Preventing Spiders this Fall

Are you tired of seeing spiders creeping around your home every fall season? If so, you’re not alone. Spiders can enter homes and make their webs almost anywhere, and they thrive particularly during the fall when they are looking for warm shelter to make a home. Luckily, there are some steps you can take to prevent these pests from invading your home. This blog post will provide you with some tips and tricks to keep spiders at bay this fall season.

1. Keep your home clean and tidy
One of the most important ways to prevent spiders from entering your home is to keep your home clean and tidy. Spiders are attracted to clutter as it provides them with crevices to hide and weave their webs. Make sure to vacuum and sweep floors regularly and clear any clutter that could provide a hiding spot for spiders.

2. Seal all the cracks and crevices
Spiders can enter buildings through the smallest cracks and crevices. Check out your windows, doors, and foundation walls to find any potential entry points. Use a silicone-based caulk to seal any gaps and cracks, which will prevent entry not only for spiders but also for other insects.

3. Outdoor lighting
During the fall evening, we tend to use lighting to illuminate our pathway or enjoying the fresh air at evening while watching nature. Spiders are attracted to outdoor lighting, which includes porch lights, garden or landscape lighting. Swap out lights with yellow- if spiders are an issue around your home, this type of lighting will make it less attractive to them.

4. Trimmed Plants
Trimming plants that are located near windows or entryways is another easy way to prevent spiders from entering your home. Spiders are attracted to vegetation, so trimming trees and bushes away from the house will protect you from unwanted visitors.

While spiders are a common fall pest in most households, protecting your home from these pests doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive. By taking the steps we discussed in this blog post, you can effectively prevent spiders from entering your home and ensure that you live in a spider-free environment this fall season. Remember, prevention is key and a maintained clean and tidy home is not only homely but also essential in keeping pests out. Now, go out there and enjoy the beautiful autumn without any creepy crawlers around.

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