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DIY Frequently Asked Questions / Compression Sprayer

  • DIY Frequently Asked Questions / Compression Sprayer')"> Most popular type of sprayer.
  • Also known as a pump sprayer or pressure sprayer.
  • When the sprayer is pumped, air pressure builds in the tank and forces the spray material through the hose, valve, wand and nozzle.
  • The nozzle adjusts spray pattern and the wand facilitates spraying under leaves and other hard-to-reach places.
  • Can be carried by hand, over the shoulder or mounted on a caddy.
  • Do not use galvanized steel sprayers for strong acidic solutions.
  • Plastic sprayers resist corrosion, are lightweight and easy to handle.
  • Typically available in 1- to 5-gallon capacities.