Cockroach extermination: Alternative pest control methods

EcoFriendly Extermination

Cockroach infestations are often effectively treated with pest control methods and chemicals that require people, pets, and other animals to vacate a location for a period of time and can involve extensive preparation before treatment. In situations where people and pets or sensitive equipment cannot be easily moved, there are some alternative methods to spraying. … Read more

How to keep cockroaches out of your kitchen

Cockroaches Kitchen

Cockroaches love kitchens. These pesky insects are drawn to the warmth, moisture, and readily available food sources kitchens provide. The best way to keep cockroaches out of your kitchen is prevention. Here are some practical tips for a roach-free kitchen. 1. Inspect incoming items carefully. Cockroaches like to hide in tight spaces and are often … Read more

Six places cockroaches like to hide


No one wants cockroaches in their home or at work, but unfortunately, it happens. Generally, cockroaches don’t come in from the outdoors — they often hitchhike on people and things brought into buildings — and once they’re in, they’re very good at hiding. You may want to set up insect traps or a program to … Read more

Six surprising facts about bed bugs

Bed Bugs Facts

Bed bugs are many people’s worst nightmare. Luckily, if you’ve discovered bed bugs in your home or business, Poulin’s has effective techniques for getting rid of them for good. As unpleasant as they are, it’s useful to learn a little about bed bugs, so that you know how to spot them and how to handle … Read more

5 facts you never wanted to know about cockroaches

Cockroaches are notorious for their ability to thrive in various environments. While they’re often associated with unsanitary conditions, cockroaches are still intriguing creatures with remarkable attributes. Here are five fun facts you probably never wanted to know about cockroaches. Cockroaches have been around for a mind-bogglingly long time. Fossil evidence suggests that cockroach-like creatures first … Read more

Is it a ladybug or something else?

Ladybugs — also known as lady beetles or ladybirds — play a crucial role in controlling pests like aphids in gardens and agricultural fields. Most ladybug adults and their alligator-looking larvae eat aphids, although the larvae are capable of eating far more aphids. Many of the various types of lady beetles in Western Canada are … Read more