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Our Company

''We provide a service that truly cares about a person’s health and increases their standard of living.''
- Lowell Christman, 1936

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Ohio Exterminating has been providing the highest quality of pest control and termite services in Columbus, Ohio for 85 years. Building on three generations, we've progressed from a one-man and one-customer operation, to over 30 full time professionally trained employees treating thousands of residential and commercial customers.   Let us help you make your home and property healthy and safe by treating, or preventing, everything from ants, termites, roaches, bed bugs, mosquitoes and more.  We offer quick turn-around and convenient scheduling to meet your needs. We use the highest quality products, like Sentricon Always Active for termites, as well as Termidor.  The majority of the time we can quote pricing over the phone, from anything from ants, carpenter bees, earwigs, mice, or spiders, so give us a call!

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Andrew Christman, Tom Christman, two generations of family owned business

Family-Owned Business

Since 1936, three generations of the Christman family have owned/operated Ohio Exterminating. Andrew Christman, third generation, is the President and has been in the industry since 1997.

Family-owned business facts:

  • The average life span of a family-owned business is 24 years
  • Less than 30% of family-owned businesses survive into the second generation
  • Only 12% will still be viable by the third generation
  • Only 3% of all family-owned business will operate into the fourth generation & beyond

Our goal is to be part of that 3% and continue to make central Ohio families, homes & pets safe, but most importantly, happy!

Original building location and Ohio Exterminating employees.
Original building location and Ohio Exterminating employees.

Original founder, Lowell Christman reviewing the business with Tom Christman.
Original founder, Lowell Christman reviewing the business with Tom Christman.

Starting Cole off early learning about the family business with Andrew Christman.
Starting Cole off early learning about the family business with Andrew Christman.

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