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Pest / Landscape Spray Trailers - Pros & Cons

Pest / Landscape Spray Trailers - Pros & Cons

Posted by Andrew Greess on Jun 26, 2019

Spray Trailers for Pest & Weed Control – What are the Advantages?Advantages of putting your pest control or weed control sprayer on a spray trailer (rather than in a truck) Flexibility. When your sprayer is in a truck, you have no flexibility. If the truck needs service or is in an accident, the sprayer is unavailable. If the […]
Pest Control Equipment - It Could Have Been Worse

Pest Control Equipment - It Could Have Been Worse

Posted by Andrew Greess on Jun 19, 2019

Pest Control Equipment - Another ProblemI know some of you guys think I make this stuff up but here we go again.This photo shows a quick disconnect on a termite equipment truck.  As you can see the quick disconnect was dragged on the road behind the vehicle.The technician neglected to secure the hose before driving off.  The hos […]
Don't Let Avoidable Spray Hose Issues Cost You Time and Money

Don't Let Avoidable Spray Hose Issues Cost You Time and Money

Posted by Andrew Greess on Jun 12, 2019

In this next edition of Stupid Shit Tech Do, we are going to talk about spray hoses, which is a very common repair in our shop. We see so many examples of hoses that are cracked or bulging. If these split or burst, your business will be faced with money lost due to downtime to repair or replace a spray hose . Hoses don’t tend to split o […]
Keep Your Spray Equipment Clean or Ready FIRE

Keep Your Spray Equipment Clean or Ready FIRE

Posted by Andrew Greess on May 16, 2019

In our latest Stupid Shit Techs Do video, we are going to focus on the importance of keeping your vehicle clean and safe. Here are a couple examples of chemical covered equipment – a termite rig covered in termiticide & a weed sprayer covered in pre-emergent. Yuck! So why is it so important to keep your vehicle clean? Besides the o […]
Pest Control Equipment Safety - Anticipate Problems

Pest Control Equipment Safety - Anticipate Problems

Posted by Andrew Greess on May 15, 2019

Pest Control Equipment Safety - Anticipate ProblemsWhen it comes to your pest control equipment & landscape spray equipment, safety is critical. Safety is not just a good idea, it’s a great investment.  Inattention to safety has huge financial implications: increased expenses (workers comp, spill clean ups, medical bills, […]
Techs Not Reporting Issues Is One of The Stupid Things Tech Do

Techs Not Reporting Issues Is One of The Stupid Things Tech Do

Posted by Andrew Greess on Apr 19, 2019

This next installment of Stupid Shit Tech Do has a couple points that we want to touch on. Both of important tips come out of the same piece of equipment that was brought into our shop a couple of years ago. A diaphragm pump was brought into our shop because it was not working. The tech also mentioned that the filter was on too tight and he ha […]

These Guys Are Trying to Put Pest Control Professionals Out of Business

Posted by Andrew Greess on Apr 11, 2019

There's no doubt about it.  They want you gone!DoMy now offers consumers a monthly shipment for their own pest control.These guys are trying to put pest professionals like you and me out of business.I don't understand how pest professionals can consider giving money to someone trying to take food out of your kids mouths?I raised this issue onc […]
Hose Reels  Locks And The Things Pest Control Techs Have Done to Them

Hose Reels Locks And The Things Pest Control Techs Have Done to Them

Posted by Andrew Greess on Apr 5, 2019

The next topic for our Stupid Sh*t Techs Do video is a specific part on hose reels - the hose reel lock. This small but important part keeps hose reels from spinning when you are not using the reel. These parts are small, and they can break from stress and when they break, bad things can happen! If your hose reel lock breaks, do not tie […]
The Stupid Sh*t Techs Have Done With Spray Wands

The Stupid Sh*t Techs Have Done With Spray Wands

Posted by Andrew Greess on Mar 21, 2019

In the second installment of our series Stupid Sh*t Techs Do, we are going to talk about spray wands. Most of my examples are B&G spray wands as these are the most popular sprayer wands for pest control techs. The first, and most common example, shows an exploded wand. The pest tech of course "had no idea" what happened to it, but we […]
Qspray Launches New Multimedia Series Promises Help For Pest Control Companies

Qspray Launches New Multimedia Series Promises Help For Pest Control Companies

Posted by Andrew Greess on Mar 1, 2019

Phoenix, Arizona -- Andrew Greess of Quality Equipment & Spray (Qspray) has seen some really poorly maintained equipment over the years, the kind that can cause pest control companies to crash and burn in a hurry. He knows it doesn't have to happen that way, and that's why he's releasing a brand new series called "Stupid Sh-t Techs Do." The seri […]