Sac Spiders

Quick Facts

Risk Factors

  • Family
  • Home
  • Pet


  • season Summer
  • season Spring



0.1 - 0.5 inch

Inch Long



What do Sac Spiders look like?

Adult sac spiders grow to be about ΒΌ of an inch in length. They are yellowish in color and the tips of their legs are dark. They have 8 eyes in 2 rows.

What are the signs of Sac Spiders?

Indoors, you can find sac spider sacs along baseboards, ceiling, windows, door frames, and on furniture. Outside, they can be found beneath tree bark, under items like stones and logs. Their sacs are flat and silk.

What Damage do Sac Spiders cause?

Sac spiders will not cause damage to your home.

How do you prevent Sac Spiders?

To avoid a sac spider infestation in your home:

  • Plant shrubbery at least 20 feet away from your home.
  • Eliminate entry points like cracks and holes.
  • Install screens over your vents and crawl space.
  • Avoid bright outdoor lights. It attracts insects that sac spiders eat.

How do I get rid of Sac Spiders?

Typically, you can vacuum or sweep sac spiders, but they’re great hiders and you might miss some. These can reproduce and you’ll be stuck with another infestation.

Can Sac Spiders hurt me?

Typical symptoms of a sac spider bite include an immediate stinging sensation (like a hornet sting), followed by redness and mild swelling. Reactions to a bite may include a slow-healing sore, itchiness, and swelling.

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