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?
Warm weather rolling in means summer vacation, time off work, laying in the sun at the beach and enjoying relaxing weekends at the lake. Unfortunately, it also means unwanted guests could be tagging along during your summer fun. Heat and humidity are two ideal conditions for some of our most annoying little neighbors to thrive. … Read more What’s Bugging You? 4 Pests You’ll Find at The Lake & Cabin
Western Canada is a natural paradise, home to diverse wildlife species, not all of which are welcome to move into your backyard without paying rent, or at very least politely asking for the privilege. Wasps have a way of ruining summer time fun. Around early spring to early summer the queen leaves her nest to … Read more Hidden Hideouts for Wasp Nests
There are two main groups of wasps that we find here in Canada: social and solitary. Solitary wasps remain mainly on their own except to breed, whereas social wasps are found in a colony consisting of a queen, male drones and sterile female workers. The total number of wasps in a colony can differ depending … Read more Wasps in Canada
Now that summer is upon us and camping season is in full swing, we wanted to give you our list of five items that you will need to bring to your campsite. Depending on your needs or preferences, a combo of the items below or even all of the items will help ensure that your … Read more 5 Pest Control Items To Bring To Your Campsite
Human mothers may invest a lot of time and money in raising their young, but that kind of devotion isn’t always echoed throughout the animal kingdom. In the animal world, some mothers go far above and beyond, giving up not just time but often their own food supplies in order to ensure that their child … Read more Mothers of The Animal Kingdom: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
As summer moves into August a very busy pest has been growing its nest size slowly over the months of June and July. As the flowers and other natural food sources start to disappear, the move from the natural sugars and nectars from these food sources dry up and the need for proteins and carbohydrates … Read more DIY: Removing Wasp Nests
In this video we will show you how to effectively and safely remove a wasps nest. However, Poulin’s Pest Control will be more then happy to assist with wasp removal so you don’t have to tackle this on your own. We are trained and licensed and will remove wasps during the day when control is … Read more VIDEO: How To Remove A Wasp Nest