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Hoarding Construction Materials

Hoarding Construction Materials

Heavy Duty Materials Hoarding Clean Up

Hoarding is a symptom that may be caused by a compulsion to gather materials or other items that an individual may be fixated on. These items can be anything from paper to clothes to even construction materials. What could cause a person to collect construction materials, especially if they are not building or improving their property? What type of materials are they likely to collect?

construction hoardingHoarders can, in some cases, collect the tools that are necessary for home repairs. These tools may consist of multiple types of hammers, screwdrivers, and saws that may be spread all over the property. In addition, the individuals hoarding may have acquired multiple power tools with the intent of expanding their existing business, creating a new business, or improving their personal property. In many cases, some of these tools need repairs, and their owners believe that the tools can be fixed so they don’t have to purchase a new tool.

Another source of concern is that people may plan to build on or improve upon their home. These home projects may include installing toilets, drywall, piping, and much more. All of the items acquired can be used in the improvement and construction of property. Often times, people who are hoarding may have a sizable piece of land that surrounds their property. As the accumulation of construction materials and tools become unmanageable, they are “stored” outside, exposed to the elements which can cause damages and sometimes render the materials useless.

What many material hoarders may not realize is that they are placing themselves in significant danger because their habit of hoarding tools and materials. The tools on their property may no longer be useful and may potentially injure an individual if they are not safely maintained. Also, the items that they are storing for potential use on other projects may have gone out of fashion or have been damaged by the elements to the point that they are no longer usable.

All these problems of hoarding construction products can be solved with the help of a hoarding cleanup service. Address Our Mess has experience in handling individuals who suffer from hoarding tendencies. The specialized crews can assist in the removal of the items that may be hazardous to a person’s health and well-being as well as reduce clutter around personal and/or business properties.