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Ray writes,

Does Cy Kick CS kill black widow spiders?

There are so many other products that state, "Kills spiders (excluding Black Widow and Brown Recluse)".


Yes, CY Kick CS will kill just about any spider that it is sprayed on. Spiders are very difficult to control however and most residual insecticides like Cy Kick CS will kill any spider that it is physically sprayed on, but new spiders entering the area are very difficult for any insecticide to control.  This is because spiders bodies are high off of the ground and they do not groom their legs like other insects do. How these products mainly control spiders is that they kill the spiders food that is around, all of the other bugs, and if there is no food around, then the spiders will not want to be in that area anymore.

Answer last updated on: 07/15/2010

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