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Rita Stadler

Rita lives in Central Florida and has been a member of Team EarthKind since 2010. When not writing about ways to preserve the good and prevent the rest, her 4 children keep her busy. She can be found sharing mouse jokes on Twitter @EarthKind and answering to calls of "MOM!" from any kid within a 25 foot radius.

Recent Posts

How to Protect Your HVAC Systems from Pest Infestation

Various seasons bring different challenges in form of different pests. The HVAC systems are an ideal place for several types of pests. The damp and warm environment of these systems…

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Getting Rid of Rats and Mice in Your Yard

How do you know if your yard has become a hideaway for mice? Rats and mice in your yard are a nuisance and a health threat. Mice need to hide…

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Pest Prevention and Control During Hurricane Season

Hurricane season starts June 1 and lasts through the end of November. August, September and October are typically the most active months for severe weather. As Hurricane Florence approaches the…

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Make Your New Home a Bug-Free Haven with These 5 Sure-Fire Tips

By:  Danielle Lee of Move Buddies Moving into a new home is always a joy. It’s like opening a new chapter in your life. Everything looks new and fresh. However,…

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Mosquito Life Cycle & Lifespan – Exploring the Stages

How long do mosquitoes live? The mosquito life cycle is short under the best circumstances. Very few mosquitoes live a long life, and very few people feel bad about that….

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Do Spiders Bite? Identifying & Treating Spider Bites

How many times have you noticed a red bump on your skin and assumed it was a spider bite without knowing where it came from? Maybe you saw a spider…

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Mouse Sounds – Do Mice Make Noise & What Their Squeaks Mean

Has anyone ever said you’re ‘quiet as a mouse’? They were lying. You may have heard that mice squeak, but you’d probably be surprised to learn that mice are actually…

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Can Mice Climb & Where Exactly Can They Fit & Go?

Short answer? Yes, mice can climb. If that’s all you needed to know, thanks for stopping by and have a nice day! If you wanted to know more about the…

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Things Mice Don’t Like – What Scares & Repels Them

A surefire way to get rid of mice is to make sure your home is not filled with their favorite things. Doing so can be tricky since mice like a…

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What do Spiders Eat – The Diet of a Common House Spider

Would you ever set the table for a spider? Of course not! But you might be surprised to find out you’ve been inviting spiders inside your home without even knowing…

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