Spider Spray Products

What is it?

Spiders have a fearsome reputation for their nasty bites and scary appearance, with most Australian’s looking to get rid of them as soon as they’re spotted. Whilst it’s true that Australia has some of the most venomous spiders in the world, most spiders are not at all dangerous. Despite this, spiders cause considerable discomfort to so many homeowners, and it’s no surprise they’re the one pest most people cannot stand the sight of. It makes sense to want to keep spiders out of the home, especially if you have small children and pets around for peace of mind, if anything.

Fortunately, a combination of solid prevention strategies and effective pest control products such as spider spray can ensure that your spider problems are easily fixed. That being said, there’s nothing worse than spraying a spider with spider spray, only to see it skitter away and hide under a cupboard, leaving you unsure as to whether it’s dead or not.

As such, you’ll need to make sure you’re not using any old spider spray. When it comes to getting rid of spiders, you need a reliable, effective, and fast-acting spider spray that results in an instant kill. That’s where we come in.


Hovex is a proudly owned Australian brand that focuses entirely on providing Australians with effective, innovative, and reliable pest solutions. First seen as a brand in 1949, Hovex has since developed into one of Australia’s leading pest control brands. In time, we’ve developed a wide range of practical products including spider spray, available in all leading supermarket and hardware chains. We deal with the following nasties:

Flies, Mosquitoes, Moths, Silverfish, Wasps, Spiders, Ants, Fleas, Cockroaches, Ticks, Rodents and Bed Bugs.

The Hovex brand has been built on three simple principles:

  • Effectiveness – Hovex products will solve your pest issues. If not, you’ll get your money back.
  • Innovation – Hovex has consistently innovated within the market, aiming to deliver the best possible results to all users. Nothing beats our ‘Extra Strength Formulations’, made and developed with just one thing in mind: controlling unwanted pests.
  • Value – Buying Australian Made and Owned shouldn’t mean paying more. We make a commitment to our loyal consumers that we’ll continue to offer you value products that are widely accessible.

When it comes to ridding your home of spiders, there’s only one choice – Hovex.

Hovex’s Ant Spider Cockroach Barrier Spray 350g provides effective protection against crawling insects for up to 6 months, killing them fast. With an easy-to-use trigger spray and fresh eucalyptus fragrance, this product is perfect for use inside the home, keeping you and your family safe from unwanted insect intruders.

All of our pest control products are made in Australia, for Australian conditions, to kill Australian pests. Shop our full range today!


Fly Spray Frequently Asked Questions

How Does Fly Spray Work on Spiders?

Fly spray is less effective than specialised spider spray. This is because the composition of a spider reacts differently to the chemicals inside fly spray than a typical fly or insect would. Insects habitually clean their mouthparts with their legs and feet, this means that spray pesticides are easily transferred to the insects’ mouth, where it is ingested. On the other hand, spiders have long legs that keep their bodies well above the surface, meaning there’s little chance of absorbing pesticide from surface contact.

As such, we recommend only using pest control products that have been proven to incapacitate spiders specifically. You can find our range of spider-killing sprays above.

Does Fly Spray Kill Huntsman Spiders?

When it comes to using fly spray on spiders, huntsman spiders are no different. For fast-acting results that you can be confident in, we recommend using spider spray. This is because spiders act differently to other insects in ingesting the chemicals within insect spray.

Will Flying Insect Spray Kill Spiders?

Yes, flying insect spray does kill spiders. Hovex’s Flying Insect Spray 350g provides fast action results that kill most flying and crawling insects. This spray can be used both inside and outside and is odourless. Spray directly at the spider for fast results.

How Often Should You Spray for Spiders?

When considering how often to spray for spiders, it is important to note that there are a multitude of different spiders that exist on different threat levels. It could be that you have a couple of spiders around the home that don’t bother anyone, or you could have a situation where you’re dealing with an extreme number of spiders that seem to be everywhere.

If you’re uncomfortable with the amount of spiders around, or have spotted a particular type of spider, you should spray for spiders immediately.

As a general rule of thumb, you should spray for spiders two to three times per year. Preventative treatment will ensure that any potential spider problem does not become as hard to deal with as it could be. Spider season in Australia typically occurs through the summer months as the temperature increases and the soil is still damp from winter rains. Aim to use spider spray around this time of year for maximum results.

What Kind of Spray Kills Spiders?

To be confident that your spider problem is solved, you should use any combination of the following pest control products:

HOVEX Ant, Spider Cockroach Barrier Spray 350G
HOVEX Crawling Insect Killer 350G
HOVEX Outdoor Crawling Insect Spray 400G
HOVEX Outdoor Control BOMB 300G
HOVEX Multi Insect Killer 350G
HOVEX Flying Insect Spray 350G
HOVEX 3 in 1 Outdoor, Indoor & Garden Spray 2L


How to Spray for Spiders Indoors

To get rid of spiders indoors, you should use spider spray. Our spray is safe to use indoors and is odourless.

Make sure to vacuum all cracks and corners regularly throughout the year to prevent spiders from setting up a home base. Likewise, regularly treat cracks and crevasses indoors to get rid of spider’s regular paths of travel.

Typical signs of Infestation?

The typical signs of ___ infestation include:


The typical signs of spider infestation are numerous amounts of sightings of the actual spiders and a build up of web in and around the house. Also, frequent sightings of small hatchling spiders are a common sign.

  • Red back Spiders
  • Male and Female Sydney Funnel Web Spiders
  • White Tail Spiders
  • Male and Female Mouse Spiders
  • Black House Spiders
  • Wolf Spiders
  • Trap Door Spiders
  • Orb Weaving Spiders
  • Huntsman Spider
  • Daddy-Long Legs Spider