How long can you hold your breath?

Why does this matter? All of this poses significant risk to everyone’s health. By solving these issues, you can decrease absenteeism and declining productivity. In fact, in normal years, poor health costs US employers and organizations over $530 Billion and 1.4 Billion work days of absence and impaired performance. And we all know the additional […]

Don’t let the drought impact your business!

Water management is no longer an occasional problem. Companies are facing the reality that California’s droughts are increasing in frequency. January and February 2022 were the driest January and February on record, according to, which monitor’s the State’s conditions. And according to the CA Dept. of Water Resources, over the past 13 years, we […]

Tribute to Rod Douglas

Honoring Rod Douglas – All the Right Stuff  It is with extreme sadness we share that our outside sales rep Rod Douglas has recently passed away – and he will be greatly missed by everyone, both personally and professionally. Rod had over 35 years in the industry and sold many different brands of equipment with […]

Can disinfectants affect employee health?

Can disinfectants affect employee health? Many companies are aggressively using sprayers and disinfectants as part of ongoing efforts to protect employees and the public from the spread of Covid-19. But a common mistake that employees make is assuming that any chemical can be used with any sprayer. And that can be dangerous, leading not only […]

Holiday Fun Facts

For a change of pace, here are 12 fun – and unusual – holiday facts that you might not know.

BOY Award

Hotsy Pacific Wins SBA 2020 Veteran-Owned Business of the Year award! In recognition of their outstanding business performance and community efforts, co-owners Jim and Karen O’Connell accepted the SBA 2020 Veteran-owned Business of the Year award from the Valley Sierra Small Business Development Center (SBDC). “We’re both honored and proud to receive this recognition,” said […]

How many hats are you wearing?

FACT: the pandemic has impacted most companies’ bottom line in some fashion. Furloughs, layoffs, and reductions in sales has put a lot of additional pressure on everyone and many find themselves wearing more hats than ever. And let’s add in the back and forth between the shifting requirements of the State’s tiered-Covid 19 reopening system. […]

SPRAY IT !- don’t say it

Do you Know Your Options on Sprayers and Foggers? With so many challenges facing companies in maintaining effective disinfecting protocols, it’s essential that you have the right type of device to apply disinfectant. Here’s how to evaluate which type of device delivers the best results…   The type of sprayer depends on the job One of […]

Re-Opening Your Business – Yikes!

Now what? As businesses reopen, they face the requirement of “with modifications.” now requiring implementing Covid-19 safety protocols that include sanitizing and disinfecting constantly to protect the safety of their employees, customers and the public. This “new normal” is here to stay for awhile. Do your Disinfecting Procedures comply with the New State Requirements? Do […]

What is your Disinfecting Strategy for the “New Normal”?

  For the foreseeable future, companies and organizations will be expected to implement sanitizing and disinfecting strategies in all areas of their business to protect the safety of their employees, customers and the public. Do you have a Disinfecting Strategy ready?  Or are you concerned that it’s not enough? Do you really have the protocols, […]