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Scary, creepy and poisonous are just a few of the words that people use to describe spiders. These little pests top the list of the most feared creatures in the world, although they don’t necessarily deserve their bad reputation. Spiders can actually be useful; they help control the insect population near your property. That being said, you probably don’t want spiders lurking in your house and certainly don’t want to deal with an infestation. Bug Guy Services can help with spider control around your home. We offer spider removal services that can virtually eliminate all traces of these annoying pests.
Spiders are not insects; since they have eight legs, they are classified as arachnids. Although all spiders have fangs, that doesn’t mean they are dangerous; there are only a few spiders that are poisonous to humans, including the black widow spider and brown recluse spider. The good news in California, we just have to deal with the black widow. But the black widow can be dangerous, especially to those that have a higher sensitivity. The bite from one of these spiders can result in nausea, pain at the puncture site, and difficulty breathing.
Spiders seek out your home looking for shelter, water, food, and other spiders. If insects make their way into your living space, spiders will likely follow. A bug infestation, then, is the first sign that you may soon have a spider problem as well. When using pest control for spiders, one of the focal points is to eliminate their food source, I.e., insects. With the removal of insect infestations from the home, spiders will be less likely to call your home, theirs.
In general, spiders are merely a nuisance. However, there are a few that can harm you, including the two noted above. If a poisonous spider bites you, seek the help of a medical professional. Other spider bites can be treated at home by cleaning the injury, applying an ice pack and elevating the affected area. If the bite does not improve with time, schedule an appointment with your doctor. If spiders stay long in your home, they will lay eggs, and the infestation will get worse. Contacting The Bug Guys Pest Control for spider removal service and treatment for insect infestation will be your first line of defense from unwanted bites.
Vacuuming is a considerable part of spider control, although it needs to be done often for best results. The vacuum picks up the spiders, as well as any egg sacs or spider webs. In addition, if you take away their food supply, spiders will be less likely to hang around your home. If you see insects inside, talk to a pest control professional about what can be done in your situation.
One big difference between insects and spiders is that insects groom themselves using their mouths. Insecticide is, therefore, an effective way of treating these pests because they walk through it and then ingest it during the grooming process. Spiders, however, do not groom using their mouths. In order to kill a spider, you have to spray directly on it or kill it by squashing it. The use of pesticides or insecticides is typically ineffective against spiders.
Don’t bring anything inside your home unless you look it over carefully. If you order items online, any packages that are brought to your house should be inspected before you carry them inside. If you set down your grocery bags as you take them out of your car, you must look them over as well. Spiders are sneaky and can get into your house via several different routes. However, this is one way to cut down on the issues you are seeing.
When you call The Bug Guys Pest Control for a spider extermination service, our primary goal is to assess the situation. We will look at the nooks and crannies of the home, and find signs of where the spiders are setting up their webs. With a cleaning of the webs, it will make it less likely for the spiders to remain in the home. Then with the application of insecticide to kill their food source, will typically draw them out and want to move on. Locating the nest is one of the more difficult tasks, but we are experts! There is nowhere a spider can hide that we don’t know about. We may recommend the use of glue traps in certain areas of your home. Traps work excellent for spider control in conjunction with other methods. So, if you notice a spider problem at your residence, get in touch with a pest control professional before the issue gets out of control. In addition, a pest expert can tell you what type of spiders you have at your property and whether any of them are harmful to humans.
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