Spiders


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Spiders have an appearance that is easily recognized by most people. They have 8 legs – which immediately separates them from insects.

Young spiders resemble adults except for size and sometime color.

Some spiders spin webs over lamps, in corners and in basements. This is unsightly, but causes no real harm.

All spiders use venom when they bite and kill their prey. If you receive a bite from any spider, you should try to catch a specimen and take it with you to see your doctor.

CONTROL MEASURES

Long-term residual control of spiders is difficult to achieve. For spiders establishing a presence indoors a residual insecticide may be used. Dusts are especially useful for treating inaccessible void areas, crawlspaces and attics.

A professional control process will include:

  • Inspection – Inspect for live adult spiders and their webbing.
  • Identification – The specific species of spider you are dealing with and estimate the population.
  • Determination – Once you have identified the species and nesting sites you must determine the proper treatment process.
  • Control – Making the correct application of product.
  • Communication – The last part of a successful spider control is communication. Our technician reports, what was found during our inspection, what we did about it and what you can expect from our treatment. He will also discuss if further follow up treatments should be scheduled to make sure the problem is solved.
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