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Hoarder Cleanup Services

With most cleaning jobs, trained experts are able to complete the service in a pretty straightforward way. There’s one goal: get the place into tip-top shape. However, with hoarder cleanup, it’s not so easy. Not only is the physical clutter more difficult and involved, but emotions play a part as well. In most hoarding cases, the hoarder may have an attachment to the items that are taking over the home. For this reason, hoarder cleanup must be done with absolute care and compassion, with the homeowner communicating their needs through the entire process.

When a hoarding situation becomes so intense that a professional cleaning service is called, this usually means that the house is in pretty bad shape. This can mean a serious threat to the safety and wellbeing of the tenant.

Home conditions that pose a safety hazard:

  • Extreme collection and storage of items in the home and in the yard.
  • Accumulation of combustible materials (newspapers, magazines, and rubbish).
  • Blocked exits (doors/windows).
  • Narrow pathways in the home.
  • Rat and/or insect infestations.
  • Rotting food and/or used food containers.
  • Long-term neglect of home maintenance.
  • Non-working utilities, such as heat, running water, sewer, refrigeration.

Once a tenant or family member gives the go-ahead for professionals to enter the home and begin cleaning, it still doesn’t become easy. Often times, there are situations that further complicate the cleaning. The professionals must be qualified to deal with any sort of cleaning that they encounter. Even more, these same professionals must be expert communicators. Usually, the tenant or family member will be involved in the process. This means listening to their needs, removing only what they would like, and being able to adequately describe what is a safety hazard and what is not.

The comprehensive services that we offer:

  • Hoarding Purge
  • Odor Removal
  • Property Clean-Out
  • Junk and Trash Removal
  • Distressed Property
  • Carpet Removal
  • Animal Carcass, Feces & Urine Cleanup
  • Clutter or Extreme Cleanup
  • Emergency Cleaning
  • Homeless Encampment and Squatter Cleanup

After removal, depending on what the hoarder cleanup produced in terms of waste, these unneeded objects can be hauled to the nearest disposal site, or to nearby recycling centers.

At GC Cleaning, we are leaders in the industry when it comes to hoarder cleanup. We treat these services only with compassion and empathy, all while maintaining an expert level of skill and experience.

A Green-Clean to Make Your House Summer-Ready

As the heat sets in this summer – porches, yards, and patios become the necessary summer oasis for enjoying the sun without trekking to the overcrowded neighborhood pool. While you may think you’re stuck in Groundhog Day, by the number of people walking their dogs on your block, there’s really just that many dog-owners out this summer. With the increased traffic of neighbors taking walks, patio parties, and sprinkler runs – you may find yourself in need of an exterior touch-up. That’s where we come in. With our green cleaning services, give your house the quick makeover it’s begging for this summer.

Enjoy the party, without the post-party pick-up.

Now that your home is pest-free and freshly-painted, you might be ready to host plenty of parties on your patio this summer. We can help with that too! While you focus on coordinating cake pops with party themes and making sure there are adequate decorative napkins for each guest, leave the stress of post-party cleanup to us. After the gold-rush of partygoers head home and you’re left with the inevitable debris of cake crumbs and crumpled napkins, the last thing you want to do is spend hours cleaning up. We offer party cleanup services that take the weight off your shoulders this summer. Party on!

Complete your spring-clean.

If the efforts of your spring-cleaning tirade are still sitting in the corner of your garage, let us come in and clear it all away for a fresh summer reset. If the task of hauling donations to your thrift store and taking junk to the local dump is looming over, let us step in. While we’re at your home giving you a fresh paint coat, ridding you of pests, and cleaning up after your party, we’ll also remove any junk that might be clogging up your home or storage shed.

To find out how we can help your summer green cleaning services, get in touch today.

The Importance of Cleaning Fitness Facilities

Maintaining a clean environment is essential in public, well-traveled places. This is never truer than in fitness facilities like gyms, yoga studios, and boxing studios because of the increased amount of sweat, moisture, and friction. The risks associated with uncleanliness in these facilities is multifaceted. For one, members will be unhappy and less likely to renew their membership. Additionally, germs and bacteria can lead to the spread of disease. For owners and members alike, this is an entirely undesirable outcome. The importance of cleaning fitness facilities cannot be overstated – here’s why.

Cleaning fitness facilities.

Well, the smell.

This is the most obvious one, but anybody who has stepped foot into a gym can attest that this is crucial. Even though most gyms and studios have signs recommending each user to clean the equipment after use, there’s no guarantee that this is happening. To truly eliminate the smell, professionally cleaning fitness facilities may be the answer.

Germs galore.

Moisture-rich environments are breeding grounds for bacteria. With so much sweat (from all different people, at that) hanging around fitness facilities – it’s important to manage the moisture. Without proper cleaning, gyms and studios can become conduits for diseases like staph infection, the flu, athlete’s foot, and much more.

Functionality.

Fitness equipment doesn’t perform well with sweat and dirt – even the nicest of equipment. If your gym has invested in top-of-the-line equipment, it’s critical to keep these machines thoroughly clean. For pieces of equipment that have heart rate monitors, for one, this comes into play when a member tries to track their heart rate while exercising. If the machine is dirty from previous use, the heart rate monitor might not work as expected.

Happy customers.

A study taken of current gym members showed that if their facility was perceived as unclean, satisfaction fell from 83% to a staggering 43% – and subsequently, retention rates fell from 90% to 52%. Arguably the most important part of running a successful business is customer satisfaction – therefore, cleaning fitness facilities is imperative.

At GC Cleaning Services, we offer professional services for cleaning fitness facilities. To discuss a quote, reach out today.