Spiders can be creepy – their sight can send chills down your spine, but it’s even worse when you realize you have a house full of these creatures. Although they are mostly harmless, spiders can still pose a danger to you and your loved ones, which is why you have to eliminate them as soon as you notice their activity.
Unlike most of the common pests in homes, the mobility levels of spiders are very low and therefore make it so easy to notice their presence.
There are thousands of spider species in the animal kingdom, but out of those thousand species, there is a tiny percentage of dangerous poisonous ones. There is no need to investigate whether your infestation is dangerous or not, these eight legged creatures must leave your home for safety and good living conditions in the house. Consider these ways for complete elimination of spider infestation in your home.
Hire professional pest control company
DIY projects are very good endeavors for control purposes of spiders in Minnesota, but when the infestation turns critical, like in cases of visible cobwebs, and big spiders crawling on walls, you should hire a professional pest control company for an effective treatment plan to abort the infestation. These companies have expertise in pertinent treatment plans which are safe for the family, house and environment.
Regularly clean the house
Spiders are attracted to those dark areas of the house, with poor illumination that are seldom reached and dusted. For example; ceilings, attics, basements, under the couch in living rooms, behind bed head-boards, wardrobes, cookers, cluttered places. Ensure to comprehensively vacuum your home once a week and most of those areas. This effort deliberately destroys spiders in homes. Go ahead and remove visible cobwebs in the ceilings and house corners with a long brush. This should be done as soon as the webs are seen because spiders keep spinning the web every day.
In line with regular cleaning of the house, allow good aeration of the house to avoid dampness which is a very suitable condition for stay of spiders.
Get rid of other pests
Having other pests in the house attracts spiders into your home because they act as prey. Ants, flies, mosquitoes and lizards are considered good prey for spiders. Depending on the pests around, quick measures should always be taken to get rid of them to avoid attraction of newer pests. Emergency pesticides bought from pest control shops can be applied to destroy those pests and their breeding grounds.
Remove all piles of firewood lying in the compound or backyard because they harbor numerous spiders. Trim compound trees, flowers and hedges to break the bridge of these spiders moving into the house through open entrances like windows. Remove all rubbish in the compound, when it gets moist, it attracts spiders to stay under it.
Seal up all window and door cracks, holes in ventilations that spiders use to access the house. Even inside the house, seal up cracks in the foundations and walls to remove homes for these spiders.