For the most part, spiders are pretty harmless and don't pose an immediate danger. When they feel threatened, some spider species may bite. The spot on your skin where the spider bites may also become itchy. The real threat comes in when you are bitten by a venomous spider, in which case you will be looking at more severe consequences for your health and well-being.
From an expert's point of view, there's quite a bit that you can do as part of your spider pest control plan, including (but not limited to) the following:
1. Be Sure to Declutter
Spiders like to hide in closets, attics, basements and other areas where there is a whole lot of clutter and not too much disturbance. Removing clutter from around your spaces ensures that the spiders don't have that many spots to hide.
2. Routine Cleaning
You can use a broom to remove spider webs woven along the walls of your home and other spaces. Regular vacuuming can also catch crawling spider webs and any eggs that may be lying around in your home.
3. Seal the Gaps Around Possible Entry Points
Door bottom sweeps will seal the gap at the bottom of your door and block spiders from coming into your home through the doorway. Ensuring that your windows screens have a tight fit will also block out spiders. As always, prevention is the best form of pest control, even with spider pest control.
4. Eliminate Their Food Source
Another effective spider pest control technique that has been proven to be effective is ensuring that the spiders don't have enough food. Spiders are the natural predator and use their webs to catch flies and other insects, which they feed on. By ensuring that your home is not home to these other insects and pests that are prey for spiders, the spiders will be forced to move elsewhere to find food.
5. Call Professional Spider Pest Control Services
A professional pest control company will use the right type of products to create a general pest barrier that will keep pests, including spiders, out of your home. The crew will also clear away spider webs and treat your surfaces to ensure that the spiders do not return.
Spider pest control is, by far, one of the least demanding services in pest control. Although the list is not exhaustive, the highlighted tips can help you get rid of spiders from your home and ensure that they do not come back. Call a professional exterminator for more tips on keeping spiders out of your home.Share
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