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Weed Spray Trailers - Check It Before Driving Off

If you use a Trailer Sprayer in your pest, weed or landscape business, please check out this photo:I'm sure you can guess what happened here.  The spray tech neglected to check his equipment, in this case the Trailer Sprayer connector.  The plug was either not installed completely or not installed at all and was dragged on the [...]

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Year Slow Down? Clean that B&G Sprayer Filter

Many pest control professionals slow down at year end.  This is a great time to take a look at your B&G Sprayer.  One item that often gets overlooked is the B&G Sprayer Strainer/Filter.  The filter is critical because it keeps debris from getting to and clogging the tip, which will absolutely ruin your day and your productivity. [...]

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Weed Control Sprayers - Don't Wait for Problems

Customer brought a weed control sprayer in for service.  We noticed a a feeder hose was in really poor shape: cut, worn, dinged, etc.   This was a chemical spill waiting to happen.  We recommended, and they agreed, that we should replace this hose BEFORE a weed chemical spill inevitably occurs.A couple of thoughts:- do preventative [...]

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Pest Control Sprayer - Squeeze in that 2nd Tank

Customer requested we add a 2nd tank to his pest control spray rig.  Unfortunately, there was absolutely no room for it.  Our team found a way.  They found a vertical (tall, skinny) 15 gallon tank and found a way to make it fit with the existing pest control sprayer:      The tank wouldn't fit flat on [...]

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Pest Control Equipment - Plan for Maintenance BEFORE You Buy!

When selecting pest control equipment, think about maintenance before writing a check.   My recent article in Pest Control Technology (PCT) discusses this important topic.Check it out here:  http://magazine.pctonline.com/article/december-201...What do I mean by think about maintenance before buying pest control equipment ( or weed control equipment)?Some questions:What maintenance is required?How long will maintenance take?  How long will [...]

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Check that Pest Hose Reel for Safety

If your pest control equipment or weed spray equipment contains a hose reel, please take 15 seconds before you drive off and check it for safety.  Make sure the hose reel is locked and any spray gun or tool is properly secured. I am afraid this is something that too many pest / landscape professionals take for [...]

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Clean Out Your Birchmeier Backpack for Longer Life, Less Downtime

Birchmeier backpacks are great tools for pest & weed control professionals.  Like most things they require a little care.  One of the simplest things you can do to reduce problems is to clean out your Birchmeier Backpack sprayer.  These photos are a great example of why this is important:The first photo shows chemical residue in the Birchmeier [...]

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Birchmeier Backpack Spray Valve Repair Kit

Birchmeier Backpack Sprayers are top of the line quality but nothing lasts forever without maintenance. We have pre-assembled kits that help for various areas of the sprayer that need regular care and o-rings that wear out with use and products. This kit contains a number of important items. It contains the strainer, or filter, that goes in the handle. It also [...]

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Keep Your Birchmeier Backpack in Top Working Order with Gasket and O Ring Repair Kits

At Quality Equipment & Spray we have all the spare and replacement parts for all the equipment we sell. Take the Birchmeier Backpack sprayer, a top of the line quality sprayer that we fully endorse, but even it needs replacement parts to keep it in great working order. For heavy users we recommend changing your gaskets/O-rings once a year before they [...]

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Learn About the Coxreels Low Pressure Reel

Qspray carries the Cox P-LP-350 hose reel. This is a high quality piece of equipment can be mounted on the floor or the wall. It is blue powder coated low pressure reel that comes with a 2-year manufacturer warranty. Holds 50' of 3/8-inch air hose, it comes with a hose stop and hose guide to keep the [...]

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