Green Pest Solutions – Black Widow Spider

Does Vinegar Kill Spiders

Does Vinegar Kill Spiders

And Other Options for Eliminating This Pest

Spiders are outdoor creatures, but they sometimes find their way into your home. Read now to learn about a natural way to get rid of unwanted spiders by using a common household item—vinegar.

Spiders simply are not that dangerous. Not all spiders can even break skin. Those that can will almost always only attack if they are within seconds of being squished, and even then the symptoms of the bite are nothing more than a mosquito bite or, at worst, a bee sting. While bee stings can be painful, and no one likes the itch of a mosquito bite, they are not necessarily something to worry about.

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September is back to school month, and that means that you’re sending your kids back to a place where they will spend 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, from now until roughly the end of June. While school is a great place to learn, it’s not necessarily the best place to stay safe from pests. The following is some helpful information that you may want to use to go over with your child before they start the school year.

Everyone fears spiders, and that fear is probably unfair. Very few spiders bite humans, most that do only produce a reaction similar to a mosquito bite, and even the most venomous spiders rarely cause any life threatening disease. The exception is the black widow spider – one of the only spiders that can cause a bite that can be fatal. Every year, hundreds of people are bitten by black widows and most need medical attention to avoid more serious complications.

If you or someone you know is aggravated by arachnids, it probably seems as though they make an extra effort to appear wherever you look—in your bed, your shower, under your furniture and in every dark corner of your home. Getting rid of spiders can be as simple as making your home an uncomfortable place for spiders to live in the first place, which may be easier to do than you would imagine.

Spiders are a natural controller of pests and insects. They are very beneficial predators and they serve a significant role in keeping populations of many pests in check. Without spiders, our world would be over-run by other insects.