Money For Lunch – Andrew Greess

Articles by: Andrew 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

5 Rules to Pest Control Sales Success

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1.Get to work early each day. Getting in early allows you to plan your day without distraction. Successful salespeople are competitive by nature. This is an easy way to get a jump on everyone and give yourself an edge. 2. Maintain a personal relationship with your Prospects/Customers. Customers want to […]

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Pest Control Sprayers – Easy Problem to Avoid

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Pest Control Sprayers – Easy Problem to Avoid

When it comes to pest control sprayersand weed control sprayers some problems are so easy to prevent that they should never occur. For gas powered sprayers, a worn engine belt is just such an issue. Worn belts slip, preventing the engine from driving the pump, or simply break. In either case: downtime, missed appointments, […]

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Dual Tank Sprayers – Here’s One Problem to Avoid

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  My first video blog on Spray Equipment Problems.  Dual tank sprayers can be great tools for pest control sprayers and weed control sprayers.  If material leaks from 1 tank to the other, it could be the 3-way ball valve.  This is one problem you can avoid. WEED CONTROL SPRAY RIG SPRAY EQUIPMENT DUAL TANK […]

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Birchmeier Backpack Sprayer – Small Problem Causes Downtime

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Birchmeier Backpack Sprayer – Small Problem Causes Downtime

Birchmeier Backpack Sprayer brought in by technician stating it won’t build pressure. Usually this means a Birchmeier check valveproblem. We removed the check valve and found a piece of glass (see photo) that was preventing the check valve from operating properly. The repair charge was not much, but the technician had to […]

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Brass Gear pumps – Is It Trashed?

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Brass Gear pumps – Is It Trashed?

Brass gear pumps are commonly used for pest control applications and weed control spraying. Our favorite brands are Continental Belton& Oberdorfer Pumps. Properly used and maintained, these pumps can provide long-term, effective service. They can be rebuilt to extend pump life. The photo on the right shows a Continental Belton Gear Pump (brass) […]

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Power Sprayers – Know What You’re Getting

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Power Sprayers – Know What You’re Getting

When purchasing power sprayers, it is critical that you know who you are dealing with and what you are getting. One pest control company found out the hard way. They bought this gas power sprayer new and were shocked. See photo. Inset shows rig. Blowup shows how poorly designed power spray rig frame prevents access […]

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Great New IPM Tool for Pest Control Professionals – Less Walking

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Great New IPM Tool for Pest Control Professionals – Less Walking

New & Improved IPM Pack Mule Tool for Pest Control Professionals The IPM Pack Mule ™ tool kit is a new IPM tool designed by Quality Equipment & Spray specifically for Pest Professionals practicing Integrated Pest Management. The IPM Pack Mule holds all your tools, glue boards, baits and aerosols needed to do your […]

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Spray Equipment – Failure to Inspect Causes Expensive Problem

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Spray Equipment – Failure to Inspect Causes Expensive Problem

Technicians MUST check their spray equipment, including Pest Control spray equipment & weed control sprayers before getting into their vehicle and driving off. This photo shows what can happen if this check is not performed. This Green Garde Spray Gun was dragged behind the vehicle because the technician did NOT set the hose reel lock […]

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Power Spray Equipment – Waste $100s in 1 Easy Step

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Power Spray Equipment – Waste $100s in 1 Easy Step

Power spray equipment don’t waste money unnecessarily. Running a pest control or weed control business is hard enough without shooting yourself in the foot. That is exactly what happened here. The operations supervisor asked a spray technician to remove a Shurflo 12 Volt pump for service. It appears that the only […]

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Pest Control Power Sprayer Tanks – Hope is NOT a Strategy

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I just read an article about a FLA Pest Control Company with an overturned truck, a chemical drum flying through the truck roof and traveling 100 feet, and a chemical spill. This example demonstrates how critical is it to properly secure your pest control power sprayer tank and equipment. Had the container […]

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