Spiders are commonly not that harmful to human beings as most are not venomous. However there are some species of spiders that have poisonous venom which do pose a concern. The major types or species of spiders that are hazardous to humans are the Brown recluse spiders, the Hobo and the Yellow sac spiders. These are the species of deadly spiders that need pest control.
Techniques used by Spider control companies in eliminating spiders:
Proper use of Insecticide / pesticide
Many often resort to insecticide or pesticide use for serious infestations. However, ordinary use of insecticides may not work significantly as many would expect. This is because spiders have long legs, effectively protecting its body from direct contact with the pesticide. This is why it is always better to call pest control Sunshine Coast professionals because proper use of these poisonous chemicals is needed to achieve a desired effect.
Mainly, exterminators would normally spray on key places where spiders tend to nest. Areas such as cracks in walls, beneath the foundation of a house or any concealed, warm area are all perfect places for spider to nest. There are also many types of insecticides used by exterminators, however most used water-based chemicals, which is less hazardous to human health and not that damaging to furniture and such, especially if used indoors.
Rooting out possible areas of infestation
It is important for exterminator to accurately locate nesting and brooding places of spiders in order to effectively eliminate infestations. Various nesting places depend on the type and species of spiders that needs to be removed. The brown recluse tend to hide in warm places, which is why there are many occasions where spiders hide in closets, cabinets even in the insides of shoes and boots.
Hobo spiders on the other hand, create web nest and often attaches to corners in closets, inside a large crack in the wall and such. Yellow sac spiders commonly infest houses during fall, as the cold weather forces them to find warmer areas to live. This makes indoors of many houses the optimum place to thrive. Other techniques used by professional exterminators:
Though generally used for trapping mice and rats, glue boards are also used by exterminators for trapping spiders, especially large species of spiders. It can be an effective alternative for pesticide use, especially if the infestation is not that severe. However in cases where the proliferation of spiders is considerable, the only alternative is to use pesticides.