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Coronavirus: Message to Our Customers

During this uncertain time, our customers’ health and well being is our highest priority. As we continue monitoring developments related to Coronavirus (COVID-19), rest assured, we are committed to doing… read more →

What Makes Residential Gardens Attractive To Destructive Rats?

Norway rats excavate ground burrows for the purpose of nesting, and they typically contain a tunnel entrance that leads to a food source. These burrows are usually a few feet… read more →

The Most Common And Destructive Termite Pest Species In The Country Will Soon Be Swarming In New York State

There exists three groups of termites known as subterranean, drywood and dampwood termites, and species from all three of these groups inhabit the US. Drywood and dampwood termites can only… read more →

Why The Little Black Ants That Are Prevalent In New York State Can Be Very Difficult To Eliminate From Infested Homes

With the exception of flies, residents of New York state consistently rank ants as the most frequent home-invading insect pests. Luckily for New York residents, the ant species that inflict… read more →

When Does Mosquito Season Begin And End In New York State, And How Can Residents Recognize Disease-Spreading Species?

The beginning and end of the mosquito season varies slightly from year-to-year in all areas around the globe. According to Laura Harrington, a professor of entomology at Cornell University, mosquito… read more →

What Do Bed Bugs Do Within Infested Homes While Residents Sleep?

Bed bugs have been pests to mankind for thousands of years, and long before the establishment of the first civilizations. In fact, the bloodsucking insects are mentioned in some of… read more →

Are There Rodent Pests In New York State That Are Capable Of Transmitting The Deadly Hantavirus Infection?

Four rodent species that are known pests of homes and buildings in the United States are capable of spreading multiple strains of hantaviruses. These rodent species include cotton rats and… read more →

Which Medical Conditions Are Most Commonly Associated With House Mouse Infestations

The house mouse is easily the most common rodent pest within homes, garages, sheds, urban buildings, barns and other structures. House mice are well adapted to living alongside humans, as… read more →

Are Norway Rats Smart Enough To Avoid Poison Baits?

It is well known that rats are relatively smart, at least when it comes to filthy sewer-dwelling animals, but are the rodents smart enough to discern between sound food sources… read more →

How To Recognize Structural Wood Damage Inflicted By Deathwatch Beetles

When asked to name a group of insect pests that infest structural wood within homes and buildings, most people would immediately mention termites, and some may mention carpenter ants, but… read more →

Full-Sized German Cockroaches Can Traverse Through A Home Within Spaces As Small As 1.6 mm In Width

German cockroaches are the most common roach pests of homes and buildings throughout the US, and they are one of the very few pest species that dwell primarily within homes,… read more →

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CBS News Story

APOLLO AT WORK – Courtesy CBS NEWS First Rate Solutions Inc. appears on National TV show- “CBS- Sunday Morning News” (CBS) What’s bugging us? The unfortunate answer to that question is almost impossible to see

We are now on Facebook & Twitter

First Rate Solutions Inc. has just joined these social networking sites to make more casual communication with our clients and potential customers.Please “like” our Facebook page and follow us on twitter to receive updates and news regarding our operations.

Tips for Bedbug free travel

This guide is written for those people that want to travel smart and take precautions to avoid bed bugs while traveling. It contains some of the best tips and tricks for avoiding bed bugs during travel so that you don’t bring them home with you as an unwelcome souvenir.

First Rate Solutions Inc. Hires Louis Sorkin

Board Certified Entomologist to provide training for New York company NEW YORK — First Rate Solutions, a family-owned pest management company servicing the New York metropolitan area, has contracted Lou Sorkin to provide ongoing training for its staff.

Buildings New York Trade Show At The Javits

Come see us at Buildings New York Trade Show At The Javits May 2nd & 3rd, 2012.
We will have our two trained bed-bug sniffing dogs Rocky & Apollo there as well as a bunch of our finest staff members so you may see what we’re really all about.

Serving Westchester, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster and Orange Counties.

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