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Brazilian wandering spiderHow To Get Rid of Brazilian Wandering Spider

Ever wonder which spider is the deadliest and most deserving of our fear? Some would say the tarantula on account of its creepy appearance and size. Some would say the black widow spider. However, the type of spider that is by far the most dangerous is the Brazilian Wandering Spider. The Brazilian Wandering Spider is the world’s most venomous spider with its bites being so powerful that it can kill a human within 24 hours if there is no medical intervention.

The Brazilian wandering spider is a larger spider but slightly smaller than the largest of spiders, the Tarantula. They can grow to have a leg span of up to 4 – 5 inches and are hair and have eight eyes, two of which are large. Brazilian wandering spiders move very quickly, their legs are strong and spiny and they have distinctive red jaws which they display when angered. Another scary thing about the wandering spider is it’s warning dance which it does to ward off potential predators. It does this by lifting its two front legs high into the air, and moving from side to side.

Brazilian wandering spiders are also nicknamed banana spiders because of its tendency to latch onto batches of bananas. However, oddly enough they do not eat bananas. There have even been instances where they were unknowingly in bags of bananas at the grocery stores. Now that’s a startling surprise no homeowner wants to experience.

If you happen to have the misfortune of encountering this spider in your home, there is a way to tackle this issue and we here at Solutions Pest and Lawn have the answer in the form of control products that are sure to eliminate this threat to your home.

How To Get Rid of Brazilian Wandering Spiders: 4 Step Solution

Brazilian Wandering Spiders is a fitting name for this creature because they certainly love to wander. They are also nocturnal so they do most of their hunting at night. It’s not uncommon to find this spiders in dark places in their homes, cars, inside shoes, and even under piles of clothing. While this species of spider is more alarming than others due to its aggressiveness, the way to control this pest is generally the same for most common house spiders.

Step 1: The first step in getting rid of Brazilian Wandering Spiders is by creating unfavorable conditions so wandering spiders don’t get into your home to begin with. This can be done by reducing clutter and cleaning up indoors which includes closets, attics, basements, garages, and storage units. When you get items from the grocery store, especially bananas, check them closely to be sure there are no spiders hiding among the bunch.

Step 2: Next we recommend moving on to exclusion, cutting off access into your home. This can be done by sealing cracks on the outside of the home and placing screens on doors and windows. Scan carefully around your home for possible entry points and use caulk to fill those gaps. Do this both inside and outside. Continue exclusion measures by making your outdoor area uninviting by clearing away any vegetation or debris on your yard.

Step 3: If you know there is a Brazilian wandering spider Indoors, we recommend treating all your baseboards, around windows and doorways and any other crack or crevices where you think the spider may be hiding with an insecticide aerosol spray with a good residual or an insecticide dust. This product is odorless and goes on “dry” making it a great choice for use inside living areas. Another option is using glue boards indoors to try and capture the brown recluse when he’s hard to find. If you happen to see the spider, use a spray with a quick contact kill like Web out.

Step 4: Outdoors, we suggest creating a barrier using insecticide concentrate and spraying it around your perimeter to discourage Brazilian wandering spiders from trespassing

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