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 things to know about moving contracts

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    One of the first things you will have to do when moving is to decide which Idaho movers to hire. Finding the perfect moving company will be a process in and of itself. You will need to dedicate time and effort to researching movers in your area, gathering moving estimates, and deciding on the right movers for your relocation. But the work doesn’t end there. Even after you find the moving company you want to hire, you still have to sign the moving contract. However, you should never sign anything you’re not familiar with. And that is why there are some important things to know about moving contracts that you should learn before your relocation.

    The most important things to know about moving contracts

    Although moving contracts are par for the course in the moving industry, they aren’t talked about that often. In fact, many people sign a moving contract without really reading it. This is a terrible mistake. You should never sign a contract you’re not familiar with. So let’s take a look at some of the most important pieces of information that you should know before signing a contract with your movers.

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    Learn about moving contracts before you sign one.

    #1: What is a moving contract?

    • Simply put, a moving contract is a written legal agreement between you and your professional moving company.

    You will contact your chosen movers Eagle ID, discuss your relocation with them, negotiate with them about their services and prices, and eventually come to an agreement on what your relocation with them will be like. They will put all this (and their usual terms and conditions) in a legal document that both you and a company representative will sign.

    #2: Is a moving contract legally binding?

    In short: yes, a moving contract is a legally binding document. This means that you can sue fraudulent movers for breach of contract if they don’t respect the terms in it. That’s what the contract is for – it will clearly outline the rights and obligations of both parties so that everyone can be on the same page.

    #3: Do you really need a moving contract?

    It is possible to move with only a verbal agreement and no written contract if you so choose. There are certain benefits to not signing a contract, after all: a verbal agreement is more flexible than a written one. However, all reputable movers Star ID offer (and often insist on) moving contracts. And it is in your best interest to sign one too. A moving contract creates clear expectations from everyone involved and protects both parties from mistreatment. So signing one should be a no-brainer.

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    Signing a moving contract is in your best interest.

    #4: What does a moving contract contain?

    Here’s what you can expect to find in a typical moving contract:

    • Information about the company: this usually includes their legal company name, address, contact information, and license and registration
    • Terms and conditions: the standard terms and conditions for the company’s services can usually be found on their website but will also be in the contract you sign
    • Description and scope of services: the contract will list the services you chose and define what they include
    • Estimate and payment information: you should see the amount you were provided as your moving estimate, a clarification on whether that estimate is binding or non-binding, and payment options in the contract
    • Order for Service: this is one of the most important parts of your moving contract; it will contain all the important information about moving dates, estimated delivery times, costs and valuation, and terms
    • Bill of Lading: this part of the contract is similar to the Order for Service and will contain more-or-less the same information (the list of services and fees, the total cost, pick up and delivery dates, valuation coverage, and an agreement statement) but you will only sign it on the day of the move – read it carefully because this is the final version and most important part of your contract!
    • Inventory sheet (if applicable): the inventory pages are filled in on the day of the move as your movers pack and load your belongings; it will say what is being moved, in what condition it was picked up, and who packed it

    #5: What do you need to do before you sign a moving contract?

    Before you sign a contract, first make sure that you’re working with a reputable moving company that’s right for your relocation. Then, negotiate the best conditions you can get with them. Finally, go over the contract carefully. Read it multiple times if you need to. If anything seems suspicious or you’re just nervous about the signing, seek legal advice as well. Remember: although the contract protects you, it also protects your movers. It works both ways. So it’s very important to know exactly what terms you’re agreeing to.

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    Don’t be afraid to seek legal advice if you’re unsure about the terms of your contract.

    Other things to know about moving contracts

    Like every contract, a moving contract will contain some specific and often difficult to understand language. If you’re not sure what something means, check with your movers. Make sure to also read up online on the typical terms and conditions of a move so you can check that the contract you have is on par with what you’d expect. You can and should keep a copy of the contract throughout and after the move. That way you can check that your movers are following it and take action if they aren’t.

    Familiarize yourself with a contract before signing it

    Unfortunately, moving scams are not uncommon these days. A moving contract is one way to protect yourself from them. But it is only good protection against scams if the contract itself is good. In order to be able to judge how good a moving contract is, you need to learn the most important things about moving contracts beforehand. So familiarize yourself with moving contracts and their terminology. It will help you find trustworthy movers and have a smooth, stress-free relocation.

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