19 Supplies you need to clean a Hoarder Home
In the process of cleaning a hoarder’s house and before you clean the hoarder home, you need to come up with a supplies list to stay organized and efficient.
Going through a hoarder ’s stuff is somewhat similar to a scavenger hunt, only without the fun usually involved in the game. Having a well-planned list will help you achieve a favorable outcome of such an overwhelming endeavor. There are several items you must have when cleaning a hoarder’s home.
Here is a list of the supplies we use when cleaning hoarder homes:
These supplies are necessary when cleaning a hoarding situation:
- Disposable gloves
- Heavy duty trash bags
- Empty boxes
- Buckets and mops
- All-purpose cleansers
- Sponges/cleaning cloths
- Broom/dust pan
- Vacuum cleaner
- Tarps (for piling things on and dragging for quick transport)
- Dolly for moving heavy items (regular & appliance)
- Set of hand tools
- Repellent spray
These are the exact supplies we use when cleaning out a hoarder’s home. This list should help you to get up and running!
Be careful for sharp objects (knives, broken glass, etc.) that may hurt you and immediately call the professionals if you find evidence of bio-hazardous materials. Biohazardous waste is waste that contains blood, and various biological fluids from a human or animals that may contain dangerous pathogens. According to Behavioral Health Central, more than 3 million Americans suffer from hoarding disorder. If you or family member is suffering from hoarding call JunkDoctorsNJ Today 973-366-8083.
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