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

What happened to Fresh Cab Rodent Repellent?

EarthKind was created with a mission to help people preserve the good and prevent the rest. We remain committed to protecting people, pets and the planet from pest infestations and…

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What are Spiders Scared Of – Help Keep Them Outside

We could act philosophical and say, “The only thing to fear is fear itself.” Or we could share the same trite advice you’ve heard before, “They’re more afraid of you…

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How Long Do Spiders Live – Exploring the Spider Life Cycle

What do you do if you see a spider in your house? You may try to smash it with a shoe, flush it down the toilet, or kindly relocate the…

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What Do Ants Eat Outside & In Your Home?

Finding ants in the kitchen is super annoying, but not too surprising. It happens so frequently that many people use the term “kitchen ants” or “sugar ants” to refer to…

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Types of Ants: How to Identify Common House Ants

The earth is populated by about 7 billion people, and an estimated 10,000 trillion ants! Sure, a lone little ant can’t compare to an adult human (or even a child…

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A New Way to Get Rid of Mice: Stay Away® Mice

One in three households have had a mouse in the house. Mice aren’t just a nuisance, they can cause expensive damage and spread dangerous diseases. Getting rid of mice quickly…

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Ant Habitat – Where Do Ants Live in and Around Your Home?

How can you tell when it’s summer? For some, it’s the longer days filled with sunshine, or the sound of children on break from school, but for me, it’s the…

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Ant Life Cycle – Exploring the Different Stages of an Ant’s Life

How long do ants live? How come you never see baby ants? What is the life of an ant like? These are just a few of the endless questions an…

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Why are Spiders Important and What’s Their Purpose?

Arachnophobia is the 3rd most common of all phobias in America. Considering that there are at least 4,000 known spider species living in the United States, it’s not hard to…

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Where Do Spiders Live? Habitat of Common House Spiders

Most people don’t like the idea of living alongside spiders, but the only place in the world where you won’t find any eight-legged neighbors is Antarctica. Before you pack your bags…

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