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

6 signs of a successful relocation

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    Having a good plan is essential to accomplish your relocation in the right way. Relocation itself is a complex task. So, many things can go wrong unless you have professional and reputable Idaho movers at your side. Still, there are always things that neither your nor a professional moving company can control such as climate conditions and traffic. And then there’s the human factor. However, this is a factor that you can control. So, by drafting a plan you have to foresee all tasks. We know that drafting an elaborate plan is exhausting. But it makes difference between access and failure. And here are the six fundamental signs of a successful relocation, that will show that you did a good job.

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    Make sure to complete all preparation timely.

    Preparation is one of the six signs of a successful relocation

    Preparation is an absolute key for a successful relocation. Your goal is to have a smooth transition from your old to a new home. So, make sure to start planning ahead of time. If you are an organized person, you will avoid procrastination.  And that is one of the main signs of a successful relocation. Having your to-do list ready on time will make the rest of the move go smoothly.

    The well-elaborated to-do list should include all the tasks that you have to complete. It will also give you the timeframe for their execution. That way, you will not miss completing any of the important tasks. So, when drafting the relocation plan, it should include:

    • Define a moving date
    • Decide if you hire or do the relocation yourself
    • If hiring, make sure to find a reliable moving company
    • If relocating on your own, find help and rent a moving truck on time
    • Gather enough amount of the good moving supplies
    • Define the ways of decluttering and plan how to get rid of surplus items
    • Plan how to disassemble and pack the large furniture

    Here are a few additional tips to successfully prepare for relocation

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    As you can see, preparation includes many tasks. For that reason, always give yourself enough time to complete them. So, when packing, always use good quality materials. They will help you to protect your belongings. And make sure to get the moving truck of the proper size. Also, load the moving truck systematically. That way, your belongings will not bump one into another. And don’t put the heavy things over the fragile ones. So, your things will be safe during relocation.

    Another tip for a successful relocation

    Make sure your things are clean. Before you pack them, a throughout cleaning is essential. Otherwise, they may spoil the other things in the moving box. Or even produce and spread the pests and molds. Regardless of how long your things will stay packed, keep in mind that molds are developing very fast. This is even more important if you plan to keep your thing in storage units Boise for some time.

    Plan your moving budget as accurately as possible

    A well-planned moving budget will bring you safely to your new home. If you make a miscalculation, you will be not able to cover all the moving costs. Thus, the relocation will become a failure. Think of all costs you have to cover.

    • Costs of the moving company (or rent of the moving truck)
    • Good quality moving supplies
    • Fuel for the moving truck and your own vehicle
    • Highway toll if needed
    • Insurance (full insurance in case of a DIY move, or additional insurance if relocating with a moving company)
    • Always plan some contingency fund

    Also, once you set the moving budget, don’t take money from it. That way, you may end up not having enough funds. This means that you will have to postpone the relocation. And additionally, if your old home is sold, you will have to move the things outside. So, you will have to find someplace to safeguard your things. And a place to sleep. Further, that will eat your moving budget.  So, a well-planned budget is one of the signs of a successful relocation.

    Complete your relocation preparations in time to ensure a successful relocation

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    Complete all your administrative tasks before relocation.

    For packing, you have two options. You can hire professional help. Or you can pack your household with help of your family and friends. In both cases, all your things must be ready and packed before the moving day. You may be using truck transportation. Or you may hire freight shipping Boise. In both cases, if your things are not ready, you will miss your moving day. And the best way is to start early. That way, you will have ample time to complete all the packing tasks. And to ensure the successful relocation.

    To have a successful relocation, make sure to hire reliable movers

    Before you sign a contract with a moving company, check it. Also, read the contract carefully. And, never sign any blank document. All this will help you to avoid falling victim to fraudulent movers. A reliable moving company will have mostly good reviews. They will also have all necessary licenses. Their staff is well trained and responsible. As well, they have reliable and well-maintained equipment. These are some of the traits of the movers you can trust.

    Maybe you expect a complicated relocation. And, what if you have to move on short notice. In such a case, ask for the full moving services. That way, while the company is handling your relocation, you can do other things. Relocation also means a lot of administrative work. You will need to change your address at the government institutions. Also, you will have to inform your bank about the change. You will have to make sure all medical and school records are transferred. And also, that all utility bills are paid. Also, you have to sign contracts with the new utility providers. Thus, having a good moving company at your side, your relocation will be successful.

    A successful relocation depends on a variety of factors

    Many factors can influence your relocation. Here, we have concentrated on the main 6 signs of a successful relocation. Their completion is making difference between success and failure.

    • Make sure that your moving plan is good and detailed
    • Performs checks and hire a reliable moving company
    • Set your moving budget
    • Always get the good quality moving materials
    • Clean your things before packing to avoid damages
    • Be ready on time for the moving day

    The list of tips for a successful move could be much longer. However, concentrating on the main tasks, you will be fine. And, all your possessions will be relocated successfully.

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