Challenging Work Conditions: In The Home Of A Hoarder
To begin with, act professionally and make an effort not to show an emotional reaction to the hoard or to be judgmental about the client or the situation. “Treat them as you would treat any other customer” recommends April Hidalgo of Maki Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. in Auburn, California. Hoarders collect things for the same reasons other people do: they find the items sentimental, useful, or beautiful. Commonly hoarded items are newspapers, kitchen garbage, mail, clothing, used food containers, cans and bottles.
“Make sure nothing flammable is being stored around any HVAC systems” advises Ms. Hidalgo. Read full article here: http://ie3media.com/blog/in-the-home-of-a-hoarder