There are over 650 species of spider in the U.K. They all can bite but most are not considered dangerous. If bitten by a spider, it usually has little effect, apart from leaving puncture marks and the area may swell and become itchy.

NHS Website Information – Some spiders bites can cause you to feel or be sick, sweating and dizziness. Bites can also become infected or cause severe allergic reaction in rare cases. Get medical help immediatly if you have any severe or worrying symptoms after a spider bite.

Have you a Spider issue in your home or business…?

Spiders in our home or work environment should not cause any alarm and they can be quite useful – spiders feed on common indoor pests, such as, flies, moths, earwigs and mosquitoes.

Where there are extensive or repeat infestations of spiders in a home or business, a professional treatment from a pest controller can help in controlling the issue.

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Arachnophobia – 

Extreme or irrational fear of spiders, which in its extreme can lead to excessive sweating, crying and panic attacks.

(Definition – See Oxford Dictionary)