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Matt Paxton Visits and Brings Awareness about Hoarding

Did you know that one of the many things that ServiceMaster Restore specializes in is Hoarding and Estate Clean Up?

Three years ago we teamed up with Matt Paxton, owner of Clutter Cleaner, Host of the TV show Hoarders and author of The Secret Lives of Hoarders, to become one of the nation’s most compassionate […]

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ServiceMaster Featured in October Issue of Restoration Magazine

ServiceMaster Restoration Services was featured in the October 2015 issue of R and R magazine for winning the ServiceMaster Restore Top Honor Award at our International Convention in June. Not only are we honored for winning the Marion E. Wade Award but we are also proud to be represented in one of our industry’s leading […]

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National Preparathon! Day

Today marks the last day of National Preparedness Month and is National Prepareathon! Day.

America’s PrepareAthon! is a grassroots campaign for action to increase community preparedness and resilience. Join others around the country to practice your preparedness! Get involved as well as your peers by helping plan a day of action to help your community prepare […]

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Awarded Top Honor at 2015 International Convention

ServiceMaster Restore Presents Top Honor to Georgia and Florida-based Business at International Convention

ServiceMaster Restore, one of the largest residential and commercial disaster restoration companies in the world, has presented its prestigious Marion E. Wade Award of Honor to ServiceMaster Restoration Services, based in Columbus, LaGrange, Newnan, GA, Auburn, AL, […]

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ServiceMaster Restore in July Issue of R & R Magazine on Hoarding Cleanup

ServiceMaster Restore was featured in last month’s issue of R and R Magazine as the hoarding clean up experts and partner to Matt Paxton of Clutter Cleaner.

Ten years ago, Matt Paxton just needed a job. He started cleaning homes for old ladies who, like him, were perhaps grieving the loss of a loved one. […]

Hoarders: Family Secrets

Hoarding cleanup on Hoarders: Family SecretsAwareness of hoarding has continued to grow since the American Psychiatric Association designated the disorder as a distinct mental illness in 2013. Most recently, Lifetime Television debuted Hoarders: Family Secrets, a new series featuring Matt Paxton and […]

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Hoarding Dilemmas: Loved Ones Cope with Junk and Health Hazards

In an article written by Barbara Marquand of Insure.com she speaks of how Reality TV and talk shows have put hoarding in the spotlight, showing in vivid and heartbreaking detail what happens in the worst cases. But, hoarding is something many of us witness firsthand. According to a survey by Insure.com, 46% of adults say […]

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Hoarding and the Issues With Decision Making

In an article from TIME Magazine author Maia Szalavitz addresses a unique problem with decision making in the brain of a Hoarder. Why do some people find it impossible to get rid of old newspapers and junk mail, and end up hoarding them instead? New research suggests that hoarders have […]

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OCD-based Hoarding: When is Hoarding Really OCD?

It appears that a small number of hoarding cases may be true or primary OCD where the hoarding is secondary to OCD symptoms.  In other words, the hoarding behavior is driven entirely by OCD symptoms such as contamination fears or symmetry obsessions. There appear to be four things that characterize OCD-based hoarding.

Hoarding Occurs From Classic […]

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Hoarding is an Example of What We All Feel

“Hoarding has been made the subject of many articles, and some riveting television, because it’s one of the most understandable compulsive behaviors. Nobody reading this lacks their version of a hoarder’s cache, whether it’s a stack of old books that we’re not going to read, a long Netflix queue we’re not going to watch, or […]