Can Spiders Walk on Water?

December 10th, 2020 by Rove Pest Control in Spiders

In an exchange with my sister (today is her birthday), I pointed out how her niece looks up to her & naturally said, “She thinks you walk on water.” Most people’s minds would go to a sea and a fishing boat, but being the associate certified entomologist nerd that I am, I went immediately to […]

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Why Do I Have an Increase in Spider Problems?

September 2nd, 2020 by Rove Pest Control in Spiders

As summer progresses and eventually leads into fall, many people start to see an increase in spider activity and webs. While there isn’t just one simple and easy answer, the answer isn’t too complex. In this post, we will answer the question: Why do I have an increase in spider problems? Natural Predator Progression Spiders […]

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Why are spiders associated with Halloween?

October 25th, 2018 by Mike MacDonald in Pest Control Services, Spiders

Sure spiders are creepy, but it seems like as far as Halloween is concerned, they dropped into the wrong crowd. In this post, we cover some of the reasons why spiders are associated with Halloween. Spiders suffer from guilt by association During medieval times, witches were all the rage. Well, at least most people thought […]

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Top 3 reasons spiders migrate in during the fall

September 20th, 2018 by Mike MacDonald in Pest Control Services, Spiders

We all know many birds fly south for the winter to escape the cold, but did you know spiders migrate as well? In this post you’ll learn the top 3 reasons spiders migrate in during the fall and how to prevent spider issues in your home. Why do Spiders migrate in the fall? #1 to […]

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Top 3 Things Spiders Look for When Choosing a Home to Infest

June 21st, 2018 by Mike MacDonald in Pest Control Services, Spiders

Spiders are a bit different than your average pest that tends to get in your home. Most pests come into your home because you are leaving food sources out. Spiders, on the other hand, feed on other pests and insects. Hence, the simple presence of spiders can even be a warning sign that other pests […]

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Is your landscaping hiding pests?

May 29th, 2018 by Mike MacDonald in Ants, Mosquito, Pest Control Services, Spiders, wasps

Do you have mulch or stone landscaping surrounding your home? You might think that it can be a way to keep pests away from your home, but in reality, your landscaping could be hiding pests. Does landscaping keep pests away from your home? Most people are looking for ways to keep pests away from their […]

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