Facts About the Trapdoor Spider

Facts About the Trapdoor Spider

What is a trapdoor spider, and how does it concern you? Trapdoor spiders are the small to medium-sized category of mygalomorph. They are named trapdoor spiders because they make doors to their burrows. But these doors are camouflaged and hard to identify until they are open. If you live in the Southwestern parts of the […]

Are There Brown Recluse Spiders in California?

Are There Brown Recluse Spiders in California?

Chances are you have heard the stories of the dangerous brown recluse spider. A bite from these spiders can cause serious skin damage, nausea, and muscle pain. Numerous reports of the seeing the dangerous spider surface every year throughout Southern California, and those with spider bites are often diagnosed with a brown recluse spider bite. […]

Common Types of Spiders in California

Common Types of Spiders in California

While California boasts beautiful scenery and weather year-round, it is also home to a large number of spider species. While most of these spiders are nothing more than a nuisance or something that sends a chill up your spine when you see them crawling across your path, California is home to some venomous spider species […]

Spider Sightings Always Increase in Fall Months

Insight Pest Management shares tips for arachnophobes on how to prevent infestations Spiders aren’t a seasonal pest, but many homeowners tend to notice an increased presence in their homes in the early fall months as the arachnids become more obvious while they search for a mate. Even though most spider species in the United States […]

Yellow-Sac Spiders Are One Of The Most Common Arachnids Managed By Pest Control Professionals Within Homes Where They Inflict Harmful Bites Without Provocation

Several years ago, false reports describing brown recluse spider encounters in southern California became widespread in the media. However, these reports have since been forcefully disproven by numerous entomologists, pest control professionals and other experts. Today, it is common knowledge among California residents that brown recluse spiders are commonly mistaken for other similar looking spider […]