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How To Make Your Naples Pool Cage A Spider-Free Zone

May 15, 2023 - Spiders

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In Naples, there are many types of spiders that will invade your indoor and outdoor spaces. And while nobody wants to see spiders around their home, they especially don't want them anywhere near their swimming pool. At Bugs & Beyond, our Naples pest control specialists know what it takes to keep these creepy animals out of your pool cage. Keep reading to learn easy ways to make your Naples pool cage a spider-free zone. 

Types Of Spiders Commonly Found In Naples 

There are many different types of spiders that you are likely to see in Naples. Some of the most common spiders that like to hang around pool cages include:

  • Orb Weaver Spiders: These spiders can come in a wide range of shapes and sizes. Some have large, brightly colored bodies with long legs. And others will be no more than a tenth of an inch long and have dark brown or gray colored bodies. All orb weaver spiders create a large round web to catch their prey. 
  • Black Widow Spiders: One of the few dangerous spiders in our area, the black widow spider has a large round abdomen, a small head, and thin and short legs. Its shiny black body features a red marking in the shape of an hourglass on its underside. 
  • Wolf Spiders: While wolf spiders are a nuisance species and pose no direct threat, they are one of the more intimidating-looking species in our area. These spiders can grow over an inch long and have large, hairy bodies. Typically, the wolf spider is a combination of brown and black and will sometimes have a yellow stripe on its body. Instead of building webs, they chase their prey down on foot. 

Regardless of the species, spiders have no place inside your pool cage. The experts at Bugs & Beyond can help you get spiders out and keep them from coming back. 

The Problems Spiders Can Cause Around Your Pool

Spiders like to eat insects. While most of the spiders located in this area are harmless, having spiders around can be a sign that you have an insect problem around your home. Some of the different types of bugs that spiders like to eat include roaches, beetles, crickets, and ants. If you are seeing several spiders invade your pool area every day, you should also have your home and property inspected to ensure that you don't have another type of pest infestation as well. 

Handy Tips For Keeping Spiders Out Of Your Pool Cage

The best thing you can do to keep spiders out of your pool cage is to take proactive steps to ensure that they are unable to gain access to the area. You should thoroughly inspect your pool cage to see if there are any gaps or cracks around the perimeter of the cage. Be sure to check the space between your home and the cage. If the cage is supposed to be attached to your home, make sure there are no gaps between these two structures. You should also check the screen to make sure there are no rips or tears. If you see even a tiny rip in the screen, you should have it repaired as soon as possible. 

The Best Way To Keep Your Pool Area Spider-Free

If you are looking for a way to permanently keep spiders away from your Naples pool cage, give us a call today. At Bugs & Beyond, we go above and beyond to ensure your swimming pool area is safe all year long. Contact us to get your free quote today!