Posted on: 31 March 2021
Estate cleaning can be a difficult chore, especially when you're grieving the loss of a loved one. Here are the two main reasons why those who have lost loved ones find deceased estate cleaning services so useful.
Using deceased estate cleaning services can reduce your workload
If a person doesn't make use of a deceased estate cleaning service, their post-funeral workload will be very large. This is because they'll probably have to postpone the cleaning of the deceased person's property until after they've hosted the funeral (as most people in these circumstances find it impossible to squeeze this big job into their pre-funeral schedule when it's already filled with funeral-planning tasks). This then means that when the funeral is finished, they can't allow themselves to be sad and to wind down after this difficult event, but instead have to plough on and complete the demanding job of cleaning the deceased's property.
Because bereaved people often find self-care difficult (for example, they might not sleep as much as they need to or eat enough to keep themselves energised), they can end up being so tired by this stage that they're unable to clean the property as thoroughly as it needs to be cleaned, which can then cause issues when they need to sell it or its contents.
Conversely, a person who sets a team of cleaners the task of cleaning their deceased relative's estate will be able to have these professionals complete this big job whilst they are preparing for the funeral, and the property will be pristine when this event is over. This will then mean that this person's post-funeral workload will be much smaller and easier for them, in their state of grieving, to manage.
Using deceased estate cleaning services can help you organise
This cleaning service can be very useful for the deceased's relatives who are responsible for going through their possessions. The reason for this is as follows; when a home has been deep-cleaned, the task of preparing the possessions inside it for sale is far easier. The cleaners will, for instance, have already polished the wooden furniture, plumped up the sofa cushions and vacuumed the upholstered items so all the deceased's relatives will need to do is photograph these objects and take their dimensions.
Additionally, the relatives' cathartic experience of going through the deceased's photo albums and family heirlooms won't be interrupted by them having to complete mundane-but-critical tasks, such as mopping the property's floors or cleaning the oven, as the cleaning team will do these jobs for them.
Contact professionals for deceased estate cleaning if you find yourself in this difficult position.