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  One of Ford's Hometown Service's technicians sent me this photo last year of the biggest mouse I have ever seen. While there is nothing unusual about mice, there is something unusual about the size of this mouse. It must have a great food source nearby, such as a...

  Kids of all ages (including the adults!) will have the opportunity to learn gross and interesting facts about all of our exotic creatures. Everyone will have a front row seat and one by one we will hand display each and every live member of our...

Mice 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 also carry Hantavirus, which causes severe respiratory infections in...

  Our very own "Batman" Leo Dupont and Bobby Ford worked together to rid a home of bats. Bats are not harmed during our exclusions. As you can see bat guano gets everywhere, causes staining and is very dangerous to breathe. Our goal to exclude bats is...

  Please do NOT feel embarrassed if you have bed bugs. Bed bugs have nothing to do with sanitation, nor are they associated with having a dirty home. You or anyone in your family can bring a pregnant female bed bug home from just about anywhere at any time. Bed...

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...

Well, can you believe it is September? We hope you have the pleasure of enjoying Monday the 5th off to observe Labor Day. Just a reminder from your friends here at Ford's Hometown Services: If you are enjoying your yard over the weekend, be sure to check yourself...

What is sedge? Sedge is a very invasive perennial weed,  yellow sedge is usually found in New England lawns. These infectious plants are spread by air borne seeds or underground tubers formed at the ends of whitish rhizomes. You can identify this weed by rolling the...

As the temperatures start to get cooler in the evenings, the insects and mice start to find a place to overwinter so there are a few housekeeping chores you need to attend to that you may not have considered. Mice, lady bugs, western conifer seed bugs, stink bugs,...