Have you ever walked into a spider web? Now think about the time of year when you walked into those spider webs. Was it summer and blazing hot outside or was it fall/winter and colder outside? Your first answer was probably yes (and now your skin is itchy just thinking about it) and your second answer was fall time and cold weather.
Did you know that spiders are actually worse in the fall to winter months? Who would've thought, right? Here's a little information on why spiders are so bad in the fall in Greenville, SC and surrounding Upstate area:
First thing's first.... let's bust a myth: spiders cant survive in the cold. WRONG! It's a common myth that just like humans, if too cold, spiders would freeze to death, go into hypothermia, and die. While spiders do not prefer the cold, they do have an antifreeze complex that makes them almost immune to the colder weather. The Fall and Winter months are also the prime mating seasons for spiders and your home a potential mating location! More than likely, if you don't have a routine pest control plan set into place, these spiders have been making themselves cozy in the walls of your home for quite sometime. Spiders find easy access points into your home through cracks of doors and seals, piping and vents, and windows. There are a few common household spiders you' be seeing this fall. You'll want to be aware of what to be on the lookout for!
Here's some simple tips we have to help you get rid of the creepy crawly spiders:
1) Contact PestGuard Solutions to help you set up a routine Quarterly Pest Control (QPC) plan that quarantees to get rid of spiders, along with several other pests, from your home leaving you worry free!
2) If wanting to take your own route, start by making sure any and all seals in doorways or caulking are free of cracks and holes.
3) Routinely examine the interior and exterior of your home and rid it of any cobwebs.
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