Author: FordsHometown

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...

[caption id="attachment_86" align="alignleft" width="150"] A party you will never forget.[/caption] Ford's Hometown Services has live insects right in our office at 549 Grove Street, Worcester. Not only can you stop by and visit our scorpions, millipedes, snakes and giant cockroaches FREE, but we also perform children's "Bug...

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!...

We often get calls when customers bring out their holiday decorations and find mice droppings or mouse nests. To avoid this, put your holiday decorations in sealed containers. Never pack away edible decorations or wreaths with nuts or seeds as this gives mice a food source...