An elderly widower from Dalton, United Kingdom, was unable to get any help cleaning his house for years. Until Emma-lea Dalton and her team at My Kind of Clean stepped in, turning the filthy living space into a cozy home.

They even confessed they were emotional at the end of the 50-hour gig (just over 8 hours of work for six people) as they realized how this job had changed the gentleman’s life for the better.

My Kind of Clean also took photos of the property before, during, and after the makeover, which they posted to their social media, stressing that no one should be embarrassed to ask for a hand if they need one. Or twelve. After all, look at the difference it can make.

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“I really hope that this will help people understand they should not be embarrassed by things like this and ask for help if needed,” Emma-lea told The Mail.

Emma-lea and her team visited the site beforehand just to see the state that it was in. “It had been lived in for a good few years like this without help for this elderly gentleman,” she said. “He had hoarded quite a bit of stuff as we had two skips full.”

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According to Emma-lea, the place probably had been degenerating because the owner’s wife died and the man struggled to take care of everything by himself. Sadly, the mess eventually got to the point we see in the photos, and the man’s friend reached out to My Kind of Clean for help. Otherwise, he would most likely have continued living in conditions like that.

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“There will be other people out there who are in a similar position, and I want them to know they should not feel embarrassed and ask for help,” Emma-lea said. “We started as a cleaners that provide extra care for our customers, so it is nice to see that highlighted.”

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After the work was done, the man’s friend came back and was absolutely speechless. The woman who currently helps him to get by said that he was happy with the job and got himself tucked up in his nice clean bed.

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People were really, really impressed with the transformation