Many people with hoarding disorder do not find their habits to be a problem.
Hoarded items are often things others would throw away or look at as junk or garbage such as newspapers, junk mail and packaging. Hoarding can lead homes filled with extreme clutter to full capacity from years of accumulation, making living conditions unsanitary and crowded. Bugs, fleas’ rats and other vermin may be present.
SERVPRO of Greater Smithtown encounter hoarding situation several different ways. Often when SERVPRO for a fire or water loss and find the hoarding situation when they arrive on site. SERVPRO will communicate with the insurance company regarding contents coverage, and after approval contents can be packed out and possibly cleaned, dried and stored by SERVPRO of Greater Smithtown or relocated to a storage facility so work on the fire or water loss can begin.
If you experience this, please call SERVPRO of Greater Smithtown 631-265-9200