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Spider Control in Shelby

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“Did you know you are never more than eight feet away from a spider?” This common saying isn’t exactly true, but the sentiment it conveys certainly is: spiders are seemingly everywhere. There are millions of different species of spiders, ranging in size from about the head of a pin to as large as a basketball. While many of the largest species of spiders are not found in our local area, we have more than our fair share of different types of spiders, many of which can be found on your property trying to make their home in yours.

Tired of a spider problem plaguing your home? Call Carothers Pest Control at (419) 314-3214 today.

About Spiders

Most people know what a spider is, but few can actually define what sets this particular type of pest apart from the rest. The defining characteristics of a spider are pretty simple. First, a spider must have eight legs. Second, spiders have the ability to spin a web, though not all do. Finally, all spiders have a distinct body shape that includes a head, thorax, and wide abdomen.

Likewise, many species of spiders have unique characteristics as well. Some spiders have bright, distinct colors or markings that set them apart. Some spiders have extremely long legs while others have shorter appendages. 

At Carothers Pest Control, we offer service for all types of spiders, including, but not limited to:

  • Orb Weavers: These spiders are harmless to humans, non-confrontational, and known by their intricate, spiral webs.
  • Garden Spiders: Though they may look scary because of their larger size, garden spiders are harmless to humans. They prefer to prey on other insects and make their home outdoors. 
  • House Spiders: Like its name implies, the common house spider is the most prevalent species found indoors. They are yellow/brown in color with dark stripes. Though generally more of a nuisance than a danger, house spiders can bite, particularly when they are threatened or as they are being squished. 
  • Wolf Spiders: Unlike many other species of spider, the wolf spider does not spin a web. Instead, it prefers the solitude of dark corners. This species is an agile hunter and will bite if provoked. Their bites can cause swelling, itching, and even mild pain.

Your Partner in Pest Control

  • Innovative Technology

    Carothers Pest Control is up-to-date with the newest in pest control technology, traps, chemicals, and environmentally safe techniques and products. Our priority is our customers and we strive to provide the best possible service.

  • Experienced Staff

    Our locally owned and family operated team is fully licensed and insured. We stand behind our services. Our pest control elimination and preventative services use the latest technology in the industry to protect you and your family.

  • Quality Service

    To provide you with the best customer service, our team works with you to maintain a pest free home or office. Our goal is to meet your current and future pest control needs no matter how large or how small the infestation.

Spiders: Misunderstood Creatures

A lot of people contend that spiders are actually one of the more misunderstood types of animals, and they would be right. Spiders actually aren’t inherently bad. In fact, to a certain degree, spiders actually help your property in the fight against more harmful insect invasions. Spiders weave webs as traps for prey, and these webs are particularly adept at catching other bugs like flies, mosquitos, termites, and plenty of others. While all spiders can bite, the overwhelming majority actually want nothing to do with humans and do everything they can to avoid direct contact at all costs.

However, there is no secret that spiders can be a true nuisance. They are intimidating to many people (particularly those that suffer from arachnophobia). Some spiders have been known to feed on beneficial bugs like ladybugs, bees, and butterflies, and some carry a bite that could be deadly to pets or people. For this reason, protecting your property from spiders is an absolute must.

Schedule your spider control service by contacting Carothers Pest Control today!

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