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Your Pest Control Equipment – What You Don’t Know… PART 2

Every week our pest control equipment repair shop sees equipment that puzzles us. Obvious design flaws that cause pest control companies expensive downtime, repair expense, missed appointments and lost revenue.After seeing the same problems repeatedly, we began to document them so that you can learn from other's mistakes. This is the second in a series to explain some of the [...]

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Weed Spray Trailers - Important Stuff

Weed Control Spray Trailers can be great tools for your landscape / weed control business.Here are some design considerations when planning your weed sprayer trailer.1. Tank should be positioned over the axle, then moved slightly forward. You want the trailer to be tongue heavy, not ass-heavy (like this author). This improves the safety and control of [...]

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Power Spray Trailers – Important Considerations Before Purchase

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.                          Here are some thoughts:Trailer Sprayer Pros:Doesn’t tie up [...]

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​Your Pest Control Equipment – What You Don’t Know Will Bite You in the …

What you don’t know, WILL bite you in the …Wallet!Every week our pest control equipment repair shop sees equipment that puzzles us. Obvious design flaws that cause pest control companies expensive downtime, repair expense, missed appointments and lost revenue.After seeing the same problems repeatedly, we began to document them so that you can learn from other's mistakes. This [...]

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Industry Standard - B&G One Gallon Sprayer

Viewed as the industry standard the B&G N124-S18 sprayer is a wonderful piece of equipment. Build to withstand harsh chemicals it has a stainless steel tank, all brass pump-valve, brass spray wand and brass valve. There are 4 different tips available and is widely known to be completely rebuildable.  QSpray carries every part you would need to repair or rebuild your [...]

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Weed Control Sprayer - Are You Kidding Me?

This weed control sprayer (in the back of a Gator) was brought in for service a while back.  I couldn't believe my eyes.  I have seen lots of dirty equipment but this weed sprayer was so filthy and contaminated with chemical (weed preemergent), that I couldn't believe my eyes.      Have you ever seen anything this [...]

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Honda Engine Expert Bob Dreher, Speaks Out

Qspray.com interviews vendors and customers to give our readers valuable information on pest / weed / lawn equipment to help them in their businesses.This interview is with Bob Dreher, Qspray.com's Honda Engine rep for the past 20+ years.  Qspray sells and services hundreds of Honda Engines every year.  We only install Honda Engines in our pest [...]

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Power Spray Rigs - Some Problems to Avoid

When it comes to power sprayers, pest & weed professionals have enough things to worry about.  They don't need problems right from the start.A couple of years ago I saw this power spray rig in a pest control vehicle in a parking lot.I was shocked that anyone would knowingly purchase this power spray rig.Here are some of the [...]

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Pest Control Equipment Standardization – The Best Strategy

Have you noticed that year after year, Southwest Airlines makes money? They make money in up economies and down economies. They make money when all their competitors are losing their shirts. How does Southwest Airlines do it?         There are a number of reasons for their success, including great management & culture and the use of a [...]

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Our Friend, Robert W. Holmes

It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Rob Holmes. Rob started with Quality Equipment and Spray as office manager and then created the Qspray.com shipping department that enables us to serve our online pest & weed equipment customers around the world.  Early in his career he was an [...]

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