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Brown Recluse Spiders In Lexington Are Scary

a brown recluse in dead grass

It would be safe to say that most people have a strong dislike for spiders and some even have an intense fear of these eight-legged, menacing looking creatures. Ironically, spiders play a very beneficial role as predators of insects. It is very probable that the insects killed and eaten by spiders are more damaging than the spider ever thought to be. Even the spiders you see on your plants are after insects and other arthropods and have no interest in your plant. It is highly unlikely that the spider commonly seen out in the open will ever bite people.

However, the intense dislike and fear people have toward spiders is more than understandable when it comes to brown recluse spiders. Lexington residents have expressed a fear of going into the basement or garage because of the fear of running into a brown recluse spider. Just the thought of coming into contact with a brown recluse spider is enough to cause people to avoid trips to the attic or the basement.

The brown recluse spider is well known for the violin shape on the top side of the spider. As unique as this marking sounds, it can be confusing. One of the most obvious identifiers of the brown recluse spider is the eyes. They have 3 pairs of eyes for a total of 6 where most spiders have 8 eyes. The second thing for which a brown recluse is well known is their ability to inflict a very poisonous and painful bite. A bite from a brown recluse spider normally only happens when they are disturbed or feel threatened. Unfortunately, this usually happens when you are moving boxes or furniture or cleaning and totally unaware of the spider’s presence.

At Action Pest Control, our technicians understand this phobia people have toward these spiders and are trained and qualified to provide the most advanced treatment program to alleviate your fears. Our pest control professionals are trained in the biology and behavior of these dreaded spiders. We will thoroughly inspect your home from the foundation up into the attic. We use the most advanced control techniques available and implement these proven treatments throughout your home.

Brown recluse spiders are common in Lexington and throughout Kentucky, Illinois, and Indiana. If you think you have a problem with brown recluse spiders in your home, contact Action Pest Control. You can count on us to take care of these dangerous spiders and all other household pests.