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Spray Equipment Tanks – Pre-Season Cleanout Worth the Effort

October 24, 2017 4:23 PM0 comments
Spray Equipment Tanks – Pre-Season Cleanout Worth the Effort

Would you rather have your pest control spray equipment down for servicing now or in the middle of summer? The high season for pest control is approaching. Now is the time, when business is still a little slow, to get your  spray equipment in fighting shape for the long hours and hard use it will undoubtedly […]

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Spray Equipment Filter Cleanout – The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Make

October 23, 2017 5:27 PM0 comments
Spray Equipment Filter Cleanout – The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Make

We have had a number of technicians and PCO’s stop in the past week. They asked us to service their pumps because they were losing pressure. It turned out all that was needed was to clean their filters. We gave them a lecture, but no invoice, and sent them on […]

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Power Sprayers – Poly (Plastic) Tanks – Pros & Cons

October 6, 2017 12:55 PM0 comments
Power Sprayers – Poly (Plastic) Tanks – Pros & Cons

Polyethylene (Poly for short) is the plastic used to make many tanks for power sprayer applications should as pest control and weed control. Poly tanks are lighter and less expensive than most other types of tanks. They are easy to plumb. Most come with lids and output fittings already installed, which saves […]

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Pre-flight Checklist – Preventing Problems in the Field

July 26, 2017 1:09 PM0 comments
Pre-flight Checklist – Preventing Problems in the Field

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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Reducing Pest Control Spray Technician Downtime

July 14, 2017 3:24 PM0 comments
Reducing Pest Control Spray Technician Downtime

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
Spray Equipment & Your Company Strategy

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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