Tegenaria domestica
(Barn Funnel Weaver)

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Found a bunch of spiders on my glue pad I lied out. Then one was almost told me last night and I hunted him down. What kind of spider is it? I found most in the laundry room

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TangledWeb

I’m not sure, it isn’t anything considered dangerous. If there are spiders coming into your home there is at least one opening to the outdoors. They may be following insects in. If you have a landlord, he or she can be in charge of that. If you own check for gaps in door and windows frames. I can feel the gaps in my house foundation on a warm day by putting my hand near it outdoors and feeling for cold air. A candle flame will flicker near a drafty opening. This will save you heating and cooling energy too. There… Read more »

ItsyBitsy

Nothing you’ve shared resembles a Recluse (Loxosceles sp.).

TangledWeb

If you have any history of phobias a new one can suddenly start. My husband is working on a bunch of phobias (runs in his family). There have been times when I could accidentally create new ones by mentioning something when he was in that state of mind. Medication has helped stabilize his emotions and stopped new phobias. He learned to get rid of the full-blown arachnophobia (the ‘they are going to kill me in my sleep’ kind). He learned more about spiders, watched me calmly handle them, and read comic books about a super-powered spider queen. Now he takes… Read more »

TangledWeb

You are very welcome! I am very glad when I am able to help ease someone’s stress.

ItsyBitsy

Tentatively a Barn Funnel Weaver, Tegenaria domestica.

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