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Pest Control Sprayer – A Total Loss

November 3, 2017 10:39 PM0 comments
Pest Control Sprayer – A Total Loss

A technician brought in a B&G Pest Control Hand Sprayer and asked us to repair it.  He said it wouldn’t spray.  A quick look revealed the sprayer had never been properly cleaned.  The filter screen was completely clogged.  Here is a photo the screen along with what a new one […]

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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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Pest Control Equipment Safety 2

October 25, 2017 2:50 PM0 comments
Pest Control Equipment Safety 2

Pest Control Equipment –  Vehicle Load Safety. Pest control spray Equipment 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. I will discuss vehicle load […]

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Pest Control Sprayer Problems

October 19, 2017 1:01 AM0 comments
Pest Control Sprayer Problems

Are  pest control sprayer problems impacting your schedule and hurting your productivity? A pest control technician came in and told us his pest control pump was not working properly. After a review of his equipment, we found that the feeder hose from his tank to his pump was folded around part of the pest control […]

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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 Sprayer Pump Maintenance: 8 Tips for Extending Pump Life

September 4, 2017 12:51 PM0 comments
Power Sprayer Pump Maintenance: 8 Tips for Extending Pump Life

There are a number of steps you and your staff can take to get better results from your spray pump.  These simple steps, if followed, can: Improve pump performance Reduce pump down time Extend pump life 1. Pump Selection. Select and use the correct spray pump for your application. Not every pump can be used […]

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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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Take Care of Your Power Sprayer Pump

July 24, 2017 1:02 PM0 comments
Take Care of Your Power Sprayer Pump

There are a number of steps you and your staff can take to get better results from your power sprayer pump. These simple steps, if followed, can: – Improve pump performance, – Reduce pump down time, and – Extend pump life. 1. Pump Selection. Selecting the correct pump for your application is […]

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Tips on Buying a New Power Sprayer

July 20, 2017 9:10 AM0 comments
Tips on Buying a New Power Sprayer

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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