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The 5 Stages of Hoarding: What are They?

The 5 Stages of Hoarding: What are They?

As with any mental health condition, the first step to getting the appropriate care is to recognize the signs. The sooner you detect symptoms, the sooner someone can begin their recovery. Despite reality TV shows using it as fodder for views, it’s important to know...

The 5 Stages of Hoarding: What are They?

The 5 Stages of Hoarding: What are They?

As with any mental health condition, the first step to getting the appropriate care is to recognize the signs. The sooner you detect symptoms, the sooner someone can begin their recovery. Despite reality TV shows using it as fodder for views, it’s important to know...

How Valor Contributes to the Law Enforcement and Veteran Community

How Valor Contributes to the Law Enforcement and Veteran Community

Valor's foundation and dedication to helping Law Enforcement and Veterans stem from many years of military service by founder Greg Londo. As a US Army Veteran, Greg wanted to continue serving his community and found a way to help fellow Veterans and their families in...

Signs of Hoarding: How to Know From Afar if Your Family is at Risk

Signs of Hoarding: How to Know From Afar if Your Family is at Risk

Hoarding can be a difficult topic to discuss. What’s the difference between someone who enjoys collecting the occasional items versus someone who has an unhealthy obsession with clutter and chaos? And how do you know when to say something? A hoarder is someone who has...

Why Small Businesses Should be Philanthropic

Why Small Businesses Should be Philanthropic

When we started Valor Technical Cleaning, we did so with a desire to serve others and serve our communities. After starting this business, we felt that our civic responsibility was to continue giving back to the communities surrounding us. In doing so, philanthropy...

Clutter vs Hoarding: How to Tell the Difference

Clutter vs Hoarding: How to Tell the Difference

Did you know that roughly two to six percent of the population has a hoarding disorder? And yet despite hoarding being a common condition, very few people know exactly how to define it. For instance, what’s the difference between being a hoarder versus having a...

What to Do When a Family Member Dies

What to Do When a Family Member Dies

Death is never an easy topic, and as sensitive as it is to discuss, it can be even harder to act upon. If you discover that a family member has passed away, there will inevitably be a lot of emotions, but there are also some necessary steps to be taken to ensure that...

Crime Scene Processing: When Can the Cleaning Begin?

Crime Scene Processing: When Can the Cleaning Begin?

When you think of “crime scene processing” you might envision CSI or other TV dramas, but the reality can be quite different. Crime scene processing is essentially the collecting of evidence when a crime has taken place and ensuring that a fair and representative...

Cleaning Blood Stains – Why You Shouldn’t DIY

Cleaning Blood Stains – Why You Shouldn’t DIY

With so many quick-fix advice videos on YouTube, and articles claiming to help us achieve incredible cleaning results in only a few minutes, it’s not surprising that we often turn to DIY instead of the experts. But when it comes to cleaning blood stains, a fast...

Body Cleanup – A Guide for Property Managers

Body Cleanup – A Guide for Property Managers

No one ever prepares to find a body, it’s simply something that property managers don’t consider in their list of daily responsibilities. Unfortunately, if you do, it’s likely going to be an upsetting and confusing experience. Not knowing the steps to take will weigh...

What is Hoarding Cleanup? 

What is Hoarding Cleanup? 

Do you have a loved one who accumulates excessive amounts of random items that they can’t seem to throw away? Has their home or living area gradually become overwhelmed with piles of junk? If so, they may be experiencing hoarding disorder. This mental health disorder,...