Getting rid of spiders in your home may rely on reducing spider populations outside the structure. After inspecting your property, Golden West Pest will spend the time to explain why you have them, and what measures you can take to prevent them in the future. Golden West Pest is committed to being there when you need us – in many cases we can respond within 24-48 hours. Golden West Pest follows very strict guidelines, and uses the safest products available today, to alleviate your pest problems. Give us a call today, and we promise you will be pleased with the results!

Golden West Termite & Pest Control, Inc, Pest Control Services, Fresno, CA

Spiders -


Spiders are found all over the world, and more than 40,000 different species of spiders have been identified. Spiders come in many different colors and can be found virtually everywhere.


Almost 99% of spider bites are considered harmless, but rarely the symptoms of a spider bite can include necrotic wounds, systemic toxicity and in very rare cases, death. The chief concern with a spider bite is the venom that is injected into the victim. A ‘dangerous’ spider possesses a venom that is toxic to humans and has the capability of delivering this venom in large quantities in a single bite. An especially well known ‘dangerous’ spider is the black widow spider. These spiders have a venom that contains a neurotoxin used primarily in defense of other predators in the insect world.


Black widow spiders will not instinctively bite humans, but when they do, the bite causes severe pain and a reaction that young children and the elderly are especially susceptible to. Most other spiders don’t pose a great health risk; however, a spider bite can be very unpleasant and uncomfortable and will irritate the skin.

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