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Hoarding Cleanup - Steri-Clean® Connecticut
So what is hoarding exactly? Hoarding is a serious and psychological condition that causes people to compulsively collect things. Many hoarders collect countless and seemingly useless items, and they might also find it extremely hard to part with the items once they have been acquired. Often hoarders attach value to these items that, for most of us, hold no real value or sentiment.
Not many people realize the health and safety hazards that go hand in hand with hoarding. Filling rooms with piles and piles of things like newspapers, magazines, empty bottles, used tins, old clothes, and boxes collect dust and dirt. These areas can often be a breeding ground for rodents and insects, making them rife with animal feces and waste. This extreme filth and waste can also bring with it bacteria that should be disposed of as biohazardous waste.
Just the thought of getting rid of these possessions can often feel overwhelming and distressing to a person who suffers from hoarding. While you may wish to help, a hoarding cleanup is often too big a task to tackle on your own or even with a few family members, and can, in fact, be dangerous to your health.
This is where Steri-Clean® Connecticut can help. We specialize in hoarding cleanups and are here to assist every step of the way. We start by offering a free assessment of the hoarder’s home, followed by a detailed plan of action to follow. With our professional hoarding cleanup services, we are able to separate valuable and sentimental items from all the clutter. We will then remove and dispose of all unwanted items properly. Steri-Clean® Connecticut will also thoroughly clean any mess caused by the clutter, such as hidden animal waste and insect infestations.
The Hoarding Cleanup Process
At Steri-Clean® we will never swoop in and remove everything from someone’s home. We understand that amongst the clutter there are important and sentimental belongings. We will discuss your goals and work out the best and most compassionate way to achieve them. While each home is different, our Hoarding Cleanup Process includes the following steps:
Free estimate and on-site evaluation
Pack rat/trash/clutter cleanouts – complete or modified to fit individual needs
Animal feces/urine cleanup
Search & recovery of paperwork, collectibles, electronics and valuables
Packaging and storage of personal belongings
Deep Cleaning after the home is decluttered
We understand how difficult the hoarding clean up process can be for the hoarder as well as their family and friends. In light of this, Steri-Clean® offers a 24-hour support line and has skilled therapists available to help the hoarder talk through and overcome any hoarding-related issues.
Call Us Today You Need Expert Hoarding Cleanup
If you are a hoarder or have a friend or family member who suffers from this condition, it is important to get professional help as soon as possible. What seems to be an almost impossible task, Steri-Clean® Connecticut is always available to help.