Wolf * Hobo * Black Widow spiders Pest Control in Orem



 The best way to prevent or stop pest infestations at home is to keep pests from getting what they need to live and reproduce. Keep pests from getting food, water, and shelter, and pests will be less likely to settle in your home. Taking the right precautions, such as sealing entryways pests can use to come into your home from outdoors or  elsewhere, can cut down the chances that you'll find pests inside your home.  Christmas trees and holiday decoration boxes stored in the garage or attic are common places where pests hang out. 

There are many options for controlling pests, and many of these options are tailored to specific pests or problems. Make sure your pest is correctly identified efore deciding on a treatment or control method. You may decide to treat the problem yourself or you may decide to get help from an Expert - It's up to you.

IPM ( Integrated Pest Management) s a pest control approach that uses the least toxic methods first. IPM includes common sense methods based on scientific knowledge of the pest and its habits. Methods often include removing pests' food source, blocking their entry into an area or building, using beneficial organisms, and the judicious use of pesticides.

Ways to Control Pests Inside the Home

  • Avoid clutter and control humidity in attics, basements, and other dark areas. Seal stored boxes with tape.
  • Vacuum up spiders, egg cases, and webs if you find them inside.
  • Spiders typically enter homes through cracks and crevices around the foundation, or doors and windows. Seal or caulk these areas and make sure windows and doors fit tightly.
  • Residual pesticides indoors may help control other pests that spiders eat, but they may not provide long-term spider control.
  • Read the resources below to learn more about controlling spiders