Well, take a deep breath and don’t kill them! Because spiders are actually good to have around. That’s according to entomologist Dr. Matt Bertone, from North Carolina State University. Here’s why he recommends leaving the spiders alone:
First: They’re the guard dogs of the insect world. Because spiders catch and eat annoying, disease-causing pests, like ticks, bed bugs and mosquitoes.
Another reason NOT to kill the spiders in your house or garage: Very few are aggressive OR dangerous. In fact, most spiders try to AVOID humans, because they find US huge and scary! Dr. Bertone and his team surveyed 50 houses, from …read more