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Bugs & Pests Details

We Offer Pest, Termite & Wildlife Control for Commercial & Residential Properties


Hoffman's Exterminating Co. has been a family-owned and operated Mantua Township pest control provider since 1990. We're passionate about providing you with exceptional service and guarantee 100% satisfaction on every job. We realize many companies are vying for your business, and that's why Hoffman's makes your choice an easy one.

Hoffman's was recently named one of South Jersey's fastest-growing privately-owned companies by the Philadelphia Business Journal. Our business owners are very much involved in the everyday operation to ensure that Hoffman's remains the "Gold Standard" of Pest Control companies. And with 24-hour emergency service available so your home is always protected, there's no reason not to make Hoffman's Exterminating your go-to for pest control in Mantua Township and surrounding areas. Come join the Hoffman family today—we promise you'll be glad you did!

Our reputation for pest control is stellar, so you already know you've made the right decision when you hire Hoffman's. Hoffman's is proud to offer affordable pest control for spotted lanternflies and more, including special deals that work with any budget. And with 24-hour emergency services and same-day appointments available upon request, you can always feel free to contact our pest control pros for all your insect-related needs.


Top-Notch Rodent Removal

Hoffman's Exterminating proudly provides rat and mouse control and treatment in Mantua Township for homes and businesses. Finding that you have a rodent problem is one of the most unpleasant things for any property owner to deal with, and it's essential to take swift action if rats or mice have invaded your property. Rodents not only burrow into tight, dark spaces, leaving droppings and making nests, they also carry diseases that can be dangerous for your family or employees. Luckily, Hoffman's is equipped with the tools and technology to stop your rat or mouse infestation and prevent it from reoccurring in the future. We can even provide pest control insulation to ensure no rodents or other pests decide to take up residence in your walls or attic.

Signs you may have rodents on your property include:

  • Small black droppings around food, cupboards, or under the sink

  • Holes in walls and floors

  • Nasty smells coming from dark corners and cramped spaces

  • Nesting materials such as shredded paper and fabric around your property

  • Food packaging with bite marks or other evidence of gnawing

  • The sound of scratching coming from your attic

  • Strange behavior in your pets


Termite Treatment Strategies

Did you know that termites can do more damage to homes and structures than all major storms, floods, and fires combined? Your home is your single most significant investment, so you should protect that investment with inspection and treatment from a reputable company. A company like Hoffman's Exterminating. A knowledgeable and up-to-date company on new technology that can reduce and control termite infestation both in and around your home.

Termite control has become a specific and technical business. Although there still are many companies out there willing to put your home at risk because of their inexperience, we at Hoffman's Exterminating treat your home as if it were our own. Our business has always been built by "word of mouth" recommendations, and we understand that one unhappy customer will cost us not just your business but all those you would have referred us to.

Our reliable termite treatment options include: 

  • Monitoring, Baiting, and Service Programs

  • Pre-Construction Termite Treatment

  • Soil Treatments.

  • Wood Treatments

  • Termite Certification

  • FHA, VA Conventional and Fannie Mae Inspection and Service

Beb bugs

Picture this scenario: you go to bed one night, only to wake up with mysterious bites on your body. It's a horrible thing to have to go through, but if this sounds familiar, chances are you've got a bed bug problem on your hands. You think, "that's strange, I don't remember seeing a mosquito in my house," but then move on with your day. Then the same thing happens the next day—you've got more bites, and they're more intense than what you'd get from the average mosquito. This is when the realization starts to dawn on you.

A decade or so ago, bed bugs were thought to be extinct. Yet they have returned with a vengeance in recent years, sweeping Europe and the United States and affecting home and business owners alike. Fortunately, Hoffman's Exterminating offers bed bug control, so you never have to deal with these nasty critters for long. Our team is backed by 30 years of experience and is fully trained to get rid of bed bugs quickly and efficiently. We stay up-to-date on all the latest industry-leading tools and technology, so your property never receives anything less than the best. Plus, we are available 24 hours for emergency service, so you can call us anytime to put a stop to your bed bug nightmare. Don't live with bed bugs a second longer than you have to. Call Hoffman's Exterminating today, and let us help you sleep tight without the bed bug bites.

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Ants move in droves, use chemicals to communicate, and serve a mysterious, unseen leader. Amazingly, ants can also lift objects up to 50 times their body weight. No, we're not talking about some legendary monster—we're talking about ants!

Anyone who has ever left too much food out knows what pain ants can be for your property. In addition to the qualities mentioned above, ants can be tough to get rid of, and their colonies work just like a factory—meaning the drones strive tirelessly to take care of the Queen and her brood.


