A common pest, house spiders are harmless, yet fear-inducing, creatures that send many people running for cover. Although there are many different varieties of spiders, and a few could possibly be found in your home, the most common one is the American House Spider. They like to live in dark, musty places such as basements, closets, and attics. The problem? For most people, these pests are not a welcome guest. Their webs can be messy to clean up, and if they breed, a small spider problem can quickly become a whole lot bigger. If you have a problem with Nampa house spiders and are looking for solutions, here are some facts you should know.
What do they look like?: Many people panic when they see a spider and instantly assume the worst: it’s poisonous or otherwise dangerous. Thankfully, most spiders found in homes are American house spiders which don’t pose a real threat. Of course, it’s important to identify your spider just to be sure. American house spiders are small — only 4 to 5 mm long. The are typically brown or gray with darker brown markings along their body and have eight eyes. So, if your spider meets this description you can relax — it’s a harmless house spider.
How did I get them?: Spiders tend to seek shelter in homes to find food and warmth. This can especially be true in the fall and winter months. Because they like dark spaces, spiders often find corners or small spaces in which they can hide. Unfortunately, there’s not much that can be done to prevent spiders from entering your home besides laying down a spider barrier. If you haven’t this should be the first step you take to prevent further infestations of Nampa house spiders.
How can I get rid of them?: When dealing with house spiders, it is best to contact a pest control agency to solve the problem for you. Although there are at-home remedies that could potentially be effective, if even one spider is left alive they can multiply quickly. Here at Get Lost Pest Control, we eliminate spiders by treating inside and outside areas with an effective spider control treatment that lasts up to 3 months. When a spider walks across a treated area, it gets a pest control product on its body before going back to its nest and sharing it with other spiders. This is the best, most effective, easiest, and longest-lasting spider elimination method.
If you are struggling with an infestation of Nampa house spiders, don’t wait another day to find a solution. Contact Get Lost Pest Control today and we’ll help you kick your unwanted house spiders out.. and keep them out.