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Spiders Cape Town, we at Verminator Pest Control Cape Town actually like spiders because just like them we also enjoy bugs, while they love eating them we just love controlling them…

Spiders Cape Town

Verminator Spider Control

At Verminator Pest Control in Cape Town – we leave No Stone Unturned when it comes to the control and complete eradication of spiders in and around your home.

The Verminator treatment consists of a thorough inspection ensuring that our long lasting treatment is carefully effected but not limited too the following areas in your homeSpiders Cape Town

  • roof structure
  • garage
  • building perimeter (high and Low, in and out)
  • bushes and trees surrounding your home
  • around window frames and door frames
  • inside little hidey holes such as washing poles
  • vibracrete walls
  • children’s play areas
  • jungle Gyms
  • sheds and Wendy houses
  • etcetera.

Spiders Cape Town

Spiders just love the warm Cape Town climate during summer, we have nearly 2000 different spider species in and around Cape Town.

Spiders Cape TownSome spiders are quite harmless but others can give a nasty bite and are extremely dangerous, these should be avoided or controlled at all costs.

Knowledge is always the most important tool in order for us to protect our loved ones, it makes sense to know which spiders can cause the most threat as well as  who are the more vunerable amongst us to spider bites.

Our most Vunerable people are our Seniors, our young and especially allergenics and those whom have weak immune systems.

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Although spider bites rarely cause death spiders with powerful venom do maim and have extremely painful consequences.

Herewith are some of the spiders Cape Town should fear the most…

1. Sac Spider

Spiders Cape Town

No antidote is available for the Sac Spider Venom but antibiotics can be used to treat for infection.

the Sac Spider bites easily and because of this it is arguably the most dangerous spider in South Africa.

Sac spiders are yellow with black heads, their bite resembles that of a flea bite but progresses into a painful ulcer.

2. Button or Black Widow Spider

Spiders Cape Town

Antidote for the button spider Venom is available in South Africa. Seek medical advice immediately! the bite is extremely dangerous and painful and could even be fatal.

The symptoms are “lazy eye”, swollen lips, week muscles,  sweating, high blood pressure and severely painful muscles.

Easy identifiable by its red distinctive spot on the abdomen these spiders prefer the outdoors and are often found in dark spots and yes be very careful they love to make a nest inside your outside tap.

3.Violin Spider

Spiders Cape Town


No antidote is available for the violin spider venom so treatment includes infection prevention and wound care, seek a practitioner immediately

Violin spider are brown to dark brown and they are about 7 to 12 mm long

Violin spiders love the warm climate in particular and because of global warming we observe more and more violin spider outbreaks.

4.Baboon Spider

Spiders Cape Town

A Baboon spider found in the Western Cape has a venom similar to the Black Widow however bites are extremely rare. A Baboon Spiders’ bite is extremely painful.

Baboon spiders often hide in burrows and under debris such as rocks and twigs.

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Spiders are one of the most feared home invaders. There are more phobias about spiders than any other pest, and understandably so.

If you get bitten by the wrong spider and you have a bad reaction to the venom you can end up in the hospital and yes there have even been some deaths associated with spiders

Call Verminator Pest Control Cape to keep spiders at bay with our trusted 6 month guaranteed convenient service.


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