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Ford's Hometown Services takes every effort to be sure bats are not harmed during our exclusions. When a colony of bats moves into an attic, bat guano gets everywhere, causes staining and is very dangerous to breathe. Our goal in the  exclusion of bats is to allow them to safely...

  Have you ever opened a box of cereal, flour or rice and found bugs in it? Well, you are not alone. Bugs invade our food thereby contaminating it to the point of having to throw it away. The Saw-Toothed Grain Beetle is one of the...

This cicada killer wasp! The person who found this was very curious to what it was so when he brought it in (it was already dead) he put it under the cup until he could get it identified. He took this awesome photo of it...

A friend sent me this photo of a cup he saw at work with this written on it: Legal notice! Do not open without asking. It could scare you! Seriously! This was under the cup. A Cicada Killer Wasp  ...

        Well, school in back in session and it is head lice season. Head lice are not something a pest control company will usually need to spray for because it is the host that needs treatment. It is best to consult a physician or pharmacist for treatment recommendations. Causes...

              This bald-faced hornet's nest posed a true threat to the family who had it treated. Bald Faced Hornets are very nasty and will defend their nests aggressively if they feel threatened. It is always best to leave the treatment of these huge nest to the professionals...

Aeration helps drought stress! The majority of root growth happens in the Fall. A deeper root system will help against Winter & drought stress, disease stress, increase water & nutrient efficiency, and aid in over all health. Fall is the best time to plant. Aerating with over-seeding...

          Well, this is a view many people will never get to see. Thanks to Steve Antoni our Pest Management Professional/photographer, we get a unique look up at the entrance of a yellow jacket nest. This nest was very well hidden and did pose a threat...

The American Giant Millipede is a large millipede of eastern North America. This big guy was found in Mendon MA by our technician Steve Antoni. These millipedes are known to reach a length of 4 inches. As you can see, once they are touched they curl up to protect...

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