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

The benefits of moving closer to family

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    Sometimes, our job or situation requires us to move away from those we love the most. We might not even realize how big of a deal it might be until several years pass by. One of the ways to resolve this is by moving closer to family. Of course, doing so requires a lot of planning and preparation. Every relocation process is like that. Start by turning to one of the professional moving companies Boise. You will need to plan the relocation and everything that goes with it. However, once you do relocate closer to your family, there are many advantages that come with it! In this article, we are going to provide you with just a few of the most important benefits you can have when having your family close-by.

    Top six benefits of moving closer to family

    1. Bonding with your grandparents
    2. Spending more time with cousins
    3. You won’t have to hire a babysitter often
    4. Always have support no matter what happens
    5. Attending family dinners
    6. You won’t have to go far for the holidays!

    Do note, however, that these are not the only benefits that you can have. Every family is different and there are different good and bad sides to living close to each other. You may have them help settle in your new home after your local movers Boise bring in your stuff, for example. Or you can start or continue a family tradition. There are unlimited opportunities, after all, but for the most part, everyone can benefit from the six above.

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    Your family will really appreciate you being closer to them.

    1. Bonding with your grandparents

    First of all, if you have grandparents that are still alive, you should spend as much time with them as possible. When you move closer to them, you will be able to bond more easily and create some unique memories. While buying quality packing supplies Boise is always a smart choice, grandparents can help you save some money with supplies of their own. Most of them also have some stuff saved for rainy days.

    Visit them every time you can, and your life will be a lot richer, as well as theirs. Take it from someone who has never met their grandparents, I would drop everything to get to hang around with them for a bit and listen to some of their stories. And you can be certain that your old folks will have so many interesting stories to tell. They have been around the block for a bit longer than you, after all.

    2. Forming bonds with other relatives

    Another thing that moving closer to the rest of your family will accomplish is to put you in closer proximity to some of your cousins. You will have ample opportunities to develop your relationship with them. You can have different activities you do with each, or you can organize group activities.

    For example, if you have an extended family, you might want to try and coax them into playing some group sports like basketball, football, etc. Or you can have them help you with some more practical matters. Let’s say that you want to save a bit of money on moving services such as packing and unpacking. You simply ask your cousins for a bit of help and voila! Having your family members near is a boon indeed.

    3. You won’t have to hire a babysitter often

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    Your family can take care of your baby when you really need them to!

    Families take care of each other. What this means is that you are going to have a lot of help with your toddlers, if you need it. And you are going to need help, no matter what anyone says. Hiring a babysitter is alright, but it is much better to have one of your family members help out. And one of the benefits of moving closer to family is that they will be able to help out much more often. This may actually save you a lot of money, depending on your schedules. It will also allow the rest of your family to get to know your kids better. This is, perhaps, the greatest benefit for young couples with toddlers.

    4. You will always have a safety net

    Another big thing is the emotional and financial support that comes with being close to your family. No matter what happens, you and your family will be able to figure out a solution. But more importantly, they will be there to pick you up when you are feeling down. This is something that is hugely underappreciated, having someone to tell you that you’re great, that everything is going to be fine, and other words of encouragement. Having your family members around who can provide that kind of emotional support is truly amazing.

    5. Attending family dinners

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    A family dinner is something special, indeed!

    Sitting down at a family dinner is a wonderful tradition. Everyone gets together, it is a great time to speak about your successes, failures, and have a laugh with your family. When you are all living close by, you can organize a traditional family dinner on a regular basis. These events are a great way for you to recharge your batteries and simply blow off some steam at a fun and cozy place. You can even arrange a special schedule with the rest of your family, to have “themed” dinners. It all depends on how big and how traditional your family is, though. But being able to organize such dinners is always a good thing.

    6. You won’t have to travel for the holidays!

    We all want to spend our holidays with our family. Holidays are the quintessential times when families come together, after all. If you move closer, you are not going to need to plan and budget traveling, you will simply be able to drive your way to a family gathering! This might actually save you a lot of money and nerves, and make it so you are in a lot better mood when the holidays arrive. Perhaps not the most important benefit of moving closer to family, for some, but every little bit counts!

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