Mice

Boy, if we had a nickel for every call that started: I hear a noise in my attic. Many people are calling with complaints of strange noises coming from the attic. Usually this time of the year, it is a mouse issue causing the noises...

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...

The phones are ringing off the hook! Many people are calling with complaints of strange noises coming from the attic. Usually this time of the year, it is a mouse issue causing the noises especially late at night or very early in the morning. Without...

Oh! Mice are so cute! But did you know that: Mice contaminate our crops and spread various diseases by biting us and leaving urine and feces on surfaces. They can also introduce fleas, carry ticks infected with Lyme Disease and carry an assortment of mites. Mice...

We here at Ford's Hometown Services provide what we consider to be preventative pest service. Meaning we don't wait till you have a problem to address it. Our services for mice start in August because we know that mice will soon start moving in when...

        When the snow falls, it doesn't necessarily mean the mice stop moving. They will still go in and out of the home. Fresh fallen snow can help you find out where your home is vulnerable to letting them in.  Just follow the footprints and you may find the areas that need...

This time of the year we often get calls from customers who have brought out their holiday decorations and have found mice droppings or mouse nests inside them. To avoid this, place your holiday decorations in heavy sealed containers, not cardboard boxes. Never pack away edible decorations, candy or wreaths with...

Here at Ford's Hometown Services we provide what we consider to be preventative pest service. Meaning we don't wait till you have a problem to address it. Our services for mice start in August because we know that mice will soon start moving in when we...

  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...