Our buildings and gardens are ideal for spiders because they provide food and anchorage for their webs or soil for their tunnels.
Major Species of Spider Found the UAE
Arachnid; adult 4-5cms, extremely small body and long legs (cobweb spider.
Also called Daddy long Legs, Cobweb spiders these are common house dwellers. Well recognised because of their distinct long-legged appearance and webbing in corners and ceiling/wall joints. They are not technically considered pests, since they trap and consume several species of insects in the house, but their cobwebs give the home an unkempt and unsightly appearance. Jumping spiders do just that ‐ they jump! They are small, usually black with red or white markings, and are often found in windows. They rarely bite. Sheet-web or orb spiders have a pair of dark bands across their yellowish head-thorax and abdomen. They are common on shrubs and weeds around the house. Most people have misconceptions about spiders : they are pictured to be poisonous (even deadly), and likely to attack at any time. This not true. There are some species of spider that have a venomous bite, but only a few are found in the UAE Spiders are largely beneficial since they feed on other pests.
Bite and cause pain and even death. Luckily deaths are rare in the UAE.
Have unsightly webs and can collect dust and debris.
Cause panic and alarm particularly around children.
What We Do
Set up a guaranteed treatment to control spiders in a building and advise how you can help reduce future problems.
Inspect We inspect your property and identify areas of concern.
Surface Spray We apply a surface spray that is licensed and formulated for spider control. This would be to walls and paths, gutters and baseboards and soffits.
What You Can Do With Our Advice
Wear gloves when gardening or handling soil
Wear sensible footwear – particularly at night.
Be wary of wandering ground dwelling spiders after excavations or landscaping.
Avoid leaving toys out overnight. A spider may use these as a nest.