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Spider Pest Control Omaha & Lincoln, NE

Spiders, along with other invading insects are all pests that begin their lives outside, but invade your living space when they become unsatisfied with their surroundings. Environmental conditions, the loss of resources, cracks, and crevices, and a variety of other factors can quickly result in a spider infestation. For instance, a lack of moisture, less-than-ideal temperatures, or even the removal of overgrown weeds from a vacant lot next door can all contribute to an increase in the number of invading insects and arthropods that reside in your home or place of business.

How to Get Rid of Spiders Around Your Home or Business

The key to controlling these pests is to understand the needs and wants of the types of spiders you are dealing with. Effective pest control treatment to eliminate spiders in Omaha or Lincoln, NE starts with proper identification. Once the pest is identified, we can work to develop a plan to get rid of spiders and solve your spider problems, taking into account the uniqueness of your situation. Not only will we work to understand how the pests have adapted to the environment presented to them and ensure that you are satisfied with the treatment results, but our company will also give you comprehensive pest control information that could help to prevent problems with spiders now and in the future.

Species of Spiders in Nebraska

Black Widow

The black widow spider has a shiny black body with a reddish brown hourglass-shape on its stomach area. They often exhibit various red or white markings on the abdomen area. They are usually found in sheds, barns, fences, woodpiles, and other outdoor structures. Their bites are extremely poisonous and should be taken seriously. For spider bites, seek emergency medical treatment right away if bitten by a black widow.

Brown Recluse

There are 13 species of “brown” spiders in the U.S. The brown recluse spider is the most widespread spider in the U.S. Nebraska is on the northern-most edge of the range of this spider, but we have had more clients bringing brown recluse to the Lancaster County extension office in the last few years. Because of the locations where brown recluse have been found in the Lincoln/Lancaster County area, we believe that most of the brown recluse spider infestations get started when people move infested items, like boxes, into new places.

Consult with a Spider Exterminator in Omaha & Lincoln, NE

Because common house spiders feed on insects they are beneficial, to a point. Unfortunately, as their populations grow and external conditions change they all too often turn into unwanted house guests. This is when they cease being beneficial. When this happens, it is important to contact a spider exterminator in Omaha and Lincoln, NE to help you develop a spider pest control plan that will help you manage these creatures.

Our Lincoln and Omaha spider exterminators will first identify all of the pests involved, the spiders, and their food sources. We start by locating their food sources and enacting strategies to rid them of their food supply. We will be able to develop long-term strategies to prevent or lessen future pest problems. As long they have easy access to food ending up in their spider web, they will continue to make themselves at home with you.

Poisonous Spiders

Always seek medical attention if you suspect you’ve been bitten by one of the following species:

  • brown recluse
  • black widow
  • hobo spider
  • tarantula
  • Brazilian wandering spider

Additional Reading: How to Identify and Treat Spider Bites

ABC Termite & Pest Control in Omaha & Lincoln, NE

ABC Termite & Pest Control is a locally owned and operated company specializing in residential and commercial pest control in Omaha, NE, and Lincoln, NE. Spiders, ants, termites, mice, and other rodents are just a few of the many pests we professionally exterminate in the Lincoln and Omaha area.

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