Generally the UK is not known for having a great problem with spider control. We are fortunate enough not to have the more dangerous species of spider in this country.
However, you may find the number of venomous spiders reported in England each year surprising. Most of the time these spiders have been accidentally imported in food.
False Widow spiders are native to Britain and our most venomous spider, they can inflict a painful bite. Black Widow Spiders are not native to our country but in rare cases, they can be accidentally brought into the country via food imported from other parts of the world. Both species have been identified in the UK by Acclaim Environmental. We know how to get rid of spiders that pose a threat to you, your family or your colleagues.
Possibly… but its exceedingly rare – you’ve more chance of winning the lottery. You would probably have to have an underlying medical condition to be in that kind of danger. It has happened but there are a lot of urban myths surrounding False Widow Spiders in recent years. They do like to make a home near windows and doors so if you do need us to get rid of spiders, we can help.
We can normally get rid of spiders with one visit. If you think you might have a venomous spider in your property, don’t touch it. We can advise you as to what you need to do and how to remove it from your property.
We have a treatment for your house to protect it from spiders. If you would like to talk to us about preventing spiders getting into your home, we can explain the process.
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