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What Is A Spider?
Spiders are arthropods that belong to the Araneae order. Spiders feature eight legs, and they may have six or eight eyes. You’ll notice that their mouths are distinctive. They resemble fangs, and spiders can inject venom. Spiders can be found around the world, with more than 40,000 known species. Spiders extrude silk so they can build webs that later help capture prey. Spiders will eat a variety of things, including other insects and spiders. The bigger species will capture and eat lizards and birds. Some species are social. They will build communal webs that will be home to a couple of spiders or 50,000 spiders.
While most spiders live two years, some can live up to 25 years in safe locations. Female adults are bigger than male adults. In some cases, the difference will be dramatic. Once you’ve familiarized yourself with spiders, you’ll find that males and females have vastly different appearances.
Are Spiders Dangerous?
You know that spiders bite, so you’re likely worried that they’re dangerous. In most cases, this is a fallacy. 99% of spider bites will be harmless. Still, there is a risk that you’re going to experience terrible repercussions after being bit by a spider. For instance, you may develop systemic toxicity or necrotic wounds. Then, some spider bites will be deadly. Most spiders found in San Diego are not dangerous. Nevertheless, they’re disgusting and scary, so you’ll want to get rid of them as quickly as possible.
Why Do I Have Spiders In My Home?
Ultimately, there is no universal reason for spiders to enter your home. They might be looking for food or warmth. Spiders will likely look for dark, moist areas in your home.
How Can I Eliminate Spiders? When Should I Call An Exterminator?
Use caution when trying to remove spiders from your home. Instead, you’ll want to focus on eliminating the spider’s habitat outside of your home. For instance, you should begin removing rocks, debris piles, and woodpiles. This will remove the spider’s habitat and force them to go elsewhere. Furthermore, you’ll want to check your home and fill all cracks and crevices. Seal cracks around window and door frames to avoid risks.
Are Your Treatments Safe?
Our treatments are safe and effective. We use natural solutions to take care of your spider problem. In some cases, conventional methods may be required. If this is the case, you’ll use EPA-registered products and follow strict protocols. We’ll make sure that the problem is dealt with without putting you and your loved ones at risk.
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Can I Stop Spider Infestations?
While you can minimize the risks, it may be impossible to stop spiders from entering your home. The best way to start is by cleaning up your yard. Make sure that you get rid of debris, woodpiles, and leave piles. This will remove the spider’s habitat and stop them from approaching your home. Remove the clutter from your yard and the risks will be significantly minimized. If you’re looking for professional, long-lasting results, you should hire a professional exterminator.
Do I Need To Worry About Brown Recluse Spiders?
Over the years, San Diego residents have worried about brown recluse spiders entering their homes. Is this something you need to think about? In all likelihood, the answer is no. Brown recluse spiders are not common in the United States. While they might be around, you shouldn’t have to worry about them much.
- It is rare to find brown recluse spiders in your area.
- Brown recluse spiders can travel in shipping and moving boxes.
- These spiders can survive when brought to San Diego.
- While you might have brown recluse spiders, you likely won’t get bit.
- These spiders are timid so they try to avoid people.
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