The two easy identifiers of spiders is that they possess eight legs and usually will be near or in a web they have spun to catch their prey.
Color – Light brown to gray to black
Length – Their size and shape vary depending on the species
Diet – Generally, spiders feed on insects they catch with their web and therefore are known to be carnivores.
Habitat – Spiders prefer spaces that are cluttered where it can make it easy for them to spin a web. The will look for nooks and crannies to create a safe environment for them to live.
Impact – While spiders generally are not looking for a meal outside of the insects they like to eat, some spiders have been known to bite. Too many spiders can also be an indication of other pest problems.