Are Wasps Beneficial Pests?

Wasp

Love them or hate them, you can count on wasps to be here every summer – drinking our drinks, eating our food, scaring our children, and stinging us in the back! Wasps are a nuisance, but are they also beneficial pests? Short Answer: Yes! Long Answer: Well… just like beauty, ‘beneficial’ is in the eye … Read more Are Wasps Beneficial Pests?

5 Natural Remedies to Combat Spiders

Spider

Spiders are one of the most annoying pests in our homes. In some cultures, spiders are even associated with evil spirits. In general, spiders can be useful as they serve as a natural deterrent to other insects due to their predator-prey relationship with them. However, some harmful spiders like the Black Widow or Brown Recluse … Read more 5 Natural Remedies to Combat Spiders

Mosquito Fogging vs Mosquito Spraying

Mosquito Spray

The word fogging is an old term in the pest control industry. At one time, mosquito fogging consisted of smoke generating equipment. With new and improved methods, mosquito spraying is now utilized more efficiently with the use of a motorized backpack sprayer. The Poulin’s treatment for mosquitoes utilizes a permethrin active ingredient mixed with water. … Read more Mosquito Fogging vs Mosquito Spraying

What Is A Bed Bug?

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What is a Bed bug? A bed bug is a small, flat, reddish-brown bug that can be found in homes all over the world. It hides during the day and comes out during the night to look for blood. A bed bug has a special ingredient in its saliva that keeps blood from clotting while … Read more What Is A Bed Bug?

Three Rodents Around Your Home

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Three common rodents that you may find around your home or business are the deer mouse, the house mouse, and the Norway rat. DEER MOUSE The deer mouse has a bi-coloured appearance: the upper portion of the body and tail is medium to dark-brown, while the underside of the tail, feet and stomach area is … Read more Three Rodents Around Your Home

Product Feature: SenSci Volcano

SenSci Volcano with lure

The SenSci Volcano is a bed bug trap which they crawl up and are captured inside. Once the bed bug enters the trap, they are not able to crawl out. The trap is designed to be used with the SenSci Active Bed Bug Lure. The lure mimics the chemical on the surface of the skin … Read more Product Feature: SenSci Volcano

How to Treat Your Box Spring for Bed Bugs

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Bed bugs are one of our most popular pest problems here in Canada. Anyone can find themselves with a bed bug infestation as they are great hitchhikers and can come home with you from public transportation, hotels, movie theaters, restaurants, air planes, and many other public places. Your first step if you suspect you have … Read more How to Treat Your Box Spring for Bed Bugs

Product Feature: Bird Spikes

Bird Spikes

Stainless steel bird spikes are the most effective permanent protection against bird landings. Bird spikes are a versatile product that can be easily installed on a variety of surfaces. Ledges: Birds can often be found congregating on ledges and rooftops. Install spike to keep birds from creating unsightly messes or damaging building materials. Conduits: Bird … Read more Product Feature: Bird Spikes

How Do Bed Bug Heat Treatments Work

Heat Equipment

Heat treatments for bed bugs use dry heat generated by specialized electric heaters to eliminate all life stages of bed bugs. Chemical bed bug treatments have traditionally required multiple visits to eliminate bed bugs. Poulin’s Pest Control’s heat treatments for bed bugs have resulted in a 99% success rate in a single treatment. Traditional bed … Read more How Do Bed Bug Heat Treatments Work