An individual struggling from hoarding may not realize the reality of their situation until a loved one reaches out to them in concern for their health and safety. In fact, they may not even notice that their home is harboring mold or contains fire hazards as they are struggling to battle an anxiety that disallows them to part with their personal belongings. This is why it is imperative to reach out to them as a trusted loved one about their situation.
After speaking with them, contact ServiceMaster Quality Restoration for hoarding cleanup services if they live in the Huntersville, NC area. Our technicians have years of training and experience when working with these individuals, ensuring to establish a relationship based on trust and respect before starting the cleaning process.
Dangers of Hoarding Behaviors
When an individual is battling a hoarding disorder, their living situation continues to become more dangerous over time. These items can include anything, including broken knick-knacks, newspapers, books, garbage bags full of trash, magazines, and even animals. However, when animals are involved, the home will often contain biohazards that pose a far more dangerous hazard.
If these situations are not addressed right away, they can result in severe consequences, including fires, severe illnesses, and injuries. This is why it is essential that they get the help from a trusted family member or friend about their situation, discussing that you want to improve their living situation. As soon as you have their approval, don’t hesitate to call ServiceMaster Quality Restoration.
All of the following procedures are included within our hoarding cleaning services:
- Development of Trustworthy Relationship: As soon as our professionals arrive to the property, they will work to develop a relationship that is based on mutual respect. This allows the cleaning process to run efficiently and effectively as it will be stressful for them to part with their belongings.
- Organization and Removal of Items: After establishing the initial relationship, we will put the affected individual in charge of the cleanup process, where nothing will be discarded without their approval. This is conducted by sorting the belongings into groups of which will be donated, kept, and thrown away.
- Disinfection and Sanitation: As soon as the items are all sorted, donated, and thrown away, ServiceMaster Quality Restoration will begin the decontamination process. If there are any biohazards left behind from animals, they will be removed, followed by using advanced products and technology to remove lingering bacteria, mold, and odors.
- Final Inspection and Follow Up Appointments: After the deep cleaning, all kept items will be organized back into the house and we will conduct the final inspection with you and your loved one. After your approval, our technicians will schedule follow up appointments to ensure the house stays organized. But additional appointments can be scheduled, if needed.
Unfortunately, the number of Americans affected by hoarding continues to grow everyday. But it is up to their loved ones to reach out to them to take the first step towards improving their living situation. As soon as you have spoken to them and they are comfortable with working with a cleaning service, don’t hesitate to give us a call.
Professional Hoarding Cleanup
ServiceMaster Quality Restoration is available at (704) 603-6223 in the Huntersville, NC area to provide professional hoarding cleanup services.