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FORD'S HOMETOWN SERVICES professional technicians are constantly striving to improve your service by using the latest technology available. We are proud to offer organic services in both our pest management and lawn care divisions. Using this new technology we can effectively manage virtually any pest with an...

In an effort to help you learn more about our staff, I would like to introduce you to Chris Ford co-owner of Ford's Hometown Services. He is the Vice President of the Lawn Care Division. YOU’RE IN GOOD HANDS Hello, my name is Christopher Ford, Vice President...

We receive many calls from homeowners during the winter who become frustrated with small flies. Most often these flies are fungus gnats or fruit flies. These flies lay hundreds of eggs at a time and can become an "infestation" overnight. Fungus gnats (left) are usually...

House flies have taste & smell receptors on the hairs on their feet. To survive the cold of winter, many insects have a chemical called glycerol which acts as an "antifreeze" against the temperatures.     Wasps feeding on fermenting apples or juice have been known to get...

During construction this nest was discovered. Luckily there were no yellow jackets inside. It is important to walk around your foundation and check for any activity. Don't forget to look up around gutter areas. Worst case scenario this nest may have broke through the sheet-rock and...

What is the most common thing that attracts rodents to your yard? Bird feeders are especially attractive to mice, chipmunks and squirrels. They will be more likely to breed close by and look for shelter near this food source. If you can't stop feeding the birds try...

We are asked all the time "how do you get rid of mice for good?" The only way to get rid of mice is to block their entry into the home. This is especially a problem for homes with attached garages and field-stone foundations. There...

From All of Us at Ford's Hometown Services, we would like to wish you and your family a "Pest and Weed Free" holiday. May the creatures not stir and don't forget to leave cookies out for the Guest of the Month, Santa. Happy Holidays!...