What are spiders?
Spiders are air-breathing arthropods with eight legs and spinnerets that extrude silk. Spiders are arachnids; they are the largest order of arachnids, in fact. Arachnids are creatures with two body segments, eight legs, no wings or antennae, and are unable to chew.
What kind of spiders are there in Utah?
There are more than 50,000 types of spiders in the world. However, if you have a spider infestation in your Utah home, it’s probably one of the following:
- Black Widow
- Celar Spiders
- Jumping Spiders
- Orb Weaving Spiders
- Sac Spiders
- Wolf Spiders
- Woodlouse Spiders
- Orb Weaving Spiders
Why do I have spiders in my home?
There are several reasons you may have spiders in your home in Utah. Spiders will be tempted to enter your house if the conditions outside are too dry, wet, or cold for them to thrive. Another reason spiders may enter your home is because there’s a food source for them. Spiders eat other small pests, so if you have spiders in your home there’s a good chance you have other pests as well.
How do spiders get inside my home?
Spiders don’t need a lot of space to get inside. Every house has many openings where spiders can crawl in. Openings in doors and walls, holes in screens, and cracks in the foundation are all great entryways for these 8-legged pests.
Are spiders a problem?
Spiders leave webs around your home in boxes, closets, and other storage areas. Spiders might helpful because they eat other pests that are in your home. So, spiders aren’t usually detrimental but they are unwanted.
How can Advantage Pest & Lawn solve my spider problem?
Advantage Pest & Lawn can rid your home of spiders as well as the pests that are acting as spider food. Our spider pest control services include:
- Inspection for spider webs, harborage, droppings and entry points.
- Wiping down webs using an extension pole.
- Application of non-residual or residual insecticides as deemed appropriate depending on the situation.
- Consultation on available service programs.
- Follow-up visits
If you have a spider infestation or any other pest infestation in your home, get in touch with us today or give us a call on (801) 210-1887. We can keep your space free of unwanted visitors.