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At Bug Away, we know how to deal with spiders in your home or business. Take back your space and live and work spider free. We will identify and eliminate different types of spiders, including venomous and non-venomous species.

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Identifying Spiders

Species such as black widow, brown recluse and brown widow spiders (pictured below) do have the ability to pierce the skin and inject venom. Their bites cause varied reactions in people, but are very rarely fatal with proper treatment. Symptoms include localized pain, fever and nausea. In the case of a brown recluse spider bite, there's also a possibility for skin necrosis at the site of the bite.

Other species such as house spiders and cellar spiders pose no health threat to people. They don't have very strong mouthparts, so if they tried to bite, they wouldn't be able to pierce the skin. These spiders are simply nuisance pests, but they are much better off living and laying eggs outside.

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Spider FAQ's

1What types of spiders are commonly found in Florida?
Some common types of spiders found in Florida include the brown widow, the southern black widow, the red widow, the yellow sac spider, the hunter spider and the long-jawed orb weaver.
2Are the spiders in Florida dangerous?
Some of the spiders found in Florida, such as the southern black widow, Brown Recluse and the brown widow, can be venomous and dangerous to humans. However, most spiders in Florida are not dangerous and will only bite if they feel threatened.
3How do I safely remove a spider from my home?
The best way to remove a spider from your home is to use a cup or jar with a piece of paper to trap the spider and release it outside. Alternatively, you can use a spider spray or a vacuum cleaner to remove the spider.
4Are there any professional spider extermination services in Florida?
Yes, there are professional exterminators that can help control spider populations in your home or yard. As a matter of fact your looking at one now!

Spider Facts

Fear of spiders is consistently ranked as one of the top phobias in America. Spiders have a reputation as being creepy, crawly, venomous pests. But spiders aren't all bad. They do provide a form of natural pest control by catching insects in their webs. However, that doesn't mean they have an open invitation to come into our homes. A spider infestation can cause contamination of food in kitchens or pantries, and depending on the species, there could be health risks if family members unexpectedly happen upon a web or lurking spider.

How to Prevent Spiders

Keep garages, attics and basements clean and clutter-free. Most spiders seek out secluded, undisturbed areas where they can build a web to catch their next meal, so an attic or basement that has been left unused over the past season could be harboring these pests out of sight. Avoid leaving clothing and shoes on the floor and consider storing them inside plastic containers. It is also advised to shake out all clothing that has been in a hamper before wearing or washing.

Seal any cracks or crevices around the home. Spiders can crawl into homes through damaged window screens or cracks in the siding. The outside of homes should be inspected for these defects seasonally as weather and changes in temperature can cause or worsen existing problems.

Inspect items such as boxes of decorations and grocery bags before bringing them indoors. Spiders and other pests to crawl onto bags and boxes and be carried inside. Inspecting packages before bringing them into your home reduces this risk.

Being proactive about spider control will reduce the likelihood of any species making a home in your abode and possibly harming a member of your family. But if you suspect you have a spider infestation in your home, contact a pest professional to identify the species and properly remove the pests.

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