Tips & Tricks: Spider Control in Warm Weather

|  November 5, 2015

Greg Baumann

Warm weather causes an influx of insects, so spiders will be out in force this time of year, hoping to catch an insect meal. Spiders are generally beneficial; however, your customers don’t care about that when they come home and walk into a new spider web.

Bright lights attract many insects, and thus make a great feeding spot for spiders. Replace lighting with insect lights. Put outside lights on a timer to reduce insects. Your service will still be important, but you will have fewer callbacks. Last but not least, don’t forget to remove the old webs.

Greg Baumann is Vice President, Technical Services & Regulatory Affairs for Nisus Corp.

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