It does the job
Although the unit is big, the outlet vent is just small. You have to stay right in front, as in very close, to feel the effect. 10L water tank is more than enough to run it long hours. I am putting cold water and ice blocks to make the air cooler. In 8hours it uses 2ltrs of water only.
The first one i bought failed after 2weeks, the fan stocked. I get a replacement on same day. So there's the question of reliability. Anyway with 1 year warranty, i will just keep on asking replacement if need to.
Purchased in January 2021 for $89.00.
Worked alittle until recently. LEAKING
bought this when summer was starting up, thought it would be helpful.
Worked alright at night time by putting ice in the back. But now I wake up in the morning to massive puddles of water EVERYWHERE!
I had enough of the constant leaking water that I pulled the water tray out to look for a split or hole of some kind, but found nothing except the drain hole with the plug, water didnt seem to be coming out of there after testing it so I have no clue.
Already got rid of receipt so I cant return it.
Lights are very bright so not sleep friendly.
Everywhere in the room except for in front of it heats up ALOT.
Water tub gets slimy after one use....
Purchased at Kmart for $89.00.
bought this today, it was terrible, my tower fan is better than this and cheaper, this is overpriced and stay away from it very disappointing kmart ,fan does nothing at all, you would be better with a cheap $15 kmart fan than this $89 piece of crap
Purchased in December 2020 at Kmart Retail Stores for $89.00.
Didn’t work at all don’t bother
I bought the Kmart water evaporative cooler today easy set up and simple instructions. After setting up the unit it did not work at all not even the slightest bit of air coming out.
Purchased in November 2020.
Bought this to save electricity bill by using less AC. It can produce cool air by putting ice and cold water but it can’t cool the whole room. It helped a lot during last summer but it has to be pointed at you. For some reason if you use it longer the room can get stuffy. It has different a timer, speed setting and modes.
Purchased in November 2019 at Kmart.
Terrible product, better to buy a $10 fan
Waste of money, regret buying it. Only good point is works for long hours and good for small rooms, not suitable for living rooms . Have to keep something beneath it to feel the air.
Too small but cools well
Height of the cooler is very less, so I have to keep a table beneath it to feel the air. Otherwise it cools well and didn't felt the need to use air conditioner in summers with this cooler.
Purchased at Kmart Retail Stores.
Can’t feel it
I can barely feel any cool air. Adding water to it makes no difference. It’s the same as buying a $12 fan. Don’t bother. Waste of money, I regret buying it.
Purchased in December 2019 at Kmart.
Product generally lasts well I have 2 one started remaking a noise after about 18 months but had been on 24/7 for a while with no water the other one still works well
Purchased in January 2018 at Kmart.
Works OK if you don't have a Tin roof
Works OK but not for any room bigger than a laundry size. Its great if you don't put it on swing as otherwise you will end up overheating while it swings around.
The Water level display is crap since unless you color the water you will not know the cold water level is reached til it flows all over the floor
Purchased in November 2019 at Kmart Online Store for $79.00.
42 degrees outside, $5 bag of ice and a lovely cool room...
We are in a westerly facing brick room and it is 42 degrees outside. We have had this cooler for two weeks and couldn't be happier with it. Yes it is a fan with cold water and ice but it does the job beautifully. No noisier than a normal fan, no pipes out windows. Easy and convenient for $80 what more could you ask for - we think it is a great buy!
Purchased in December 2019 at Kmart Retail Stores for $80.00.
Waste of money.
It blows air around but its not cold air, doesnt even cool a small 2x4m space.
Very disappointed, Save up and buy a better
quality product. I wouldn't recommend it!
Purchased in November 2019 at Kmart Retail Stores for $79.00.
Reeks of plastic fumes
When first run it was really bad the plastic smell, could not be healthy. Hoped it would dissipate. It did, but after 3 months enough was enough, there was still a smell of plastic when you walked into the room where it was running. Took it back for a refund.
Purchased in September 2019 at Kmart for $79.00.
Questions & Answers
My aircon is leaking water even if it’s not on. Have to put a tray under it. Then when i put it on, it sounds that the fan is dry, a really hard squeaky noise. What is wrong?
Don’t know but what did the service people say?
my evaporative ooler is leaking. is anyone else having the same problem? and do you know how to fix it?
Same here. It leaks randomly, on and off. Not sure exactly where the leak is coming from. I would just contact Kmart and ask for an exchange / refund.
One of ours has just started leaking it has an empty plug inside the water container which is where the leak is coming from we've just pushed it back in place as it had Moved for some reason .. will see if that fixes it.
Can I use without water?
Yes, but the idea is to use cold water or ice blocks.
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