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Synergy FAQ’s About Getting Rid of Spiders: June 20, 2022

How to draw poison out of a spider bite?

The best option for serious spider bites is to seek medical attention immediately.  Trying to treat a serious spider bite on your own is not recommended.  Is there a way to treat a spider bite before you get to the doctor’s office though?

The most common recommendation is to clean the bite area thoroughly with soap and water and apply alcohol or hydrogen peroxide afterwards.   Ice packs applied to the site can also alleviate swelling.  Home remedies for a spider bite include making a paste with water and baking soda or a salt solution.

What does a false widow spider bite look like?

False widow spiders are often confused with black widow spiders.  There are three species of false widow spiders including: noble false widows, cupboard spiders, and rabbit hutch spiders.

False widow spiders are considered venomous; however, their venom is not as dangerous as spiders such as black widow spiders and brown recluse spiders.  Pain at the site of the false widow spider bite is the most common symptom.  

What does a grass spider bite look like?

Grass spiders are one of the most common species found in Mississippi and across the southeastern United States.  Grass spiders can look similar to wolf spiders with two black lines running down the top of their abdomens.

So what does a grass spider bite look like?  Fortunately grass spider bites are not serious.  While grass spiders are not considered venomous, they do inject poison when biting.  The most common grass spider bite reaction will be a small raised red area on the skin.  More serious grass spider bites can cause bacterial infections.

How to get rid of spiders in car?

Spiders enter cars for the same reason as homes, looking for protection from the environment, in search of food, or for better living conditions.  Spiders typically enter cars between doors and windows or gaps underneath the car.  Inspecting all seals to make sure they are tight and in good condition is essential.

After that, to deal with spiders already in your car, there are a number of options.  If you prefer organic, essential oils and some dusts are a great first choice.  For many of us getting rid of spiders in our car as quickly as possible is the goal.  For those people, synthetic pyrethroid insecticides and insecticide dusts are the best option.

How to get rid of spiders in garage?

Garages are perfecting areas conducive to spiders with protection from the weather, clutter, and boxes.  Garages are also attractive to spiders as garage lights attract flying insects they like to feed on.  How to get rid of spiders in a garage?

First, minimize lighting, especially at night.  Next clean up all clutter to remove hiding places for spiders.  After that, an application of liquid or dust insecticides should help reduce spiders still living in the garage.

Plants that repel spiders?

Looking for plants that repel spiders?  Spiders will choose to live and build webs where there are high levels of insect activity.  Reducing spiders first means reducing the number of insects around your home.  After that, there are a number of methods to try that may help minimize spiders and spider webs.

One of those methods is choosing plants that may repel spiders.  Spiders smell through their legs so plants with strong odors may deter spiders from building webs in that area.  Some plants that may have a limited repellent effect include: mint, eucalyptus, rosemary, basil, and lavender.

Does peppermint oil repel spiders?

Peppermint oil and some citrus-based essential oils can deter spiders; however, their duration of action after application is quite limited.  But how does peppermint oil repel spiders?  Spiders sense of smell comes through their legs.  Walking over oils such as peppermint oil confuses the spiders sense of smell.

To improve the effect of applying essential oils, first use a web duster to knock down all webs.  After application, watch for signs of new spider webs and re-apply peppermint oil.

What does a camel spider bite look like?

Camel spiders are unique in that while they look similar to spiders, they are not spiders, but a different class of arachnids.  Camel spiders are not considered dangerous to humans, though camel spider bites can be painful.  Camel spiders are carnivores, meaning they feed on a number of species including bugs, lizards, and mice.

Camel spiders are not venomous so are not deadly to humans.  To get rid of camel spiders, an insecticide spray or dust is usually the best option.

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Barry Pitts, Synergy² Owner

Barry Pitts, Synergy² Owner

Pharmacist and Synergy² Pest owner, Barry Pitts, is a long-time Madison, MS resident with a passion for applying advanced scientific pest principles to pest control services in the Jackson metro area.  Combining exceptional customer service with cutting-edge pest control technology allows Synergy² to provide residents of the Jackson metro area with the highest levels of pest control available today.

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