Frequently Asked Questions: |
Q: Where can I get the machines?
A: Contact us & we will get you in touch with the nearest distributor. Machines are shipped from Canada, USA, Europe & Australia.
Q: How does it work?
A: 1000 degree centigrade heat is generated by propane which acts directly on the weeds and wind borne seeds and makes the protein cells explode.
Q: Is there any noise?
A: Absolutely none.
Q: What happens to the grass?
A: This is a non selective method of weed control.
Q: How many times do I have to use this?
A: Results are instant. New areas have to be treated more frequently and once a maintenance program is established they can be treated less frequently. Best conditions are when used in dry weather and low degree of relative humidity in the air.
Q: Does it work in the rain?
A: Yes it will but best conditions are when used in dry weather when there is a low degree of relative humidity in the air.
Q: How long does an application take?
A: Machines on wheels are operated at approximately a speed of 1.5 km. per hr. ( 1 m.p.h. ). On stationary machines the application time is approximately 1.5 seconds.
Q: How much does it cost to operate?
A: 100 sq. ft. costs approximately 2 cents.
Q: Where can it be used?
A: It can be used on practically all types of surfaces without danger, including stone, paving, gravel walkways, earth & concrete.
Q: What weeds does it control?
A: It will control all weeds, however, the nature of vegetation like deep rooted plants will require treatments more often.