Spider Pest Control

How we treat:

We’ll use our expert knowledge of spider biology to effectively and safely prevent and protect your home like it was our own. See how.

Free pest inspection. Same day service.

Getting rid of spiders is as easy as 1, 2 and 3

We use a combination of visual inspections and monitoring devices to determine species and assess the extent of the spider infestation. Contributing factors, like outdoor lighting attracting insects, are taken into account.
We’ll then tailor a targeted treatment plan based on our inspection, which may involve residual insecticides and outdoor perimeter treatments.
Recommendations for reducing insect prey, like minimizing outdoor lighting, are often suggested to keep spiders from returning.
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We’ll inspect your home inside and out, and top to bottom to spot current and potential pest problems.
We’ll assess and correctly identify any active pests. Pest species and biology is considered to choose the right treatment option.
We’ve identified your pests, now we’ll treat them using safe and effective treatment methods with only EPA registered products.
Report Back
We’ll provide service reports via email letting you know who was there, what they did, and what happens next.
Monitor and Maintain
We’ll prevent pests from returning with our ‘set it and forget it’ maintenance plan. Keeping you one step ahead of mother nature.
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You’ll feel great and rest easy knowing your home, family and pets are in good hands.

Your neighbors love us.
Pests, not so much.

“I’m definitely as environmentally conscious as I can be…a lot of these companies come out and they say, we’re the professionals, we’ll take care of it. You just cut us a check and don’t worry about the details. The fact that you explain the details matters a lot.”

— Residential customer

“I did talk to a number of pest control companies, and when I considered the value of their being willing to come out anytime I have a problem I went with them. That freedom to just call is very valuable to me.”

— Residential customer
Quick reference

Frequently asked questions

What do spiders look like and why are they concerning?
All spiders have four pairs of legs, two main body regions, and fangs. Most spiders have eight eyes, although some have six. Spiders vary in color and size depending on their species. All spiders will either fall under the category of hunting spiders, also known as outdoor spiders, or web building spiders, also known as indoor spiders. Hunting spiders do not weave webs, and while they mostly stay outside, they may accidentally enter a home or business. If they do enter, they will probably not live long because their method of sitting and waiting on their prey as opposed to catching it in a web will ultimately lead to them having limited access to food. Hunting spiders include crab spiders, fishing spiders, jumping spiders, parson spiders, sow-bug spiders, sac spiders, brown recluse spiders and wolf spiders. Web spiders produce a strong, elastic, and silky adhesive to build their webs and create egg sacs. Depending on their species, the webs they build may be cobweb, orb, or funnel shaped. Web spiders are more commonly encountered in homes and businesses than hunting spiders. Some types of web spiders are cobweb spiders, American house spiders, cellar spiders, orb weaver spiders, marbled orb weaver spiders, garden spiders, barn spiders, funnel weaver spiders, barn funnel weaver spiders, black widow spiders and grass spiders. Some species, when bothered or handled, can deliver a painful and potentially harmful bite.
Where do spiders live?
A spider’s specific habitat depends on its species. Some types gravitate towards damper areas, like basements and crawlspaces. Others prefer dry climates like the upper corners of rooms and attics. Generally, spiders will hide in dark areas that are not fully visible, which is why they are often found in storage spaces, light fixtures, garages, and sheds.
Why do I have a spider problem?
Spiders can enter homes or businesses through cracks and crevices, any small spaces, like the gaps around doors and windows. They may enter in search of food, moisture, mates, or shelter. Spiders may be attracted to a property by favorable living environments or the presence of insects and other prey. They can also travel into a building on objects such as firewood, plants, camping equipment, or items that have been in a storage area.
When are spiders active?
Spiders tend to be most active when the males come out to mate, which is usually during August and September. The spiders seen during this time are more than likely males that have been hiding inside throughout the year and are now searching for mates. Generally, they are not spiders that wandered in from the outside, as is commonly assumed, although a few may be. Spiders are cold-blooded and do not have a mechanism that allows them to regulate body temperature. Because of this, most spiders enter a stage of diapause during the winter, which is similar to hibernation.
What’s the best way to prevent a spider infestation?
In order to prevent spiders from entering a home or business, it is important to seal off any possible entrances. This means caulking around windows and doors, fixing or replacing faulty screens, and filling in any gaps or cracks in the walls and foundation. Cleaning and removing dust and spider webs regularly can deter spiders from taking up residence. Shutting off outdoor lights at night will attract fewer insects, which will in turn attract fewer spiders. Keep all outdoor plants at least 1 foot away from the outside of the home, as spiders like to hide in their leaves and folds. Check objects that spent any period of time outdoors or in a storage area for the presence of spiders before bringing them inside. Spiders are a nuisance and, depending on the species, can be dangerous, so to get rid of spiders on your property call EXCEL today and have one of our experts visit you.

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