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4 Tips for Cleaning a Hoarded Home & How Bio-One Can Help

4 Tips for Cleaning a Hoarded Home & How Bio-One Can Help

When it comes to hoarding, it can be difficult to know where to start the cleaning process. Often, hoarders will have years of clutter built up over time. This can make the task of cleaning seem impossible. If you've recently had the daunting task of cleaning up a hoarded home, you know just how difficult and emotional it can be. Here are four tips to help make the process less overwhelming, plus how Bio-One can help.

Step One - Make a Plan

Before you start cleaning, it's important to make a plan of attack. This will help you stay organized and focused while you're working. Decide what areas you will tackle first and in what order you will do them. If possible, try to get the hoarder's input on this so they feel like they're part of the process.

Step Two - Take it One Day at a Time

Trying to do too much at once will only lead to frustration and burnout. When cleaning a hoarded home, it's important to take it one day at a time. Work for a few hours each day and then take a break. This will help you stay focused and motivated.

Step Three - Be Patient

It's important to remember that hoarding is a mental illness, and the hoarder likely doesn't see their home the way you do. They may resist getting rid of things or may not even realize how bad the situation has become. It's important to be patient and understanding throughout the process.

Step Four - Consider Hiring Hoarding Cleanup Services

Cleaning a hoarded home is a big job, and it's best not done alone. Ask family, friends, and professionals for help or hire a professional cleaning service like Bio-One. Having extra hands will make the process much smoother and help you stay on track.

If you're cleaning up a hoarded home, Bio-One is here to help. We specialize in hoarding cleanup, and our team is trained to handle even the most extreme cases!

Caring, Compassionate & Discreet

At Bio-One, we understand that hoarding is a mental illness, and our goal is to help hoarders get the treatment they need. Our team is compassionate and caring, and we'll work with you to develop a plan that's tailored to your specific needs. We understand hoarding can be embarrassing, and we're here to help. Our services are discreet, and we'll safely guide you through cleaning up a hoarded home. Contact us today to learn more.

Our Three-Step Action Plan

  1. Free, on-site Estimate: Our technicians always offer a free estimate to develop a plan unique to everyone's needs and goals: We'll come to your home and assess the situation. We'll work with you to develop a plan of action!
  2. Hoarding Clean Up: Once you decide to move forward with our services, we'll get to work! Our team will clean and disinfect your home from top to bottom, removing all the hoarded items. We'll work with you to determine what can be saved and what needs to be disposed of.
  3. Follow-Up: After cleaning up a hoarded home, we always follow up with our customers to ensure they're happy with our services. We understand this might be a difficult time, so we're here to help you through it! Bio-One is the hoarding cleanup company you can trust.
Cleaning up a hoarded home with Bio-One of Oceanside - Before and after.
If you're thinking of cleaning a hoarded home today, let Bio-One of Oceanside help you!

Bio-One - Independently Owned & Operated!

Bio-One of Oceanside is the #1 Disinfection, Sanitation, and Decontamination Company in North San Diego County, providing professional, industry standards services in all kinds of extreme scenarios:

Recovery Services

  • Crime scene cleanup
  • Trauma scene cleaning
  • Blood cleaning
  • Undiscovered or unattended death cleaning
  • Homicide/Suicide cleaning
  • Feces and bodily fluids cleaning
  • Mold Remediation
  • Water damage restoration
  • Emergency vehicle decontamination
  • Fentanyl cleanup
  • Biohazard and Medical waste disposal
  • Tear gas cleaning
  • Sewage backup cleaning

Professional, discreet hoarding cleaning service

  • Hoarding cleanup
  • Animal hoarding cleanup
  • Gross filth cleanup
  • Deep clean
  • Junk removal
  • Homeless encampment clean-out
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • Nicotine stain/odor removal
  • Odor removal

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

Bio-One of Oceanside springs into action to assist survivors when a traumatic event occurs. We work with local law enforcement, emergency responders, victim advocacy organizations, hoarding task forces, apartment communities, and insurance companies to ensure that you receive the most outstanding service feasible.

We have been an independently owned and operated business since August 2020 to help our community through difficult and unexpected situations.

Our certified technicians are caring, compassionate, and discreet, and we are ready to help you in your most significant time of need.

We are proudly serving North San Diego and surrounding communities! 

Bio-One is a proud member of the Southern California Rental Housing Association and Carlsbad, Oceanside, and Vista Chambers of Commerce. Bio-One serves San Diego County and neighboring regions, including Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, Fallbrook, Escondido, San Marcos, and Bonsall.

We also serve the Southern Orange County cities: San Clemente, Dana Point, Rancho Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Ladera Ranch, San Juan Capistrano, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, Laguna Beach, Lake Forest, Rancho Santa Margarita, Irvine, and Costa Mesa.

Our services are available 24/7, 365 days a year. Give us a call at 760-429-0729.

4 Things You Can Do to Prevent Water Damage in Your Home - Bio-One of Oceanside.

No one wants to think about the possibility of a flood damaging their home. But, as we've seen all too often in recent years, floods can happen anywhere and cause devastating damage. If you live in an area prone to flooding, or you experience a flood from a burst pipe o internal water damage, there are some things you can do to help prevent water damage to your home.

