Friday Links Round-Up: Your Weekly Pest Control News

Throwing fall leavesFriday Links Round-Up: Your Weekly Pest Control News


Bed Bugs Could Be The New Cockroaches!

“Bed bugs are what cockroaches were several decades ago and it is a concern.” More…

Pest Control And Stink Bugs

Stink bugs are invading homes in record numbers this fall. Learn how to deal with this invasion here.

Ways to Know if You are Bitten by Bed Bugs

Here are some questions you can ask yourself to indicate if you have been a bedbug’s latest meal.

Interesting Facts About Bees, Wasps and Hornets

It’s hard to tell the difference between bees, wasps, and hornets when you’re running away from them! Most people don’t care what the difference is because they just want to avoid a getting a bee sting. That’s understandable. But with a little more information you’ll know how to handle each of these pesky insects better. More…

Arizona Blonde Tarantulas: Are They Dangerous?

If you live in the Southwest United States, chances are you’ve seen a western desert tarantula crawl across your path. While they look intimidating, you were likely wondering if it was dangerous. Here’s what you need to know. More…

Huntsman SpiderPest Of The Week: The Huntsman Spider

They come in many names. Wood spiders. Cane spiders. Giant Crab spiders. Some people even confuse them for small tarantulas.

Huntsman spiders are big, brown and hairy. The way their legs come off their bodies, and the way they move sideways, is much like a crab… Hence the name Giant Crab spider.

Huntsman spiders are found throughout all of the United States, and varieties are common throughout much of the world. They like woody places, like forests and wood piles, and are most often found hiding under rocks and tree bark.

Huntsman spiders garner their name because they are hunters; hunting insects like crickets and cockroaches. It’s because of this, they are considered to be very beneficial.

Huntsman spiders are not generally regarded as a serious pest control problem, although they will occasionally wander inside your home. They are more frightening in appearance than anything; given their size. The do inflict defensive bites, but these bites are not hazardous to the bite victim.


Anthony Ball is a Content Marketing Manager with Bulwark Exterminating, an industry leader in providing high quality pest control service. Bulwark is fully operational in nine states, including thirteen major cities. While Bulwark provides pest extermination for common pests like ants, roaches, crickets and spiders; the company's differentiating aspect is great personalized service. Bulwark uses the finest and most effective products in the world to solve common pest problems.

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