What Kinds of Spiders are Found in Homes?
Of the 500 types of spiders you find in Illinois, only a handful enter homes to become pests. Most of the state’s spiders prefer to spend their lives in natural habitats including forests and fields. A few spiders in Illinois like to hang out around the outsides of homes and buildings.
Most of the spiders you find in your home are harmless. However, a few kinds of indoor spiders exist that sometimes bite humans. Here are some more facts about spiders in Chicago.