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

Common mistakes when renting a commercial warehouse

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    Relocating your business carries with it certain responsibilities. None greater than having to store expensive equipment. Depending on where you’re relocating your business to, you might find yourself in a world of trouble if you’re not careful. It’s not a good idea to try to transport everything all at once. Furthermore, if you’re relocating your business across long distances, it can be downright impossible to achieve it in one trip. However much you’d like to get it over with, patience is necessary in such cases. Therefore, most smart entrepreneurs rely on commercial storage units. That way, they don’t have to put extra pressure on themselves. Contacting reliable service providers like Peasley Moving & Storage to help you relocate is always a good decision. However, you should be aware of some common mistakes when renting a commercial warehouse. You don’t want to leave anything to chance.

    Apply your business savvy to your current predicament

    Renting storage units is a common practice today, for both residential and commercial relocation. The difference exists and the fact is that you need to be more responsible when it comes to renting a commercial warehouse. After all, you’re trusting the company’s materials to someone else. One misstep and a lot can go wrong. Therefore, it’s important for you to be informed about all the problems that can sometimes occur when renting commercial warehouse.

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    It’s important to learn about mistakes when renting a commercial warehouse before you sign a contract.

    Common mistakes when renting a commercial warehouse are not that hard to spot

    Applying your business savvy is more crucial now than ever. You should look at this as an opportunity to cooperate with another service provider and learn from the experience. Most common mistakes people make when hiring industrial storage services to include:

    • neglecting the importance of the location of the storage unit
    • bargaining and making compromises when it comes to the matter of price
    • forgetting the importance of preparing items for storage
    • not paying attention to the organization within the warehouse

    Location is important, but not crucial

    Choosing a warehouse that has a good location is important. Depending on your needs, the location can be more or less crucial to the entire endeavour. If you’re not planning to frequent the facility once you drop off your office equipment, it’s okay to choose a location that’s out of the way. Furthermore, if you’re relocating your office far away, it would be nice for the storage facility to be near the main road. However, if you’re planning on visiting your unit often, then it’s extremely for the storage unit to be in a location that’s as convenient as possible.

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    If you don’t need to go to your warehouse often, it’s okay for it to be out of the way.

    The matter of price

    Price is important, there are no two ways about it. However, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. Relocating business itself can, and in all likelihood will be, rather pricy. Hiring long distance moving companies Boise has to offer, for example, can actually be the smartest way to reduce unnecessary relocation costs that may arise. Commercial relocation especially requires a lot of attention and resources. Your entire business could suffer if you make a mistake when relocating your office. That’s why storage services are so useful during these times.

    Common mistakes when renting a commercial warehouse concern the price value more than anything

    Even if you do end up paying more, in the end, it is a smart idea to pay more upfront. There’s a lot hanging on your decision and you shouldn’t be cutting corners in this case. Furthermore, you can always ask for an online quote from more than one company. Those are usually free and serve the purpose of informing you about the approximate value of the service you require.

    Double-check everything

    Once you leave your belongings in a storage unit, they could stay there for longer than you intended initially. If your office can do without that equipment for a month or two, you need to be vigilant. Make sure you use appropriate covers and boxes. You don’t want to leave anything to chance. Of course, a reliable storage unit is one that’s completely pest-free. However, you want to be absolutely sure your belongings are safe there. Therefore, you should prepare your items for storage as best as you can. There are also certain items that shouldn’t be put in storage.

    Your skills will be tested

    Learn all about the layout of your storage space. You should be able to find everything you need at a moment’s notice. Therefore, you should pay close attention during the storing process. It’s important that you learn where everything goes in case you need it soon. Furthermore, your boxes and container should be labeled to avoid any confusion.

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    You need to know where everything goes. You might need it sooner than you think.

    Mistakes when renting a commercial warehouse can be obvious yet unavoidable

    Even the best of us make mistakes. You should, therefore, make a point of protecting your items in case anything happens. If it was about your own personal belongings, you could afford yourself the luxury of taking risks if you wanted to. However, there’s a lot hanging on this. Damaged goods can lead to problems. In order to avoid that, you should definitely choose your storage provider wisely.

    We are ready when you are

    Now that you know what common mistakes when renting a commercial warehouse are, you should do your best to avoid them. Don’t count your pennies and rely on a good moving company with a spotless reputation to help you. Learn all about where your items are stored and label each box clearly. And remember, the location of the storage unit itself is only important if you need to make regular visits there. Otherwise, you can choose a warehouse that’s out of your way without a second thought.

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