Founded in 1890, Peasley Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. We are taking the current COVID-19 threat very seriously and will promptly adhere to any and all directives from local, state and federal government officials. Peasley Moving & Storage has been categorized as an essential industry business within the current mandate established by Idaho State Governor Brad Little.

As an essential industry business, we will maintain normal operations until such time as either company management determines we must close our offices or we are directed to do so by a governmental authority. We are taking extensive precautionary measures including the adoption of all CDC guidelines and the establishment of our own policies intended to minimize health risks for all customers, employees, contractors, vendors, and community stakeholders. We are proud to be able to support the needs of our customers during this crucial time but are prepared to quickly change course as required.

Stay safe together with Peasley Moving & Storage

The COVID-19 crisis is fluid and there are many uncertainties and factors outside of our control that may, with little or no advance notice, impact our delivery of moving & storage services. Please be aware the current crisis could potentially result in small inconveniences such as a delayed project start time or significant inconveniences such as the complete rescheduling of services.

Although there are many unknowns to be navigated, you can be certain that Peasley Moving & Storage will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs, and our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.

Steps Peasley Moving & Storage is Taking:

  • Company-wide Implementation of all precautionary measures recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
  • Office staff and moving crews are being monitored daily for symptoms and/or known exposure by management and asked to go home, contact their healthcare provider, and self-quarantine as directed. Staff members that experience symptoms and/or aware of exposure when not at work have been directed to stay home and notify their supervisor.
  • Office staff and moving crews are receiving daily briefings on precautionary measures and have been directed to follow them on and off the job.
  • Office staff and moving crews are being instructed to maintain appropriate “social distance” of 6 feet minimum between one another, customers, and all other people.
  • Office staff and moving crews are being provided with appropriate hand sanitizer and surface disinfecting supplies. They have been directed to disinfect truck cabs and moving equipment between each move to the best of their ability. These supplies will continue to be replenished as we are able, based on availability from retailers.
  • Moving crews will be furnished with work gloves to be worn during the moving process and disinfected both during their work and between customers.
  • Moving crews will be furnished with appropriate masks (when available) to be worn during the moving process as circumstances require.
  • Peasley Moving & Storage is limiting visitation to our branch offices. If you wish to purchase moving boxes or supplies, please simply call in your order and we will happily deliver to your vehicle outside.
  • Peasley Moving & Storage is offering Virtual Estimate Appointments! For more information, please visit our Virtual Estimate Appointment page or ask about this terrific option when speaking with one of our professional relocation consultants.

Steps We’re Asking Customers To Take Prior To Our Arrival At Your Residence:

  • Please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing.
  • Please use disinfectant/cleaner to wipe down commonly touched surfaces, objects, door handles, etc. at your residence.
  • Please make a sink, hand soap, and paper towels available to your outside salesperson and moving crew for handwashing during their time within your home.
  • Please keep residence and office windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and less potential containment of germs.

We are all in this together.  The team at Peasley Moving & Storage is proud to continue offering our wide range of services in accordance with the necessary precautions outlined above. Whether you or your business will be moving down the street, across the country, or around the world, we are here to make the process seamless & safe for you, just as we’ve done for well over a century.

~ Peasley Moving & Storage

5 creative ways to reuse your moving boxes

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    You can not move without moving boxes. And once you are done unpacking you have a lot of moving boxes in front of you. You will probably wonder what to do with them. Don’t throw them away! There are a lot of different and creative ways to reuse your moving boxes. You can turn them into something useful or interesting. And of course, you can always save them for the next relocation or give them to someone who is relocating.

    One of the ways to reuse your moving boxes is to create interesting toys for your kids

    One of the easiest and the best ways to reuse moving boxes is to transform them into interesting toys for your kids. You can reuse your moving boxes Boise and make a fortress for your kids. It will be an amazing experience for them, and you can also have fun with them. You can play around in your new fortress, you can let them model it. You can bring out all the markers and pencils and decorate the fortress with your kids. Let them have fun and let them draw anything they like.

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    You can play with your kids and build a fortress form moving boxes – everyone will have fun!

    Moving boxes can be a lot of different toys!

    If you don’t have enough space to build a fortress – don’t worry. You can still have a lot of fun playing around with moving boxes with your kids. You can create cars, rocket ships, racing cars, and even spaceships. Also, you can even build a dollhouse with your kids. It will take a little bit of patience, but in the end, it will look great. And the best part is that once your kids overgrew it, you can store it in a storage facility Boise ID to keep it as a great memory. This will help your kids express themselves, to paint freely and it can be a great way to bond with them!

    You can use them to sort kids’ toys

    One of the ways to repurpose your moving boxes is to use them to sort your kids’ toys. Once you are in your new home talk with your kids and decorate those boxes so they clearly know where they should put toys. Depending on the toys they have you can create different boxes. Color them, put colorful stickers, let your kids draw on them – options are limitless. Also, you can use those boxes when you start moving again. Simply close them up and hand them over to Peasley Moving & Storage. Your kid’s toys will be safe and sound!

    Make something for your pets

    One of the ways to reuse your moving boxes is to create fun items for your pets.  This can be especially interesting if you have cats. We all know how much cats love their boxes, and how much fun they have with them. This can be a great way to help your pets adjust to their new home as well. You can use the boxes to create toys. Or you can paint them, add some pillows and make them a unique home. You can decorate it in any way you like. Also, you can use boxes as a scratching post – we can assure you that your cats will love it. If you have dogs, you can create their little homes, or you can use them as a pad for their pillows.

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    Create something fun and unique for your pets is certainly one of the ways to reuse your moving boxes

    You can use moving boxes for storage

    Although this is not a very creative way to reuse moving boxes – it surely is very practical. There are a lot of different ways to reuse moving boxes for storage. And the best part is that they will save you a lot of money. For example, you can use them to organize your storage. But you can either write on them or add little notes on what is inside. Especially if you run a business  – having inventory storage is very important, so you can know where are your items when you need them.

    Besides organizing, you can use moving boxes for padding and protection for valuable items. You can wrap your items in a plastic sheet and add a layer of cardboard to ensure their safety. You can use moving boxes in storage in a lot of ways.

    Decluttering your home will be easy if you reuse your moving boxes

    Although this is not the most creative way to reuse moving boxes – it can be! You should sort moving boxes by size. Next step – you should keep only the ones without any damage. Once you know how many boxes you have you should start decluttering your home. Once you know what you will place into boxes, start packing. An additional idea is that you can decorate every box differently. Depending on what you plan to put into the box, draw something or write it. You can even print some designs and make your moving boxes truly unique and beautiful. Once they are nice, clean, and decorated, you can put them around your closest.

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    Declutter your belongings and sort them into moving boxes

    Composting your moving boxes can be a great way to reuse them

    If you always wanted to try but were not sure how – this is an ideal moment. Compost is organic material that can be used to help your plants grow. You can use your cardboard boxes as a part of the mix. Ideally, they should be shredded into smaller pieces. If you are unsure about composting, you should know that more than 25% of what we throw away is our food scraps. Composting can be really beneficial for your plants and for the environment. It is a really great way to reduce garbage and truly of the best ways to reuse your moving boxes in a good way!

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