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Tips on Buying a New Power Sprayer

July 20, 2017 9:10 AM0 comments

Common Mistakes to Avoid Buying equipment without planning exactly what you need Not asking for help or advice Buying one sprayer for every possible application Buying what the salesman is selling instead of what you need Buying solely on price Not knowing what you’re getting (even the little parts matter) Questions […]

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Pest Control Power Spray Equipment & Your Truck

July 18, 2017 4:16 PM0 comments

There are many factors to consider when purchasing a truck for a pest control or weed control business.    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 equipment.  There are fewer […]

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A Little PM (Preventative Maintenance) Goes a Long Way

July 17, 2017 3:40 PM0 comments

Regardless of what you spent on your power spray rig, whether it is the newest top of the line gear, or a 20 year old hand me down, a good preventative maintenance (PM) program can make your life easier.  Even the best equipment will require maintenance when exposed to typical operating […]

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Reducing Pest Control Spray Technician Downtime

July 14, 2017 3:24 PM0 comments

You’ve bought the newest truck and the best pest control spray equipment. You’ve hired the best technicians and trained them well. So why do you have so much equipment-related downtime? Despite your best efforts, extended running times, hard use, extreme temperatures, harsh chemicals and misuse are going to cause equipment failures. […]

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Spray Equipment & Your Company Strategy

July 13, 2017 5:40 AM0 comments

Many organizations view their power spray equipment as an overhead expense. I propose another view. Spray equipment should be an integral part of your Company’s strategy. Let me illustrate by negative example. You are the owner of a company that prides itself on the quality of work. You’ve spent good money on […]

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Birchmeier Backpacks – This Problem is Avoidable

July 12, 2017 8:56 AM0 comments
Birchmeier Backpacks – This Problem is Avoidable

Birchmeier Backpacks | Birchmeier Backpack Sprayers Pest control technician brought his Birchmeier Backpack Sprayer in for service. The steel pumping handle had snapped off. He said the Birchmeier Sprayers was only a few months old and asked if the pump handled was under warranty. Birchmeier backpacks have a great 2-year warranty, but this situation […]

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Emergency Repair Kits Part #1

July 11, 2017 1:58 PM0 comments
Emergency Repair Kits Part #1

Pest control spray equipment breakdowns can wreak havoc on your schedule, impact your customers and hurt company profitability. Yet with a little planning some downtime can be avoided. Here is one simple tip. Keep easy-to-replace parts in each truck so that minor repairs can be completed in the field. A […]

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Safety is Not Just a Good Idea, It’s a Great Investment

July 10, 2017 2:52 PM0 comments
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 and bad publicity. Safety considerations for spray professionals are: Vehicle load security. Equipment that’s not secure poses a risk to: The driver. Flying equipment could injure the […]

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Birchmeier Quality Backpack Sprayers

July 7, 2017 12:16 PM0 comments

Birchmeier Backbacks have been built with exceptional quality for the demanding professional. They are undeniably the most reliable professional backpack sprayer on the market. Each  professional sprayer backpack has a stainless steel frame, impact resistant plastic tanks, with external pump. With the external pump, there are less issues with spraying liquid. The Birchmeier […]

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Birchmeier Backpack Sprayers – Live Long & Prosper

July 6, 2017 1:53 PM0 comments
Birchmeier Backpack Sprayers – Live Long & Prosper

  Birchmeier Backpack Sprayers are great backpack or knapsack style sprayers for pest control & weed control.  They cost more than most other sprayers, but it you take care of them, they are well worth the investment. We have seen a number of abused Birchmeier Backpacks that were not properly cared for.   […]

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