What & How Do Spiders Eat?


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What & How Do Spiders Eat?

What & How Do Spiders Eat? Knowing what and how spiders eat can help us keep them out of our homes and businesses… and out of our nightmares. If you are arachnophobic (having a fear of spiders), you are not alone. An estimated 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men express a fear […]

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Winter Spider Infestation – Fact or Myth

Is it spider season? Maybe you are seeing more cobwebs or a few more eight-legged “friends” are scurrying across your path and suddenly you wonder if you are facing a spider infestation. It seems like the taciturn arachnids are making an appearance. But is it true? Are there more spiders in winter? According to the […]

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Are There Dangerous Spiders in Washington?

You may think spiders are typical household pests regardless of where you live. This is true, but did you know that different areas are prone to different types of spiders? Similarly, spider control treatments can vary depending on which species are common in your area. Understanding which spiders are in your area, and which ones […]

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Fun Facts About Spiders

While most of us get freaked out by them, especially in how many show up in our homes this time of year, spiders are more than the sum of their (many) parts. Beyond being scary looking, and sometimes hairy, they are more beneficial around your home than expected! Many spider species in the Greater Puget […]

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Getting Rid of Spiders in Your Home

As we get closer to summer and warmer weather, you also tend to see critters and pests become more active around your home or business. Particularly in the Puget Sound area, that means spiders. While these insects offer numerous benefits to the exterior ecosystem of your space, spiders can be intimidating and unpleasant when invading […]

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Common Spider Myths

One of the most notorious household pests, the sight of a spider or its web usually incites a degree of panic in the average resident. In Washington in particular, our mornings can be rudely interrupted by running into a web that has been spun across our path out the door. While their webs can be […]

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SPIDERS and Spider Control in Washington State

Spiders Native to Washington State Spiders are famous for their ominous appearance, ability to bite-often with venom, their webs and their predacious nature. Different than insects, which have six legs, spiders have eight legs and their thoraxes and heads are “fused” into a “cephalothorax.”  The eight legs and body type make them “arachnids,” and not […]

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What Causes Spider Infestations?

Whether you have a genuine phobia or simply can’t stand the thought of spiders crawling through your home, there’s no doubt that a spider infestation is a very unwelcome sight for homeowners, especially throughout the Seattle area. Autumn is one of the most common times of the year for spider problems, because many spiders emerge […]

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When Is It Time to Call a Spider Exterminator?

Spiders are fairly unique among local pests, because unlike most pests they do bring some benefits to the table around the home. Spiders often feed on more troublesome pests, so some people don’t mind having one or two around their home or business. Of course, spiders are also among the most feared pests, so for […]

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