Am I a Hoarder or Just Messy?What's the difference between being a hoarder and being messy? The answer is simple. The point where you stop. If you are just messy, there's a point where the mess becomes too much for you, and you clean up. You end up throwing a lot of stuff in the trash, for sure.
However, if that point never comes, you have crossed the line and become a hoarder. Maybe you've tried to clean but sorting useful things from stuff to throw away is too overwhelming for you. If you think you can't fix things alone, don't worry. We will guide you towards recovery.
Why Am I a Hoarder?To ensure that this situation doesn't repeat itself, you must look into yourself. What led you to reach this point? To do that, you must trace back to when your things were last in order. Did you forget to throw away some takeout packaging? Was a pile of dirty laundry never washed or turned into a pile of clean laundry lying around?
Is keeping your house clean too much for you to do alone? Maybe your issue has nothing to do with cleaning? It is not rare to see a clean space filled to the brim with stuff. There is a type of hoarding where you attribute sentimental value to everything. You cannot part with items since they mean so much to you.
This type of hoarding usually follows a stressful life event. You might feel like hanging on to everything after going through something terrible, like losing a loved one or recovering from an almost fatal illness. Unpacking what happened helps us move on from the past and the hoarding.
Suppose you want to start healing by solving the hoarding problem first. That's alright. Once you are in a cleaner, clearer, and less stressful environment, you'll recover better.
Where Do I Start?So you find out you're indeed a hoarder, not just a messy person. What do you do now? Must you clean and sort things for hours and hours now? Hoarding isn't the best habit, but you don't deserve the punishment of fixing the situation alone.
Call a junk removal service. Did you know that people will come to your home, help you sort out all your stuff, separate all the trash, load it onto a moving truck, and make it disappear?
Not only that, they will deep clean your home and arrange the remaining stuff in an orderly fashion. They will do all this with your involvement throughout the process. They will not throw anything away without you giving the green light first.
ConclusionNo one deserves to live in a hoarding situation. Don't be afraid to get help if you find yourself in one. There is a solution for everything. Try our services and feel the difference, living in a tidy, fresh environment again.