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Some Pest Control Equipment Problems Are Avoidable

Pest control sprayers & pest control equipment requires care and attention so it works well day after day.  A lot of the problems we see in our pest control equipment repair shop are completely avoidable.  Pest control technicians must be trained to identify and report pest control sprayer problems rather than living with them. This photo shows how [...]

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The Simplest Way to Extend Pest Control Equipment Life

Pest control equipment problems can ruin your day. Missed appointments, repair expenses, overtime, can all result from pest equipment problems. Here is the key technique that if absent, guarantees problems and downtime.Assign responsibility for each piece of pest equipment to one technician and hold them accountable.Anyone with kids will remember this. When something breaks, I ask my kids who did [...]

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Use the Birchmeier DR-5 Duster For Hard To Reach Spots

The Birchmeier DR-5 Duster is a great way to apply insecticide dust into cracks, crevices, wall voids and other hard to reach areas. It is a five – liter tank that has both a hand pump and a valve to use an air compressor. The long brush application wand stores right on the pump handle and there is a convenient [...]

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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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