No problem. They will have lots of company. There are lots of ones here that are silky black with red hour glasses on thier tummys.
Here you check, double check, and check again before you put your hand anywhere thats dark and smelly.
Like my shoes..
Sissy spiders.. sheez!
Hi: As for "how to keep them at bay" Rent a site at Bay and keep them there!!!
Alf S. North shore of Lake Erie