At one point or another, every homeowner has to deal with a common problem. Pests. And one pest in particular happens to be universal. Spiders. When spiders are seen in isolation, it’s easy to dismiss them as minor nuisances. However, some species of spiders tend to congregate in nests or large numbers. So it’s important to know how to prevent them from overrunning your home.
Cleanliness is Next to Godliness:
Lifestyle Writer Korin Miller suggests that, “There are several species of spiders that can invade your home, including the American house spider, daddy longlegs, or weaver spiders, and grass spiders. While most aren’t interested in interacting with you, there are a few that can be problematic.” Here are a few quick tips on how to prevent spiders from creating chaos in your home:
I. Vacuum and Dust Your Home Regularly:
Spiders tend to congregate and settle into dusty or cluttered areas. Specifically because dust camouflages their webs. By keeping your home dust-free, you make it difficult for spiders to weave large webs.
II. Seal off All Cracks and Crevices on the Facade of your Home:
If there are any large cracks in the superficial structures of your home, pay attention to see whether spiders and insects keep crawling in and out of them. Spiders like to live in dark areas, so it’s a good idea to either seal off, or regularly fumigate cracks.
III. Fumigate Seasonally:
Fumigation is an effective way to deter spiders and bugs from setting up shop in a house. If you want to make sure that every corner of your home is free of spiders, hire a professional fumigator. Pesticides can deter spiders for months on end.
Pest control is an important part of home ownership because it preserves the value of real estate. Even when it comes to benign pests like spiders, it's still necessary to be proactive about keeping your home free from pests. The best approach to pest control is always cautiousness. Being preemptive makes it easier to counteract wear and tear. For more information, visit our website or give us a call at 1-800-639-7654 to find out how Adriana’s Insurance Services can help you keep your home safe. We got you covered!