The average hoarder will spend in excess of $150,000.00 in their lifetime on things that are rarely, if ever used. They usually live 8 to 16 years shorter than other people.
The success of A&E’s hit series Hoarders has brought this unfortunate way of life and the conditions so many people suffer in to focus. Family or friends may have discovered that their love ones are living as a hoarder, and want to help but don’t know how or even where to start. In recently polls and due to the show’s success, these family and friends are researching and asking questions about hoarding cleanup.
Questions such as, where would the Junk and Trash Removal Team start? How long will it take? Will you clean out the appliance and how much will it cost? These are just a few of many questions that are asked about Hoarding Clean up service. For those who have lived as a hoarder or with one for years and need help cleaning up and reorganizing things the Junk and Trash Removal Team can help. We will not only answer your entire list of questions, but walk you through the process while keeping you informed from start to finish.
The Junk and Trash Removal Team is certified by the IICRC (Institute of Inspections Cleaning and Restorations Certification) in Hoarding Cleaning. This certification verifies that the Junk and Trash Removal Team has the required bio- technical and cleaning knowledge. Our team has been trained to understand the potential psychological impact the client may experience during this process. As well as, attachment issues to items and sensitive training need in hoarder situations. We work in conjunction with the mental health counselor onsite who’s there to assist the client through this emotional event.
Health problems are almost certain among this group. We take care in discerning trash from genuine keep sakes and memorabilia. The Junk and Trash Removal Team will proceed at a pace that is comfortable for the client, or under the direction of Mental Health Counselor and family. Hoarding is not limited to age, although it is generally found in older individuals.
Hoarding has nothing to do with people who lived during the depression, as so many assume. Hoarding is a medical diagnosed condition known as “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder” (OCD). These people typically save newspapers, trash and unusable items, thinking they may need them. They feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to begin in cleaning it out, and things do not get any better with time. At a certain point, rodents such as mice and rats infest the area, causing harm to anyone else who is exposed to the house.
One of the major things to keep in mind when researching and hiring a company for hoarding cleanup, is to make sure that safety is paramount. Priorities must be set straight when working with these clients. The Junk and Trash Removal Team provides a professional and compassionate service in order to assist providing a safe, clean and orderly environment. Overall, the end result will be a clean, safe and comfortable home for your loved one.
The Junk and Trash Removal Team will provide you a team of trained professionals who are fully certified, licensed, bonded and insured. What does this mean to you? It means we take ownership and pride in our work. It means we will stand behind our services and ensure that there will not be damage to your home. We have taken the extra steps and have paid the extra money to be fully covered- as any reputable trash removal team should. When you choose to work with us, your mind can be at ease that you chose the right company, at an affordable rate!
Our Service Guarantees:
- Provide a free consultation and estimate
- Send out certified professionals
- Work with the client to clear out clutter at their pace
- Make sure to remove items that are agreed to toss
- Keep the emotional needs of the client front and center
- Recycle or Donate any applicable materials
Servicing Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia from multiple locations, we are your go-to-team for hoarding cleanup. Need to discuss your situation? Give us a call at 1-800-533-0626 to set up your free consultation!