Carpenter Ants Can Silently Destroy Your Home

Carpenter Ant Damage

Red Deer is unique. A beautiful city hugging river it’s named after and surrounded by the beauty of the Canadian prairies, it’s a jewel in the country’s west. Its geography and climate add to its culture, and also produce a unique set of pest control problems. One of the worst problems faced are Carpenter ants, … Read moreCarpenter Ants Can Silently Destroy Your Home

Pest Spotlight: Cankerworms

spider and cankerworm

Now that it’s springtime, the bugs are starting to re-emerge. And among them – cankerworms. You’ve probably heard of these bugs, but how much do you know about them? Here in Canada’s prairies, there are two major groups of cankerworms: spring cankerworms and fall cankerworms. Fall cankerworms lay their eggs in the fall, whereas spring … Read morePest Spotlight: Cankerworms

Hantavirus: The Driving Force for Rodent Control

Deer Mouse

Do you have rodents at home? This is a serious problem as rodents are not only frightening but can be harming and dangerous as well. These animals wander from here and there making a mess inside your home premises and spoil your personal stuff. This situation gets aggravated when rodents spoil the food that you … Read moreHantavirus: The Driving Force for Rodent Control

What Are Bed Bugs?

Bed bug - side view

The biggest pest problem threatening any populated area in recent years is the bed bug. Their population had declined steadily since the 1930s, to the point of near extinction a few years ago. Unfortunately, due to numerous circumstances, bed bugs have returned with a vengeance, and exist everywhere. Bed bugs have been with us a … Read moreWhat Are Bed Bugs?

Meet The Team: David Lane

Lincoln Poulin and David Lane

One of our greatest successes as a company is that we have many long-term staff members on our team. Our Brandon Branch Manager, David Lane, has been with Poulin’s Pest Control for over 20 years! What keeps him coming back every day after 20 long years? He says the best thing about working for Poulin’s … Read moreMeet The Team: David Lane