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Landscape Sprayer Pump Woes

October 31, 2017 1:46 PM0 comments
Landscape Sprayer Pump Woes

Technician brought his Landscape Sprayer in yesterday and said we wasn’t getting any pressure.  One look at his Diaphragm Pump and we could see it was leaking oil from the oil reservoir.  He had tried to stop the leak by putting a plastic bag under the cap. The cap to the oil […]

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Spray Equipment Tanks – Pre-Season Cleanout Worth the Effort

October 24, 2017 4:23 PM0 comments
Spray Equipment Tanks – Pre-Season Cleanout Worth the Effort

Would you rather have your pest control spray equipment down for servicing now or in the middle of summer? The high season for pest control is approaching. Now is the time, when business is still a little slow, to get your  spray equipment in fighting shape for the long hours and hard use it will undoubtedly […]

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Pest Control Equipment – Safety is Free

September 15, 2017 1:40 PM0 comments
Pest Control Equipment – Safety is Free

Pest control equipment – is your toolbox – storage or flying lawsuit? The first in a series of articles on pest control & weed control equipment safety. The costs of lack of safety can be big: injured employees, medical expenses, clean up expenses, increased insurance (auto, workers comp, liability) expenses, customer […]

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Pest Control Sprayer – Inspect the Bolts

September 13, 2017 8:57 PM0 comments
Pest Control Sprayer – Inspect the Bolts

Pest control spray rigs are in your truck – they need to stay there. How long has it been since you inspected the bolts holding your pest control sprayer in your truck. Nuts can come loose, truck beds can rust, etc.  You don’t want your rig flying out in the event of an […]

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Power Spray Equipment – Safety is Free

September 12, 2017 3:34 PM0 comments
Power Spray Equipment – Safety is Free

Power Spray Equipment – Safety Hint – 2nd in a series. Examine your power spray rig.  Are the power sprayer water tank straps snug?  Intact?   Secure?  Any signs of wear?  Do a thorough inspection periodically.  You do not want a tank flying off your truck, becoming a water-filled projectile.

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Landscape Sprayers – How does that work?

September 6, 2017 12:30 PM0 comments
Landscape Sprayers – How does that work?

I received a call today from a gentleman in CA who was starting a lawn fertilizing business. He saw the large variety of landscape sprayerson our site and wanted to check prices. I asked a few questions, like what type of fertilizer will you be applying and how many gallons of […]

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Power Spray Equipment: What does it say about your Brand?

September 1, 2017 1:01 PM0 comments
Power Spray Equipment: What does it say about your Brand?

This post will focus on the image your spray equipment sends to the market. Does your power sprayer support your brand or detract from it? Your brand is everything you do in the marketplace to differentiate your company from all your competitors. Your logo, advertising, operations plan, trucks, uniforms, etc. all contribute to your […]

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Power Sprayer Trucks – Factors to Consider When Purchasing

August 31, 2017 4:04 PM0 comments
Power Sprayer Trucks – Factors to Consider When Purchasing

Power Sprayers Your Truck There are many factors to consider when purchasing a truck for a power spray rig for Pest Control or Weed Control.  One issue to consider is how your desired power spray equipment configuration works in your truck. Many new trucks have features that can impact installation and use of power spray […]

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Pest Control Power Sprayer Tanks – Hope is NOT a Strategy

August 1, 2017 4:50 AM0 comments
Pest Control Power Sprayer Tanks – Hope is NOT a Strategy

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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Power Sprayer Tanks – Fiberglass

July 31, 2017 4:40 AM0 comments
Power Sprayer Tanks – Fiberglass

Fiberglass tanks for power sprayers are manufactured by applying fiberglass and resin around a mold. These tanks are sturdy and long-lasting, and do particularly well in extreme temperatures. They often have a baffle to reduce side to side sloshing. Because the sides are usually flat, fiberglass tanks can also be a good […]

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