Money For Lunch – Andrew Greess

Articles by: Andrew GreessAndrew Greess
Andrew Greess Pest Control Equipment Expert. President at Qspray.com, a leading Spray Equipment website Qspray.com. Thunderbird School of Global Management. Phoenix, Arizona Area

Replacing the Air Chamber on a Birchmeier Backpack

June 26, 2017 2:08 PM0 comments

Andrew Greess, at Qspray.com, knows a thing or two about Birchmeier Backpack sprayers and all their parts. Not only does QSpray sell the products and parts, but they repair them as well. A part that sometimes wears down and cracks is the air cylinder. It is understandable as an extreme amount […]

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Birchmeier Backpack Sprayer – Clean Those Filters

June 23, 2017 9:54 AM0 comments

It is important to ensure a long life for your Birchmeier backpack sprayer. The best way to do this is to check and clean your filters every day. On every Birchmeier there are two filters. One filter is in the tank. The other is in the spray valve (the handle […]

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Can I Use my B&G Sprayer to Spray Bleach?

June 22, 2017 11:06 AM0 comments
Can I Use my B&G Sprayer to Spray Bleach?

Can I use my B&G Sprayer to spray bleach? One quick look at these photos gives you the answer.  HELL NO! A client recently came in needing B&G replacement parts for his B&G sprayer.  He told us he used the B&G Sprayer to spray bleach.  The bleach turned the brass green and ate […]

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What Can Your Pest/Landscape Business Learn from Van Halen?

May 18, 2017 12:10 PM0 comments
What Can Your Pest/Landscape Business Learn from Van Halen?

Are you kidding? What can a Pest or Landscape Company owner learn from Van Halen except how to party like a rock star? Well, at least one thing about how to manage your pest control or landscape business. Why Brown M&Ms? Van Halen’s contract specified that concert venues meet a long list […]

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Pest Control Preflight Checklist – Save Time, Save Money, Serve Customers

May 17, 2017 12:12 PM0 comments
Pest Control Preflight Checklist – Save Time, Save Money, Serve Customers

Every pilot has a checklist and goes through a pre-flight routine BEFORE taking his or her plane into the air. The checklist helps the pilot find problems on the ground, where they can be more easily and safely resolved. I believe Pest Control technicians should do the same thing. Pilots Do […]

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B&G Sprayers – 14 Need-To-Know Strategies to Boost Pest Control Productivity & Extend Sprayer Life

May 16, 2017 10:48 AM0 comments
B&G Sprayers – 14 Need-To-Know Strategies to Boost Pest Control Productivity & Extend Sprayer Life

A B&G sprayer is the lifeblood of our industry. However, our repair shop sees these valuable pieces of equipment abuses in numerous ways. Here is a list of key learning to help you get the most from your pest control equipment investment. Train your technicians proven B&G Sprayer operating procedures. #1. Check […]

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Check that Pest Hose Reel for Safety

May 15, 2017 1:02 PM0 comments
Check that Pest Hose Reel for Safety

If your pest control equipment or weed spray equipment contains a hose reel, please take 15 seconds before you drive off and check it for safety. Make sure the hose reel is locked and any spray gun or tool is properly secured. I am afraid this is something that too many pest […]

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Pest Control Equipment Standardization – The Best Strategy

May 12, 2017 1:58 PM0 comments
Pest Control Equipment Standardization – The Best Strategy

Have you noticed that year after year, Southwest Airlines makes money? They make money in up economies and down economies. They make money when all their competitors are losing their shirts. How does Southwest Airlines do it? There are a number of reasons for their success, including great management & culture and […]

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​Your Pest Control Equipment – What You Don’t Know Will Bite You in the …

May 11, 2017 12:04 PM0 comments
​Your Pest Control Equipment – What You Don’t Know Will Bite You in the …

What you don’t know, WILL bite you in the …Wallet! Every week our pest control equipment repair shop sees equipment that puzzles us. Obvious design flaws that cause pest control companies expensive downtime, repair expense, missed appointments and lost revenue. After seeing the same problems repeatedly, we began to document […]

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Your Pest Control Equipment – What You Don’t Know… PART 2

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Your Pest Control Equipment – What You Don’t Know… PART 2

Every week our pest control equipment repair shop sees equipment that puzzles us. Obvious design flaws that cause pest control companies expensive downtime, repair expense, missed appointments and lost revenue. After seeing the same problems repeatedly, we began to document them so that you can learn from other’s mistakes. This […]

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