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Extreme Home Makeover: turning a hoarder home into a rental property

Posted by Gabriela Jager on


As a property manager, landlord or realtor, you might come across properties that have suffered extreme damage due to tenants' or homeowners' declining physical or mental health, drug abuse, extreme number of pets, smoke odors, or even death. Whatever the condition of the home you want to sell or rent, we are here to help! At BioSweep Southeast we can restore these extremely damaged properties back to normal living conditions. 

A property can easily be destroyed in a few short months or even a few weeks. We can tell you from experience because we have restored several homes in the lowcountry that were in a terrible state when we first found them. Our strategy is simple: assess the situation, formulate a cleaning strategy and repair the damage.

Assessing the Situation

Excessive amounts of stuff, leftover food items, and human or pet waste can harbor mold, bacteria, various kinds of insects or rodents, and even poses a serious safety and fire hazard. When dealing with extreme hoarder situations, safety is of the utmost importance. The task of de-cluttering and sanitizing the property can be daunting and physically demanding. A professional restoration company like BioSweep Southeast can take care of the job safely and effectively. You can rest assured that our team will wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when dealing with any type of mold, bacteria, pet or human waste or pests. BioSweep can assist you remove the clutter and clean up the debris, locate any valuable items, coordinate disposal of unwanted items, distribute donations and facilitate any paperwork needed for insurance purposes.

Formulating a Cleaning Strategy

When the house is free of trash and clutter, it will be time to begin the intensive cleaning process. Every square inch of the property will be cleaned, including: ceiling fans, walls, windows, furniture, cabinets, closets, window sills, baseboards, toilets, bathtubs and showers. Appliances are usually removed in order to properly clean the entire area. We will even clean inside your vents! We work with several qualified vendors to repair any plumbing, electrical or HVAC work that needs to be done. These repairs should be performed by certified and experienced specialists, of course. BioSweep Southeast is a professional cleaning and restoration company that specializes in mold remediation, so you can rest assured that the premises will be properly dehumidified, deodorized, and restored to excellent condition. We stand by our work and we even guarantee our work with a 2 year warranty!!

Repairing the Damage

 BioSweep can also assist in repainting and repairing all the walls, ceilings and floors as necessary. Our team of professionals will remove and replace any damaged drywall, appliances, carpets and flooring. Do you need to turn the property around quickly so you can start making some profit? No problem. Our team works quickly and efficiently! No job is too big, no job is too small.

Call us today and let us restore those difficult properties for you! You will not regret it.


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Topics: odor removal, biohazard removal, cleaning service, hoarder home