Not what many people want to hear, but with September well and truly underway, Spider Season is here. You may want to look away.
As the heating gets switched back on these cooler evenings due to arrive soon, house spiders are coming out from their hiding places. The weeks around September is mating season. The spiders that you see stuck in the bath tub or up on cornicing are usually males, who leave their webs hidden in the home to go out on the prowl looking for a female partner to mate with.
Spiders live in cracks, behind furniture, and they’re a particular fan of skirting boards – basically all of the places where they can get to but that we can’t really see.
Experts say there is typically one dominant spider in every household room during September or October. Seen any yet?