It is estimated that hoarding affects 2% of the U.S. population and as much as 5% of the world population. It’s unclear what causes hoarding, but genetics, brain chemistry and traumatic life events are thought to be contributing factors. Even though the accumulation of items may take years or even a lifetime to amass, it eventually becomes a health and safety concern. Not only is it stressful on the individual collecting the items it also takes a toll on the family as well. Taking that into consideration, we try our best to make any cleanup efforts go as smoothly as possible. Given enough time we will try to donate and recycle as much as we can. Anything that can’t be donated or recycled will be hauled away. After all the unwanted items are either donated or hauled away we will make sure to sweep up afterwards and leave the area clean.