Customers often call us to their home to rid it of a spider problem. This task is not as easy as it seems. It requires a thorough inspection and a proper spider management plan drawn up before any task execution.
One of our technicians was recently called to a client in Malvern who had a serious spider problem in their home.
After a thorough investigation, a pest management plan was developed and communicated to the client. After addressing some concerns and risks, the client agreed to implement the suggested management plan.
Our typical internal control methodology includes treatment to the roof void, skirts and sills, and also cornices. We also investigate typical harbourages for common pests to ensure that we do not miss anything and address these as they present.
Externally we treat the subfloor (if present) and ensure that all cracks and crevices receive the appropriate chemical. We also treat fences and other structures as required.
At the conclusion of the treatment, we ensure that we hand the property back to the client safely. This may include the communication of an exclusion period where the owner cannot enter the property. This usually depends on the treatment and chemicals utilised.
Whilst we want to assist our clients to control pests in their homes, we additionally do this in a manner that protects our client’s health and safety. This is why we consider a proper spider or pest management plan as an extremely important step.