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The Ultimate Spider Prevention Guide For Justin Homes

Spiders are both household pests and essential to our ecosystems. In their natural habitats, they are nature's pest controllers. They prey on flies and mosquitoes, both nuisances we prefer to avoid, and they are fascinating creatures that spin intricately stunning webs. 

If spiders were to disappear suddenly, it would have profound consequences. Insect populations could explode, impacting crop agriculture and the food chain and leading to an increase in insect-borne diseases.

Still, these eight-legged critters arguably deserve their reputation as unwanted home invaders, as they can cover our ceilings and corners with unsightly, dust-collecting webs, and some species can inflict painful and potentially dangerous bites.

In this article about spider control in Justin, TX, you will learn everything you need to know about these arachnids thanks to the Adams Exterminating experts. You will discover why some spider bites are worse than others and determine which spider prevention tips and professional strategies are best to eliminate infestation. 

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Some Spider Bites Are Worse Than Others

The severity of the bites that Texas spiders can inflict will vary based on factors like the spider species and your reaction to its venom. Most spider bites are not life-threatening. Still, some can be more painful and potentially dangerous.

The two most notorious and venomous spiders in Justin are the brown recluse spider and the black widow spider.

Brown recluse spider bites can cause tissue damage and necrotic skin lesions. This species is reclusive and often hides in dark places. Because of that, you might not even know you are near one until a bite occurs. While they only attack if they feel threatened, all it can take is you pressing unknowingly against one while putting on clothes or shoes. The severity of the bite can vary. Some will only experience mild symptoms. Others may suffer from severe tissue necrosis.

Black widow spiders, on the other hand, inject a neurotoxic venom as they bite. It can cause muscle pain and cramps but can progress to breathing problems. A black widow spider's bite is often intensely painful. You will typically find this species outdoors in wood piles and outdoor sheds.

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  • 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.

Spider Prevention Tips That Work

Preventing spider infestations is the best way to avoid spider bites, as they can't attack if they are away from your property.

Here are some practical spider prevention tips that work:

  • Keep your home clean and clutter-free. Spiders love to hide in cluttered and dusty areas. They are excellent spots for them to build webs undisturbed. Keeping up with your household chores and remembering to spend time in your basement and attic can make a significant difference in keeping spiders and their webs at bay. It will also help you spot insect populations early before they have time to attract predatory arachnids.
  • Seal cracks and openings. When provided with what they need to thrive, spiders will enter your home through the tiniest gaps. Inspecting your home for entry points and sealing them is essential to keep pest populations minimal.
  • Install screens and tight-fitting door sweeps. When properly maintained, they will prevent spiders from crawling inside. We recommend checking screens for tears and holes regularly.
  • Reduce outdoor lighting. Light attracts insects, and where there are insects, spiders often follow. Yellow or sodium vapor lights are less attractive to unwanted pests, and motion-sensor lighting can keep them off when you don't need them. 
  • Remove outdoor debris and vegetation. Spiders are outdoor creatures. If they come inside your home, it typically is because you have habitats nearby, like firewood and compost piles or overgrown plants that provide them with bridges into your house.
  • Ask us about natural repellents. Some products, like essential oils of peppermint, eucalyptus, or citrus, might help deter spiders. They can be a valuable addition to professional barriers around the perimeter of your home. They can also add a pleasant scent to your surroundings.

Not all types of spiders are harmful. In fact, most are beneficial in controlling other insect populations. However, there are no good reasons to put up with them on your property if they cause you anxiety or add to your household chores. 

Adams Exterminating can help if you have concerns about venomous spiders like the brown recluse or black widow or want to keep arachnids away but need more than basic maintenance strategies. If you suspect a significant spider infestation or see potentially dangerous spider species, it is time to get help from the pros.

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  • 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.

  • Do you offer termite control?

    Yes, both our Home Guardian and Home Guardian Plus plans offer termite control using the proven Sentricon® System with Always Active™ along with a termite service warranty.

  • What type of payment options do you accept?
    We accept cash, check or credit card. We do ask that you pay at the time of service. Many of our customers put a credit card on file with our office. It is stored securely in our system and only charges AFTER the service is rendered.
  • How do I get started?
    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.

Professional Pest Control Is A Great Way To Keep The Spiders Away

Having a spider infestation in your home can be distressing. At Adams Exterminating, we are passionate about offering reliable and practical solutions to your pest challenges through our team of trained and licensed experts. Our strategies go above and beyond DIY methods and can ensure a spider-free home for you and your loved ones before things spiral out of control.

We can accurately identify the spider species that call Justin home, customizing our treatment plans to your specific situation. We understand that not all spiders are harmful. Our treatment approach will vary depending on the type of spider involved and any special requirements you may have. Still, your home will be free of these creepy crawlers for good, so you can relax knowing your household is safe from sticky webs and painful bites.

We don't just remove existing spiders; we also tackle the root causes of the infestation by identifying entry points, hiding spots, and food sources. We will take steps to eliminate or minimize these factors for long-term results using safe and effective treatments that may not be readily available over the counter. No matter the severity of the infestation, we always prioritize safety while ensuring a thorough spider removal process.

We also provide follow-up visits to ensure that the treatment is working effectively, monitoring the situation and making adjustments as necessary. And we will help you prevent future spider infestations with strategies that work. If you are ready to save time and effort and regain your peace of mind, Adams Exterminating is here to help. Contact us for a consultation and to tell us more about your infestation.

Spiders are essential and valuable creatures. We need them to control insect populations and more. However, they can wreak havoc in our homes in many ways, from covering them in sticky webs that collect dust and pests to potentially painful bites.

There are many ways to keep them out, including prevention tips like sealing entry points and cleaning your yard. Still, professional pest control is a sometimes necessary solution to dangerous or extensive infestations. Adams Exterminating can help if you need safe but effective spider removal strategies for your Justin home. Call us today to request your free estimate.

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