Have you been getting bitten by a lot of spiders lately? Are you concerned about Brown Recluse Spiders?
Well, I know people don’t like to hear this, but those spider bites you woke up with this morning were probably not spider bites. Spiders don’t really bite people.
Or, more accurately, if I had a dime for every time I’ve heard someone claim they were bitten by a spider, and had to give back 20 dimes every time they actually were bit by a spider, I’d have a lot of dimes.
If you want to get rid of an excessive number of spiders in your house, click here for instructions.
Meanwhile, this is the time of year we start to get the email memes about the deadly flesh destroying Brown Recluse Spiders. Brown Recluse Spiders are real, and their bite can be bad, but they are rare and, well, reclusive, and they are restricted geographically to a much smaller area than the meme warning us of them is found. So, there is a good chance that you don’t have Brown Recluse Spiders in your area. Or maybe you do. Either way, click here to find out more about the Brown Recluse, where it is, and what it is.
Meanwhile, if you still don’t believe me about how that was not a spider that gave you the painful raised welt or whatever you think a spider bite on your body is, click here to get a second opinion, which happens to be the same as mine, but still….