Author: FordsHometown

[caption id="attachment_607" align="aligncenter" width="469" caption="Chris Ford, Vice President Lawn Division"][/caption]  We thought it would be a good idea to remind everyone that Spring is right around the corner. Last year did your lawn lacking luster? Weeds gone wacky? Grubs got you down? Kiss your bad grass goodbye and make your neighbors green with...

A customer has been getting calls in the middle of the night from their security company because the alarm kept going off. With nothing stolen and all doors locked they asked our professional wildlife technician to come check for animal activity. After inspecting the property, sawdust which covered the floor positively identified...

There are three times per year we experience an increase in mouse calls. The first is after Halloween when the mice get into the left over candy, the second is Christmastime when people find droppings and nests in the attic, and the third is after...

Have you noticed that squirrels are very active right now? Ford's Hometown Services sure has. For weeks now we have been inendated with calls for problem squirrels in homes and garages. It is squirrel mating season and some are now starting to have their first...

Meet Geoff Ford Vice President of Ford's Hometown Services.  In 1978 Geoffrey joined his father to work in the pest control division, where he became manager in 1997. He worked under the careful eye of his father and when George was ready to retire, Geoff was ready to...

PEST OF THE MONTH  Cockroaches  Cockroaches are one of the hardest insects for a homeowner to eradicate and a troubling reoccurrence in apartment buildings. The most common cockroach in homes, apartment buildings and businesses are German Cockroaches. One female can carry an egg capsule (called an ootheca)...

Where did this year go and what will the New Year bring? Have you made any resolutions and will you be able to keep them? Here are a few resolution ideas from your pest and lawn professionals: 1.  Resolve to apply pesticides, fertilizers, and grub control...

OOPS! The strong winds knocked down our "Guest" sign causing Santa to become the "Pest of the Month". Reminds me of the year our envelope company accidently made the House Mouse the "Guest of the Month" and Santa the "Pest of the Month". We were glad we...

Wow! Not a creature was stirring because the snakes scared them away. This has been the most active year for snakes inside homes that I can remember. Be sure your doors and windows are sealed properly and try your best to block holes in the...

As part of our service, we often place insect and rodent monitors to capture things that may be crawling around your home or business. This snake got captured on a glue board but you can tell from the snake skin that there may have been...