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
You may be noticing more spiders and webs lately. Environmental conditions such as the changing weather play a major role. When weather is hot and dry, there could be the reason for more spiders in and around your home. As more prey insects are present increases in spider predators also increase. Certain spiders that are … Read more Spiders In Your Yard
Spring has sprung and the arachnid world is coming out of its sleepy hibernation sites or emerging from the egg sacs laid last year. All spiders are venomous but most spiders are harmless to humans. 93% of consumers fear insects and arachnids, and are the public’s 3rd most common fear behind heights and public speaking*. … Read more Spiders Are Back!
QUESTION: How do I keep spiders out of my house? ANSWER: In with your spring clean-up, it’s a great time of year to pest proof your house. Some suggestions are: Install screens and weather stripping on windows and door sweeps on doors. Fix any cracks in siding and walls, especially where pipes or wires enter … Read more Ask The Expert: How To Get Rid of Spiders?