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Spider Wars: How To Win The Battle Against Arachnids In Phoenix

October 24, 2023

a brown recluse spider crawling on a brick wall

Sometimes, fighting against spiders can feel like a war, specifically, a war that you will never win. It feels this way for a good reason. These pests are nearly infinite. The only thing that keeps them out of your home is your home itself. As long as they can find tiny gaps, holes, and cracks to crawl through, they will continue to invade.

We are going to take some time today to show you how you can win the war against spiders in your Phoenix home for good. Call Eco Valley Pest Control for fast and effective services. We will share some of our options for spider removal and help you find permanent freedom from these invasive bugs.

Spider Behavior: How They Hunt, Feed, And Mate

If there are spiders inside your home, they are there for a good reason. Most often, these pests break indoors to hunt. Some common spiders hunt from the ground, using their dexterous limbs to skitter up to unsuspecting prey. Others build webs in the corners of rooms or between door frames. Web spiders tend to have bulbous abdomens and thin legs. Ground spiders often have thicker legs and flat bodies.

All spiders breed in the same way. Males store sperm inside females. The females then use this sperm to fertilize eggs. Some common species lay thousands of eggs in their lifetime. The last thing we want is for them to lay these eggs inside your home.

Symptoms Of Spider Bites: What To Expect And How To Treat

There are a few different kinds of spiders that can pierce human skin with their bites. Some have a mild venom that can cause a small amount of pain, redness, and irritation. Others have a much more potent venom that causes things like necrosis or neurological symptoms. If a dangerous spider bites you, you will feel quick-growing and severe pain.

The two most harmful species in Phoenix are the black widow and the brown recluse. If you suspect either of these pests are inside your home, do not hesitate to call in our professionals. If you suffer from a bite, seek medical attention to reduce pain and avoid lasting symptoms.

Preventing Spiders In The House: Practical Tips And Tricks

Your end goal should be to find a permanent solution to spiders. If you are looking to find some freedom from these pests, here are some preventative strategies to start with.

  • Fill in gaps, holes, and other openings around your home’s exterior foundation.
  • Make sure your windows and doors have proper insulation and are in good working condition.
  • Turn off all exterior lights when it gets dark out.
  • Knock down spider webs that you find inside and around your home.
  • Keep unscreened windows and doors closed when you are not using them.

Bring in our team if you would like a more permanent and effective solution to these pests. We have everything you need to avoid and deal with infestations locally.

Professional Spider Control: When To Call In The Experts

Local spider control has never been easier to acquire. Our team at Eco Valley Pest Control works hard to ensure members of our community have access to quality and effective home pest control solutions.

Let us check your home for a spider infestation. If we find these arachnids around, we will utilize advanced treatments to give them the boot and make sure they stay outside. Reach out to Eco Valley Pest Control to learn about our Phoenix pest control solutions or to make an appointment for your home and property.

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