Would you believe that having some spiders in your home is actually a good thing? That’s according to Sarah Bonney, the organiser of the Darwin Insect Festival and PhD candidate at Charles Darwin University.
Although having a house swarming with insects is a nightmare none of us wants to have (which is why we need insect screens on our doors and windows), bugs have a purpose to play.
Spiders play the role of keeping other pesky insect populations down, and without them your home may be overrun with cockroaches for example.
Other insects like flies are well known pests that most of us love to hate,but they play an important role in the garden, helping break down waste. Find out more: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-06/pesticide-free-the-best-bugs-to-have-around-the-home/8764048