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Birchmeier Backpack Sprayer - Clean Those Filters

It is important to ensure a long life for your Birchmeier backpack sprayer. The best way to do this is to check and clean your filters every day. On every Birchmeier there are two filters. One filter is in the tank. The other is in the spray valve (the handle as you might call it). If [...]

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Pest Control Professionals: 5 Secrets to Taking Quality Diagnostic Photos

Qspray.com is pleased to introduce guest blogger and Wildlife Control Expert, Stephen M. Vantassel.  Stephen is the author of "The Wildlife Damage Inspection Handbook".   This is an invaluable resource to pest control professionals in identifying damage to structures, landscapes, and livestock. Good photos can be of enormous benefit to the identification of animal or pest sign [...]

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Replacing the Air Chamber on a Birchmeier Backpack

Andrew Greess, at Qspray.com, knows a thing or two about Birchmeier Backpack sprayers and all their parts. Not only does QSpray sell the products and parts, but they repair them as well. A part that sometimes wears down and cracks is the air cylinder. It is understandable as an extreme amount of pressure gets put into this piece, repeatedly.Occasionally, [...]

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Terrible Technician Requires Hygiene Policy

Thanks for Cory H. for sharing this terrible technician horror story:I had a technician who refused to wear deodorant and would hit the gym on his lunch break. He also had a headcold and would blow snot rockets, which, because he went to the gym so much, he had a big chest and they would [...]

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Cool Weed Control Spray Trailer for City of Phoenix Aviation Department

We recently delivered this beautiful 200 Gallon  Weed Control Spray Trailer to the City of Phoenix Aviation Department.   Features: 225 Gallon Poly Leg Tank (with hydrant fill and garden hose fill anti-siphons) Honda GX160 5.5 HP Engine (motor mount raised for easy oil changes & service) Hypro 7560XL 8-Roller Pump (lots of output for agitation and spraying) Cox Electric Hose Reel [...]

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Do You Have a Terrible Technician Story? It Could be Worth Money!

I was telling a customer friend that one our mechanics had quit with no notice, leaving us at the busiest time of year. Not to be outdone, my friend told me that he had to recently fire a technician who said he provided service to a municipal client.  The client was suspicious because they didn't see [...]

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Interview with Jerry Schappert, CEO of the Bug Doctor.

Read our interview with Jerry Schappert, CEO of the Bug Doctor. Learn how he consistently ranks on the first page of Google without spending a dime and how he has leveraged his blog into a variety of other income streams while providing great pest control service to his Ocala FL customers.         I started The Bug Doctor [...]

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Pest Control Equipment - I Thought I Had Seen it All

When it comes to pest control equipment, I thought I had seen it all but I was wrong. I got a call from technician early this morning. We had installed a new 50 gallon pest control sprayer in his vehicle a month ago.    He said the pump wasn’t working and nothing was coming out. He was getting no pressure. [...]

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How to Eliminate 50% of your Pest Control Equipment Problems

We estimate that as much as 50% of the pest control equipment problems we see in our pest equipment repair shop are related to one simple thing. The Filter.  Clogged filters.  Missing filters screen.  Missing filter gasket.  Improper seal on filter due to damaged gasket. You have heard me say this a hundred times. Check and [...]

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