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What are spiders?

There are several thousands of spider species throughout the world; some dangerous and others more of a nuisance.  Florida is home to several spiders, including:

Brown Recluse Spiders

Funnel Web Spiders

Cellar Spiders

Jumping Spiders

Cobweb Spiders

Orb Weavers

Crab Spiders

Sac Spiders

Fishing Spiders

Wolf Spiders

Why do I have them?

In many cases, spiders are accidental invaders who have entered around doors, windows and other holes or openings. Although it varies by species, spiders primarily live outside, but will move indoors to find secure areas to build their webs and trap prey. 

Are spiders dangerous?

Most species are harmless and are merely considered a nuisance when they leave behind unsightly webs.  However, there are species that may bite with a result that can be compared to a wasp or bee sting.  In some people, an allergic reaction to the venom can occur, and/or medical attention may be required.

How do I get rid of spiders?

In many cases spiders will invade your home if it easy to do so.  If you have openings around doors and windows or cracks in your foundation you can easily have a spider problem.  Controlling spiders can be difficult without the help of a professional.  For help getting rid of spiders, contact McCall Service.  We are ready to evaluate your spider problem and provide you with a free estimate.

How soon can you get here?

At McCall Service, we take all pest problems seriously and are committed to helping you as soon as possible.  In most cases we can respond the same or very next day.

How can I prevent this in the future?

Preventing a spider problem can be difficult.  Contacting McCall Service at the first sign of a spider infestation is the best way to keep your home and family protected from spiders and other household pests.

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