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Hoarding: A Serious Situation

7/9/2018 (Permalink)

According to The Mayo Clinic, “Hoarding disorder is a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them. A person with hoarding disorder experiences distress at the thought of getting rid of the items. Excessive accumulation of items, regardless of actual value, occurs.” 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 hold newspapers, junk mail or packaging.  In New Port Richey, we often see hoarding lead to 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, at which point an exterminator would need to be called. At times, hoarding may spread to outside the home as well, to storage facilities, or even the garage or yard. 

SERVPRO of West Pasco encounters hoarding situations several different ways. Often, we are called for a fire or water loss and find the hoarding situation when we arrive on-site. A SERVPRO of West Pasco professional will communicate with the insurance company regarding their contents coverage, and after approval, contents can be packed out and possibly cleaned, dried, and stored by SERVPRO of West Pasco, or relocated to a storage facility so work on the fire or water loss can begin.  

Another was we encounter hoarding jobs is through calls from landlords, case workers, real estate agents, or family members, often after the death of a loved one. In these situation, the crew will see if they should look for any items of importance while they clean the job. Sometimes, family members will come and try to help the hoarder sort through their contents as well. 

Each case is very difficult, and hoarding jobs are often sensitive situations, but SERVPRO of West Pasco professionals are her to help make it “Like it never even happened.” If you encounter a hoarding situation at one of your properties in New Port Richey, Hudson, Trinity, or with your insureds, call SERVPRO of West Pasco today.  

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hoarding-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20356056

Professional Carpet Cleaning: Our Specialty

6/16/2017 (Permalink)

Cleaning Professional Carpet Cleaning: Our Specialty Carpet cleaning specialist, Kevin, removing red Sharpie from a blue microfiber couch.

Nothing makes a house look pristine, or a business more professional like freshly cleaned carpet! Even the highest-quality carpet and upholstery can show soiling over time.  So our clients call on us to clean their carpets, including those hard-to-tackle high-traffic areas. SERVPRO of West Pasco's professional cleaning can address moderate and heavy soil conditions in your carpets. 
 
We offer a range of specialized cleaning methods: 

  • Bonnet Cleaning: A less-aggressive method for short-piled carpets. 
  • Hot Water Extraction: A deeper cleaning method for all carpet types. 
  • Deluxe Precondition and Rinse: Helps restore deeply soiled areas. 
  • Showcase Premier Cleaning: The most thorough cleaning method in the industry. 
  • Dry Cleaning: When color-fastness is an issue. 

No job is too big or too small; from Hudson to Holiday and New Port Richey to Trinity, we will get the job done right. For a cleaning backed by state-of-the-art equipment, over 40 years of experience and professionals trained to the highest standards, call SERVPRO today at (727) 847-3000.