Category: Spiders

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2022 Pest Calendar: Which Pests Should You Look Out For This Year?

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If you're like most people, you probably think of pests as being the bugs that invade your home in the summer. However, there are many pests that can be a problem during other times of the year. In particular, pests that thrive in the winter can cause a lot of damage. There are many pests... more
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Pest Control Versus Exterminators: What’s The Difference?

Pest Control vs. Exterminators
Pest control and exterminators are both important in getting rid of pests, but there is a big difference between the two. Exterminators are licensed professionals who have been specifically trained to get rid of pests. They use chemicals and other methods to get the job done. pest control, on the... more
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The Carolina Wolf Spider

The Carolina Wolf Spider is a skilled hunter, not a trapper like other spiders. It does not wait for prey to get tangled in an intricate web; it seeks out and attacks. Though it is possible to see them in the daytime, Carolina Wolf Spiders are nocturnal and are usually spotted by people at... more
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House Spider – Habits and Habitat

The common house spider randomly selects its web sites and creates a tangled web. If a web does not yield prey (food) it is abandoned, another site is selected, and a new web built. Eventually, successful webs are constructed where air currents bring in prey. House spiders have a difficult time... more
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What are Black Widow Spiders?

Black widow spiders get their common name from the popular belief that the female eats the male after mating, a phenomenon which rarely happens in nature. These spiders can be found worldwide with five species established in the United States and are most recognized for the red hourglass shape on... more
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Cellar Spiders Habits

Cellar spiders construct loose, irregular webs in areas with higher relative humidity and moisture, such as homes, sheds, barns and warehouses. Within these structures, cellar spider webs are usually found in dark and damp places, including but not limited to the corners of eaves, windows and... more
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Cellar Spiders Threats

Long-bodied cellar spiders are not proven to be poisonous. There is a myth that their venom is one of the deadliest, and that their short fangs keep them from injecting this fatal venom into humans. However, there is no research proving this statement to be true. Long-bodied cellar... more
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How to Get Rid of Cellar Spiders

Wondering how to get rid of cellar spiders? If a cellar spider infestation is suspected, contact a licensed pest control professional for assistance. Spider control is a multi-step process that includes inspection of the home or building, accurate identification, prevention, sanitation and... more
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Long-bodied Cellar Spiders

Cellar spiders are a species of spider belonging to the group of animals known as “arachnids.” There are both long-bodied as well as short-bodied cellar spiders. As their name implies, cellar spiders are found in dark and damp places like cellars and basements. They... more
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