Author: FordsHometown

PEST OF THE MONTH Eastern Subterranean Termites As their name indicates the type of termites we deal with in New England are Subterranean and are typically moving around in the soil. Termites are an important part of recycling in the environment but are a structural destructive force...

At Ford's Hometown Services, we often get walk-in's with insects to be identified. This is a service we provide free of charge. This little pest was brought in today for identification. Under a microscopic camera, it didn't take long to identify the pest as head...

  Following the discovery of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis, "EAB") this past summer in the town of Dalton, MA, Officials from the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) have announced that a quarantine will be established in Berkshire County beginning March 1, 2013. Emerald ash borer...

We are still accepting job applications for both our Pest Control and Lawn Care Departments. These positions do require a valid license to apply pesticides and we can help you with the process. We are also looking for a scheduler, which is an office position. Please...

  PEST CONTROL TECHNICIANS (WORCESTER, MA) Ford's Hometown Services needs to hire Pest Control Technicians. Candidates must hold the Massachusetts core pesticide license, OR recently passed the pesticide exam. We are also willing to consider folks who are scheduled to take the exam by early March. Other...

Do-it-yourself Pesticides- Are you misusing pesticides?    When was the last time you may have bought a product from your local hardware store to spray some ants or a bomb to rid your home of fleas? Did you read the label before you used the product?...