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Spray Equipment Tips - Clean Out Sprayer Tank for Better Productivity

Spray Equipment Video Tips #1 - Clean Out That Tank for Easy Productivity This is a new feature. Quick video tips to help you with your landscape, weed control and pest control spray equipment. We want to help you: - Reduce Spray Equipment Downtime - Boost Spray Equipment Productivity - Extend Spray Equipment Life - Improve Spray Equipment Safety This first video tip [...]

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Dual Tanks for Termite Pretreat Productivity

Dual Tank Termite Pretreat Sprayer we recently built for SOS Exterminating/Terminix.Terminix told us what they wanted in their termite pretreat sprayer and we built it.  With 1000 gallons and a monster diaphragm pump, this baby is built for making fast work of termite pretreats jobs.  This is important because the key to making a large termite [...]

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Chemical Spill Prevention

We've all heard the saying "Don't put off to tomorrow that you can do today." It's true in all areas of life, but especially handy to remember when thinking about any equipment leaks. If it's leaking – it's bad. If it's leaking slow now, it's not going to stop – it will get worse. No matter if it's [...]

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Proper Chemical Protection and Cleaning Are So Important

Safety is free, don't use it sparingly. It's the law to use PPE (Personal Protection Equipment) while we are spraying on a job, but it's before the job starts in our trucks and after the job is done that we could always use some extra help remembering ways to stay healthy and safe. Clean equipment after leaks and [...]

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Chemical Spills Due to Hose Issues

Literal wear is what is going to take out your hoses! Rubbing against the gate of a truck as its being wound. Does it bump against your reel just enough to cause enough friction to wear down the covering over time? Can your hose be snagged while driving? If you think you can answer yes [...]

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Best Way to Prevent Chemical Leaks

What is the actual  true cost of a shut off valve? Some would argue just $5 or $10 dollars. Some would argue maybe $100 to build a quality fitting with shut off valve. Andrew Greess, of Qspray, could argue that it could potentially cost you hundreds of dollars if you do it cheaply. Because the [...]

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Great Pest Control Marketing Can Be Free - Make Lemonade

Great Pest Control Marketing Doesn't Have to Cost You a FortuneCheck out this great example from Kraft Heinz, which owns Country Time Lemonade.Someone in their marketing department read an article about a little kid's lemonade stand that got shut down by the local police because the kids didn't have a permit.  Kraft did a little [...]

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Job Site Safety Tips to Help Avoid Injuries

Hazards don't reach out and tap you on the shoulder before you're about to fall over them. Take a minute or two to check the job site for hazards, kid's toys, dogs. We have a lot of things to contend with going onto a job site, not looking for the hazards that might be lurking [...]

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Injury Prevention On The Job

Prevention: the act of preventing; effectual hindrance. The key to prevention is the word EFFECTUAL. It has an effect, it does something to change the situation. As the boss, it's up to you to be the effectual hindrance in  preventing on the job injuries of your technicians. If what you do has no effect on the way their job is [...]

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How to Help Minimize Back Strain

Lifting is a fact of our industry. You will be lifting things: backpack sprayers, hoses, cranking on a pull start motor, filling tanks, etc. There is little we can do to eliminate all the lifting, but there are things we can do to eliminate the amount of strain and wear and tear we put our [...]

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