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27May, 2016

Who is Responsible for Homicide Clean-Up?

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Cleaning Up the Scene of a Crime Due to popular crime shows like Law and Order, we are all well aware of how an investigation takes place. Detectives secure the crime scene, collect evidence, and question those in the area or associated with the victim. What those shows do not cover is who is responsible for the clean-up. The responsibility tends to left to the owner of the property or the victim’s family and friends. This is unfortunate as the event is traumatic enough without having to clean up the […]
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13May, 2016

The Importance of Empathy for Hoarding Clean-Up

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Learning to Understand a Hoarder’s Mindset Hoarding appears to be this new phenomenon but in actuality it is not. We just now have a name for the excess collection of items that we see in people’s homes. Anyone who has tried to help a hoarder cleans their home can attest to its difficulty. Hoarders become very resistant and defensive when it comes to the idea of disposing of their items. It can be quite shocking to those who want to help. That is why it is important to empathize with […]
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29Apr, 2016

Coping with the Suicide of a Loved One

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Losing a loved one is never easy but when they take their own life it offers its own set of challenges to face. Coming to terms with a death brought on by suicide is extremely difficult.  We can understand losing someone to an illness but not when they make the choice themselves. Processing your feelings is vital to the grieving process. Trying to understand why is the first step for most people. Often time, suicide victims do not leave a note and while you may not ever get a definitive […]
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22Apr, 2016

The Health Risks of Hoarding

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Cleaning the Results of Hoarding Recovering a home from years of hoarding is a laborious and emotionally taxing experience. What many do not realize about the clean-up is that it puts your health at risk. Hoarding causes an unsafe and unhealthy environment, spaces are packed floor to ceiling with items. Often times animals like mice and rats make their home in these spaces. Over time, they defecate in the space. Coupled with the fact that space is never cleared out, things start to decay. Space becomes a biohazard that is […]
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15Mar, 2016

The Hardship of Hoarding

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Hoarding disorder is a difficulty discarding possessions because of a compulsive need to keep them, because of this an excessive amount of items are accumulated. This can grow to an unhealthy, infectious environment with the potential to destroy homes making them condemned or unlivable. Hoarding not only affects the hoarder but negatively affects loved ones and neighbors. Loved ones faced with a hoarding situation can feel overwhelmed, alone, and hopeless, luckily New Start Biorecovery is there to help. New Start Biorecovery restores environments back to healthy and safe standards. Employees […]
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28Feb, 2016

Ease the Burden of a Traumatic Event by Hiring a Cleaning Crew

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While we don’t want to think about it, disasters can happen in and around your home or business.  Whether it is an environmental problem like a disease outbreak, a gruesome crime, death or a hoarder that has gotten out of control, there are important steps that must be taken to get the property back to a safe and livable condition. When you’re in a distressing situation like this, there is no need to add extra stress. Hire a cleaning crew that specializes in traumatic events to ease your burden. Skilled […]
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