Jumping spiders are a species of spider that are active during the daytime. They can be black, brown, tan, or gray and usually have pale to white markings on their body and legs. They have a compact body and have 8 short legs; adults grow to be 1/8th to ¾ of an inch in length. Jumping spiders have excellent eyesight, are very successful predators, and can jump as high as 25 time their own size.
Are jumping spiders dangerous?
Jumping spiders are not considered to be a dangerous spider species to people. They are venomous, but their venom is generally not strong enough to cause problems for people. While a jumping spider may bite, it is very rare since they would rather flee than attack a person.
Why do I have a jumping spider problem?
Jumping spiders typically live outdoors in grass and vegetation. A jumping spider is usually only found inside a home after being accidentally carried in on a person, plant, or other objects.
How do I get rid of jumping spiders?
If jumping spiders do invade your home they can be difficult to get rid of because of their shy and elusive nature. Finding all the areas of your home that they are hiding in is a tough task. Obtaining the help of a professional pest control expert is best when it comes to eliminating jumping spiders because professionals have the experience needed to find and treat all the areas of your home that are infested with jumping spiders. At All-American Pest Control, we can help to find and eliminate jumping spiders and other common household pests from your home through our year-round Perimeter Pest Control program or our Green Choice pest control program.
Can I do it myself?
DIY Pest control products found at hardware stores are ofen not only ineffective against spiders and other household pests, but they can also be dangerous for you, your family, and your pets to be around, especially if they are not mixed or used properly. The best way to safely and completely get rid of these pests from your home and to prevent a re-infestation is to get help from a professional spider control expert. If jumping spiders have been introduced into your home, contact the experts All-American Pest Control today.
Why Choose All-American Pest Control?
With over 50 years of experience, we know the time, effort, and patience it takes to solve any pest problem, including problems with jumping spiders. With All-American Pest Control, you’ll receive quality services, thorough treatments, and a commitment to solving your pest problem from our trained, friendly experts.
How can I prevent problems with jumping spiders in the future?
The best way to control jumping spiders and other pests in and around your home is to implement a year-round pest control program for your property. In addition to professional pest control services, checking plants and other items for jumping spiders before bringing them into your home can help to prevent an accidental infestation. It can also be helpful to seal any gaps found around windows and doors with caulk.
To schedule your free home evaluation, contact us today at All-American Pest Control!