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Water Tank Baffles Improve Pest Control Equipment Safety

September 18, 2017 12:11 PM0 comments

Our customers have been asking for poly tanks water baffles to reduce water surge and improve safety. Until recently, we had no way of providing a solution. As pest control operators go with smaller trucks to save on gas, the issue of tank baffles and vehicle control is even more […]

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Pest Control Sprayer – Inspect the Bolts

September 13, 2017 8:57 PM0 comments

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 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

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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Termite Spray Rigs – How Can They Do That?

September 5, 2017 12:27 PM0 comments

We received a call from a termite control company in TX. They wanted a quote on a 300 gallon termite spray trailer. After collecting the necessary data, we provided a quote. The owner told us that he liked us but that freight made our quote more expensive than a local quote […]

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

September 1, 2017 1:01 PM0 comments

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 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

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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Pre-flight Checklist – Preventing Problems in the Field

July 26, 2017 1:09 PM0 comments

Every pilot has a checklist and goes through a pre-flight routine BEFORE taking his or her plane into the air. I believe Pest Control (or weed, landscape, golf, etc.) technicians should do the same thing.  Before getting into the truck and heading to the first stop, a few minutes spent […]

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Power Spray Rig Filtration – Straining for Results

July 25, 2017 9:59 AM0 comments

I estimate that 50% of the power spray rig repairs we make for our customers are avoidable, and the majority of those are caused by filtration problems. Here are my thoughts on filtration; I would like to hear yours. Filtration is a critical consideration in power sprayer design, but often gets little consideration. Most […]

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