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Termite job calculations

  1. 1. Termite Job Calculations(I Shouldn’t Have Slept Through Math Class)Andrew Greess Our Equipment. Your Success.NPMA SW ConferenceAlbuquerque, NM www.QSpray.comJanuary 2011
  2. 2. 3 Warnings! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  3. 3. #1 - This Subject is VERY Boring! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  4. 4. #1 - This Subject is VERY Boring!Fortunately, I am not above pandering & bribes! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  5. 5. #2 - Difficult to pick a level thatworks for everyone Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  6. 6. #2 - Difficult to pick a level thatworks for everyone -Too basic, lose the very experienced folks Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  7. 7. #2 - Difficult to pick a level thatworks for everyone -Too basic, lose the very experienced folks -Too advanced, lose the beginners who really need help Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  8. 8. #2 - Difficult to pick a level thatworks for everyone -Too basic, lose the very experienced folks -Too advanced, lose the beginners who really need help Solution: Go with very basic version, and ask the pro’s to help Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  9. 9. #3 NM Dept of Ag - Cracking Down! mess up your calculations & you WILL be fined! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  10. 10. #3 NM Dept of Ag - Cracking Down! mess up your calculations & you WILL be fined! - Graph Paper - Accurate drawings & measurements - Accurately show & describe infestations - Calculated gallons must = actual gallons Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  11. 11. #3 NM Dept of Ag - Cracking Down! mess up your calculations & you WILL be fined! - Graph Paper - Accurate drawings & measurements - Accurately show & describe infestations - Calculated gallons must = actual gallonsMake it clear & easy for NMDA to understand what you did & why Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  12. 12. Before We Crunch the Numbers: - Share experiences - Ask Questions - Examples from Jack Root Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  13. 13. Not Talking about: - Equipment calibration - Mix Rates/Tank Mixes - Application techniques Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  14. 14. Before you start applying termiticide,Be Prepared: - Graph Paper & Pencils - Measuring Wheel (Univar Booth) - Review sales quote - Review mix already in tank - Determine additional mix rate - Determine construction type - Read Label Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  15. 15. Some Key Numbers:- Horizontal Barrier 1 gallon/10 square feet example: floor Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  16. 16. Some Key Numbers:- Horizontal Barrier 1 gallon/10 square feet example: floor- Vertical Barrier 4 gallons/10 linear feet (per foot of depth) examples: perimeters, control cracks, protrusions, grade changes, bath traps, abutting slabs (read your label) Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  17. 17. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot HouseMonolithic Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  18. 18. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot HouseMonolithic Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade40’ x 50’ = 2000 square feet2000 square feet = 200 gallons 10 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  19. 19. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot HouseMonolithic Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade40’ x 50’ = 2000 square feet 40’ + 50’ + 40’ + 50’ = 180 lineal feet2000 square feet = 200 gallons 180 lineal feet = 18 x 4 = 72 gallons 10 10 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  20. 20. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot HouseMonolithic Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade40’ x 50’ = 2000 square feet 40’ + 50’ + 40’ + 50’ = 180 lineal feet2000 square feet = 200 gallons 180 lineal feet = 18 x 4 = 72 gallons 10 10 Total = 200 + 72 = 272 gallons Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  21. 21. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot HouseFloating Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade
