Daddy-long-legs Spider also known as Cellar Spiders, found in dark areas like eaves, windows, ceilings, garages, sheds, barns, warehouses, cellars, basements, and crawlspaces. They are known for building webs loosely in corners, the male is usually inside the web with the female. The female carries her young in sacs around her jaws, she sometime will have up to 3 sacs each sac contains 13-60 eggs. This species of spider thrives on higher humidity areas. Daddylonglegs Spiders eat flying insects that are attracted to light.
Prevention: Sealing of all cracks or crevices, improving on ventilation for less humidity, removal of heavy vegetation such as Ivy’s, ground covers, braches of trees and shrubs from buildings, adding screens or screen doors to keep out flying insects, and changing lighting to sodium vapor lighting that attracts fewer insects will help aid in keeping the Daddylonglegs Spider infestation down. Contact us for a free inspection.