What Kind of Spiders are Common in Terrell Hills, TX & How to Keep Spiders Away this Winter

With all the necessary credentials; licensing, certifications and insurance, A Five Star Termite & Pest Control proudly provides pest control services to commercial businesses and residential homes in Greater San Antonio, TX. Our technicians possess years of experience. In conjunction with exceptional skills and the use of exclusive professional graded equipment and products, our pest control services or performed with premium results, as we pride ourselves on 100% satisfied customers.

What Spiders are Most Common in Texas?

Included in our menu of pest control services, is spider control. Spiders can be found almost anywhere in your home or business, as well as the property grounds. There are many species of spiders found in the local areas of San Antonio, TX, all having similar and unique traits concerning diet, habitats, preferred climates, diet, and being venomous or venomous. Spiders do not follow our territory lines, and can easily begin dwelling in other areas besides their native boundaries, being transported unknowingly or knowingly by humans or on transportable goods. The more commonly found spiders throughout the local areas are; Grass Spiders, Orb Weavers, Woodlouse Hunter, Carolina Wolf Spider, Brown Widows, Common House Spiders, Texas Recluse, Gray Wall Jumping Spiders, Black Widows and Brown Recluses. We wanted to warn the folks that black widows and brown recluse spiders are the two most venomous spiders in the country and if you suspect you or a loved one has been bitten you should first seek medical treatment, and then A Five Star Termite & Pest Control for fast and efficient extermination.

What Makes a Spider an Arachnid?

Spiders are not considered insects but are classified as arachnids. They are equipped with 8 legs, instead of 6 as insects possess and do not feature an antenna. Other pests classified as arachnids are; ticks, scorpions, mites, and harvestmen. With over 40,000 species of spiders found across the globe, there are no known spiders living in Antarctica. In most spiders, they produce silk, which they use to construct traps to capture their prey. The spiders that do not build webs are known as hunting spiders and will either passively wait in hiding places patiently awaiting prey to ambush and devour, or the more aggressive hunters that forage the grounds in search of a meal. As most folks know, abandoned webs are typically referred to as cobwebs. Though most spiders are relatively harmless to humans, most will only bite if they feel threatened, and few are aggressive. Though black widows and brown recluse spiders are extremely venomous, it is rare when it proves fatal.

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Spiders will usually only wander indoors when food is scarce, or in search of more favorable temperatures. No matter the case, whether inside or outside, spiders will normally turn undisturbed clutter or burrows into their homes. If you find you have a spider infestation in or around your commercial business or residential home across, you need the most trusted and efficient professionals of A Five Star Termite & Pest Control to contain the problem, and with the use of regular maintenance, minimize any future infestations. Call us today to get started!

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