One of the common house spiders to look out for is the sac spider, more specifically the yellow owns. The yellow sac spiders are found all over the united stated and have become a problem to worry most households worry about. The yellow sac spider is a smaller spider with about a quarter of an inch in length and is called sac spiders due to their habit of sleeping in self-made silk sacs.
In the wild, the yellow sac spiders are typically found in small cocoon type of web formations between leaves, tree bark, brick piles and virtually anywhere in the garden. These species are very active both during the day and at night, and they have the inconvenient habit of making their homes around the human environment; it is the reason you need to draw the attention of any professional pest control company around Hickory NC. Sac spiders have a tolerance for the cold, as they are the rare species of spiders you can find outside when the temperature drops.
Another reason why you should worry about the sac spiders is because of their tendency to be very defensive and prone to bite. Some people do experience bite when they put on clothes; the chance is that the sac spider might have crawled into their clothing. Bites can be painful and can cause swelling around the bite area and can cause the following; weakness, fever, vomiting, nausea, cramping and cold or flu-like symptoms that can last quite some time. If you have the sac spiders crawling around your home, these tips can help you get rid of them.
Steps to control Sac Spiders
Yellow sac spiders can be a particularly severe problem, especially if you or someone in your household has suffered from their aggressiveness and biting. The best way to control this pest and keep it away from your home is by making your home less environment less attractive for the Yellow sac spider to be around by implementing exclusion measures. It is also essential to treat the areas where they like to be active with chemicals. Here are some simple steps we want to share with you if you’re going to carry out a control program for Yellow sac spiders:
Method 1: first thing, start closing off access into your home by sealing all holes and cracks on the outside of your home. Sac spiders can enter through tiny spaces, thoroughly inspect your home for any possible points of entry and use caulk to fill those gaps. Do this both inside and outside, taking away any places that sac spiders can enter or hide. If they can’t find any cracks to enter your home, they will go elsewhere.
Method 2: work more on the outside by removing rubbish and woodpiles from your yard. The sac spiders like to lay eggs in piles of debris and make their nests. Removing these potential nesting areas, you can send a message to them that you do not want them in your home. I recommend that treating your home exterior by laying out insecticide granules like Bifen LP. Use a granule spreader; scatter granules around on your lawn, flowerbeds and mulch areas. Apply insecticide concentrate like Sylo to your grass, mulch, bushes, flowers, etc. as well as the home’s siding. If you do not have the time, or expertise to get rid of them yourself, you can call a professional to help you get rid of them.