What a Brown Recluse Spider Looks Like
Brown recluse spiders are light to dark brown in color and have a distinctive violin-shaped marking on their cephalothorax. They have six eyes arranged in pairs and a relatively small body, measuring about ¼ to ½ inch in length. These spiders are known for their reclusive nature and tend to hide in undisturbed areas.
What a Brown Recluse Bite Looks Like and Symptoms When Bitten
A brown recluse spider bite may initially go unnoticed, as it is usually painless. However, within a few hours, symptoms may develop. The bite site typically becomes red and may form a blister. Over time, the blister may turn into an open ulcer, surrounded by a reddish ring. The bite can be accompanied by symptoms such as pain, itching, and a stinging sensation. In some cases, systemic symptoms such as fever, chills, nausea, muscle aches, and fatigue may occur.
Where They Are Found
Brown recluse spiders are primarily found in the central and southern regions of the United States. They prefer dark, quiet places such as basements, attics, closets, and storage areas. Outdoors, they can be found in woodpiles, sheds, and garages.
How D & D Pest Control Co. Can Help Treat for Them Around Your Home or Business
D & D Pest Control Co. specializes in effective pest control solutions, including brown recluse spider treatments. Our professional technicians are trained to identify brown recluse habitats and implement targeted strategies for elimination.
Using safe and environmentally friendly methods, we will assess your home or business premises, identify potential entry points, and implement a customized treatment plan. We prioritize the safety of your family, pets, and the surrounding environment. Additionally, we can provide recommendations on preventive measures to minimize the risk of brown recluse spider infestations in the future.
Contact D & D Pest Control Co. today to schedule an inspection and let us help you address any brown recluse concerns effectively.