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Why You Should Schedule Your Fall Home Maintenance Services Now

September 22nd marked the autumn equinox, our calendar’s way of reminding us that fall is upon us and winter is coming. Although we typically see a downtrend in outdoor pests with the arrival of cooler weather, we all know the bugs have to go somewhere. Oftentimes,...

Do Bugs Die In Winter?

Do Bugs Die In Winter? Where Do Insects Go? Let’s Get To The Bottom of It Cooler weather, sweaters, Friday night lights, and pumpkin spiced lattes. We all have our own reasons to look forward to fall, and one of those is often the sudden lack of many of the pests that...

Five Reasons You Want To Avoid DIY Pest Control

1. You don’t have the training necessary to safely apply pest control products. When you hire a professional pest control company, you’re hiring someone who has been trained to do the job. This starts with coursework and apprenticeship, with lots of on the job...
Why Pest Control Is An Essential Service

Why Pest Control Is An Essential Service

What comes to mind when you think of essential services? With the emergence of the Covid-19 outbreak in the United States, we are seeing cities and states across the country enact policies to close down or limit the activity of services that are considered to be...

Spring In To Bug Season

Spring In To Bug Season

Spring has sprung! Spring brings us longer days, birdsong, greener grass, beautiful blooms… and bugs. Don’t forget the spiders! Here in Texas, we can’t prevent the seasons from changing, but we can be prepared for the changes the seasons bring. In this article, we’ll...

Top 5 Reasons for No Hassle, Year Round Pest Control

Top 5 Reasons for No Hassle, Year Round Pest Control

Here at 855Bugs, we offer a year-round residential pest control program called the “Don’t Bug Me Plan.” When you sign up for this annual service agreement, our professional, knowledgeable technicians come to your home quarterly to ensure from “curb to curb” your...

Don’t Hibernate on Winter Pest Control

Don’t Hibernate on Winter Pest Control

Here in Texas, we often look forward to that first freeze to kill off those pesky mosquitos and annoying house flies. Thank goodness we get a little reprieve from mosquitos! But, the truth is, winters in Texas are often relatively mild compared to northern states, and...

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

”Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, wait… I think I hear a mouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds,...

Essential Services Continue at 855Bugs

Essential Services Continue at 855Bugs

The professional pest control industry, an essential service, is responsible for the protection of public health, food and property as declared by the US Department of Health, US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and US Department of Agriculture. Pest control...