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Common Hoarding Cleanup Questions

questions about hoarding cleanup

It’s common for people to have clutter inside of their homes, which can include holding on to certain possessions for longer than necessary. However, this behavior can turn into a disorder and overwhelm your home as the clutter piles up. If you or someone you know has a hoarding problem, it’s important to hire a professional hoarding cleanup service. 


What Is Hoarding?

Hoarding is a psychological disorder that is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as “the compulsion to continually accumulate a variety of items that are often considered useless or worthless by others accompanied by an inability to discard the items without great distress.”

There are different levels of the disorder that vary from blocked areas of the home to items and spaces becoming health hazards to the occupants.

Why Hire A Professional?

Hoarding often creates an unsafe environment for those living inside the home. Sometimes dangerous substances can get inside of a person’s home without them realizing it, which can lead to a stockpile of hazardous materials for hoarders, which must be handled carefully. Because a hoarding cleanup is more than just cleaning or decluttering, professionals know what the most effective cleaning and removal strategies are for the items and can ensure the safety of not only those living inside of the home, but the items inside of it as well. 

How Long Will It Take?

The length of time it takes for professionals to complete a hoarding cleanup varies depending on each scenario. Things such as the volume and size of the cleanup are a factor, as well as the different kinds of hazards involved, such as any possible infestations, hazardous materials, mold, and more. It’s common to expect the cleanup to take anywhere from a few days to several weeks. 

Why Choose ServiceMaster of Baltimore For Your Hoarding Cleanup?

Many hoarders often feel embarrassed about their situation. But our cleaning professionals understand and listen to each client, while creating a customized plan for them during a hoarding cleanup. The skills offered from our professionals come from special training and a 60-year legacy of professional cleaning. Not only will we provide a complete removal of the unwanted items from your home, we will ensure the protection of the belongings you wish to keep. Our proven process has helped many people affected by this disorder in moving toward a clutter-free life.

Please call us at 410-780-1700 to learn more from one of our compassionate hoarding cleanup professionals.


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