Posts with the tag: "venomous spiders"

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Why Even Non-Venomous Texas Spiders Can Be Dangerous Pests

When you find a black widow under a pile of brush in your yard, you don't need anyone to tell you that you have a problem. The bite from a black widow spider has the potential to send you or someone you love to the hospital. When you see a brown recluse run across your living room floor and disappear under your couch, you're not going to scratch your head and wonder if it might be a good idea to… Read More >

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What Summer Spider Infestations Mean For Texas Homeowners

What if you had someone come to visit you and they never left? What if they made messes and never cleaned up after themselves? What about if they hid in dark places to scare you, or bit you and made you sick? Would you appreciate that? We’re guessing probably not. If you haven't figured it out by now, the someone we are talking about is spiders. Read More >

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Venomous Spiders Of Houston

When it comes to venomous spiders, there are two that immediately rise to the top of any list. They are the brown recluse spider and the black widow spider. While all spiders have venom, these two have a venom that is considered medically important. Let's talk about what that means and what we can learn about these spiders that can help us avoid a trip to the hospital. Read More >

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