Fortunately for all arachnophobes and everyone else, the answer is no, spiders don’t seek warm places during the wintertime. Still, it can be unnerving to see more and more spiders in your home, so the question still remains – why are spiders in your home, and what can you do about them? Lawn Plus Pest Control has all the info you need to make the right choices for controlling spiders in your home

Keep Spiders Out of Your Clean Home This WinterThe Science of Spiders

Spiders are cold-blooded, and they additionally become cold-hardened in the winter. They seek covered places where they can enter a slowed state of diapause, where their systems slow and they are inactive. But they generally don’t go indoors. The truth is, if you are seeing spiders in your home in the winter, it’s likely because they were born there. A female spider may have laid an egg sacs in an undisturbed area of your home. As the spiderlings grow, they begin to compete for food and mates, and start to become noticed by you. 

Preventative and Proactive Spider Treatments

Even though the majority of spiders in Ohio are harmless, having an excessive number indoors can be disturbing. Seasons definitely play a role in what type of pest control is needed. At Lawn Plus Pest Control Services, we recommend year-round treatments for spiders. Preventative treatments during the colder months will help reduce spider infestations when spring rolls around. For less than the cost of a cup of coffee a day, you can have regular pest control services at your home.

Ready for your home to be spider-free for good? Our main goal is to protect your family, pets, and home from the outside in. If you need a spider exterminator, call Lawn Plus Pest Control Services at (513) 296-7378 to request an estimate now. We serve Cincinnati, Dayton, Mason, West Chester, Fairfield, Hamilton, and beyond.