Why Do I Have So Many Spiders?
It never fails, come June/July, the spider calls come rolling in like clockwork. So, if you are reading this and wondering “Ya, why do I have so many spiders in my home?” Well, HowToPest.com is here to answer all your spider questions! WHEN DO SPIDERS HAVE BABIES? Because there are so many species of spiders, […]
HTP’s Guide To Springtime Pests🌼
Being on the west coast, we don’t really have a clear division between Winter and Spring. We don’t get snow or even much frost for that matter, so my best indication for when it is Spring…when I can smell the orange blossoms and when the grass starts to grow a lot faster. 😍 To be […]
Baby It’s Cold Outside…Winter Pests
Think you are safe from pests in the winter? Think again. Winter pests are far more common than you think. While there might not be mosquitos feeding on your limbs and ruining your backyard bar-b-cue, there are plenty of other pests that will need your attention during the winter months. Mice, cockroaches, spiders, and bed […]
Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? Spiders
Have you ever had someone unexpectedly drop in at dinner time? As parents this was a frequent occurrence in our home. Sometimes it would be friends but sometimes it would be the dreaded boyfriend. This was a great time for us to do some serious grilling of that young gentleman. We would ask all the […]
Spiders: Just Like Us
What is the deal with all these darn spiders? It seems like they are showing up everywhere in my house. I’ve found them in corners, along door frames, getting comfy and cozy on my baseboards, living the high life in my window sills, in bathrooms, bedrooms, the kitchen, you name it. I’ve found them there. […]
Burning Down The House…Spiders
I saw a spider in my bathtub, so I grabbed a tissue and then very, very carefully burned the house down. Hold up. Wait a minute. No need to burn down your house. Yes, it is springtime and spiders seem to be showing up all over the place, but that is still no reason to […]
Spring Cleaning. Springtime Pests
Oh, that wonderful time of the year when the chill is no longer in the air and there is evidence of new life everywhere we look. Flowers are in bloom, grass is lush and green, trees are bursting with new leaves, and the springtime pests that you’ve missed so much over the cold winter months […]
The Itsy, Bitsy Spider. Black Widow Vs. Brown Widow.
Well, we know it went up the water spout, got washed out when the rain came, survived a watery death, and made its way back up the spout as soon as the sun came back out. This all seems innocent enough, unless, of course, the spider we are talking about is a Black Widow. Or […]