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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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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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Power Sprayer Tanks – Which Type for You?

July 27, 2017 4:44 PM0 comments

Power sprayers tanks are usually made of polyethylene (aka poly, or plastic), fiberglass or stainless steel. Today I am going to discuss stainless steel tanks. Stainless steel tanks are clearly the most durable, and should last much longer than any other material.  That’s the good news. This longevity has a cost.  […]

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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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Take Care of Your Power Sprayer Pump

July 24, 2017 1:02 PM0 comments

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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Power Sprayer Tank Repairs

July 21, 2017 12:42 PM0 comments

I just read a great post by Keith Berglind,the platicguy, about repairing plastic tanks. We have had a lot of success in repairing fiberglass tanks. As long as the damage is not too great, along a seam, or covered in chemical (e.g., herbicide or pesticide), we get a good, long-lasting repair. […]

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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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