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Determining which termite control product is best for your home means considering a number of factors. Needless to say, you want a product that works without question and uses the very latest technology available. You also want to be sure that it is formulated with your family and the environment in mind, and that it is applied by experienced, knowledgeable professionals. Finally, you want to know it is manufactured by a company that cares and stands behind its product.


Creatures like mice, termites and ants all play important roles in the ecosystem that sustain life on our planet. Unfortunately, they can also pose significant threats to our health, property and way of life. It is when creatures like these cross the threshold from friendly coexistence to threat that they become what we commonly refer to as household pests.

We offer guaranteed pest control services for both residential and commercial properties!

Excessive crawl space moisture can lead to damage and encourage wood destroying organisms and insects to enter your home. We provide a number of moisture remediation services including complete dehumidifier installations, temperature-controlled vents, polyethylene moisture barrier, exhaust fans, and more!


Modern Exterminating Co., Inc. opened for business on October 3, 1955. Started by George G. Matthews, Sr. and Katherine E. Matthews, the company has remained under the ownership of the Matthews family since that time. Principals George Matthews, Sr. (1955-98), Katherine Matthews (1955-2011), George Matthews, Jr. (1969-present), and G. Glenn Matthews (2002-present) have been involved in the day-to-day operation of the company since its inception. We have 40 full-time employees and 1 part-time employee with over 900 years of combined experience in the pest control field.

Modern Exterminating Co., Inc. is the longest standing family-owned local independent pest control company in Columbia, SC. We service a 50 mile radius from downtown Columbia and have over 11,000 customers in the greater Columbia area.

**Our Mission:

Providing Peace of Mind

**Our Guarantee:

We Won’t Stop Until You’re Satisfied

Our Values:

Honesty & Integrity
People Skills
Pride in Work
Have Fun!

Modern Exterminating Company

2119 Gadsden St. Columbia SC 29201

Aiken Location

Locally owned and operated by the Matthews Family!

We provide Pest Control Services in the South Carolina counties of: Richland, Lexington, Newberry, Fairfield, Kershaw and Sumter.

Also the cities of: Columbia, West Columbia, Lexington, Cayce, Newberry, Irmo, Prosperity, Winnsboro, Camden, Sumter and Orangeburg.

Structures We Service:

Educational Institutions, Food Plants, Healthcare, Hotels & Lodging, Property Management, Restaurant, Retail, Small Business, Warehouse & Storage

Environmentally responsible solutions!

“Now serving Sumter, Orangeburg and Aiken!”