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December 11, 2017

Where Do Spiders Go During The Winter?

Unlike other pests that come into our homes during the cold winter months in search of a warm place to spend the winter, spiders are not attracted to warmth because they are “cold-blooded”. Spiders that remain in nature have bodies that produce an antifreeze substance. It’s a lot like the antifreeze we put in our vehicles to protect them in the winter! The spider antifreeze bu...

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January 11, 2017

Louisville Spiders

While the title of this article may make a good name for a sports team, and it would certainly be interesting to talk about a new franchise coming to town, we think it would be more interesting, and helpful to talk about the spiders we have in Louisville and give some tips that could prevent an accidental bite....

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December 4, 2015

Spiders Make Lousy Tree Ornaments

Do you have a favorite Christmas tree ornament? Maybe you have several. Perhaps yours is a childhood treasure, maybe a snowman or a special Santa? Maybe it is simply a shiny red ball, or a teddy bear that says, "Baby's First Christmas." Perhaps it is the type that holds a special picture, or a precious craft a child made for you. I'm sure if we took a poll, we'd get a hundred different answers....

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September 5, 2014

Large Spiders Invade Indianapolis And Other Cities

Run for your lives! Giant spiders are invading the city! What next? The capital? It sounds like the plot of a Tom Cruise movie, but it is actually true! Okay, partly true. Giant, twenty foot spiders are not strolling through downtown Indianapolis, well, not yet. But a recent study conducted in Australia, by a group called PLOS ONE, reveals that spiders in urban centers are growing quite large. ...

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October 10, 2013

How To Prevent Common House Pests

What are house pests? The insects and rodents that fall under this title include house flies, the house mouse, spiders and other pests that attempt to get into your home. What can be done to prevent these ‘house pests’ from taking up residence inside your home? Here are some tips from the Terre Haute pest control professionals at Action Pest Control to deter the house pests looking ...

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January 28, 2012

Spider Control: Tips To Get Rid Of Spiders

Spiders are a source of fear for many people, despite their beneficial hunting of insects in our homes. Their predatory instincts are one of the reasons we find them knocking at our doors. Our homes and businesses provide harborage and food for countless other insects that spiders prey on....

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