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Sherwood Spider Control

As you switch the light on, a spider scurries under your bed. Sherwood spider control is designed to combat the active local spider population inside your home.

Of every common household pest, spiders are the most notoriously feared. Spiders continue to lead the pack in fear between their eyes and their ability to disappear on demand. Unfortunately, your household is a haven for a spider to thrive. They typically swarm to your harm for the food and shelter possibilities.

Types of Spiders Lurking Around Sherwood

The spider’s diet varies by species, but the overall Sherwood spider diet consists of household pests. They typically take their pest meal in many forms ranging from already dead, dying, or even alive.
Spiders have a strict liquid diet that they stick to despite catching bugs for food. Once spiders catch their prey, they will paralyze them with venom and inject them with an enzyme. This enzyme breaks down the prey’s insides into a liquid state which the spider will then sip.
A successful Sherwood spider control program will target the spiders and the pests they prey on themselves. In addition, this approach is a preventative method for spider control because a spider’s only interest is food and survival.

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Giant House Spider

The Giant House Spider is the most common spider Sherwood residents will find around their homes. These spiders are one of the quickest spiders, which they use to their advantage for hunting. Instead of spinning a typical web, Giant House Spiders chase down their prey, making them highly proactive hunters. 

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Hobo Spider

The Hobo Spider earns a bad reputation because of a myth stating they are dangerous to humans. However, there are no known cases of a Hobo spider’s bite causing necrosis of this skin when bitten. Though they are pretty quick, typically, they build funnel webs to capture prey which also allows for a quick escape.

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Garden Spider

Garden spiders will rarely find their way inside your home; instead, they infest your entire yard. The garden spider is known for casting giant webs that can span from a rooftop to a bush, and they get everywhere.

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A Spider’s Life

Like animals in the wild, pests constantly search for their next meal, mate, or fight for their lives. Without Sherwood spider control, spiders can live anywhere from two to twenty years at a time, assuming no immediate threat.


Every spider starts as an egg laid by a female spider after she mates and sometimes cannibalizes her male partner. Then, she will lay the eggs into a protective sac made up of spider webbing until they are ready to hatch.


After they hatch, young spiderlings will essentially look just like their mother but far tinier in size. They will go through several molting stages as they get older, but until then, they are vulnerable without an exoskeleton.


Spiders will undergo five to ten molts before adulthood, depending on the species. Once they are adults, they will find mating partners and procreate to create the next generation.

Benefits of Local Spider Activity

Most people shriek at first sight of spiders and run for the hills. Some will step or squish a spider without a second thought. But, even being a professional pest control company, we must recognize the benefits spiders bring to the environment.

  • Pest Control– Spiders are often one of the most valuable pests for biological pest control. One of the most eco-friendly pest control techniques is encouraging other biological species to target a specific pest. In this instance, spiders have a broad palette of insects, such as ants, fleas, cockroaches, moths, earwigs, and mosquitoes.
  • Environmentally friendly– Since spiders eat other pests, they also help control pests detrimental to the environment. Gardening season in Sherwood is vital for many residents; spiders will help keep those anti-garden pests in check. They eat pests like aphids and caterpillars that are known to decimate gardens and plant life.

Drawbacks of Local Spider Activity

  • Anxiety– Spiders tend to cause a lot of fear and anxiety for many people who encounter them. No one wants to be near spiders, whether they are sitting in a corner or scurrying across your path. Spiders have a fantastic ability to make everyone uncomfortable in a room without ever doing anything. Fear of spiders is the number one reason most people seek out a Sherwood spider control program.
  • Potentially Dangerous– Even though more spiders are out there that do not pose immediate dangers, they still come with risks. Spiders like Brown Recluses are extremely dangerous to human health. In addition, some people are unknowingly allergic to a specific species.
  • Smell– It does take a long time to accumulate spider debris like webs, egg sacs, and dead insect carcasses to smell. However, spiders can live and breed in your house for a long time without detection.

Sherwood Spider Control Tips

Reduce Entry Points

But, if they cannot get in, then they cannot cause any harm. Sealing cracks and crevices with silicone or caulking will create a solid barrier from spiders entering. Typically, you should look for any areas in your home that could lead from crawlspaces, exterior accesses, or inside wall voids.


For some, yard work is a luxury. No matter your stance, regular yard maintenance will reduce spider activity. Ensure no foliage is touching your home; otherwise, provide a bridge from the exterior to your home.

Hire a Professional Pest Service

Let the professionals handle your spider and pest problems! Professional Sherwood spider control programs only focus on eliminating current action but preventing future spiders from getting inside. Additionally, this will target other pests that typically lure in spiders.

Find Your Local Sherwood Spider Control Expert

Protecting your home from creepy spider invaders is easier than ever with Prime Pest Solutions on the job. Our trained pest control technicians are ready to help spider-proof your home and prevent future activity. We will carefully inspect your home for signs of spider activity and build up protective barriers around the exterior. The technician treating your home will also look for spider eggs and remove them, stopping further spider population growth.

Prime Pest Solutions redefines Sherwood spider control. We create a custom treatment plan based on the current activity and home layout. We do not believe in a single-fits-all approach to pest control to maximize results. Contact us today to schedule your first treatment!