Slideshow: 5 Common Spider Invaders in the U.S.

There are more than 3,000 types of spiders found in North America alone. Of those, some are more likely to be encountered in our homes than others. Browse this slideshow for information on the habits and threats of 5 common spiders in the United States.

Concerned about a spider infestation in the home? A licensed pest control professional will be able to assist in proper identification of the species and treatment. Use our zip code locator to find a local company near you. 

For information on spider bites, check out this article on what to do and when to worry.