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Fall Home Maintenance Services Now

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

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 bugs 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...

World Pest Day

In June of 2017, three of the largest pest management associations on the planet came together to...

Why Pest Control Is An Essential Service

Why Pest Control Is An Essential Service

What comes to mind when you think of essential services? We are seeing cities and states across the country enact policies to close down or limit the activity of non-essential services. Hospitals and healthcare facilities are clearly essential. Along with the banks,...

Bug Season

Bug Season

Spring has sprung! Spring brings us longer days, birdsong, greener grass, beautiful blooms… and bugs. Don’t forget the spiders! We can’t prevent the seasons from changing, but we can be prepared for what the seasons bring. Bugs to Look For We see an uptick of almost...

Year Round, Hassle Free Pest Control

Year Round, Hassle Free 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 “curb to curb,” your property...

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 those pesky mosquitos and annoying house flies. Thank goodness we get a little reprieve from mosquitos! The truth is, winter in Texas is often relatively mild, and most pests survive with no problem!...

‘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 have 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, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the US Department of Agriculture.   Pest...