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Clearing a care room: An emotionally difficult process

When a loved one dies and a care room has to be evacuated, this can be emotional enough for the surviving relatives. Clearing a care room is quite a time-consuming and emotionally demanding process. This is where a professional house clearance company like ZSM House Clearance can help. In this article we discuss everything you need to know about having a care room cleared.

The steps to clear a care room

Clearing a care room is a process that must be carefully planned. Below are the most important steps:

Step 1: Good consultation with the nursing home

It is important to make good agreements with the nursing home where the deceased lived. They often have their own rules about how a room should be cleared. The deadline for the delivery of the room must also be taken into account.

Step 2: Hire a professional evacuation company

Hiring a professional evacuation company ensures that the evacuation is completely hassle-free. They have the expertise and resources to clear the contents efficiently and carefully.

Step 3: Personal items

It is important to secure the deceased's personal belongings before the evacuation takes place. Relatives can take these items with them themselves, or the evacuation company can store them temporarily.

Step 4: Evacuation

The evacuation company will remove the contents of the room and the room swept clean. This takes into account any additional services, such as the removal of carpeting.

Step 5: Delivery

After evacuation, the room will be delivered to the nursing home. It is important to ensure that everything goes according to plan.

Why hire a professional evacuation company?

Hiring a professional evacuation company has several advantages:

  • It saves time and effort: clearing a room is a time-consuming process, especially when there is an emergency.
  • It reduces the emotional burden: clearing a room can be an emotionally difficult event for the relatives. A professional evacuation company will take this worry off your hands.
  • It ensures an efficient evacuation: a professional evacuation company has the expertise and resources to carry out the evacuation quickly and efficiently.

What can you expect from a professional evacuation company?

A professional evacuation company will always put your wishes and needs first. They will carry out the evacuation in a manner that suits your situation. In addition, many house clearance companies offer additional services, such as cleaning the room and removing carpeting.

It is important to consult the evacuation company carefully in advance about the costs. A good evacuation company will always offer a no-obligation quote, so that you know where you stand. Please note that costs depend on several factors, such as the size of the room and the amount of items that need to be removed.

Request a free quote

Would you like to know what the costs are? emptying a house after death? Then request a free quote. This is completely without obligation and you are not committed to anything. By requesting a quote you will get a better idea of the costs and services we can offer you.

Do you have any questions or would you like advice before requesting a quote? Then you can always call us on 070-2116102. You can also send us an email at: We will then respond to your enquiry as soon as possible.

Help Center

How much time does it take to clear a care room?

This depends on several factors, such as the size of the room and the amount of items that need to be removed. A professional evacuation company can give you more information about this.

Do I have to be present during the evacuation?

This is not necessary, but it can help to secure personal items and answer any questions you may have.

Can I hire an evacuation company if the deceased lived in sheltered housing?

Yes, an evacuation company can also be called in to clear an sheltered accommodation.

Do I have to take additional costs into account, such as call-out fees?

This varies per evacuation company. It is important to inquire in advance about the costs and any additional services.

Can a clearance company also help clear other things, such as a garage or storage room?

Yes, many evacuation companies also offer services for clearing other areas, such as garages or storage rooms.

Just to summarize

Clearing a care room after the death of a loved one can be an emotionally difficult process. By hiring a professional evacuation company, you can ensure that the evacuation is quick, efficient and completely worry-free. It is important to consult the care home and the evacuation company in advance to ensure that everything goes according to your wishes.

Direct contact with a professional evacuation company

Do you want to have a care room cleared and are you looking for a reliable and professional clearance company? Please contact us. We offer a fast service and are happy to help you clear a care room.