Black widow spiders can be dangerous if they exist around your property in Provo Orem and Utah County. There are few spiders in Utah that are more intimidating and potentially dangerous than black widows.Their venom is around 15 times stronger than a rattle snake. black widows earn their reputation. Fatalities from their bite is quite rare. However, they are extremely painful.
It is stressful to find black widows living in or around your home or business.
The professionals at Buffo’s Termite and Pest Control have put together some key information to help you better understand black widow control in Provo Orem Utah.
BLACK WIDOW BITES
Black widows do not go out of their way to bite humans. Spiders only bite when the feel threatened. Bites generally occur with accidental encounters. Generally bites happen in garages, closets, crawlspaces and attics.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE BITTEN BY A BLACK WIDOW
Seek medical assistance. Symptoms of the bite can be of different intensity from one person to another. But they include:
- Intense Aches
Other severe symptoms may include:
- Severe Abdominal Pain
Pain will likely last for up to 3 days and should gradually diminish. Your symptoms should ease, if not, seek more medical care.
PROVEN TECHNIQUES TO HELP KEEP SPIDERS FROM YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS
- Keep garage, crawlspaces, attics and closets clean and uncluttered.
- Seal crevices and cracks outside your home or business.
- Install window screens and door sweeps
- Eliminate other pests to deny spiders their food source.
- Team with professionals for prevention.
The safest an most effective way to manage the prevention and elimination of Black Widows an other spiders is to use a quality pest control company in the Provo Orem Utah area.
Call the professionals at Buffo’s Termite and Pest Control for any assistance with black widows and other spiders.