Spiders around your home are no laughing matter!


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Not only do spiders around your home make children cringe but those beady eyes, the 8 long legs and sometimes hairy bodies make most adults take a step back! I can just picture the ugly beast crawling up a wall or across a ceiling! Neither children nor adults enjoy the sight of a spider around the house.

Australia’s Many Poisonous Spiders

  • Sydney Funnel Web Spider
  • Northern Rivers Funnel Web Spider
  • Red back Spiders, the Mouse Spider
  • Wolf Spiders
  • Black House Spider
  • White-tailed Spider


First, identify what you have. Learning to identify Australia’s most common spiders can save your life.  Next educate yourself on the ones in your area or call Jim’s and we can identify what spiders around your home you’ve found when we come out to visit.

Then, educate your children on the identity of poisonous spiders around your home as well, so they know to keep clear.

What can spiders do around your home?

  • Not only can they Bite, but sting too and even cause death
  • Leave big, ugly webs about that catch dust and debris
  • As a result, they cause panic in the hearts and minds of young children

What can Jim’s Pest Control do about spiders around your home?

  • First, our technician performs a thorough inspection, inside and out.
  • Next we spray a licensed spider control solution to walls, pathways, gutters, baseboards and soffits.

What can you do to combat spiders?

  • First, wear closed shoes!
  • Second when gardening or cleaning outdoors wear gloves.
  • Third, be aware. If construction is nearby keep an eye out for wandering ground spiders.
  • Lastly, avoid leaving children’s toys outside overnight as they provide excellent nesting spots.

Bravery at its Best

In summary, we are not suggesting you run and hide, but calling in a professional before you get a spider infestation is a smart move. At Jim’s we are ready with a spider control solution that can allay your fears and send them running back to the woods that they came from! In short, spiders around your home are no laughing matter. Finally, Call Jim’s Pest Control today to schedule an appointment!