The Clutter Is Unorganized
Clutter that does not seem to have a place or is stacked in boxes exposed in the open may be a sign of hoarding, in the same way as loose possessions stacked up on top of each other and without a clear place do. For example, scores of pots, pans, and kitchenware sitting on top of other possessions in a room other than the kitchen may be a characteristic of hoarding, since the kitchen is the trademark place for these items. These items sitting somewhere like a chair in the living room or on the floor in a bedroom puts them incredibly out of place. All in all, the home of a hoarder will probably look like objects were thrown just about anywhere.
Continue reading to learn about how the value of these possessions may or may not indicate hoarding.