Bio-One is a mold and water remediation company serving North San Diego County and surrounding communities. Our certified technicians are prepared to tackle any situation involving mold growth and water damage, from containing and discarding all potentially damaged materials to properly restoring the area to its original condition.

Inspect your home regularly for any signs of water damage.

Even small amounts of water can cause serious damage to your home and lead to expensive repairs. Be especially vigilant in areas of your home that are susceptible to water damage, such as the kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, and basement.

If you notice any signs of water damage, such as peeling paint, warping wood, or excess moisture, don't hesitate to call a professional to assess the situation and make the necessary repairs. 

Preventing water damage is always preferable to dealing with the aftermath, so take the time to inspect your home regularly and address any issues promptly. Taking these measures can help keep your home and personal property in good condition and avoid costly repairs down the road.

If you find any water damage, have it repaired by a professional.

If you're dealing with broken pipes, a leaking roof or window, or standing water in any way, be prompt to fix these problems. Also, if there is any mold or mildew, make sure to clean it up and get rid of it. If your home has suffered any water damage, it's important to have it repaired by a professional as soon as possible. It's important to prevent water damage, especially if it involves home structures, as there is the risk of structural damage and even electrical shock.

While mold grows is present both indoors and outdoors, it can cause various health problems, including allergic reactions and respiratory problems if left unattended indoors. Some types of mold can also produce toxins that can harm humans. If you have any mold in your home, it's crucial to get rid of it as soon as possible to protect your health.

Bio-One of Oceanside is a Micro-certified Mold Remediation Contractor. We are trained to properly contain and discard any items damaged by molds, such as upholstered furniture, drywall, insulation panels, wood structures, and carpet.

Make sure your gutters and downspouts are clear of debris.

One of the most important things you can do to prevent water damage is to ensure your gutters and downspouts are clear of debris. Leaves, twigs, and other organic matter can build up in your gutters and cause them to clog. When this happens, water can back up and cause damage to your home's foundation, siding, and roof. In addition, clogged gutters can lead to ice damming in the winter, which can cause even more damage to your home.

To avoid these problems, it is important to clean your gutters and downspouts regularly. Making sure your gutters are clean is an integral part of home maintenance.

Consider hiring water damage restoration services to help you.

Water damage restoration companies have the knowledge, experience, and equipment to handle any water damage situation.

The usual water damage restoration process

The first step in water damage restoration is removing all the excess water from the affected area, which can be done with a wet/dry vacuum or a submersible pump. Once all of the water has been removed, the area must be dried completely using fans, dehumidifiers, and air movers.

Once the drying process is completed, cleaning and sanitizing the area is the next step. This part of the process typically includes removing any traces of flood damage, mold, or standing water, which, as we mentioned, could lead to potential health complications.

After the area has been cleaned and sanitized, the water damage restoration company will start repairing any damage that has been done. This may include replacing drywall, wet carpet, floor coverings, etc.

It is important to hire a professional water damage restoration company as soon as possible after your home or office has suffered from water damage. The sooner you hire a water damage restoration company, the sooner your home or office can be repaired and back to normal.

Water damage repaired by Bio-One of Oceanside technicians.
If you have found mold and water damage in your home, Bio-One can help you!

Independently Owned & Operated!

Bio-One of Oceanside is the  #1 Disinfection, Sanitation, and Decontamination Company in North San Diego County, providing professional, industry standards services in all kinds of extreme scenarios:

Recovery Services

  • Crime scene cleanup services
  • Trauma scene cleaning services
  • Blood and biohazard cleaning services
  • Undiscovered or unattended death cleaning services
  • Homicide/Suicide cleaning services
  • Feces and bodily fluids cleaning services
  • Mold remediation services
  • Water damage restoration services
  • Emergency vehicle decontamination services
  • Fentanyl cleanup services
  • Medical waste disposal services
  • Tear gas cleaning services
  • Sewage backup cleaning services

Hoarding cleanup services

  • Hoarding cleanup
  • Animal hoarding cleanup
  • Gross filth cleanup
  • Deep clean
  • Junk removal
  • Homeless encampment clean-out
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • Nicotine stain/odor removal
  • Odor removal

HELP FIRST, BUSINESS SECOND!

Bio-One of Oceanside springs into action to assist survivors when a traumatic event occurs. We work with local law enforcement, emergency responders, victim advocacy organizations, hoarding task forces, apartment communities, and insurance companies to ensure that you receive the greatest service feasible.

We have been an independently owned and operated business since August 2020 to help our community through difficult and unexpected situations.

Our certified technicians are caring, compassionate, and discreet, and we are ready to help you in your most significant time of need.

We are proudly serving North San Diego and surrounding communities! 

Bio-One is a proud member of the Southern California Rental Housing Association and Carlsbad, Oceanside, and Vista Chambers of Commerce. Bio-One serves all of San Diego County and neighboring regions, including Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, Fallbrook, Escondido, San Marcos, and Bonsall.

We also serve the Southern Orange County cities: San Clemente, Dana Point, Rancho Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel, Ladera Ranch, San Juan Capistrano, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, Laguna Beach, Lake Forest, Rancho Santa Margarita, Irvine, and Costa Mesa.

Our technicians can help prevent water damage, and we are available 24/7, 365 days a year. Give us a call at 760-429-0729.

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