The Impacts of Hoarding in Families

Life can be a dreary experience for children whose parents love to hoard. The home suddenly becomes overly cluttered and it can be quite uncomfortable to live in. Not only that, but hoarding also exposes the family to unwanted pollutants and health risks. Children are susceptible to a number of different diseases due to the [...]

By | April 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Impacts of Hoarding in Families

Hoarding: Buried Alive

AFTERCARE receives alot of hoarding cleanout calls every month. Most of these calls are from a family member or friend trying to help . More than 50 percent of these calls never happen due to unwillingness on the hoarders part. Not being ready to let their accumulation go. This is sad as we know this might [...]

By | October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hoarding: Buried Alive

Suicide Is A Growing Problem in Virginia. Here’s What You Can Do About It

Suicide is a heavy topic to bring up in any conversation. That’s why it is often relegated to news reports, statistics, and suicide prevention programs. But maybe now is the time for people to break the silence on the topic. As the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention reported in 2016, suicide rates have been rising [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Suicide Is A Growing Problem in Virginia. Here’s What You Can Do About It

When Your Crawl Space Needs a Thorough Clean

    In recent years, some homeowners have chosen to have a crawl space built as their homes' foundation instead of the regular basement. Unlike basements, crawl spaces are not as expensive to build or as labor-intensive. Far fewer materials are also used when building this type of foundation than the usual basements. As the [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on When Your Crawl Space Needs a Thorough Clean