  22. 22. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot House Floating Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade40’ x 50’ = 2000 square feet2000 square feet = 200 gallons, PLUS 10
  23. 23. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot House Floating Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade 40’ x 50’ = 2000 square feet 2000 square feet = 200 gallons, PLUS 1040’ + 50’ + 40’ + 50’ = 180 lineal feet180 lineal feet = 18 x 4 = 72 gallons 10
  24. 24. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot House Floating Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade 40’ x 50’ = 2000 square feet 40’ + 50’ + 40’ + 50’ = 180 lineal feet 2000 square feet = 200 gallons, PLUS 180 lineal feet = 18 x 4 = 72 gallons 10 1040’ + 50’ + 40’ + 50’ = 180 lineal feet180 lineal feet = 18 x 4 = 72 gallons 10
  25. 25. Example 1 - 2000 Sq Foot House Floating Slab 40’ 50’ Pretreat Final Grade 40’ x 50’ = 2000 square feet 40’ + 50’ + 40’ + 50’ = 180 lineal feet 2000 square feet = 200 gallons, PLUS 180 lineal feet = 18 x 4 = 72 gallons 10 1040’ + 50’ + 40’ + 50’ = 180 lineal feet180 lineal feet = 18 x 4 = 72 gallons 10 Total = ( 200 + 72 ) + 72 = 344 gallons
  26. 26. Example 1- 2000 Sq Foot House 40’ 50’Monolithic Slab Floating Slab 200 gallons Horizontal Barrier 200 gallons 0 Interior Perimeter 72 72 Exterior Perimeter 72 272 gallons Total 344 gallons Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  27. 27. Example 2 - 2000 Sq Foot HouseProtrusions 1’ 2’ 1’ 1’ 1’ 1’ 1’ 2’ 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 4 Lineal feet 1 + 2 + 1 + 2 = 6 lineal feet (bath) (kitchen) Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  28. 28. Example 2 - 2000 Sq Foot HouseProtrusions 1’ 2’ 1’ 1’ 1’ 1’ 1’ 2’ 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 4 Lineal feet 1 + 2 + 1 + 2 = 6 lineal feet 4 x 4 = 1.6 gallons 6 x 4 = 2.4 gallons 10 10 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  29. 29. Example 2- 2000 Sq Foot House K = 6 lineal feetProtrusions K B B = 4 lineal x 2 = 8 lineal feet B 40’ 50’ Monolithic Slab Floating Slab Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  30. 30. Example 2- 2000 Sq Foot House K = 6 lineal feetProtrusions K B B = 4 lineal x 2 = 8 lineal feet B 40’ 50’ Monolithic Slab Floating Slab 200 gallons Horizontal Barrier 200 gallons Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  31. 31. Example 2- 2000 Sq Foot House K = 6 lineal feetProtrusions K B B = 4 lineal x 2 = 8 lineal feet B 40’ 50’ Monolithic Slab Floating Slab 200 gallons Horizontal Barrier 200 gallons 0 Interior Perimeter 72 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  32. 32. Example 2- 2000 Sq Foot House K = 6 lineal feetProtrusions K B B = 4 lineal x 2 = 8 lineal feet B 40’ 50’ Monolithic Slab Floating Slab 200 gallons Horizontal Barrier 200 gallons 0 Interior Perimeter 72 72 Exterior Perimeter 72 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  33. 33. Example 2- 2000 Sq Foot House K = 6 lineal feetProtrusions K B B = 4 lineal x 2 = 8 lineal feet B 40’ 50’ Monolithic Slab Floating Slab 200 gallons Horizontal Barrier 200 gallons 0 Interior Perimeter 72 72 Exterior Perimeter 72 2.4 Kitchen 2.4 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  34. 34. Example 2- 2000 Sq Foot House K = 6 lineal feetProtrusions K B B = 4 lineal x 2 = 8 lineal feet B 40’ 50’ Monolithic Slab Floating Slab 200 gallons Horizontal Barrier 200 gallons 0 Interior Perimeter 72 72 Exterior Perimeter 72 2.4 Kitchen 2.4 3.2 2 Baths 3.2 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  35. 35. Example 2- 2000 Sq Foot House K = 6 lineal feetProtrusions K B B = 4 lineal x 2 = 8 lineal feet B 40’ 50’ Monolithic Slab Floating Slab 200 gallons Horizontal Barrier 200 gallons 0 Interior Perimeter 72 72 Exterior Perimeter 72 2.4 Kitchen 2.4 3.2 2 Baths 3.2 277.6 gallons Total 349.6 gallons Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  36. 36. Example 3- House & GarageProtrusions & K BControl Cracks 40’ B 50’ 20’ Control Cracks 20’ Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  37. 37. Example 3- House & GarageFloating Slab B Square Footage: K 40’ B House 50’ x 40’ = 2000 sq. ft. Garage 20’ x 20’ = 400 sq. ft. 50’ 20’ Control Cracks 20’ Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  38. 