Where to Buy R410a Refrigerant?

R410a refrigerant can be bought at HVAC supply houses, HVAC repair companies, and online on sites such as eBay. Check here for up-to-date R410a prices on eBay. R410a Refrigerant on eBay How Much Does R410a Cost? This can vary depending on location and where it is bought. For example, if you live nearby an HVAC… Read More »

What are the Best Swamp Cooler Pads?

Replacing the swamp cooler pads during maintenance is necessary to keep an evaporative cooler running properly. Since the pads are what makes a unit cool as water passes through and evaporates they can be a big performance factor. There are two main types of cooling pads called Fiber and Rigid, each of which can be… Read More »

Our Picks for the Best Micron Gauge for HVAC

Pulling a vacuum on an HVAC system is a necessary part of installing, fixing, and repairing HVAC units. When a vacuum is pulled, there is two ways to measure it with either a manifold gauge and micron gauge. Manifold gauges are the original equipment used to measure air pressure and see how much of a… Read More »

How to Oil the Bearings on a Swamp Cooler

A video is at the bottom of the page for a visual walk through if needed. Evaporative coolers need basic maintenance every year for them to work well and last many years. Oiling the bearings on the rib cage fan is one of those things that should be done yearly. Keeping them oiled up is… Read More »