Denise gives us a tour of her house, including her living room, kitchen and bedroom.
Denise sits down with Dr. Noble to discuss where she thinks her need to hoard things comes from.
The counselor tries to make sure these two women understand the severity of their situation. Eviction is a definite possibility here.
The counselor talks to Patty about the emotions she is feeling. She tries to understand and deal with the anger that she has towards the workers.
When Child Protection Services removes Karen's children from her home, she is given just 48 hours to clean up or risks losing custody of her kids permanently.
Ron Jeremy as he comes to the rescue of his Tinseltown friend Louise as she struggles to accept the fact that she is a compulsive hoarder
David tries to fix his cluttered closet. He discovers an old robe he bought at a yard sale long ago. Will he be able to give it up?
For most 12-year-olds their home is a safe haven, but for Karen's son David, their 4-bedroom house in suburban NJ is anything but as it is overrun by filth, clutter, electrical wires and garbage.
The men from Bio Tech take a look around Kay's living room and are shocked at what they see. They're especially concerned with what is living and crawling beneath the mound of books.
Compulsive hoarder Karen is a mother who is not only struggling to save her house, but also something much more important - her children.
Attempts to help Karen strike a nerve when she believes they have lost her pension checks. Will the group's attempts to clean up her house be in vain?
It's hard to help Louise get organized when she wants to look at every piece of paper before it gets thrown out. The only problem is she doesn't have the time!
For hoarder Kay, everything is exposed; including the piles of trash, thousands of books, and mounds of clothing that fill the hallways, not to mention the roaches, spiders, and rats.
David and his sister argue on the yard about what to do with his junk. David believes his belongings should go to someone who will appreciate them. Can his sister make him see reason?
Family friend Leigh can't believe all the baggage that Kelly is keeping around, and when she begins to look through Tammy's things, it all becomes too much for her to handle.