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

Eco-friendly packing and moving tips

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    If you care about the environment and have a move coming up, this just might prove to be the perfect guide for you. If not done right, moving can be quite harmful to the environment. Not only do the exhaust gases that are released during the transportation process do their part, but all the unwanted things are also rarely recycled properly. And let us not forget about all the hazardous materials found in each home that have a tendency of being disposed of in a rather eco-unfriendly way. Packing supplies can be a subject on their own, as they get thrown into the garbage after the move without a single care in the world. We will address all of this and more in the following text, so make sure to read on in order to learn about eco-friendly packing and moving tips.

    Eco-friendly packing and moving tips that will ensure you reduce your environmental footprint

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    Make sure to do as much research as you can on all the green moving options.

    Luckily for all those who care about mother nature, there are plenty of ways to go about having a green move. From finding eco-friendy moving services Boise ID, to doing the biggest part yourself. It really can be done.

    You will, however, need to go through some research. Some of the general advice to follow here would be:

    • Declutter your place in an eco-friendly way
    • Dispose of the hazardous materials properly
    • Use eco-friendly packing materials for your move, as well as the supplies you already have
    • Hire an eco-friendly company
    • And make sure to keep the idea going by staying green in your new home

    How to declutter your place in an eco-friendly way?

    What is great about eco-friendly packing and moving is that you will have plenty of options before you from the very start. When you start organizing your green move, your first task should be to declutter your home. The goal here is to take with you only the things that you like, as well as the things that you will truly need and use in the foreseeable post-relocation future.

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    Less is more in this case. Bring only the things you really like and need.

    It is simple math, really. The less stuff you pack and move, the smaller space you need on the moving vehicle. This means a smaller shipment and a smaller truck with possibly fewer tips. Furthermore, this results in less fuel and less carbon emission during your move. Let us not forget that following this advice will save you money as well. The fewer items you have to pack and move, the lower your packing and moving costs will be.

    How to dispose of the hazardous materials properly?

    Certified professional Idaho moving companies have a list of hazardous materials they do not move. It is for the risk of fire, corrosion, explosion, or other types of serious damage during transport. As you can imagine, these items should not be moved even by portable storage Boise as a DIY solution.

    What you need to do is dispose of these goods in a proper way. Now, these include acids, ammonia, gasoline, kerosene, fertilizers, weed killers, paint, paint thinners, motor oil, antifreeze, engine oil, dyes, pesticides, cleaning supplies, and even aerosol cans. Your best bet is to follow the disposal instructions on the dangerous items you own. This will ensure you get rid of them without harming the environment in any way.

    The way to use eco-friendly packing materials for your move

    Ask your moving company about their eco-friendly packing materials. They are sure to have them.

    One of the best things you can do to organize an eco-friendly packing and relocation is to use eco-friendly packing materials. Here are some of the options:

    • Cardboard boxes that are reused. Do not simply rush to the store to purchase brand new ones. Rather remember that standard cardboard containers can last between 4 and 7 uses. Not to mention that after their life cycle ends, they are excellent for recycling. So, collect the boxes from your friends and neighbors, and check out your local grocery and clothing shops.
    • Plastic bins are probably the best eco-friendly alternatives to standard cardboard boxes. Just make sure to purchase plastic storage bins that are made from recycled plastic. These are a great investment because they can be reused hundreds of times, and they provide superb protection for your belongings.
    • The green alternatives to bubble wrap and packing peanuts. See that you find these materials in a biodegradable type, made from vegetable oils and cornstarch.

    Getting the best out of the supplies you already own

    A great way to double down on your eco-friendly move is to not get any of the packing supplies, but use what you already own. Trust us, you already have plenty of packing materials at your home. You just haven’t paid any attention to them. So, get creative, and use the things you plan to move anyway to protect the other items that you will be taking with you too. Here are some ideas to get you started:

    • Buckets, baskets, and laundry hampers are great for holding clothes, bed sheets, pillows, bathroom items, and toiletries.
    • When clean, trash cans can hold a wide variety of household items.
    • Suitcases are, as you are familiar, great for transporting clothes. However, apart from that, you can consider packing books in them. As long as properly protected, they will stay safe even if you move them with shipping container overseas.
    • Let’s not forget about bags. These can be rather versatile when it comes to holding household items when moving. Trash bags are especially great for packing hanging clothes straight from the closet.

    As you can see, conducting eco-friendly packing and moving is not as complicated a venture as it may seem. Just make sure to keep these options in mind and do your research.

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