How To Get Spiders Out Of Your Miami-Dade County Home

August 27, 2021

Spiders are probably the most feared pest in Miami-Dade County homes. These arachnids are common home-invading pests, but they can be terrifying to come across because of their intimidating appearance. Despite fears that people have about spiders, most species in the area are harmless. While they do have fangs and venom, most don’t have strong enough venom to hurt people or pets.

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However, they still aren't pleasant to find around your house, so in this guide, you'll learn all you need to know about spider control.

Spiders In Miami-Dade County

The most prevalent spider variety around the county is house spiders. They have long abdomens and are a yellow-brown color with dark striped markings on their body and legs. However, occasionally, black widow and brown recluse spiders can be found in and around homes.

These two species are the only medically significant spiders in the United States. You can identify black widow spiders by their jet black coloring and red, hourglass-shaped markings. Brown recluse spiders, on the other hand, are a little harder to pinpoint. However, you can identify them by their tan color, lack of markings on their legs, and the violin-shaping mark behind their heads.

What Brings Spiders To A Home?

While most spiders are nuisance pests, they still aren’t a welcome sight in the home. Many people hate these arachnids, so they wonder why they are seeing so many around and what they can do to prevent them. The main reason spiders come inside is in search of their pest prey. While some pests might come indoors in search of shelter, spiders, instead, are on the hunt when they inadvertently come inside.

Underlying pest problems of smaller insects are the biggest reason you could be seeing more spiders than usual around your property. Therefore, if you want to reduce the number of spiders around your property, the best thing you can do is to take general pest control steps.

How Can You Remove Spiders Effectively?

The best and simplest way to remove spiders is to get reliable pest control services from Amco Pest Solutions. We provide ongoing assistance through our residential pest control plans, and we target the insects that bring spiders around. These services can also eradicate any current spiders you have around your property.

Our family-owned company has been in business for over 85 years, and we even offer free inspections. Contact us online or over the phone to request yours today.

Six Spider Prevention Tips

If you don’t currently have spiders around your property, now is the ideal time to take measures to keep them away. By following some simple steps and working with Amco Pest Solutions, you can avoid spiders in your home.

  1. Keep spiders and insects out by repairing broken screens and installing door sweeps and weather stripping.
  2. To prevent their pest prey, keep kitchen spaces cleaned. Start by cleaning floors and doing dirty dishes often.
  3. You can also prevent small insects by covering all garbage cans with lids and taking out the trash often.
  4. Remove webs from both inside your home and around your property.
  5. Reduce or eliminate clutter from in and around your house. Clean up garages and other outbuildings as well as your yard.
  6. Store firewood 30 feet away from your home in a dry, organized manner. Some spiders, such as black widows, often build webs in wood stacks.

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