Money For Lunch – Andrew Greess

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

Effective home pest control tips and home remedy to kill ants

February 23, 2018 8:20 PM0 comments

We all love the desert. It’s why we live here. Life is good as long as we have a successful home remedy to kill ants and know how to get rid of roaches. Unfortunately, one downside to desert living is pests: roaches, crickets, scorpions, ants, rats, etc. These creatures were here before […]

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Bees are Big Business For Pest Control Experts – Use a Bee Suit

February 22, 2018 11:12 AM0 comments

Our pest control clients report that their bee control business is up significantly. Bee control is big business for pest control experts. If you are a pest control operator that is not doing bee control, you may want to start. Stories about bees and bee swarms are all over national […]

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Ag Sprayers – Stop Wasting Money

February 21, 2018 11:55 AM0 comments

We often hear from golf course superintendents and equipment managers that they don’t ever seem to get the life out of their  ag spray rigsand golf course sprayers that they would like. Common concerns: equipment wears out too soon, employees destroy equipment, equipment is down waiting for repairs, etc. We have found that […]

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Top 10 Agriculture Turf Spray Equipment Productivity Tips

February 16, 2018 11:27 PM0 comments

Turf Spray Equipment – We often hear from Sports Turf Professionals that they don’t ever seem to get the life out of their agriculture spray equipment that they would like. Common concerns: equipment wears out too soon, employees invent new and ever more creative ways to destroy equipment, equipment is down waiting […]

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Selecting The Right Spray Pump

January 30, 2018 8:46 AM0 comments

Spray Away!  Selecting the perfect spray pump The pump is the heart of power-spray systems used for pest and weed control, landscaping, golf courses and tree fertilizers. The right pump can make the job a breeze; the wrong pump will quickly ruin your day. And a high-quality pump in the wrong application is […]

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Weed Control Spray Rig Diaphragm Spray Pumps

January 29, 2018 9:06 PM0 comments

Do you use a diaphragm pump in your pest control sprayer or your weed control spray rig? If you do, be sure to do the required maintenance.  Proactively change diaphragms at least once a year.  Waiting for them to fail before replacing them is risky and could result in a total loss of your […]

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Spray Equipment Cost – Purchase Price is the Tip of the Iceberg

January 18, 2018 2:40 PM0 comments

Have you ever calculated what your pest management spray equipment actually costs?  Spray equipment cost is like the iceberg; only a small portion is visible.  The rest is hiding, waiting to sink your company ship. Don’t assume purchase price is the same as cost. Total pest control spray equipment cost is comprised of the following […]

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Pest Control Equipment Preflight Checklist – Save Time, Save Money

January 8, 2018 2:41 PM0 comments

Pest Control Equipment – Important tips. 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 technicians of  pest control […]

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Pest Control Sprayers Preventative Maintenance Is Money in the Bank

December 29, 2017 3:17 PM0 comments

Harsh chemicals, extreme temperatures, long operating hours and less-then-gentle handling by technicians, age and wear will eventually take their toll on your gear. A good preventative maintenance (PM) program will reduce pest control spray equipment expenses and employee downtime. General guidelines: 1. Consult pest control sprayers equipment owner’s manuals, or contact your equipment provider […]

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Pest Control Sprayers – Vehicle Load Safety

December 27, 2017 5:57 PM0 comments

When it comes to pest control sprayers, safety is not just a good idea, it’s a great investment.  Inattention to safety has huge financial implications: increased expenses (workers comp, clean ups, medical bills, lawsuits, repairs, etc.), lost productivity, employee turnover, customer impacts, bad publicity, etc. This month we will discuss […]

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