Posts Tagged ‘spider control’

Brown Recluse Spider Alert

Although you would never guess it to be true by the current temperatures, Thanksgiving, Christmas and, hopefully, “sweater weather” are all just around the corner. For many homeowners these events will trigger forays into attics, closets or storage sheds in search of decorations and winter clothing. Before you dive head first into these seldom used […]

Undercover Spiders!!!!

Though it may seem that spiders suddenly appear now and then, the truth may be ….. they were always there.  As this picture indicates, spiders can be very abundant in naturalized landscapes.  Most species remain hidden for the most part, in fact the evidence of these funnel spiders disappeared soon after the picture was taken.  […]

It’s Beginning To Sound A Lot Like Christmas!!!

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner already. Since several local radio stations have started playing Christmas music, I thought now would be a good time for our annual spider reminder blog.  Prior to retrieving the holiday decorations from the attic, basement, shed, crawlspace etc., remember to don long […]

Spiders …. Pest or Pest Control?

All spiders are predators and feed on living prey, usually insects.  While this can make spiders beneficial in reducing insect populations, most homeowners still consider them a pest, not pest control.  The best way to prevent a spider infestation is to minimize the availability of their food source.  A number of insects are nocturnal and […]