A-1 SPECIALIZES IN

BLACK WIDOW SPIDER

PEST CONTROL

Black widow spiders known for the reddish or yellow hourglass marking under their abdomen. They bite and inject venom that is neurotoxic.

The severity of the person’s reaction to bite depends on the person’s size, the amount of venom injected, and the person’s sensitivity level to the venom. Fatalities are rare. They are typically non-aggressive and bite only in self-defense. Female spiders can live up to three years while males only live from 1-3 months.

What we do

A-1 Bonded Termite specializes in safe and effective spider removal treatments.  When taking care of your spider problem, you can expect the utmost care and professionalism by our certified team of pest removal specialists.

Inspect

A-1 Pest Control thoroughly inspects your property to properly establish what pests we are dealing with, and their colony size.

Target

Once the pest is isolated we find ways to effectively remove the pest from your living area.

Eliminate

Once your pests are eliminated, we ensure  they don’t come back.

SPIDER PREVENTION TIPS

If you suspect a spider infestation, it is important to hire a pest control professional to rid your home of spiders as soon as possible. The most effective way to get rid of spiders is to call A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. for a free inspection*.

Your inspector will make recommendations to eliminate the infestation and make suggestions on how to correct conditions that may be conducive to re-infestations.

BLACK WIDOW SPIDERS

Black widows can survive low temperatures but are most active when the temperature is 70 degrees F or higher. Black widow spiders spin webs that are an irregular mass of fibers with a small main area. This central area is where the spider waits for prey to get tangled in the web.

Their prey includes flies, mosquitos, grasshoppers, beetles, and caterpillars. These webs are constructed at night near ground level. Once complete, these spiders hang upside-down in their webs. After mating, the female is known to eat the male as a source of protein to benefit her offspring. The female creates papery egg sacs that contain between 200-900 eggs each. The eggs hatch after about 30 days.

LEGS

8

COLOR

black, with characteristic reddish or yellow “hourglass” on back of female

BODY SHAPE

round, 1 1/2″ to 1 3/8″

ANTENNAE

NO

PEST HABITAT

Found throughout US, black widows can survive low temperatures but are most active when the temperature is 70 degrees or higher. Black widow spiders spin webs that are an irregular mass of fibers with a small main area. This central area is where the spider waits for prey to get tangled in the web.

PEST THREAT LEVEL

10/10
The black widow spider typically only bites in self-defense or after laying, and when guarding eggs. Symptoms of a black widow spider bite include fever, increased blood pressure, sweating and nausea.
Fatalities are unlikely, if proper medical treatment is sought in a timely manner. If you notice black widows or signs of infestation, contact a professional immediately for a proper course of black widow spider control.

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