Brown Recluse Prevention Tips for Denton Residents

March 26, 2018


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The brown recluse spider is not a species of spider that you want to accidentally come into contact with. This shy species of spider may not be looking for trouble, but they won’t hesitate to protect themselves if they feel that they are being threatened. Brown recluse spiders are fairly easy to recognize; they are light brown in color and they have a distinctive violin-shaped marking on the top of their body. Also, they only have six eyes instead of the typical eight eyes. However, the problem is that even though they can be easily identified, people usually come into contact with them before they have the chance to see them.

Being bitten by a brown recluse spider can require medical attention depending upon your reaction; their venom can cause a fever, swelling, and the skin around the bite to ulcerate. The wound from a brown recluse spider bite is slow to heal and is prone to infection. Besides their dangerous bites, brown recluse spiders are problematic because they easily find their way inside of Denton, Texas homes and are able to hide in the hard to reach areas of your home; they are also extremely resilient and difficult to control and eliminate.

To help prevent your home from becoming home to brown recluse spiders turn to the Denton brown recluse spider control experts at Adams Exterminating Company. Our professionals have put together some easy to follow and easy to accomplish brown recluse spider prevention tips:

  • Inspect the exterior of your home, caulk any gaps found around windows and doors, seal gaps found in the foundation and exterior walls, and make sure that door sweeps are installed on all exterior doors.

  • Make sure that screens found in windows and doors are completely intact.

  • Store woodpiles away from the exterior of your home, remove piles of organic debris from your property.

  • Help to prevent accidental bites by making sure to shake out clothing and shoes before putting them on and by pulling down bed sheets to look for spiders before getting into bed.

  • When working in basement areas or in outbuildings, wear gloves to help prevent accidental contact with these dangerous spiders.

  • Put into place a year-round pest control program, not only prevent problems with brown recluse spiders but to control the insects that they like to feed on.

If you are experiencing problems with brown recluse spiders on your property, don’t turn to Google to find a DIY solution, turn to a professional instead. Brown recluse spiders are a dangerous species of spider and require the experience and expertise that a professional can provide. Don’t put yourself, your family, or pets in danger by trying a DIY solution that won’t work and that will allow this dangerous problem to persist. Contact the Texas pest professionals at Adams Exterminating Company to protect your Denton home and property from these dangerous spiders; give us a call today and learn about our brown recluse spider control services and why they are the best solution to your dangerous spider problem.

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