Boltin Pest Control Inc. was founded in 1968 by H.H. "Bo" Boltin, Jr. After graduating from college with honors, Bo gained experience in the industry before starting his own business.
Both Bo and his nephew, J.C. "Chris" Boltin, are entomologist graduates from the University of Florida, each possessing the skills to provide complete pest control. Bo's brother, Bennett, has served as Corporate Vice President and Household Service Manager for more than 35 years. Lacy, Bo's wife, serves as Corporate Secretary/Treasurer.
Q. Are the chemicals used in pest control really safe?
A. Boltin Pest Control Inc. only uses environmentally friendly chemicals registered with the Environmental Protection Agency. This means that all of our materials have met stringent standards for safety.
Q. How can I tell the difference between termites and ants?
A. Distinctive differences are as follows:
Ants have a pinched waist. Termites have a broad waist.
Ants have bent antennae. Termite antennae resemble straight strings of beads.
Termite wings are the same length. Ants have two distinctly different wing lengths.
Q. Which termite is the most destructive?
A. Subterranean termites are the most destructive. They swarm in the spring and fall during their reproductive stages.
Q. How can I tell if I have termites?
A. There are various signs that a trained technician will look for, however, one of the first noticeable signs is the presence of wings. Termites lose their wings when they swarm. Drywood termites typically swarm at night during the months of May, June, and July. Subterranean termites swarm in the spring and fall.