What’d you have for lunch today? Chances are it was less than what the average spider ate. Yes, really. According to a new study published in The Science of Nature, spiders eat between 440 to 880 million tons of insects …

Most of us aren’t huge fans of the arachnid species—when we see one, we scream or shudder and hope someone else is around to squish it for us. Occasionally, though, there is a softhearted soul who prefers to pick up …

When fall arrives, you get to look forward to cooler temperatures and the changing leaves transform the look and feel of Hinsdale. Unfortunately, there are plenty of insects out there that want to share your home. They know winter is …

The most common Labor Day activities are celebrated outside. What better way to enjoy a 3-day weekend than to spend it in the outdoors. It’s the perfect time to go camping, enjoy a baseball game, go on a hike or

You might have heard about daddy longlegs. Perhaps you have seen them crawling around in your yard. It is easy to identify them with their long legs. You may have even heard that they are the most poisonous “spider” in …

Summer means you can spend time in your yard doing the types of activities you and your family love. Unfortunately, summertime also brings out a lot of pests. Some you will find in your yard, while others you will find …

When we humans fear something, our senses are clouded and irrational. Seeing a terrifying spider in our house may lead our brain to exaggerate the reality. What may in actuality be a half inch spider, our adrenaline charged brain may …

To the vast majority of the population, spiders are creepy, gross and terrifying. Even though most spiders are as harmless as a potato bug, for some reason they freak us out. The fear could stem from the fact that a …

Insects are annoying enough, getting into your home, messing up your kitchen and totally freaking you out when you’re unaware. On the whole, most are harmless, they just love to bother you. But there are a small handful of species …

It’s now February, and it’s quite possible that your home has been blissfully spider-free during the winter months. If you were seeing spiders during the other seasons, however, think again. Those spiders aren’t gone – they’re just sleeping… sort of.…