spiders

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…