Spiders are commonly found throughout North America. About twelve different species are commonly found in homes. Spiders have two body regions, connected by a restricted waist. The fused head thorax has two jaws, two palps, eight legs and eight or fewer eyes. The abdomen is unsegmented and hold the spinneret. The daddy-long-legs is not a spider.
Spiders tend to generally live outdoors. However, they are often brought indoors on firewood, laundry, and flowers.