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Spiders of the Pacific Northwest

Spiders of the Pacific Northwest

February 3, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The first thing that pest control experts will tell you is that spiders are largely harmless. There are two medically significant species in the Pacific Northwest (the Black Widow and the Hobo Spider), but those species are unlikely to attack unless provoked. Still, spiders make it to the top of peoples’ lists of pests to get rid of.

Spider Silk: The Super Material of the Future

Spider Silk: The Super Material of the Future

December 26, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Spider webs are annoying, that’s a fact. But did you know that spider silk is actually very useful? Check out the following infographic to learn more.

A Guide to the Brown Recluse Spider

A Guide to the Brown Recluse Spider

October 22, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Here is a helpful guide to the Brown Recluse including how the spider bites, where they can be found and what they look like. The Brown Recluse, also known as the violin spider, is a poisonous creature whose bite can cause children and adults to become ill.