People with hoarding disorder excessively save items that others may view as worthless. They have persistent difficulty getting rid of or parting with possessions, leading to clutter that disrupts their ability to use their living or work spaces. Potential consequences of serious hoarding include health and safety concerns, such as fire hazards, tripping hazards and health code violations.
If you or a loved one is a compulsive hoarder, living in a dangerous or unhealthy environment, the compassionate specialists at First General are here to help.
We understand hoarding cleanup can be emotionally difficult for both the homeowner and their family members. Our hoarding cleanup specialists approach every unique job with kindness, compassion, and consideration. For information on understanding hoarding, we recommend visiting the following resource site: https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/obsessive-compulsive-disorder-ocd/hoarding-basics
We provide cleanup the following types of hoarding cleanup:
- Food Hoarding
- Garbage and Trash Hoarding
- Animal Hoarding
- Clutter Hoarding
- Paper Hoarding
Our specialists are well-trained and experienced in hoarding cleanup. The hoarding cleanup process is near impossible for an untrained individual, both physically and mentally as well as environmentally.
First General Services will utilize proper equipment, tools and chemicals to completely decontaminate the area, totally eliminating all potential hazards. The wastes are contained, removed and the area is disinfected. Additionally, our specialists will provide our clients with a variety of state of the art odor control systems to eliminate any residual odor leaving the property completely renewed.
In addition, we will catalog and determine any salvageable contents. We can then bring them to our locally operated Wilkes-Barre facility where we can properly clean and sanitize the contents and prepare them for return delivery.
Check out our blog post Hoarding-What Exactly IS It?