Carpenter Ants: Decaying Wood Outside Will Invite These Ants into Your Home

Carpenter Ant Damage

Carpenter ants…is there any other type of insect that causes as much destruction as these guys? Not really, as carpenter ants are at the top of the list for the “home destruction over time” category! The state of your home and the safety of it from carpenter ant damage really does begin with the area … Read moreCarpenter Ants: Decaying Wood Outside Will Invite These Ants into Your Home

Evolution of Poulin’s Pest Control

A St. Jean, Manitoba hotel keeper once refused to let his son have a dog. Like most boys, he found a way around the problem by keeping a small puppy hidden away in a grain shed. One morning when he went out for his usual visit, he found his tiny pet had been killed by … Read moreEvolution of Poulin’s Pest Control

Ask the Expert: What is Diatomaceous Earth?

Diatomaceous Earth

Question: What is Diatomaceous Earth? Answer: Diatomaceous Earth is a natural chemical-free powder that can be used to help control crawling insects indoors or outdoors. For those looking for a green product, this may be a good option to look into. Diatomaceous Earth is used for treating slugs, earwigs, sowbugs, cockroaches, ants, fleas, silverfish, bed … Read moreAsk the Expert: What is Diatomaceous Earth?

Everything You Need To Know About Rodent Bait

Placing rodent trap outside

1) How do rodenticides work? Most domestic rat and mouse poisons are anticoagulants; they affect the rodent’s blood, reducing the ability of blood to clot so that exposed rodents bleed internally and die. 2) How long does it take before they die? Rodents that have ingested a lethal dose of single feed anticoagulant bait will … Read moreEverything You Need To Know About Rodent Bait