Sydney Spider Pest Control

There are more than 35,000 species of spiders worldwide a few thousand of which (including the most dangerous) are found in Australia alone and Sydney is renowned for it's fair share of them including the famous funnel web spider. Worried about spider bites? We can help you identify and if necessary control your Sydney spiders.

Spiders can be a particular nuisance in the home. They are attracted to warm, dark small spaces, like wall cracks, corners, air vents, and in the eaves of your home.

Other species prefer to stay closer to the outdoors, weaving their webs in your garden or near your outside lighting. Most spiders are a nuisance primarily because of their webbing.

Unsure which species is in your home? Call Wilson's Pest Control on 0451 590 398 to discuss our range of spider control solutions.

Ground Dwelling

The ground dwelling spiders ie Funnel Web spider, Wolf spider, Mouse spider, Trap Door spider, White Tail spider to name a few; These spiders build nest and spend majority of their time above & underground. Ground dwelling spiders tend to be very active during breeding season months and are often found hiding in dark crevices during the day time period places like toy boxes, dog kennels, in clothes and basket, garden ornaments, rubbish piles, under houses and in storage sheds. These spiders are usually the most toxic in the world of all spiders and are considered to be pests, their bites are debilitating and painful. If bitten you must seek medical attention immediately.

Webbing Spiders

The webbing spiders produce the elaborate webs in which they live suspended in the air, these are webs that we so often walk into in the morning or evening where many of us have taken the rubbish out and walked through the webs. These webs are usually suspended between the trees or bushes in our garden or joined to fences on your property. Commonly found around fences gutters, eaves outdoor furniture clothes lines and bins. Spider such as Gold Orb Weaver, Net Casting, Daddy Long legs, St George Cross and the common black house spider.

The Red back Spider is one of the poisonous webbing spiders which causes poisoning and health issues. The webbing spiders also use webbing to disperse their hatching. The baby spider hatching are suspended in the fine strands of the web and caught by the wind, this ballooning process is the way immature spiders can be transported long distances or many kilometres to re infest and re start the cycle at new locations. These spiders are considered to be a pest because they produce continual webbing over property and which makes the building or your home unsightly. These siders are more active in warmer months of the year.

Environmentally friendly way of removing these spiders is by using an old vacuum cleaner and vacuuming the webs or sweeping them away on a regular basis, prune your trees regularly, reduce the food source by replacing exterior lighting which attract flying insect, replace conventional light with yellow lights which deter the flying insects