Fortunately, Hoffman's Exterminating provides comprehensive ant control, so you never have to worry about these frustrating pests ruining your picnic or the rest of your summer fun. Our team is backed by three decades of experience, meaning we know how to handle infestations big and small. We have over 30 technicians on staff, and each one will arrive at your property equipped with a fully-stocked service truck. And with 24-hour emergency service available upon request, you can feel free to call Hoffman's Exterminating day or night. Contact us today for ant control and treatment.


Bees, Wasps & Hornets

Unlike some insects, bees, wasps, and hornets are not only a frustrating nuisance for your property, but they also represent a legitimate health concern. Stings from these insects can be highly hazardous for those who are allergic, meaning it is essential for the well-being of your household or business to get rid of them ASAP. If you have noticed a wasp, hornet, or bees' nest on your property, don't delay—call Hoffman's Exterminating right away.


Our services are safe; the health and well-being of children or pets are never a concern. Our Mantua Township insect control experts will also work to stop infestations fast and ensure they don't reoccur in the future. We promise we'll treat your home as if it was our grandma's house, so you never have to worry about whether your property is receiving the utmost care.


Ticks, Fleas & Mosquitos

Ticks, fleas, and mosquitos are generally considered seasonal pests, but they are an increasingly significant threat year-round, thanks to climate change. Fortunately, our Mantua Township insect treatment team is always available to help you take care of infestations, so you do not have to worry about blood-sucking pests draining the life out of your property. We use various methods to exterminate these nasty bugs and secure your business, so they don't return. And as a family-run business that's still run by the family who started it, you can trust us to keep your house and family free of ticks, fleas, and mosquitos for years to come.

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Carpenter Bees

Although these bees do not eat wood, they bore a perfect hole in decks, soffits, door frames, window frames, and even siding. These bees will cause cosmetic damage over several years if left untreated. One distinctive sign of these bees is a yellowish stain that resembles bird droppings on the siding or deck areas. Usually, you will also see sawdust and the bees hovering close to the holes.\

Carpenter Ants

These are the giant black, brown, red, and yellow ants that you find wandering around trees, lawns, sheds, firewood, garage, garbage cans, railroad ties, your kitchen, dishwasher, bathroom, or any other areas where they can find water or food. These pests tend to nest in areas that are prone or already have a moisture problem. Like the carpenter bees, they do not consume wood but rather hollow it out to create "galleries" so that they can control the moisture and humidity in this area to suit their needs better. These insects can do considerable damage and, if left alone, will usually create a nuisance later in the evenings or early in the day. Seeing the ants themselves is usually the first sign that ants may be present in your home, but other signs, such as sawdust, rotted wood, and dead ants, may also indicate an infestation.

Rodents – Rats, Mice, Squirrels, and Chipmunks

All rodents constantly gnaw; otherwise, their teeth will continue to grow; having teeth that are not cared for would affect their ability to eat and defend themselves. Unfortunately, they gnaw on wires, cables, wood trim, and other areas that can cause damage and safety issues. Besides their gnawing, their nesting and defense habits usually cause erosion problems in and around your home.

Old House Beetles, Wood Borers, Wood Boring Beetles, and Wood Boring Bees

There are many wood-boring bees and beetles. Although these pests tend not to be as large of a problem in this area, their importance and potential for structural damage can be severe if left untreated or undiscovered by an inexperienced inspector or company.

Fabric & Food Pests

This group of pests invades our food, clothes, books, and other stored possessions to eat, nest, and destroy. These include pests such as Clothes Moths, Hide Beetles, Carpet Beetles, Food pests, Silver Fish, and Crickets. A professional exterminator can easily control fabric and food pests; their misidentification and lack of discovery are the leading cause of their damage. 

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General Pest Invaders

Hoffman's Exterminating is best at solving household pest problems. We eliminate infestations and reduce the pest pressures in and around your home. We have answers to stopping the most common pests, such as:

  • Cockroaches

  • Fleas

  • Ticks

  • Silverfish

  • Clothes moths

  • Carpet beetles

  • Food infesting insects

  • Mice and Rats

  • Bee's and Wasp Nests

  • Earwigs

  • Clover mites

  • Millipedes & Centipedes

  • Crickets

  • Squirrels

  • Ground Beetles

  • Box Elder Bugs

  • Pavement Ants

If you are experiencing issues with any of these pests, contact us today!

There are many incidental occasional invaders, and their presence is often related to moisture. However, the recommended control measures for these pests are, for the most part, minimal. Topping the list in this category are Pill Bugs, Sow Bugs, and Scuds (commonly called "Rolly Pollies"). These crustaceans all need a moist environment to live. Therefore, they find living conditions under excessive mulch, near decaying vegetation, and damp basements or crawlspaces. The key to controlling these pests is finding and removing moisture sources. Chemical measures aren't usually needed because these pests won't typically survive indoors anyway. You want to stop them before they get in.

