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ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Compressor

The compressor is the heart of your Aprehend sprayer. If it’s not running, you’re not treating. If it seems like your Aprehend compressor keeps running and doesn’t shut off, or it won’t run at all, there may be a simple solution. Watch this 3-minute video where…

ConidioTecTip – Treating a Chair With Aprehend

Just like people, chairs come in all shapes and sizes. But a few basic concepts apply for ANY chair. Check out this 2.5-minute video where we cover some helpful tips for treating chairs that you may encounter on your next bed bug job. Check out other…

Management of Bat Bugs and Their Hosts

EDITOR’S NOTE: ALWAYS CHECK WITH YOUR STATE BEFORE USING A PRODUCT FOR A PEST THAT IS NOT SPECIFICALLY LISTED ON THE LABEL. NOT ALL STATES PERMIT THE USE OF PRODUCTS UNDER FIFRA SECTION 2 (ee). Background Bat bugs (Cimex adjunctus) are often mistaken for bed bugs…

ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Coiled Air Hose

The most important part of troubleshooting is a systematic approach from one end of the “system” to the other. So, if it seems like your Aprehend compressor keeps running and doesn’t shut off, it might not be the compressor, it might be the hose. This often-overlooked component…

ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Straw/Dip Tube

Occasionally, PMPs call ConidioTec Tech Service with an issue that seems like a faulty compressor but turns out to be an unlikely suspect: the spray gun straw/dip tube. Issues with the straw will disrupt flow of Aprehend through your sprayer causing sputtering or even blockages. In…

ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Lid Gasket

The Aprehend sprayer utilizes a gasket in the lid of the spray gun. We often get questions about this gasket. What’s its purpose? Will the Aprehend spray gun work without it? Can I get replacements? Watch this one-minute video and see Don answer these questions. Check…

ConidioTecTip – Aprehend Sprayer Deep Cleaning

Generally, the only maintenance you need to perform on your Aprehend sprayer is to backflush after each use. But, if Aprehend is left in the sprayer too long, deep cleaning may be required. (Things happen, we get it.) So, this 2.5-minute ConidioTecTip details how to do…

ConidioTecTip – Backflushing

We often get asked about the maintenance required for the Aprehend spray gun. The good news is that the spray gun is virtually maintenance free if you follow a few basic tips. The most important one is to “backflush” the nozzle at the end of each…