You can’t effectively spray for spiders in the same way that you can spray for other bugs. Due to their long legs, spiders can crawl over pesticide-covered areas and avoid getting any poison on their bodies unless they drag their abdomen through it. However, insecticides can still be beneficial because the more of the regular insects you kill, the less fresh food your spider inhabitants have to munch on. 

May 11, 2017
Eric Ravenscraft

Spider Control: Secure the perimeter

You can’t effectively spray for spiders in the same way that you can spray for other bugs. Due to their long legs, spiders can crawl over […]
May 11, 2017
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Do-it-yourself spider spray

Make a homemade spray repellent for spiders using a couple of ingredients you can find at your local grocery store. Combine one quart of distilled white […]
May 11, 2017
Jeff Patton

Reduce spider incentives

Homeowners can very easily reduce the spider populations in and around their home by making a few small changes. Exterior clutter like leaf piles, firewood, and […]
May 11, 2017
Kristie Reddick

Relax, don’t do it

If you see a spider in your house, don’t freak out. They are not out to get you. They do not hunt or eat people. Spiders […]
May 11, 2017
Chris Quinn

Reduce clutter to reduce pests

Cluttered storage areas are prime real estate for mice, spiders, cockroaches and other pests. You can keep pests away by regularly cleaning and reorganizing your basement, […]
May 11, 2017
David Moore

Switch your light bulbs

Changing your exterior lights from mercury vapor bulbs to sodium vapor bulbs will reduce the attractiveness of your home to insects. This will also impact the […]