Identifying Common Spiders in Florida
There are several thousand species of spiders throughout the world. Some of them are dangerous, whereas other varieties are more of a common nuisance. Florida is home to several spider varieties, including:
- Brown Recluse Spiders
- Funnel Web Spiders
- Cellar Spiders
- Jumping Spiders
- Cobweb Spiders
- Orb Weavers
- Crab Spiders
- Sac Spiders
- Fishing Spiders
- Wolf Spiders
Why Are Spiders In My Home?
In many cases, spiders are accidental invaders that 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. In other cases, spiders may spend their entire lives in your home, as it offers a secure, fruitful place for them to set up webs in undisturbed corners and capture whatever bugs they find.
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 Them?
In many cases, spiders will invade your home if the opportunity arises. 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 Servicecontact McCall Service—we are ready to evaluate your spider problem and provide you with a free estimate.
How Can I Keep Spiders from Returning?
Preventing a spider problem can be difficult, especially if you’re unsure of the source. Contact McCall ServiceContact McCall Service at the first sign of a spider infestation. It’s the best way to keep your home and family protected from spiders and other household pests.
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