Daddy Long Legs/Harvestmen Spiders

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Spider Facts

  • Considered predators, spiders eat other insects, small lizards and baby birds.
  • Spiders rarely bite humans unless their nests or webs are disturbed.

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How to Get Rid of Daddy Long Legs/Harvestmen

Harvestmen species outdoors can be quite beneficial for your environment as they eat a variety of different insects including: aphids, caterpillars, beetles, flies, mites, small slugs, snails, spiders, other harvestmen, decaying plant and animal matter, bird droppings and fungi that can be detrimental to your lawn or garden and your family’s health.

Contact your local Truly Nolen location to ask about harvestmen control. Also ask about Truly Nolen’s Four Seasons approach to pest control. Thinking like a bug, Truly Nolen’s program treats pests throughout the year, scheduling maintenance and monitoring visits using people and pet friendly IPM practices to eliminate pests from your property.

Truly sweeps your interior and exterior for harvestmen and other pests, applying materials to your exterior that create pest barriers for your property. Additionally, as a homeowner, you can follow a few guidelines that work to keep pests out of your home. While these practices can help prevent pests, like harvestmen, homeowners should contact a professional pest control company, like Truly Nolen if they discover a pest issue in their homes. Precautionary proactive pest control practices include:

  • Removing all woodpiles and debris from around your property.
  • Sealing all cracks and crevices around doorways, windows and your home’s foundation to exclude pests from your home.

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