Only very recently has there been a keener understanding of hoarding and hoarding disorder. Indeed, hoarding disorder was only first recognized as a specific mental health condition in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Orders in 2013. As a mental health condition, hoarding disorder is a persistent and oftentimes profound inability to discard “things,” even when an object may have no value or even be rubbish or trash. Excessive accumulation of objects results, which can lead to serious health and other risks. Call our veteran-led hoarder cleanup services company. 

The Dangers of Hoarding

Less than a decade ago hoarding was classified as a specific mental health disorder. Prior to that time, hoarding was regarded as a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD. In essential terms, hoarding disorder is a mental health condition in which an individual is compelled to obtain and save an ever-increasing number of objects. This…

The Hoarder Next Door: How to Deal With a Neighbor or Tenant Who Hoards

Hoarding is defined as a mental health condition in which a person accumulates a growing mass of items, objects which may have absolutely no value. A person with hoarding disorder becomes emotionally overwhelmed at the prospect of having to get rid of excessively accumulated items, even what can fairly be categorized as trash or garbage.…

3 Phases to Efficiently and Affordably Prepare a Hoarder’s Home for a Sale

There is nearly always work that must be done to a home to prepare it for sale and the marketplace. Even nothing else, some coordinated staging needs to be undertaken to make the interior appealing to prospective buyers. Some effort may be needed to up the curb appeal of a property to garner a prospective…