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How The Common House Spider Gets Into Your West Chester Home

September 19, 2019

 
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Although there are many spiders found in houses that are considered "common," there is one that bears the name. The American House Spider is a tiny spider with a fat belly, brown in color with stripes on its legs. While it is not venomous, if one bites you it can be itchy. For the most part, they are relatively harmless, but you still don’t want them in your home. Their presence can signify a larger pest problem.

 

How Do House Spiders Get Inside?

House spiders can get into West Chester homes in a variety of ways. You may accidentally transport them inside from firewood or by bringing in an outdoor plant. They may hitch a ride in a storage box, or they might just walk right in on their own. No matter how they get in, you’ll want to find a way to get them out and keep them out.

 

Can Moyer Help?

Moyer Pest Control can help with the elimination of spiders in your West Chester home. Our three, year-round Home Guard pest control plans include the exclusion and elimination of spiders. Our service technicians can help you choose the plan that is right for your home and your pest problem.

 

Why do You Need Help?

You may be wondering why you need a service plan to get rid of house spiders if they are harmless. The presence of spiders in your home likely means you have other pests. House spiders set up webs and go from one to another looking to see if they trapped any food. The food they trap includes flies, mosquitoes, beetles, ants and any other insects that crawl into their webs. If these pests weren’t present, the house spiders might move on and look for a food source somewhere else.

 

What Can Moyer Do?

Moyer Pest Control can help with all the pest problems in your West Chester home. Our technicians are experts at identifying points of entry for spiders (and other pests) and can assist you with pest-proofing your home. Paired with our monthly service which targets pests around the outside of your home, you will quickly see a reduction in pest problems. Should you have trouble with occasional pests, you can contact us between visits for wildlife control, stinging insect removal, flea and tick prevention and more. The pest professionals at Moyer are your experts in keeping spiders and other pests out of your West Chester home.

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