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Creepy Crawlies That Give Homeowners A Scare This Halloween

While it’s normal to see bats, spiders and other creatures invade your front doorstep on Halloween in the form of trick-or-treaters or spooky décor, Hulett Environmental Services advises people to be on the lookout for real-life ghoulish pests this fall. … Continue reading

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Cool New Spider Species Discovered

Cool New Species Discovered Though it looks like a spider, has a web like a spider and moves like a spider, it’s not a spider. It’s actually a decoy built by a newly-discovered species in the Cyclosa genus. When biologist Phil … Continue reading

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Hulett Enviornmental Services offers advice on pest-proofing this fall to keep spiders out

Hulett Environmental Services, a pest management company servicing South Florida warns that homeowners might begin to notice more spiders in and around their home as the cooler weather rolls in. Much like humans, spiders seek shelter from cooler weather in … Continue reading

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How to get rid of spiders in the house and stay safe from bites.

How to get rid of spiders in the house and stay safe from bites. Fear of spiders is consistently ranked as one of the top phobias in America. Whether it is an evolutionary trigger that kept our ancestors alive or … Continue reading

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Spiders use electricity for catching prey

Anyone can tell you that spiders are able to trap their meals in their sticky silky webs – but there’s a bit more to it than that. Spiders are actually able to conduct electricity across the surface of the web, … Continue reading

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A Mobile Spider Web!

Talk about adaptation! This impala from the Kruger National Park in South African is now a mobile home for a spider with the spider’s web spun between the impala’s two horns. The impala had the misfortune to walk into the … Continue reading

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Spider Prevention Tips from Hulett Environmental Services

Homeowners should be on the lookout for the following spider species: Common House Spider: These spiders don’t pose a health risk, but they can be quite a nuisance throughout the house. They spin a tangled web in upper corners, angles … Continue reading

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Spiders Can Catch and Devour Fish! Just Call HULETT

Give a spider a fish and it will feast for hours. Teach a spider to fish, however, and you are probably just wasting your time—it turns out many species are already more than proficient. Take for example this specimen from … Continue reading

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Prevent Spiders

Hulett Environmental Services reminds homeowners that there are several ways to prevent spider bites and keep them out of the house all together: Install screens and weather stripping on windows and door sweeps on doors. Fix any cracks in siding … Continue reading

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What to do if a spider bites you

What To Do If you suspect a spider has bitten you, try to bring it with you to the doctor so they can determine the best course of treatment based on the species. Clean the site of the spider bite … Continue reading

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Earth’s Most Extreme Insects

Entomologists at the University of Florida scoured the literature to come up with a list of insects that were the coolest, fastest, largest, longest, loudest and brightest. They also chose more unusual champions: best imitator, least specific vertebrate bloodsucker and most … Continue reading

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PCT Photo Contest Entries

Slideshow: Noteworthy 2013 Photo Contest Entries from PCT Included in the February issue is the winning photo and finalist photos from PCT’s annual photo contest. PCT’s additional online coverage includes other noteworthy photos from the 2013 contest. Click HERE to … Continue reading

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Florida Man Dies From Brown Recluse Spider Bite

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Brown recluse spiders have a characteristic dark brown violin marking on their back. Brown recluse spiders are nocturnal and eat other bugs like cockroaches and crickets. However you still don’t want them around. The bite of the brown widow spider … Continue reading

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Identifying Your Spider Infestation: Is the Spider Venomous or Not?

Identifying Your Spider Infestation: Venomous or Not? Most of us grab for the nearest newspaper as a weapon or call the bravest person in our household at the first sight of a spider. Forget about identifying whether it’s dangerous or … Continue reading

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Hulett Environmental informs homeowners of common household spiders

Be Aware of Spiders This Fall Hulett Environmental informs homeowners of common household spiders  Any eight-legged pest is sure to be unwelcome in homes, but not all creepy-crawlers are the same. While some species of spiders are nothing more than … Continue reading

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How can you prevent spider bites?

How can you prevent spider bites? Install screens and weather stripping on windows and door sweeps on doors. Fix any cracks in siding and walls, especially where pipes or wires enter the home. Store clothing and shoes inside plastic containers, … Continue reading

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Tarantula Mating Season 2013

“This weekend or next weekend is going to be the biggest spider movement of all,” Al Wolf, director of the Sonoma County Reptile Rescue told CBS News Saturday. “All the males will be looking for the girls so it’s gonna … Continue reading

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Black Widow Spider Bites: Should I Worry?

More on black widows: http://www.pestworld.org/pest-guide/s… Black widow spider bites are less common and more severe than other spider bites. Dr. Parada explains the symptoms in detail.

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Hulett Environmental informs homeowners of common household spiders

Hulett Environmental informs homeowners of common household spiders Any eight-legged pest is sure to be unwelcome in homes, but not all creepy-crawlers are the same. While some species of spiders are nothing more than a nuisance, others can pose serious … Continue reading

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