Spiders are generally good to have around, as they will actually help to minimize the population of harmful insects. The problem arises, however, in that the mere sight of a spider can be a real scare for some people and many spiders do bite humans and are poisonous. The most common four found in Tennessee are listed below; so after you have screamed try identifying the beast before deciding if you are going to set the house on fire!
There are several other common spiders such as the hobo, mouse, jumping or garden spider that you will probably see.
All of these spiders can be controlled and maintained, so if you have noticed any in your home, contact a pest management company. They will know the most effective, safest way to eliminate the spider problem, and make recommendations about keeping them away in the future.