Spiders

How to Get Rid of Spiders Completely

How to Get Rid of Spiders Completely

So, you want to get rid of spiders for good? The key is to make your home unattractive to spiders and physically block them out. Spiders feed solely on other bugs, so it is important that you remove whatever is attracting those other insects. Then, find every hole they could be using to get inside…

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Basement

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Basement

Basements are known to house spiders and other pests because they are often humid, quiet, and cluttered with storage. There are plenty of dark corners for a spider to build its web in a typical Canadian basement. And while spiders are effective at keeping other pests under control, they can still make anyone uncomfortable. The…

Common Spiders in Toronto

Common Spiders in Toronto

There are over 800 species of spider in Ontario, each with their own set of appearances and characteristics. Some are active hunters, some build webs, and others burrow into the ground. Spiders are everywhere. If you find them creepy, however, rest assured that only a handful are common in Toronto. For more information on spiders…

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Spiders

Natural Ways to Get Rid of Spiders

Canadian household spiders are mostly harmless but creepy, nonetheless. These are small, eight-legged arachnids that feed on flies, ants, and other bugs. There are hundreds of spider species in Ontario, so you are bound to come across them from time to time. Thankfully, there are many things you can do to get rid of spiders…

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Garage

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the Garage

Spiders are everywhere. With over 45,000 species worldwide, it is not unusual to find some in the garage. Garages are prone to getting spiders and insects because they are dark, quiet, and more exposed to the outdoors. Spiders commonly build webs near the door to the garage to catch the flies that come in to…

What are Spiders Attracted to

What are Spiders Attracted to?

More than 800 spider species have been found in Ontario. That’s a lot of spiders! Thankfully, only a small fraction of them are common. The most likely species to invade your home or garden include the house spider, black-footed spider, jumping spider, yellow-sac spider, and wolf spider. As insectivores, spiders are attracted to places where…

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the House

How to Get Rid of Spiders in the House

Spiders are incredibly common all over the world. With over 45,000 different species, these creepy crawlers are seemingly everywhere, building webs and terrifying people with their alien-like appearance. Every house in Ontario is unfortunately prone to getting spiders. So, how do you get rid of spiders and keep them out? The key is to make…

Do Spiders Eat Bed Bugs

Do Spiders Eat Bed Bugs?

As the saying goes, “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.” Spiders are terrifying to most people, but they are known to take out other unwanted pests from the home, such as mosquitoes and fruit flies. One may hope that a house spider would also eat bed bugs if given the opportunity. Bed bugs…