Money For Lunch – Power spray rigs

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Electric vs. Gas – Which Power Sprayer Pump for you?

October 4, 2017 12:34 PM0 comments

I am often asked by my customers, which type of pump should I use for pest control / weed control power spray rig, gas or electric? There is no right answer to this question.  The answer depends on your company strategy, service strategy, budget and technician preferences. Here are some things […]

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Power Sprayer – Tank Agitation

October 3, 2017 12:29 PM0 comments

Power sprayer tank agitation can be either jet or mechanical.  Jet agitation utilizes a portion of the pump’s output to stir up the tank.  Mechanical agitation, utilizes paddles (usually of stainless steel) on a shaft that is turned by belts and pulleys connected with the engine. Jet agitation is cheaper to […]

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Pest Control Sprayers – Quick Hint 17b

September 20, 2017 8:37 PM0 comments

Want to get more life, and have fewer problems, with your pest control sprayers (or weed control sprayer, etc)? Clean it out. Periodically, rinse out your equipment with clean water and run the clean water through the entire system. Whether it is your big power sprayer or your 4 gallon backpack sprayer […]

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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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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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Power Sprayer Tanks – Fiberglass

July 31, 2017 4:40 AM0 comments

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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Power Sprayers – You Call that a Pickup Line?

July 28, 2017 2:37 PM0 comments

Power sprayer tanks are usually plumbed to feed the pump from the top or the bottom of the tank. Top Pickup – This uses a pick up tube from the top of the tank to the bottom of the tank. The advantage of top pickup is that you don’t have to […]

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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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