There are over 35,000 species of spiders worldwide, with about 3,000 occurring in North America. Many species of spiders are household pests. All spiders are predators, feeding mainly on insects. In the US only two groups of spiders are considered dangerous to man, the Black Widow and the Brown Recluse..
Control and Elimination:
1. Inspection– A thorough inspection of the premise is essential.
2. Prevention– This consists of making sure that the premise is in good physical condition, and properly screened and sealed to reduce entry.
3. Mechanical and Pesticide Application– Vacuuming is a very good tool to eliminate webs and egg sacs. A pesticide application by a Westex certified technician in a typical spider harborage. Westex will also do a perimeter treatment to help control the entrance of spiders.
4. Environmental Issues– Spiders like to frequent areas with high moisture content, and darkness. Areas such as basements and crawl spaces, can act as a breeding ground for spiders. Let Westex come to evaluate your specific situation, and eliminate your pest problems today!