Spiders can be a difficult pest in the home. Their preferred habitat is warm, dark small spaces. Most spiders are a problem because of their webbing.
Less than a 1000 species of spider reside in the UK. Spiders can also be beneficial because they devour pests themselves.
Some common species of spiders that can be found entering your home are:
- Common House Spider
- Cellar Spider
- Wolf Spiders
- Sac Spiders
5 Simple Spider Pest Control techniques in the home
- Remove spider webs
- Vacuum frequently
- Fill in any wall gaps and cracks
- Remove clutter that would make accommodation for spiders
- Make your home less attractive to the spider’s prey with good lighting
Some spider infestations will prove exceptionally difficult to contain and the services of a qualified Pestforce pest control technician may be necessary.
To deal with spiders where there is a heavy infestation or to get a your free onsite spider pest control quotation, search for your local Pestforce technician at the top right corner of this page.