House Spiders

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What are house spiders?

As its name suggests, the house spider is the most common type of spider that you will find living in your home.

They are usually a yellowish color with a dirty white abdomen and some dark spots on the top of their body.

They will range in size from 3/16 to 5/16 of an inch.

They are commonly found in Tennessee and throughout the rest of the United States.

Are house spiders dangerous?

The common house spider is not dangerous. They are considered a nuisance pest when they establish unsightly webs in the corners of rooms and other areas of the house but do not cause any harm to humans.

Why do I have a house spider problem?

House spiders will enter homes, sheds, garages and other buildings for no real reason other than to get out of the heat and find a prey source. House spiders like to catch their prey in high humidity areas, which is why you often find their webs high up in buildings. They will build their webs in the corners of your ceilings, in windows and they especially love attic and garage spaces.

How do I get rid of house spiders?

At All-American Pest Control we offer our Perimeter pest control plan for homes infested with house spiders as well as over 47 different pests. To learn more about our home pest control services, our green pest control solutions, or to find out how we can help you control spiders in your commercial facility, please contact us today.

 

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Can I do it myself?

In order to eliminate house spiders, you need to reduce humidity levels and get rid of the other insects that are in your home or outbuilding that they are using as a food source. That can be a large task and something that will probably require the help of a professional. If you are in need of assistance with a spider infestation, contact All-American Pest Control today.

Why choose All-American Pest Control?

With over 50 years of experience, we know the time, effort and commitment it takes to solve your house spider problem. With All-American Pest Control, you’ll receive trained professionals, serious commitment and thorough treatments.

How can I prevent a house spider problem in the future?

There are several actions that you can take to help prevent house spiders from entering your property:

  • Keep trees and bushes trimmed back from your home, along with keeping your grass trimmed short.

  • Keep wood piles away from your home, as this is a spider’s favorite hiding spot.

  • Seal any cracks around windows and doors or in your foundation and make sure that screens are intact.