Two other groups of incidental pests that like thick mulched or organic moist are Springtailsand Earwigs. Exclusion, habitat alteration, moisture reduction, and mechanical removal of pests are the keys to control. 

Millipedes, and in particular garden millipedes, are another common invader. These pests can grow to large numbers in yards and gain access to a structure via cracks and crevices under doors and thresholds. Millipedes reach structures by accident via their normal crawling behavior, although they will trail each other; because these pests tend to have a foul odor, they should be swept or vacuumed up as soon as possible. It can be challenging to achieve chemical control of millipedes in outdoor areas simply because many treatments don't fully penetrate the mulch to reach them.


Centipedes tend to cause more alarm among homeowners. Unlike millipedes, centipedes are fast-moving, predatory creatures that can bite. While millipedes have two legs per body segment, centipedes have just one. Also, while millipedes survive off organic vegetation, centipedes feed on other insects. 


Spider Species are occasional invaders, such as the "ambush spiders" (wolf spiders), which wander in under doors. Many spiders, especially ground-dwelling ones, are only incidental pests. No chemical controls are needed for these types of pests.

Crickets can also be characterized as incidental and possibly seasonal invaders. There are two main types: The field cricket is a black, stout-bodied cricket that is not known to establish indoors. Exclusion is the best remedy. Meanwhile, the house cricket is brown and can establish themselves indoors in such places as crawlspaces, basements, and damp garages. 

General Pests

Wildlife Control

Our Team Offers Professional Wildlife Treatment & Removal

Many animals may find their way onto your property. Raccoons, bats, and even deer are common around commercial and residential buildings. Sometimes, these animals prove to be harmless and a part of the scenery as much as anything. However, unwanted animals can also be a nuisance, causing damage to your lawn or landscaping, getting into your trash, or even spreading the disease if they get close enough to people.

The good news is that Hoffman's Exterminating offers professional wildlife control for various nuisance animals. Our skilled pest pros are backed by over 30 years of experience and equipped with over 30 stock vehicles to do the job. We offer solutions for various commercial and residential properties, striving to provide quality service with personalized care. 

Hoffman's provides wildlife control for: 

  • Squirrels

  • Chipmunks

  • Bats

  • Rodents

  • Raccoons

  • Moles

  • Groundhogs

  • and more

One of the primary purposes of wildlife control is to ensure your property is protected going into the future. Our team will work to eliminate your current wildlife problems and create changes to the perimeter of your property so nuisance animals don't return. We aim to take care of wildlife issues without disrupting the surrounding ecosystem. We promise that all our services are safe for children and pets, so you never have to worry about poison traps or toxic gasses.

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Spotted Lanternfly

Many people have never even heard of the spotted lanternfly. However, if you are familiar with these insects, you already know they are a problem. Native to Northern China, Vietnam, and Tibet, this invasive species has since made its way to the United States and Japan. While still considered an emerging pest, spotted lanternflies are increasingly common on the east coast in states like New Jersey and Pennsylvania. While not dangerous per se, spotted lanternflies are highly destructive and can contribute to reduced yields on fruit-bearing trees and plants. They are a fascinating species in many ways and very interesting to look at, but make no mistake—spotted lanternflies are not part of our ecosystem and should be exterminated promptly whenever possible.

Fortunately, Hoffman's Exterminating proudly provides spotted lanternfly control. When we learned about this pest's ensuing threat, we quickly jumped into action, finding the ideal materials and methods to get rid of them promptly and efficiently. 


How Do You Get Rid of Spotted Lanternflies?

At Hoffman's Exterminating, our goal is to assess the specific needs of your property and decide what works best situation. There are two main methods for dealing with a spotted lanternfly infestation: soil injection and spraying. We may recommend either service or a combination of the two depending on the severity of the problem. Regardless of your option, our work will always focus on safety to protect pets, children, and everyone else on your commercial or residential property.

Which type of spotted lanternfly control is right for me:?


  • Soil Injection: Soil injection is inserting insecticide into a tree or shrub that the pest in question – in this case, spotted lanternflies – has taken over. Our technicians will inject the insecticide through the affected tree/plant's roots, letting the material move up through the living parts and into the canopy, thus disincentivizing the pest to use the tree or plant as a food/shelter source. 


  • Spraying: Our spraying process for spotted lanternflies is pretty simple to what we would use to deal with various pests. The one thing to note is that rather than spraying any part of a structure with insecticide, we will instead be spraying the exterior of the infected tree. For this reason, it may be less effective than injecting the soil directly. However, insecticide spraying and injection are often the best courses for getting rid of spotted lanternflies.

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