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Hoarding Cleaning Services, Stoneham, MA


(781) 604-1476

Hoarding, often misunderstood, is a complex psychological condition characterized by the excessive accumulation of items, sometimes to the point of obstructing living spaces and causing distress. It’s not merely a matter of being messy but rather a manifestation of deeper emotional struggles such as anxiety or attachment issues. Individuals affected by hoarding may find it challenging to let go of possessions due to sentimental value, fear of scarcity, or perceived utility. However, when hoarding begins to impede daily functioning and poses health and safety risks, intervention becomes crucial.

RestorationMaster provides specialized hoarding cleaning services that prioritize empathy and professionalism. Our  expert team comprehends the sensitivity of hoarding situations, working diligently to restore safety and cleanliness to the affected space.

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Dangers of Hoarding

Hoarding poses numerous dangers, both to the individual and those around them. From a physical standpoint, hoarded items can create fire hazards, obstructing pathways and preventing access to exits. The excessive accumulation of objects also fosters unsanitary conditions, attracting pests and fostering mold growth, which can lead to respiratory issues and other health concerns. Beyond the immediate physical risks, hoarding can severely impact mental health, often accompanying conditions like anxiety, depression, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Relationships can suffer as social isolation becomes more pronounced, and the financial burden of hoarding can be substantial, with individuals often spending beyond their means to acquire and store items.

Hoarding Cleaning in Stoneham, MA

For decades, RestorationMaster has been the top choice for hoarding cleaning in Stoneham, MA. With certified professionals and extensive experience, we offer complete solutions for hoarding situations. From junk removal to thorough cleaning and disinfection, we address every aspect of hoarding cleanup with care and efficiency.

Our hoarding cleaning services in Stoneham, MA include:

  • We carefully save precious items like jewelry, keepsakes, and other valuables.
  • We efficiently handle disposal by assessing which items can be recycled, donated, or responsibly discarded.
  • Unwanted items are donated, and we facilitate the delivery of items to family members as requested.
  • We offer support with paperwork from trusts, lawyers, and government agencies to streamline administrative processes.
  • We offer full deodorization services because hoarded items hold mold and bacteria that emit very unpleasant odors.
  • In cases of damage, we provide restoration cleanup to restore the space to its original condition.
  • We ensure thorough cleaning and sanitization of the space through deep cleaning services, leaving it safe and hygienic.

Our 3-Phase Hoarding Cleanup Approach

RestorationMaster‘s 3-Phase Hoarding Cleanup Approach is meticulously designed to effectively address hoarding situations while prioritizing the trust and respect of the affected individual. Before any cleaning begins, our main objective is to earn their trust and involve the clients in the process. The three phases of our hoarding cleaning process are as follows:

Phase 1: Creating a Personal Connection and Understanding

  • We start by assessing the scope of the problem.
  • We establish a feeling of mutual trust and respect with the affected individual before any cleaning.
  • We reach an agreement with the individual and their family to clean out the home and we may also enlist help from social service professionals in this stage if necessary.

Phase 2: Creating and Implementing a Cleaning Plan

  • We will help create a cleaning plan to eliminate unwanted hoarded items.
  • We can help reorganize the home once the hoard has been removed.
  • We will help make decisions about what items should be kept, donated, recycled, or thrown away. We clean and restore items that are kept.

Phase 3: Follow Up

  • We help create a plan for after the hoarding cleaning that the individual can follow to maintain their homes.
  • Our short-term follow-ups will ensure that the cleaning plan is being followed and we will provide more assistance if necessary.
  • We make sure the affected individual has control of the cleaning process and our technicians can effectively clean and restore homes after even the most extreme cases of hoarding.

Call us for Hoarding Cleaning Services in Stoneham, MA

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If you find yourself overwhelmed by excess junk or old items in your home, don’t hesitate to reach out to our professionals at RestorationMaster. We can assist you in removing and disposing of unnecessary items while also cleaning and sanitizing your home to restore safer living conditions.

You can call us 24 hours a day at (781) 604-1476 to learn more about our hoarding cleaning services.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do hoarding services cost?

Our hoarding cleanup services generally range from $1,000 to $3,000, depending on the scale of the cleanup needed.

Can a house be condemned for hoarding?

Yes, a house can be condemned due to hoarding if the hoarding creates hazardous conditions that violate local health, safety, or building codes. Hoarding can lead to a range of safety concerns, including fire hazards, structural damage, sanitation issues, and pest infestations. If local authorities determine that the hoarding poses a significant risk to occupants or neighboring properties, they may condemn the house, meaning it is deemed unfit for habitation until the hazards are addressed.

Does homeowners insurance cover hoarding cleanup?

Homeowners’ insurance is meant to offer financial security in case of property damage or loss. Yet, for those dealing with hoarding disorder, standard policies might not cover hoarding cleanup costs, if they cover them at all.

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