It is estimated that there are more than 3,000 kinds of spiders that can be found living in North America. Of course, not all of them try to make their way into your home to live. There are enough of them that you should make sure to have reputable Folsom pest control come in a maintain a pest control schedule for you to keep them out of your home. Read on below for a few of the most common spiders that may invade your home in the U.S.A.
These spiders are usually a dark brown color and have pale stripes. They don’t build webs to trap their prey. Instead, they chase it down. They do their hunting at night and are big, hairy, and extremely scary looking. They are great to have in your garden, but you wouldn’t want to find one under your pillow in the middle of the night. On the positive side, they don’t usually bite unless you try to handle them.
The Common House Spider
Though the house spider has a hard time surviving in modern homes due to the low humidity and lack of insects to eat, they are the most common spider to be found inside of a house. They are a yellowish-brown color with stripes and build webs to attract their prey. Though they are not dangerous to humans in any way, you still don’t want them in your home!
Black Widow Spiders
These spiders are normally active when the temperature reaches over 70 degrees, which makes your home the perfect place for them to build a web and lay eggs. They are known to be aggressive and will bite in self-defense. The venom they inject is painful and can be fatal if you don’t get help right away. If you suspect that you have a black widow infestation in your home, it’s important to contact Folsom pest control right away for extermination.
For more information on how to keep a spider invasion from descending on your home, contact the professionals at Apex Pest Control Inc. today.
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