8 legged Arachnid that feeds on living creatures.
It seems like no matter how well you run your household, you always end up seeing a spider in the corner somewhere. Does this sound about right? You are not alone. The fact is that spiders can get through the tiniest cracks in the walls and doorways. They will actually slide into the tiny crevice […]
If you think there is a Black Widow spider in your house don’t play around. This is one of the few spiders in Melbourne, Florida that can hurt you even if you aren’t sensitive to spider bites. Black Widow spiders are dangerous and nasty. Though generally they shy away from humans if they believe they […]
Brown recluse spiders have been talked about for quite some time. Not only are these deadly to those that are bitten by them, but they can easily be found in warm places. This means living in Florida might make way for more places for these spiders to hide in the home. With everywhere between the […]
Spiders have long been touted to be a rather effective form of natural pest control. Their webs trap unwanted insects and the arachnids survive on them. But let’s face it, most people who come across a spider in their path, no matter how small or harmless it is, are not going to be happy about […]
The name brown recluse strikes fear in the hearts of many people. It is a deadly spider that is great at hiding. They are most common in southern and Midwestern states of our nation, but can be found anywhere. Aside from being super careful when moving around boxes in your attic and basement, preventative measures […]
In Florida, there are actually three types of recluse spiders: the Brown recluse, the Mediterranean recluse and the Chilean recluse. Certainly of the three, the brown is the most well known and highly feared. None of these spiders are native to Florida – they have all been introduced from elsewhere. Luckily, they are still considered […]