Author: FordsHometown

  Our very own "Batman" Leo Dupont, Brian Jarvis and Bob Ford often work together to rid a home of bats. Bats are not harmed during our exclusions. As you can see bat guano gets everywhere, causes staining and is very dangerous to inhale. Our goal to exclude bats...

Hydretain: This safe organic application applied prior to drought will reduce the amount of water needed to properly support the plants growth. This is not a wetting agent. It is an organic humectant that pulls moisture to the root hair and  becomes stored  until needed by the...

FORD'S HOMETOWN SERVICES  IS BEING HONORED AS A WINNER OF THE 2016 SPECTRUM AWARD FOR SERVICE EXCELLENCE ! Congratulations are in order to you and the entire  FORD'S HOMETOWN SERVICES team!  Earning this award multiple years in a row is exceptional.  Only businesses that make it their mission to provide their customers...

[caption id="attachment_3430" align="alignright" width="150"] Carpenter Ants[/caption] Carpenter Ants can be black or combination of red and black or red and brown. Workers vary in size and can range from ¼ to ½ inch and the queens range from ½ to 5/8ths.     These ants are an important...

Violet Control What are violets? Violets are considered an annual in cool  season climates and a perennial in warmer climates. Perennial types have  rhizomes or long stolons, heart-shaped leaves on long petioles, and  purplish-white flowers; annual types can have irregular-shaped leaves, hairy  stem with light...

I ran across this funny picture and just had to share it. Imagine you are enjoying your favorite meal and a giant pulls the roof off of your home. This is most likely how you would look too.  ...

Ford’s Hometown Services is often asked to perform the removal and exclusion of bats and squirrels from commercial buildings and homes. Infestations can fester for years and can infiltrate wall and ceiling voids, floor voids and interior and exterior voids, attics, roof voids, overhangs and behind fascia boards. Basically, animals can infiltrate every void from the attic to...

Symptoms: Damage from snow mold fungi usually becomes apparent as the snow melts and exposes the grass in late winter. Snow mold symptoms consist of roughly circular patches (at least 3 to 12 inches) of dead and matted grass blades. In severe cases, these patches coalesce...