Levels of Hoarding Chart Presented by Hoarding Expert Address Our Mess

Address Our Mess case managers have developed the Levels of Hoarding Chart which is designed to move hoarders and their helpers into action before their conditions become life-threatening. Cases of reported deaths associated with hoarded homes in the US are on the rise according to Address Our Mess, a leading authority on hoarders and the deep cleaning process.

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Address Our Mess Levels of Hoarding Chart
(The Levels of Hoarding) chart takes viewers through a visual journey that will help them determine just how dire a particular hoarding situation has deteriorated into.

Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 29, 2013

Address Our Mess deep cleaning service locations across the US have seen a flux of reported deaths associated with the hoarding condition. This shocking data, coupled with the rise in awareness of the debilitating mental condition, has prompted the hoarding service expert to create the Levels of Hoarding Chart. According to Address Our Mess, “This unique chart takes viewers through a visual journey that will help them determine just how dire a particular hoarding situation has deteriorated into.”

Address Our Mess’ Levels of Hoarding distinguishes itself from a prototypical self-diagnosis guide by providing only necessary facts and symptoms in order to determine a proper course of action. Those who merely battle with slight clutter and simple dusting need not view this chart. Rather, those who fear that hoarding has taken control of their own life or the life of someone they love would benefit from the information provided within the guide.

Levels of Hoarding are broken down into four categories: Mild, Serious, Extreme, and Life-Threatening. The chart, along with its accompanying article, explain proper courses of action in great detail. Typical hazards like broken appliances, HVAC systems, and plumbing are addressed. How to handle the presence of large quantities of domesticated or wild animals in a home is also included in this unique chart. Mild and Serious cases may require typical hoarding cleaning services while Extreme and Life-Threatening conditions require deep cleaning services like animal hoarding cleanup and full-on sanitization.

Hoarding at any level presents serious danger to the people living in those conditions. Piles and mounds of clutter could cause fires or block evacuation routes for those living in the home. Piles can also collapse on top of someone, causing serious injury or even asphyxiation. Address Our Mess technicians have also seen entire families suffer from epidemics stemming from viral and bacterial illnesses born of the rodents, vermin, and insects crawling and nesting throughout hoarded homes.

For those looking to leave the hoarding lifestyle behind, this newly published chart, along with supplemental tools like the Official Hoarding Do’s and Don’ts, can forge a path toward the road to recovery. Finding the safest and most efficient course of action, as well as building a solid bond of trust and companionship with their helpers, can allow hoarders to find the happy, healthy lifestyle they deserve.


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