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Spiders Be Gone: Expert Tips For Effective Spider Control For Your Dallas Home

Spiders are the worst. We could end this article without saying anything else, but that isn't the point. We are not here to complain about these local pests; we would like to provide real options to stop these invasive creatures before they establish a presence inside your Dallas home. 

If you agree that spiders are one of the worst pests and would like nothing to do with these invasive creatures, we have some things for you to consider today. Take a moment to learn more about the different types of spiders in Dallas and find out what effective control tips might work to keep these pests out of your home. 

Contact our team at Adams Exterminating Company to learn about our dedicated service options and find out how we can help you stop these invaders before they cause serious trouble indoors. Let us walk you through our advanced Dallas pest control options and find one that will best help you avoid these and other local pests. 

Keep reading to discover everything you need to know about spiders and the methods that work best to prevent infestations. 

Spider Behavior: How They Hunt, Feed, And Mate

We could write books about how spiders behave inside and around local homes. To make sure you have what you need, we want to take just a moment today to break down how these pests hunt, feed, and mate. This information will help you better understand spiders and offer some insight into why they might invade your home. Let's start with their hunting habits.

Spiders hunt for prey in one of two ways. The first way these pests hunt is by sneaking around on the ground and using their agility to capture and kill unsuspecting bugs. These types of spiders are called ground spiders. 

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Symptoms Of Spider Bites: What To Expect And How To Treat

We have good news for you. Most spiders that live here in Dallas are not a threat to your health. In fact, many local species do not have the ability to pierce human skin or venom strong enough to cause serious harm. 

With that in mind, there are a few local species that can cause serious trouble with their bites. The two you should be most concerned with are the brown recluse and the black widow. These are not the only spiders that can cause harm, but they are the only two that pose a legitimate medical threat. To show this, let's compare a bite from a wolf spider to one from a black widow or brown recluse. 

A wolf spider bite is mildly painful and might cause redness or minor swelling around the site of the wound. If you are allergic to the venom, you might deal with other symptoms, including breathing difficulty, dizziness, and more extreme swelling. Talk to your doctor to better understand your risk. 

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Why Choose Adams Exterminating?

  • Trained Entomologists & Service Technicians
    Our team brings a deep understanding of insect biology and behavior to create targeted pest control strategies. We're equipped with the latest techniques and technologies to effectively eliminate pests.
  • Customized Plans for Every Budget
    Recognizing that each space is different, we customize pest control services for every home or business. Our approach involves targeted solutions, addressing specific needs for your environment.
  • Trusted in the Community Since 1947
    With a legacy dating back to 1947, our pest control company brings decades of experience with a proven track record to keep your space critter-free.
  • Locally Owned & Operated
    As a locally owned business with offices in both Denton and Lewisville, we are rooted in the community and dedicated to serving our neighbors with personalized service.

Preventing Spider Infestations: Practical Tips And Tricks

There is something you need to know before we talk about spider prevention. These pests have no problem invading your home. They only need a tiny gap, crack, or opening to squeeze their way indoors. Finding and sealing all of these entry points is nearly impossible. That said, it is more important that you use methods to deter these pests that spiders invade to hunt. 

Deterring pests may involve things like wiping up spills or cleaning your home. To help top spiders before they invade and cause trouble, here are some general pest prevention tips to consider: 

  • Do a slow lap around your home and look for gaps, holes, and cracks in its exterior foundation. Fill in these potential entry points using a caulking gun or some liquid cement.
  • Identify damage to windows and doors and repair or replace weatherstripping, door sweeps, and window screens that are not working properly.
  • Turn off all exterior lights after it gets dark each night. Another option is to invest in insect-resistant bulbs.
  • Thoroughly clean your interior spaces and do your best to keep things clean. It also helps to address clutter as much as possible and organize living spaces to avoid clutter buildup in the future. 
  • Address moisture issues like leaky pipes, damaged fixtures, and cracked gutters. With this, eliminate all sources of water buildup inside or around your home.

It is difficult to keep up with prevention tips in a way that will effectively deter spiders and other local pests. If you are looking for an easy and effective solution that will work to keep these invaders at bay, you need professional care provided by our team at Adams Exterminating Company. 

At Adams Exterminating Company, our dedicated technicians understand how spiders think and where they might take shelter inside local homes. All you need to do is let us know you need assistance. 

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    Contact us today for a free, no-obligation estimate! Regardless of your pest issue, contact us today to speak with one of our technicians. To make a plan, one of our licensed service technicians will come to your home or business and perform a thorough inspection of your property. Then, we will work with you to come up with a solution that meets your needs.
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    Yes, we offer both residential and commercial pest control. We will work with the needs of your business to ensure that pests are not a problem. Furthermore, we understand the State of Texas’s Health and Safety Codes when it comes to pesticide use and pest control.
  • Do you offer any organic/green/low toxic treatments?

    We do offer “green” treatments because we understand that though the synthetic pesticides that we typically use are quite safe, some people for various valid reasons prefer a green approach to pest control. In addition to employing completely non-chemical measures such as structural and mechanical alterations (weep-hole exclusions, recommendations on door sweep replacement etc.) and glue traps or other monitoring devices, we have a number of natural and botanical insecticides that we can use to treat your home or business.

    We commonly use natural products such as boric acid, diatomaceous earth, and a number of different botanical products (pyrethrum, rosemary oil, cedar oil, etc.). These products can be very effective when used properly. One downside is that they usually don't last as long as synthetic pesticides, so we generally recommend a more frequent treatment cycle, such as monthly, when using these products. Just tell the person you speak with on the phone or the technician who services your property about your preference and we will be happy to accommodate you.

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Professional Spider Control: When To Call In The Experts

Taking the time to face local pests is worth it here in Dallas. When bugs like spiders come knocking, you should have something in place to keep them outside. Whether you are here today seeking an answer to an active spider infestation inside your home or looking for a way to prevent these pests throughout every season, we have what you need. The question is, are you ready to make an appointment? If not, here are three things to think about. 

  1. If left unchecked, spiders and other local pests are likely to breed inside your home. 
  2. Many local pests are not just annoying but can be dangerous and destructive.
  3. A quality pest control plan can give you peace of mind and true peace when spending time inside your home.

Do not wait to find your freedom from local pests like spiders. Get in touch with our team at Adams Exterminating Company to discover more about our advanced service offerings. We will answer any questions you might have about spider control in Dallas and find a treatment time that works best for you.

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