Cleaning a Hoarder’s House: Step-by-Step Guide

Helping a hoarder clean their home is a big job, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Create a step-by-step plan for your hoarding cleanup and be ready for anything. Things to remember before doing hoarding clean up It’s important to assess the situation before running in there and throwing everything away. Hoarding disorder is not as […]

5 Stages of Hoarding Disorder

Back to top Hoarding disorder causes the people who have it to obsessively accumulate and cling to personal belongings. Their excessive collection can often grow to the point of overrunning their homes. Many of the items in a hoarder’s collection might be broken, soiled, or otherwise unusable. Yet, despite the functionality of the items they […]

How to Convince Your Loved Ones Who Hoard to Get Rid of Stuff

Back to top Sometimes a deep cleaning can help reinvigorate a home. It feels great to downsize, and reorganize the home for a fresh start. However, people with the condition known as hoarding disorder do not enjoy the same revitalizing feeling from clutter cleaning  and organizing as the average person. Instead, the feelings of extreme […]

When and How to Stage a Hoarding Intervention

Back to top Hoarding disorder is a serious health issue, not just for the hoarder, but for their friends, families, and communities. About 4-14% of Americans are diagnosed as hoarders, with factors being either genetic or a result of learned behavior. Although it can develop at any age, hoarding tends to manifest most in older […]

How to Help a Hoarder Move into a New Home

Helping a hoarder move requires a delicate touch and strong planning skills. With the proper preparations and understanding, an overwhelming hoarding cleanup can become a cathartic life transformation.  Our heavy duty cleaning experts work to help hoarders reclaim their lives from hazardous compulsive collecting habits every day.  Helping our clients understand the challenges they might […]