Charlotte Spider Control
While spiders are often thought of as scary creatures, finding spiders in your home doesn’t necessarily mean what you think. Although some species of spiders can be dangerous, the truly scary part of finding spiders means your home has insects living inside. All spider species are critical to the environment, as a natural insect control. A world with fewer spiders is a world with more garden pests, more yard pests and more in-home pests.
Our Carolina Pest professionals offer spider prevention services to assure your Charlotte home is safe, habitable, and free of the insects that attract spiders. Our trained technicians can protect your home and family from the insects that so often precede an invasion of spiders.
Contact our team to schedule spider control services in your Charlotte home!
- Spider Control: What to Expect
- How to Identify Spiders
- Spider Inspection Process
- Green Spider Treatment
- Spider Control Maintenance
- Spider Control FAQs
Charlotte Spider Control: What to Expect
Finding spiders inside your Charlotte home usually means your house is also home to other insects. Call Carolina Pest to schedule your pest inspection.
Carolina Pest’s skilled technicians will uncover any pest infestation taking over your home, and recommend a customized plan for your home.
While spiders aren’t ideal for your home, they are essential to the environment. Carolina Pest uses eco-friendly pest control to rid your home of spiders.
To ensure your home is protected from spiders and other insects, we recommend scheduling an annual insect control inspection and treatment.
How to Identify Spiders in Charlotte
The primary physical distinction between spiders and insects is that the body of an insect consists of three components and six legs, whereas spiders have eight legs and two body sections.
Characteristics of Spiders
- Web spinning is controlled by external components of the abdomen.
- The front body section supports the spider’s eyes, legs & mouthparts.
- The arachnid’s abdomen or second section supports life and webbing functions by containing the spider’s digestive, reproductive and respiratory systems.
- Species is determined by size, color, body markings and the structure and layout of the eyes, typically six or eight.
Where Do Spiders Hide in Your Home
Spiders often hide in dark spaces within your home such as:
- Corners of walls
- Joints in ceilings
- Stored boxes
- Inside kitchen and bathroom cabinets
- Under pillows and cushions
- Wherever you notice signs of insects
The Carolina Pest Charlotte Spider Inspection Process
By nature, spiders tend to avoid human contact. While you may find a few spiders wandering throughout your home, it may be difficult to uncover the source of the infestation.
During an inspection, our skilled technicians will search for the primary location of the spider infestation, and will uncover any other insect infestations in your Charlotte home.
After completing a full inspection, our professional technician will recommend short-term and long-term green pest control treatments.
Do You Need Spider Control Services in Your Home? Contact Carolina Pest today!
Charlotte Green Spider Treatment
At Carolina Pest Management, environmentally safe spider control treatment focuses on three primary processes:
- Knock down and remove existing webbing
- Applied mechanical processes for removing or killing spiders
- Vacuum baseboards, under beds and in other areas known to harbor spider eggs.
Long-term solutions: Sanitation
- Advise client on matters that help reduce or eliminate conditions most attractive to insects.
- Help client identify areas rich in spider food and high moisture.
Long-term solutions: Exclusion
- Locate and seal entry points suitable for spiders and/or insects
- Treat for invasive insects
- Examine crawlspace and schedule treatment as necessary
- Setup a quarterly treatment program
- Setup yearly follow-up pest inspections
Charlotte Spider Control Maintenance
The technicians at Carolina Pest typically recommend that every homeowner schedule an annual full home pest inspection. In some cases, it may be suggested that you have multiple home pest inspections a year.
- You may need more frequent spider and insect inspections if:
- You often bring things in and out of your home such as firewood, flowers, or clothesline laundry
- There are water leaks and heavy condensation on AC pipes
- There are broken screen doors and other typical points of insect entry
- The basement, crawlspace, or garage is used for storage
- There are tree limbs, plants, or debris around your home
Charlotte Spider Control Frequently Asked Questions
How much does spider control in Charlotte cost?
For spider control services in Charlotte, expect to pay within the range of $150 and $250. Pest control technicians calculate the cost of spider control based on the size of the treatment area and the size of the infestation. The type of spider and the treatment needed will also impact the cost. Spider control treatments may be required seasonally to keep the pests away throughout the year, and the number of service appointments needed to get rid of the spiders will affect the price. Never delay requesting spider control services. Spiders can bite, and some types in the Carolinas are poisonous. Spider bites may cause symptoms such as pain, skin irritation, respiratory distress, and even cell death. Spider infestations grow in size over time, making the pests more challenging to remove the longer you wait.
How can I avoid spider bites?
The best ways to prevent getting spider bites is by using caution in areas often inhabited by spiders. You should wear gloves when handling firewood and old boxes, working in old buildings, or working in dark areas such as basements, attics, and sheds.
How do I get rid of wolf spiders?
If you find a wolf spider in your home, we recommend setting sticky traps to catch the spider. If you find multiple wolf spiders in your home, the best way to get rid them is to call and schedule a pest management professional to come out and identify the best treatment for your home. At Carolina Pest our technicians can quickly remove wolf spiders using a green pest control treatment.
What’s the difference between a wandering spider and a web-building spider?
The term “Wandering” defines an active predatory species of spider that chases down or ambushes prey. However, wandering spiders do craft silken dens as a place for eggs, ambush and retreat. The term “Web-building” refers to spiders that use webs as a means of capturing prey. Some web-builders live on or near the ground. Others build webs designed to capture aerial prey. Most web-builders tend to stay within their webs.
Are spiders dangerous?
According to HUD “termite, insect and rodent control documents,” only two U.S. located species of spider are considered dangerous to humans. However, the generic names do represent multiple different species. Black Widow: Common throughout the U.S., the black widow spider species can go for months without eating. Females tend to remain near the web. Males tend to roam. Although slightly venomous at birth, adult males are not harmful to humans. Not all species of female black widows can be identified by distinctive underside hourglass type markings. Most human widow bites occur shortly after the stress of female egg laying. Brown Recluse: Assumed to consist of seven types of spiders, the brown recluse species can be spotted throughout most of the United States. Typically an outdoor species, recluses sometimes end up inside due to human movement of clothing, luggage, and other such mobile items. Medium in size, the brown recluse species is quick, highly dependent on access to moisture, and typically identified by a dark violin-shaped marking on the back of the cephalothorax.
Charlotte Spider Control Technicians
Professional spider control services will get rid of the unwanted pests in your home fast. Female spiders can lay hundreds of eggs at a time—meaning spider infestations can happen seemingly overnight. A licensed and trained pest technician will identify the spiders in the home before applying any safe and effective treatments. A spider exterminator from Carolina Pest Management will provide year-round protection against spiders. Long-term solution methods recommended by an expert technician will exclude spiders from returning to your home ever again. Call the professional spider control expert team from Carolina Pest Management today.