With so many different types of spiders in the world, it can be very difficult to identify the type spider infestation that you are experiencing problems with. You might find all sorts of spiders in your home but not realize that there are also other types of spiders that have taken up residency in your home. Once you notice that there is a problem with any one particular type of spider, give our NY exterminators a call at Rest Easy Pest Control New York City. We act immediately to … [Read more...] about Spider Infestation
Rest Easy Pest Control in New York knows how to get rid of your spiders and crawling insects in winter problem. You might notice these small critters hanging around your home but you might not consider them to be too much of a problem until they have completely taken over your space. It is possible to get rid of spiders by getting the right type of exterminating service to handle the job. Spiders and Crawling Insects In Winter on Long Island and New York In Long Island’s Suffolk County and … [Read more...] about Spiders and Crawling Insects In Winter
When people think of venomous spiders, their minds usually go to the Amazon rain forest or the Australian outback. Less associated with the United States of America than some far off, wild land, there are still plenty of venomous spiders traipsing around the good ol’ US of A. Luckily for us, though, there’s only one venomous spider native to New York state. What’s more, it’s the only poisonous spider native to the entire tri-state area! And that poisonous spider is: The Northern Black … [Read more...] about Poisonous Spider Native to New York State
As legend has it, the spiders commonly referred to as Daddy Long Legs are the most venomous spiders in existence, but—what luck!—human beings are in the clear because the small arachnids’ jaws aren’t strong enough to penetrate our skin. The persistence of this story seems to speak to a certain need in us to find power and strength in the unlikeliest of places. Of bigger, stronger animals brought low by unexpected forces. Unfortunately, it’s a total misconception. For starters, no one’s … [Read more...] about Are Daddy Long Legs Venomous?
You might be inclined to think that something as reclusive and slow moving as a spider wouldn’t like the big city. This assumption works for most animals and insects, but the opposite is true of spiders. They LOVE New York! Just as at-home in the middle of a metropolis as out in wild, open spaces, spiders don’t discriminate when it comes to finding a place to string up a web. Many types of spiders have actually evolved to suit city living in particular, and would be lost if taken back to … [Read more...] about Spiders Love Living in New York City
Spiders might be the most unpleasant-looking creatures on the face of the Earth, but you have to respect their engineering prowess. Spider webs are incredibly intricate, and they’re made from one of the most amazing materials in the animal kingdom: spider silk. Gram for gram, spider silk is stronger than steel, and way more pliable. Spiders store the precursors of their silk as proteins called spidroins, which have the consistency of a gel. And scientists from Sweden have recently learned … [Read more...] about One Step Closer to Man-made Spider Silk
Spiders are beyond gross, but they’re still a pretty interesting group of insects. Here are some fun spider facts (even though they probably won’t make you like Nassau spiders any more): Spiders are some of the most successful creatures on Earth, and have adapted to nearly every habitat imaginable. They play a crucial role in many ecosystems (including keeping the insect population in check—at least they do some good!). Spider legs are hydraulic pumps. At least, that’s the case … [Read more...] about Nassau Spiders Factoids