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.

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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.

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Expert tips for moving a pool table with ease

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    A pool table is one of those items most of us would like to have in our homes. There is no doubt that playing billiard is fun for the whole family. But, when the time for relocation comes, that same pool table will give you headaches and make you wonder how to move it safely. Pool tables are heavy and bulky. Thus, you need to be very careful when moving it. In this guide, we are going to list the best tips for moving a pool table in the simplest and safest possible manner. So, make sure to keep reading to learn more about this matter.

    What are the main difficulties of moving a pool table?

    Billiard in a recreational room
    Billiards are very delicate and need to be handled with extra care

    Moving a pool table from one place to another is a bit tricky. It’s pretty obvious why – they are large, heavy, and bulky. One billiard can be up to 9 feet long and can weigh more than 700 pounds! Moving something that big and heavy requires proper preparation and planning.

    Keep in mind that billiards are also very expensive. Even the smallest mistake during your move can cost you a lot. This is why moving a pool table should be handled by professionals with experience.

    Whether you opt to move a billiard on your own or with the help of Idaho movers, you’d want to learn a couple of tips for moving a pool table with ease. In the following text, we are going to mention the most important ones.

    Four tips for moving a pool table safely

    It is true that there are some difficulties you will have to deal with when moving a pool table but don’t let this worry you. Here are the steps you would want to follow for a successful billiard relocation.

    Gather all moving supplies in advance

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    To speed up the packing process, gather all supplies ahead of time

    Before moving to Idaho (or any other state), you will want to make sure that you have everything for organizing a successful billiard move. This means that you will have to gather all moving and packing supplies well in advance.

    Here are some of the supplies you will want to have next to you on the day of your move:

    • Measuring tape
    • Paper and pen 
    • Staple remover
    • Socket wrench
    • Power drill
    • Flathead screwdriver 
    • Moving dolly

    Keep in mind that these supplies can make the billiard move easier, but you can do without some of them. So, don’t worry if you can’t find everything on the list.

    Measure your old and new place before moving a pool table

    If you ask us, this is one of the most important tips for moving a pool table successfully. If you want to avoid property damage while moving, you will have to measure your home. This goes both for your old and your new place. Make sure to measure all doorways, hallways, and stairs. If the room where you plan to relocate your pool table is small, you will need to measure it, too.

    With measurements, planning the move will be much easier. You will know whether you will be able to squeeze your pool table through narrow hallways and whether you will be able to do it without scratching your walls or floors. In addition to this, after measuring your old and your new place, you will also know if your pool table needs to be disassembled or not. So, don’t skip this step.

    Disassemble your pool table

    Next, you will have to disassemble your pool table. You will find this step in all guides with tips for moving a pool table. It’s something that will make your relocation much safer and easier.

    When disassembling, you will have to remove all key parts – table legs, rails, slate, felt, ball pockets, and side rail bolts. You need to be very careful when removing ball pockets since they can tear apart really easily. That’s why you should use a staple remover or a screwdriver for removing them safely.

    Keep in mind that if you are moving over short distances, you can skip the disassembling part. But, if you ask us, you should always disassemble big and bulky things before the move.

    Protect and label every part of your pool table

    If your pool table is now disassembled, you can start to pack it for the move. To avoid any unpleasant situations during the move, you will want to make sure that every part is fully wrapped and protected. 

    When you are done, you will need to label every part since this will help you when reassembling your pool table. Write the name of all parts and where they go. Also, you can take a couple of photos of your pool table before you disassemble it.

    Sure, if you choose to relocate with the help of local or long distance movers Boise, they can take care of this part for you. So, if you are not sure whether you can do this on your own, simply put professionals in charge.

    Tips for moving a pool table without disassembling it

     

    A pool table inside a room
    Although you can move a billiard without disassembling it, it’s better to avoid doing this

    One of the questions our clients ask is whether they can move their billiard without disassembling it. This can be done but we don’t recommend this. We already told you that billiards are very delicate and expensive. It will be very hard to relocate a pool table if it’s not disassembled. But, it can be done. Here is how.

    • Measure your home. You need to make sure that your hallows are big enough for moving a billiard that’s not taken apart. If your hallways and doorways are too narrow, you will have to disassemble your billiard.
    • Gather the equipment. If you want to relocate a billiard without disassembling it, you will have to get dollies and furniture sliders. Billiards are very heavy and you won’t be able to relocate them without these moving accessories.
    • Hire professionals. You can’t move a pool table on your own, you need help from moving professionals. Just make sure to hire them as soon as you set the moving date. With their help, a successful move is guaranteed.

    So, there you have it – these were the most important tips for moving a pool table. In case you have any questions or you are in need of Idaho movers, make sure to reach out to us and we will gladly help.

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