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Spray Equipment Safety Should Be Top Priority

Spray Equipment Safety Should Be Top Priority

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 16, 2021

There are a number of things discussed that you, as the boss or as the technician, can do to help  prevent and minimize safety risks and equipment failure. Everyday before you leave, perform safety checks on the condition of your equipment. Check for any signs of leaks, wear on your hoses and fix any issues no matter how small, before you […]
Preventative Maintenance Saves Money Part #2

Preventative Maintenance Saves Money Part #2

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 16, 2021

To ensure you don’t miss anything, take a structured approach to developing your pest control power spray rig Preventative Maintenance program.  Our suggestions below follow the flow of water from tank through filter, pump, hose and gun. Here are some highlights to get you started. Tank Clean your tank periodically for chemical b […]

Power Spray Trailers – Important Considerations Before Purchase

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 16, 2021

Qspray builds lots of power spray trailers for our customers. Most are either  weed control trailers or termite control trailers. Lots of spray equipment customers and prospects ask me what I think about  power spray trailers versus truck mount power sprayers.                 & […]
Terrible Technician - Offends in So Many Ways

Terrible Technician - Offends in So Many Ways

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 16, 2021

Thanks for Ryan S. for sharing this terrible technician horror story:      We had a technician at my prior company go to a customer's house for regular pest control service.The wife was at home by herself. The technician asked the customer where her husband was (he was at work). Technician stated that if he was married to her he woul […]
Spray Equipment - Keep it Clean for Profit & Safety

Spray Equipment - Keep it Clean for Profit & Safety

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 16, 2021

When it comes to your company Pest Control Equipment or Landscape Spray Equipment, spray equipment safety is important and keeping your equipment clean is critical.This sounds obvious, but you know what they say about common sense (it is not that common).I did a quick video to share some thoughts on some of the health and cost factors tha […]

Power Sprayer Tanks - Fiberglass

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 16, 2021

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 place for additional sign […]
The Must-Have 1000-Lumen Rechargeable Flashlight

The Must-Have 1000-Lumen Rechargeable Flashlight

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 16, 2021

A personal favorite, the Lumen 1000 Rechargeable Flashlight easily won this status with a few of its wonderful features. First it's BRIGHT, at 1000 lumens looking directly at it is not recommended as it will blind you for a few seconds. Use it at 1000 lumens for 1.5 hours or lower it to 285 for 4 hours of use.  We highly recommend th […]
Protect Your Pest / Landscape Business From Online Fraud

Protect Your Pest / Landscape Business From Online Fraud

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 10, 2021

Some Important Tips to Protect Your Business From Fraud LossesOne of my biggest concerns is that one of my employees opens/downloads a fraud email that takes down our company computers.Here is a great article on how to Identify Fake Emails to Spot Fraud. I send these key points out to my employees about once a quarter.       &n […]
Power Sprayers – Mounting Options

Power Sprayers – Mounting Options

Posted by Andrew Greess on Nov 7, 2021

Power Spray Rigs Skid vs. Component vs. Trailer mount Power SprayersThere are numerous ways to mount power spray equipment in a vehicle. The most common are skid, component and trailer mounts. Skid mount is attaching all the sprayer components on a metal (usually steel or aluminum) frame. The frame is then bolted to the vehicle. Component moun […]
Weed Control Sprayer - Sometimes Low Tech Works Great

Weed Control Sprayer - Sometimes Low Tech Works Great

Posted by Andrew Greess on Oct 24, 2021

We recently delivered two 225 Gallon Weed Control Trailers to our client, City of Phoenix, AZ.Some features:225 Gallon Poly Leg TankAnti-Siphon Tank Fill (garden hose and 2" hydrant)Hypro Jet agitationHonda GX160 5.5 HP engineHypro 7560XL Roller PumpCox Electric Rewind Hose Reel with 4-Way Roller Guides250' 1/2" ID Heavy-Duty PVC Spray HoseGre […]