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FORD'S HOMETOWN SERVICES  IS BEING HONORED AS A WINNER OF THE 2016 SPECTRUM AWARD FOR SERVICE EXCELLENCE ! Congratulations are in order to you and the entire  FORD'S HOMETOWN SERVICES team!  Earning this award multiple years in a row is exceptional.  Only businesses that make it their mission to provide their customers...

[caption id="attachment_3430" align="alignright" width="150"] Carpenter Ants[/caption] Carpenter Ants can be black or combination of red and black or red and brown. Workers vary in size and can range from ¼ to ½ inch and the queens range from ½ to 5/8ths.     These ants are an important...

Violet Control What are violets? Violets are considered an annual in cool  season climates and a perennial in warmer climates. Perennial types have  rhizomes or long stolons, heart-shaped leaves on long petioles, and  purplish-white flowers; annual types can have irregular-shaped leaves, hairy  stem with light...

I ran across this funny picture and just had to share it. Imagine you are enjoying your favorite meal and a giant pulls the roof off of your home. This is most likely how you would look too.  ...

Ford’s Hometown Services is often asked to perform the removal and exclusion of bats and squirrels from commercial buildings and homes. Infestations can fester for years and can infiltrate wall and ceiling voids, floor voids and interior and exterior voids, attics, roof voids, overhangs and behind fascia boards. Basically, animals can infiltrate every void from the attic to...

Symptoms: Damage from snow mold fungi usually becomes apparent as the snow melts and exposes the grass in late winter. Snow mold symptoms consist of roughly circular patches (at least 3 to 12 inches) of dead and matted grass blades. In severe cases, these patches coalesce...

Chris Ford the VP of Ford's Hometown Services and current President of The Massachusetts Association of Lawn Care Professionals (MALCP) attended a gathering at the State House for Agriculture Day at the State house for the Governors acceptance proclaiming  that April is “lawn care month.” He had the privilege of meeting with Senator...

Our annual company meeting is being held today April 4th and our office will be closed. This is a chance to introduce new employees to the company, go over safety procedures (priority) and make sure we are ready to provide our customers the BEST possible service....