If you're like me, then you love coffee and can't stand mushrooms, but you've probably also noticed an influx of creepy crawlers in your house after a heavy rainfall in Texas.

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There are actually a wide array of potential insects looking for a dry home after theirs was washed away. Some of these more common roommates include cockroaches, mosquitoes and even spiders.

Cockroaches

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These disease-spreading knuckleheads sure love a good dark and humid crevice. Especially after it rains, cockroaches tend to migrate into your bathrooms or kitchens for tasty little mold morsels.

READ MORE: Texas Pests: the Infamous Cockroach

Mosquitoes

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Need I explain? Mosquitoes love standing water and warm weather. So, after rainfall when the puddles have yet to dry up, they lay their monster-baby eggs on or near the water. It's important to put up a net or screen door to your backyard to avoid having these bloodsuckers traipse on in during humid days.

SPIDERS

Like watching a movie with Nicolas Cage as the star, it's a tossup as to how I will feel when seeing a spider in my house. On one hand, they help rid the area of other pests that may wish to do me harm. But what if they themselves wish harm upon me?

Spiders tend to stay underground in the colder months, but when warm weather and rain come in, they are driven to the closest refuge: your house or garage.

Not to mention the tarantulas in Texas that are an entirely different type of creepy. I don't care how itsy-bitsy these spiders may be or how fast they climb the water spout, all I know is that I don't want to see them when I eat my dinner or go to sleep.

It's always important to weather-strip your doors in order to keep rain water and bugs from getting in, especially around this stormy time of year in Texas. Unless, of course, you want this little guy coming in to say hi...

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