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When Are Unsanitary Conditions Considered Unlivable?

messy room with papers and open books scattered

The word “unsanitary” is commonly used in everyday conversation — we’ve all seen dirty public restrooms or have let our laundry pile up a little longer than it should. But when does a living situation cross the line from merely being dirty to unsafe? How can landlords prevent their units from becoming uninhabitable?  What is […]

How to Neutralize Odors In The Fridge

(Image Source) How to Get Rid of Refrigerator Smells: 6 Tricks To Live By We’ve all been there. Whether you forgot to throw out the lettuce before leaving town for a week or let that gallon of milk go a few days past the expiration date – refrigerator smells are bound to happen. But resist […]

Cleaning Your Freezer

Spring Cleaning Tips: How To Clean Out A Freezer The freezer is a place for long-term food storage, which makes it easy to forget what we’ve put inside. Over time, all the pot roasts, stews, frozen vegetables and more can leave behind leaks and debris, which gather in the nooks and crannies and then freeze […]

The Hazards of Hoarding

Cats and hoarding.

People begin hoarding for a number of reasons. They believe they will need the items they keep; they think items will be valuable one day; they are emotionally attached to items, feel sentimental, or they have trouble seeing items in the trash. Whether hoarding is connected to a medical condition or a condition all its […]

Beyond Hoarding Cleanup: How Hoarding Impacts Families

When Parents Hoard, Children Are Often Left Picking Up the Pieces For children of hoarders, life at home can be a dismal undertaking. Not only is an overly cluttered home unpleasant to live in, it can also pose many health risks to inhabitants. This is especially true for children, who may be more susceptible to […]

History’s Famous Hoarders

Hoarding is a complicated yet fascinating mental disorder to many people, resulting in a number of interesting character studies related to the affliction. While most hoarders are hardly infamous, the following people found a certain notoriety thanks to their inability to keep clutter at bay. Edith Bouvier Beale and Edith Ewing Bouvier Proving that even […]

Hoarding Impacts Hoarders, Families, and Communities

Inside a hoarders Boston home.

While the havoc hoarding wreaks on a home’s inhabitants is quite well-known, very few are aware of all the ways these behaviors can impact the surrounding community. From neighbors to first responders, serious hoarding problems can lead to far-reaching effects. While the definition of hoarding may be hard to pin down, what is certain is […]

Hoarding Misconceptions Abound

Published January 20, 2015. Updated October 28, 2020. Thanks to numerous documentaries, reality shows, and recent discussions in the media, hoarding remains a fascinating and curious affliction. However, such fascination does not always lend itself to understanding, which can contribute to an abundance of misconceptions concerning the illness. This post examines one of the most […]

On Hoarding Cleanup: Connecting OCD and Hoarding

It’s a topic many of us are familiar with. We’ve all seen images of hoarded homes on TV or heard stories of city officials evicting residents from their property because they’ve allowed too much junk to accumulate. The easy thing to do is to dismiss hoarding behavior as pure laziness; people should know better than […]

Hoarding Cleanup: How to Help a Hoarder in Denial

Hoarding is a serious problem that can be hard for outsiders to understand. Many people have a hard time fathoming how their loved ones can live in such conditions—but the truth is, many hoarders don’t even realize they have a problem. Do you know how to help a hoarder in denial? Use Love  – First of […]


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Randy N. - October 11, 2022

"From my initial contact with Jeanine to the final walk through with Jason, Tristan, Marquel and Fritz Aftermath services has been tremendously upfront, kind and compassionate after the death of my sister. During such a difficult time I never would have thought that I would walk away with five new friends. I am forever grateful."

Megan M. - October 10, 2022

"Aftermath Services Manager Christopher and his Assistant Manager Trainee Gabriel took care of my tenants (who was family) apartment swiftly. It was disgusting in there. Will be going back to this company if a situation arises like this in the future. Drive home safe guys and thank you for your hard work."

John I. - October 12, 2022

"I can not thank Cecily and Fernando enough for all the hard work and dedication they exerted to resolve our family crisis. Thank you both very much. You truly care about the families that you serve and it shows. "

Joseph T. - September 19, 2022

"Lacey and her team are amazing. We never experienced anything like this they walked us through process explained everything upfront even cost and went above and beyond. They were professional, compassionate and informative from minute they showed up even on a holiday. Sorry to say this hope I never need their services again but if we did Aftermath will be our 1st call. Thank you so much."

Patti B. - September 12, 2022

"The Pasadena Aftermath team did an outstanding job. Not only are they a remarkable team, they are also exceptional individuals. Over the course of the week that they were here, we got to know and trust them. They handled this unthinkable situation with grace, compassion, and the utmost respect for the victims. Words will never be able to truly capture the appreciation we have for them. When our world felt like it was hit with a tsunami, your team threw us a life preserver and told us that we will be okay again.The world needs more “Kevins”, “Jamies”, and “Hassens”, who will help lift the burden off of strangers who are facing their darkest days."

Ashlyn B. - September 5, 2022

"Sterling and Aurelia did much more than clean the scene. They were patient, kind, and very compassionate. They took good care of the property as if it was there own. Sterling and Aurelia communicated with us every step of the way. Their presence alone did much to contribute to the healing process. On top of all that, they did a fantastic job cleaning the house. To be honest, we hated to see them leave. Our family thank them both to the highest degree!!"

Tim F. - August 22, 2022

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