WHAT’S BUGGING YOU?
WE ARE HERE TO HELP!
Thank you for 90 years in business!
General Exterminating is a full-service pest control company that has been serving Erie, PA and the surrounding areas for over 90 years. We provide effective pest control, management and maintenance for many types of bugs and insects. We offer exceptional spider control, ant control, wasp/hornet control, mouse control and roach control services. These pests impact our customers lives the most. For a full list of all the pests we control, see our Pest Management Page.
For over 90 years now, our focus has been and continues to be protecting the health, well-being and quality of life for our customers through our safe and effective pest control services and options.
General Exterminating is a local 4th generation, family-owned and operated company that focuses on excellent service, exceptional communication and providing environmentally sound, proven solutions to suit our customer’s needs.
We pride ourselves on honesty & outstanding customer service.
1932 | Founder
Founded in Erie, PA by Jack Thompson in 1932. Located on 10th and East Avenue, while a second location was built on Peach Street.
Dan & Carol Reese
1974 | Owners
Jack Thompson’s daughter, Carol, married Dan Reese. They became involved with the business and later assumed ownership from Jack in 1974.
1991 | Owner
Dan and Carol’s son, Jim Reese, started working at the business at a very young age. Jim assumed ownership from Dan in 1991.
2014 | Part Owner
In 2014, Shane assumed part ownership with his father, Jim, and became the 4th generation to be an owner of General Exterminating. He works alongside his father taking care of their valued customers and our community.