Temecula and the surrounding areas have an abundance of black and brown widow spiders due to the warm, dry weather that is typical of Southern California. However, you may not always see them, as they tend to stay in dark, secluded areas, like under your patio furniture, outdoor play structures, or in woodpiles. They can also occasionally be found indoors, especially in the dark corners of garages or sheds.
The telltale sign that you have black or brown widows on your property is the presence of spider webs with an irregular, nonsymmetrical pattern. They will usually be low to the ground, under a protected ledge of some sort.
If you see the spider itself, it will be brown or black, with a red hourglass shape on its abdomen. You may also notice the presence of their eggs, especially in the summertime in Temecula, which have a paper-like texture and are white, tan, or gray in color.
In general, black and brown widow spiders are shy and avoid human or animal contact, but they will bite if they feel threatened. As you probably know, black and brown widow spiders are venomous, and their bites can be quite dangerous to small children and the elderly. For others, a black or brown widow spider bite can be very uncomfortable, causing muscle cramps and spasms.
If you have seen black or brown widow spiders on your Temecula property, it is important to have a professional pest control company take care of the problem for you. Our pest control technicians at Knockout Pest Control use an effective, low toxicity treatment that kills existing black and brown widow spiders and prevents future infestations.
When we come to your Temecula home for spider extermination, we also de-web any areas around your home that have spider webs. For ongoing black and brown widow spider control, we offer regular pest control services, including monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly maintenance plans. When you sign up for a regular maintenance plan, we guarantee that you will not experience a pest problem, and if you do, we will come to your Temecula home to take care of it, free of charge, even if it’s in between your scheduled treatments.
With Knockout Pest Control, you can have peace of mind knowing that your Temecula home is free from unwanted pests like black and brown widow spiders. Don’t put off pest control service any longer. Call or contact Knockout Pest Control today for a free inspection.