38. Example 3- House & GarageFloating Slab B Horizontal Barrier: K 40’ B House 50’ x 40’ = 2000 sq. ft. Garage 20’ x 20’ = 400 sq. ft. 50’ 2400 sq ft = 240 gallons 10 20’ Control Cracks 20’ Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  39. 39. Example 3- House & GarageFloating Slab B Interior Perimeter: K 40’ B House 40 + 40 + 50 + 30 = 160 Garage 20 + 20 + 20 = 60 50’ 220 ft x 4 = 88 gallons 10 20’ Control Cracks 20’ Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  40. 40. Example 3- House & GarageFloating Slab B Interior Perimeter: K 40’ B House 40 + 40 + 50 + 30 = 160 Garage 20 + 20 + 20 = 60 50’ 220 ft x 4 = 88 gallons 10 20’ Exterior Perimeter = 88 Gallons (final grade) Control Cracks 20’ Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  41. 41. Example 3- House & GarageFloating Slab B Penetrations: K 40’ B Kitchen 2 + 2 + 1 + 1 = 6 Bath 1 + 1 + 1 + 1 = 4 x 2 =8 50’ 14 ft x 4 = 5.6 gallons 10 20’ Control Cracks 20’ Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  42. 42. Example 3- House & GarageFloating Slab B Control Cracks: K 40’ B House 40 lineal feet Garage 20 lineal feet 50’ 40 + 20 ft x 4 = 24 gallons 10 20’ Control Cracks 20’ Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  43. 43. Example 3- House & GarageFloating Slab B Recap: K 40’ B Horizontal Barrier 240 gallons Interior Perimeter 88 Exterior Perimeter 88 50’ Plumbing 5.6 Control Cracks 24 20’ Total: 445.6 gal Control Cracks 20’ Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  44. 44. Example 4 - Geometric Shapes-Not every house is a perfect square- We need to calculate areas & perimeters Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  45. 45. Example 4 - Geometric Shapes Area = L x WW Perimeter = L + L + W + W L Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  46. 46. Example 4 - Geometric Shapes Area = 3.14 x r x r (π * r2)r Circumference – 3.14 x r x 2 (π * d) Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  47. 47. Example 4 - Geometric Shapes Area = ½ B x HH Perimeter = S1 + S2 + S3B Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  48. 48. Example 4 - Geometric Shapes T Area = (T + B)/2 x H S H Perimeter = S + S + T + B B Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  49. 49. Example 4 - Geometric Shapes T Area = (T + B)/2 x H S H Perimeter = S + S + T + B BTrapezoidRectangle + 2 triangles
  50. 50. Example 4 - Geometric Shapes Area = (A x B) x 3.14 A B Circumference – calculus (fuggedaboutit) Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  51. 51. Example 4 - Geometric Shapes Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  52. 52. Example 4 - Geometric ShapesBreak complex shapes downinto smaller, bite-size chunks! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  53. 53. Example 5 - Sloping Grade 5’ depth to footer3’ depth to footer . 30 lineal feet Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  54. 54. Example 5 - Sloping Grade 5’ depth to footer3’ depth to footer . 30 lineal feet Average depth to footer = High end + Low end/2 (3’ + 5’)/2 = 4’ average depth to footer Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  55. 55. Example 5 - Sloping Grade 5’ depth to footer3’ depth to footer . 30 lineal feet 4’ average depth to footer 30 lineal feet x 4 = 12 gallons x 4’ average depth = 48 gallons 10 Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  56. 56. Example 5 - Sloping Grade 5’ depth to footer3’ depth to footer Course aggregates may also require more termiticide . 30 lineal feet Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  57. 57. Remember, Preparation is Key - Graph Paper & Pencils - Measuring Wheel - Review sales quote - Cheat Sheets - Know construction style, label - Ask for Help (no guessing) Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  58. 58. More Info on Spray Equipment:Cheat Sheets: www.Qspray.com/termitesPest Management Magazine articles www.SprayEquipmentBlog.com follow on Twitter & FB: Andrew Greess Contact: info @ qspray.com or (800) 675-7485Call us when you need sprayers/parts/advice Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com
  59. 59. It is now safe to wake up! Our Equipment. Your Success. www.QSpray.com

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