As a reliable clearance company, House Clearance Bridgend offers an exceptional bereavement clearance service to individuals who lost their loved ones due to one life situation or the other. We help clients handle sorting and clearing of the properties of a dead person, and we understand that grief is psychological or emotionally related. Therefore, we sympathize with the relatives before clearing out the possessions of the deceased person. As a professional company, we have a network of experienced clearance team that handles this task in friendly and in a respectful manner with top quality service offering in mind. While carrying out the house clearance, we keep items that families need to retain safely and can move then to another location. Based on the client's requirements, House Clearance Bridgend can carry out bereavement clearance service when you are absent.
Audit and assess the clearance project
This is the first step to do when we arrive at the bereaved home. It is usually necessary to run through the list of items which may be part of an itinerary listed in a will, which should be a process highlighted and adhered by clearance companies. Before clearing the home of a deceased person, assessing the size of the house and entire property to be cleared is a key factor, and this will go a long way to aide preparation. The project assessment is vital because, through the process, the amount of manpower that is needed for clearing can has be determined and catered for. When the clearance job is massive full house, then there is definitely a need to hire a professional clearance company.
Other considerations - find a place for pets
If a bereaved person has pets during their lifetime, the pet must get a new home after losing the owner. This is one of the necessary steps to take in the bereaved home. However, some people see it as a difficult task to achieve while in some cases, the friends or family of the deceased person claims ownership of the pets. Pets are to be treated with care, they also desire attention to an extent, and safety. If a home is not found quickly for the pet, another possible solution is to take the pet to an animal shelter within the local environment or neighborhood.
Items gifted in wills
Before carrying out a bereaved house clearance, we advise that close friends and relatives claim valuable items first left to them in a will. The momentos they will love to keep. Sometimes, this is scheduled on an agreed date between the family, friends and clearance company, only if a professional clearance company has been hired already. Families and will gift recipients should note down the items they are due to keep and if logistically it has not been possible to remove them prior to the clearance company starting the clearance process, they need to be presented with an itinerary of such items and associated instructions of what to do with them. Ideally , during the clearance process, no one is expected to stay in the building due to potential safety issues when heavy items are being moved around.
Home clearance Auctions or donate unclaimed possessions
Most times, the deceased person's family and friends will only claim possessions that will be useful to them or have significant sentimental value. The clearance company is then left with the choice of disposing or recycling other unclaimed items in the house. It is quite helpful to consider gifting the remaining properties to a charity organization or possibly arranging for items to be taken to an auctioneer, we are able to cater to whatever your needs are.