About Us

Fords Hometown

In 1941, Ford’s Hometown Services was established in Worcester MA. by George Ford Sr.

George Ford Sr. with the help of George Ford Jr. added on the Termite Division.  In 1976, George Ford Sr. retired with 5 employees, and George Ford Jr. took over as president.

George Jr. later added lawn care to its services. This allowed each of his 3 sons to work and manage their own divisions. Geoffrey Ford managed the Pest Division, Robert Ford managed the Termite Division, and Christopher managed the Turf Division. In 2008, George Ford Jr. retired with over 38 employees and founded the “Central Mass Pest Association”.

Together, his sons added other services such as Tick & Mosquito Control, Wildlife removal, Wildlife exclusion, organic options, retail pest sales, and even expanded its services to RI.

Geoffrey Ford preceded his father as the president of the Central Mass Pest Association (CMPA) for many years. In 2015, Christopher Ford became the 3rd term President of the Massachusetts Association of Lawn care Professionals (MALCP). Chris attends hearings at the state house to oppose or support issues related to the industry. Robert Ford continues to amaze, as his versatility in operations is endless and invaluable to the company. Unfortunately in 2016, Geoffrey left FHS due to health reasons. His contributions will never be forgotten.

Ford’s Hometown Services…The Best in Pest Control and Lawn Care for Over 75 Years.Family Owned & Operated for 75 Years…Now That’s Experience!

Ford’s Hometown Services is the winner of the mid-sized business category. They have been operating locally since 1941 and have been a BBB Accredited Business since 1987.

In 2017, Christopher Ford became the current president of FHS. Christopher Ford graduated in 1988 from Stockbridge School of Agriculture at U-Mass for Turf Management and Entomology.  Christopher & Robert with the help of an excellent team, was presented the central Massachusetts “Award of Excellence” from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) and also awarded both the “Best of Central Mass” & “Best of Worcester” awards.

In 2019, Fords Hometown Services with its 47 employees was certified in Quality-Pro. An esteem certification only presented to 3% of companies in the Pest industry for their highest business standards and practices.

In 2018, both of Geoffrey’s sons joined the company.  Zak Ford is being mentored by Uncle Robert Ford in the Termite Division, while Luke Ford is being mentored by Christopher Ford in the Turf Division.   In 2020, Luke will graduate with a Bachelor Degree in Pest/Lawn management and Entrepreneurial ship from U-MASS.

Chris’s son Jake (still in college for business) passed the licensing exam last summer and hopefully will put it to use this summer.

All of this promises the continuing succession of the Ford family business.

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