Promo Focus: Coolers

All you need to know about
promotional coolers!

Who Invented the Cooler?

The first cooler, or ice box, was invented by a Maryland farmer named Thomas Moore in 1802. Coolers didn't become extremely popular, however, until Igloo made their own steel buckets for water over a hundred years later.

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How Does a Cooler Work? 

Portable coolers work due to a combination of insulation and ice. The insulation, which is usually made from foam or plastic, lines the inside of the cooler and slows down the circulation of warm air. The ice, meanwhile, keeps the inside nice and chilly.

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What Are the Different Types of Coolers?

PYou'll find many different types of coolers out there. The following materials are most commonly used: hard plastic, metal, nylon, vinyl, neoprene, or Styrofoam. Igloo, Coleman, and Yeti are the most popular brands.

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How Do You Clean a Cooler?

The best way to clean a cooler is with a hose, dish soap, and baking soda. You can use a mixture of these ingredients to get rid of mold, water marks, stains, dirt, and nasty odors that may be inside of your cooler.

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How Do You Customize a Cooler?

If you want to customize a cooler, say for a gift or tailgate party, you should order directly through a promotional products company. They'll print your custom design on the front using either screen printing or digital printing.

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The Igloo Diesel XL Cooler was the bestseller last year.

Polyester is the most popular material for coolers.

May is the most popular month to buy portable coolers.

Black and blue are the most popular colors.