Spiders species

Spiders are among some of the most-feared pests, with different species ranging from small scurrying spiders to larger, more formidable-looking spiders.

Common House Spiders

This is the most common species found in homes and structures. This pest quickly becomes a nuisance because of its webs.

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This spider is also found worldwide.

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Black Widow Spiders

These venomous spiders are best known for the red hourglass shape on or under their abdomen. In this spider’s case, the female of the species

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almost never devour the male of the species after they have mated.

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Jumping Spiders

These spiders are well known for their jumping ability, which they use to capture prey. They are a nuisance when indoors,

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and are often mistaken for Black Widow Spiders when coloured. Around 300 different species are known to have been found.

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Long-bodied Cellar Spiders

Also commonly known as “daddy-long-legs”, these spiders are characterised by their long legs,

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and this species is mostly found in dark and damp places. Around 20 different species of this kind exists.

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Wolf Spiders

This type of spider chases and hunts its prey. Often, they are known to be big and hairy, with its menacing appearance, startling some people.

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Primarily, this type of spider is a nuisance. There are over 1000 different species available.

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Spider Removal

Whilst a wide range of DIY and off-the-shelf products are available to manage spiders a large infestation may require professionals to ensure the problem won’t reoccur.

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