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Spiders are commonly found in San Antonio. These arthropods frequently invade residential dwellings and create problems for homeowners and renters in our area. They’re frightening since they can bite and inject venom into their victims. Researchers have identified 40,000 unique spider species around the world. Spiders build webs by releasing silk from their bellies. The web is ultimately used to capture prey that will later be killed and consumed. Spiders in our area tend to feed on other spiders and insects. However, some of the largest spider species can kill lizards and birds. Suffice to say, you don’t want to encounter the larger species.

Although some spiders live alone, others do not. They live in communal webs alongside thousands of other spiders. In some cases, they can live with 50,000 other spiders. Depending on their environment, spiders can live a few years up to 25 years. Adult male spiders tend to be slightly smaller than female spiders. Sometimes, the size difference is dramatic. Males are easily identified because they have larger mouthparts which are also referred to as palps. Male spiders are frequently found in residential structures because they enter when searching for female mates.

Spider Dangers

Unfortunately, spiders pose many dangers to humans and their pets. As you already know, these pests can bite and inject venom into their victims. However, it might not be as bad as you might believe. Ultimately, not all spider bites are dangerous. Research has shown that 99% of all spider bites will prove to be harmless. Therefore, you shouldn’t overreact to the spiders in your home. Still, you shouldn’t ignore them either. In rare cases, spider bites can lead to necrotic wounds and systemic toxicity. In some cases, a bite will be fatal. The primary concern is that you’re going to be injected with venom. It is best to stay away from spiders. If you get bit, you’ll want to pay close attention to your condition and get medical help if necessary.

Causes Of Spiders

Why have spiders decided to invade your home? Ultimately, there is no specific reason. The spiders in your home could be searching for food. Your home likely has plenty of moist, dark spots. Insects thrive there so spiders will come there to eat. In other cases, male spiders have entered your home to look for female spiders to mate with.

Taking Care Of The Problem – When Should You Call A Professional?

If spiders have invaded your home, it is pertinent to fix the problem promptly. You don’t want to expose yourself to unnecessary risks, but you want to wipe out the infestation promptly. Allowing the spiders to stay in your home is only going to increase the health risks. Therefore, you should work with a professional to get rid of the spiders before someone is attacked. You can try taking care of the problem on your own, but there are risks. For instance, you have to worry about using dangerous methods in your home.

Our technicians can help you deal with the issue swiftly and while putting your safety first. Be sure to seal any gaps around your doors, windows, and exterior walls. Once you’ve done this, spiders will have a harder time finding a way to enter your home.

We’re Going To Protect You

We recommend working with our professional exterminators because you’re going to be protected from start to finish. Our technicians will work around the clock to solve the problem. Plus, we’re going to make your safety a top priority. Although we strive to use natural techniques to eliminate pests, we may need to use conventional methods. Unfortunately, this is concerning for many San Antonio residents. We understand this wholeheartedly, but we’re going to minimize the risks. We know how to use conventional products effectively and safely to ensure that you’re going to be okay. When you work with us, you can finally sleep soundly knowing everyone in your home will be okay.

We often use products registered with the EPA because these products are safe. We know how to use these products safely and effectively.

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Preventing Spiders From Entering Your Building

You need to take steps to prevent spiders from entering your home. Otherwise, they’re going to turn your life upside down. The easiest thing you can do is reduce the number of spiders outside of your home. Get rid of spiders around your property and there won’t be any spiders left to enter your home. It is best to remove spider nesting spots around your property. For instance, you should make sure that your home and property are clean and free of clutter. Finally, knock down spider webs to remove them from your property. Contact us once you’ve found spiders in your home.

Worries About Brown Recluse Spiders

You’re likely concerned that you’re going to encounter brown recluse spiders. Most people are worried about brown recluse spiders because they’re dangerous. A brown recluse spider bite could be fatal. Although these spiders are dangerous, they’re not as bad as you might believe. Brown recluse spiders can be found in San Antonio. Therefore, there is always a chance that you’re going to encounter these spiders. Use the tips below to put your mind at ease.

  • Brown recluse spiders are often found outside in San Antonio.
  • These spiders can travel in shipping containers.
  • Brown recluse spiders can live in many areas. They have no problem surviving in San Antonio and nearby locations.
  • Even when they live in homes with children and pets, they usually don’t attack.
  • These pests are timid so they’re going to try to stay away from you.
  • Brown recluse spiders rarely move from one dwelling to another.
  • These spiders can be eradicated using certain products. A professional can help too.
  • Although you should worry about spiders, you shouldn’t let their presence ruin your life.

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