Invasive Species Birds

Birds flying over water

Both bird lovers and those tormented by invasive birds need to educate themselves about the local laws related to possession and control of birds. In some cases, a permit or license is needed to keep both native and introduced birds. Some of these birds may become established in the wild, creating a nuisance that impacts … Read moreInvasive Species Birds

Product Feature: Poulin’s Super Strength II

Poulin's product - Super Strength 2

Poulin’s Super Strength II is our ready-to-use, fast acting and long-lasting residual pesticide spray. It can be used for long-term spot, crack, and crevice treatment and is effective indoors and outdoors. This spray provides control for ants, bed bugs, brown dog ticks, carpet beetles, clothes moths, cockroaches, crickets, earwigs, fleas, firebrats, house flies, red flour … Read moreProduct Feature: Poulin’s Super Strength II

What’s Bugging Dad? Happy Father’s Day!

Father's day sign

This past Father’s Day we ran a contest on our Facebook page. We asked our followers to submit stories about a time their fathers, or a father that they know, had to take on the pests! When it comes to taking on the pests there are three types of dads out there: those who will … Read moreWhat’s Bugging Dad? Happy Father’s Day!

Disposing Of Your Unused Pesticides

Poulin's product - Super Strength 2

Unsure of what to do with that half empty bottle of pesticide? Here is what you need to know. Pesticides must be disposed of properly in order to help protect our environment and prevent accidents. Read the product label for specific disposal instructions. Pesticides leftover in the container need to disposed of at a safe … Read moreDisposing Of Your Unused Pesticides

Alberta’s Rat Free Status Still Strong

Poulin team with huge rat pile - Alberta 1952

On January 22, 1955, the Winnipeg Free Press published an article called ‘The Man Who Killed 10 Million Rats’. The man in which the story referred to was none other than Napoleon Louis Poulin, the founder of Poulin’s Pest Control. “He earned that distinctive title in the early 1950’s when he led a small number … Read moreAlberta’s Rat Free Status Still Strong

Just Because You See Just One.. Pest Control Tips

Woman smashing Bug

Pest infestations have a tendency to get out of control quickly. Most people never think their home or property is going to get overrun with pests. And that’s exactly what they want you to think. It all starts with just one pest. You might see a lonely insect or spider in your home and think … Read moreJust Because You See Just One.. Pest Control Tips

Carpenter Ants: More Like Demolition Experts

Carpenter Ant Damage

Carpenter ants are one of the biggest insect threats to Canadian homes. They’re found in all areas of the province, and infestations often remain undetected, until repair becomes very costly. Most of the time, when people think about insects causing property damage, they think about termites. Carpenter ants, unlike termites, don’t consume wood fiber, they … Read moreCarpenter Ants: More Like Demolition Experts

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

Tales From The Tech: The Surprise Kitten

tales from the tech

We had a food processor customer call on a pest control issue. They were hearing noises outside one of the offices and wanted us to investigate what type of animal they were hearing. We sent their PMP, Pat, to figure it out. This year that area has had an above normal amount of snow and … Read moreTales From The Tech: The Surprise Kitten

Remembering a Legend: RIP Don Poulin

Don Poulin

DON (SONNY) POULIN 1936 – 2018 With broken hearts we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved husband and father, Don Poulin, on January 21, 2018 at Riverview Health Centre. Don will be lovingly remembered by Carol, his wife of 37 years, and sons, Lincoln and Ashton. He will also be missed by Aunt Jeannine, … Read moreRemembering a Legend: RIP Don Poulin