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What Kind Of Spiders Might I Encounter In Chandler?

Here in Chandler, you are likely to encounter many different types of common house spiders. Unfortunately, there are quite a few large spiders in Arizona, and some are dangerous to people, which is why it is important to know how to identify the spiders you are finding in your home.
Below are some of the most common types of spiders here:

  • Black widow spiders: Infamous for the distinctive red hourglass mark on their abdomens, black widow spiders pack a serious venomous punch. They have black, bulbous bodies. The good news is that they are not aggressive and only bite if they feel threatened.
  • Giant crab spider: One of the large spiders in Arizona, the giant crab spider might just be the biggest, with a leg span of almost two and a half inches long. They are sometimes called the Huntsman spider and are tan or brown.
  • Black and yellow garden spider: As its name implies, this type of spider is black and yellow and typically found in your garden. Despite their daunting appearance, these common house spiders are not dangerous to humans.
  • Brown recluse spider: The brown recluse spider, with its unique, violin-shaped marking, is, however, dangerous to people. Brown in color, the brown recluse is likely to be found in your attic or basement.

No matter what types of house spiders you are dealing with, it is always a good idea to enlist the help of a professional technician, as they can help you identify what you are dealing with without anyone getting bitten.