Sep 2, 2013 madame7 joined My Stranger Face
Sep 2, 2013 madame7 commented on Did You Know It's the Season When Giant House Spiders Walk Around Seattle Homes?.
someone is completely misinformed. This is a Hobo spider and this is its mating season. They are not harmless, their bites can be necrotic and make people sick, especially children. You can get traps for them at hardware stores--i highly recommend it. "Giant House Spider" is a euphemism.