There is a reason spiders are often used as Halloween decorations in the fall and it is not because they are adorable, friendly creatures. Spiders can creep, scurry, and deliver a stinging bite making them a thing of nightmares. Controlling the spider population in your home is paramount so that you and your family can relax knowing there isn’t a spider lurking around the corner.
Spider control in Passaic County is important for many reasons. No one likes the idea of a spider creeping along the floor and possibly hiding in your shoes left in the closet. But New Jersey also has three main venomous spiders that can deliver a nasty bite in need of immediate medical attention. New Jersey is home to the infamous black widow, the brown recluse , and also the sac spider. If bitten by one of these spiders, your symptoms could be anything from a headache and chills to vomiting, fever, muscle cramps, and the tissue around the bite could die. Hiring a pest control professional is a comforting idea knowing these eight legged arachnids crawlings across your walls could cause so much distress.
What attracts spiders?
Spiders, like all other species of animals, seek two main things, food and water. You may notice that you often see spiders in the bathroom, even in the bathtub. A leaky faucet or residual water left from a shower can attract spiders. Some species of spider get their water from their food. You don’t have to try to provide the perfect environment to attract spiders into your home.
If your home creates a good environment for spider food, you will likely also attract spiders. Spiders eat other pesky pests in your home so if you leave food out on the counter, or have crumbs in secluded places throughout the home, or have excessive trash, you can attract insects that spiders love to eat. Keeping a tidy, clean home is the best way to keep all pests out, including spiders. Though as the summer heats up and water becomes more scarce, preventing spiders from getting in the house without professional help may prove more and more difficult.
How do I get rid of spiders?
Treating your home for spiders can vary in effectiveness and longevity. If you would like to treat your home for spiders yourself, you can try spider traps, insecticides that kill on contact, indoor insecticide barriers, or natural repellents like essential oils.
But if you really do not want to suffer the fright of seeing a spider creeping across your kitchen floor or have to go to the ER with a black widow bite, call a professional pest control company that guarantees a spider free zone. Even if you occasionally see a new intruding spider, you can rest knowing that it won’t be around for long.
For the best spider control and prevention in Passaic County, call Abarb Pest Services today to have your home inspected and treated so you can be sure you won’t suffer a nasty bite or fright from an unexpected spider.