy bill each month. You and your family should be happy and comfortable this summer! This includes being happy with a small energy bill to pay! Our team at Diaz Services can assist you today with a new swamp cooler for your home. If you would like more information on our services, please contact us today!