Spiders tend to incite more fear than they warrant up here in North Queensland, people are even prone to developing phobias about spiders and can become physically sick just from the site of them, and yes they can sometimes look quite scary.
But for the most part, the Spiders around the Cairns area that we generally deal with in our homes and businesses are not of any real concern.
It is true that Australia is home to some of the world’s most dangerous spiders but Australia’s spider reputation is much bigger than its bite, with records showing there has been no fatalities from Spiders since 1981. While some spiders can give you a nip, in most cases it is less troublesome than a bee sting
The more common species in which we deal with in the Cairns area are the -
The main issue of Spiders up here is the fact that are prone to building webs in and around our homes which can be of quite nuisance value. People often call saying that they have vacuumed up all their spiders only for them to return in several days. Grey Huntsman spiders who are often the spiders up here that generate the most fear are one of the most placid spiders and there is no recorded evidence of these spiders ever biting someone.
The Red House Spider, Grey House Spider and Daddy Long Legs Spiders are generally the spiders that will create many webs inside and outside of your property.
If you’re having any problems with spider populations in and around your homes than call us at Pest Off Solutions and we can treat your property and implement a plan to help you keep these little pests out of your homes.