Hoarding is a very serious and can be a life threatening condition. Hoarding is a compunction to not throw anything away. When trying to throw something away the person hoarding will be in distress.
How We Can Help
Symptoms of Hoarding Include:
Persistent inability to part with any possession
Excessive attachment to possessions
Cluttered living spaces
Keeping stacks of newspapers, magazines or junk mail
Letting food or trash build up to unsanitary levels
Acquiring unneeded or seemingly useless items
Difficulty managing daily activities because of procrastination and trouble making decisions
Moving items from one pile to another without throwing anything away
Difficulty organizing items
Shame or embarrassment
Limited or no social interactions
ServiceMaster Lakeshore wants to help get any hoarder's life back on track. Our trained stuff will clean up any hoarding mess and help the hoarder cope throughout the entire process.
We want to help with the cleaning as much as possible. Our trained staff is sensitive to every situation as well as the meaning the homeowner has placed on their belongings. If the hoarder is going to remain living in the home, our work is best done in conjunction with a licensed professional.