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

Guide for moving abroad on a budget

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    Relocations can get quite costly. Especially if you are moving across national borders. However, there are ways to make them a bit cheaper, which can quickly add up. Other than that, you can try to organize your own finances before moving abroad on a budget, so you have an easier time paying for all the expenses. You will need to research Idaho moving companies to figure out which one can offer the best price, as well. In this article, we are going to present you with several ideas on how to make the whole endeavor more affordable.

    How to prepare for moving abroad on a budget?

    Here is what you can do to reduce the overall price of your move, or to get more money for it:

    • Get rid of what you don’t need first!
    • Pack and ship some of your belongings early
    • Book a flight well in advance when moving abroad on a budget
    • Prepare the finances for the first couple of months
    • Start searching for a new job at least a few months before the move
    • Sort out taxes
    • Hire professionals during the off-peak season when moving abroad on a budget

    As you might have noticed, time is of the essence when faced with moving abroad. If you start your preparations early, you will have more opportunities and have an easier time.

    Start by getting rid of everything you don’t have a need for

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    You might want to leave some of your chairs behind.

    The first thing on your proverbial plate is to reduce the overall weight of your shipment. Moving companies base their service price primarily on the weight of your belongings. Therefore, the fewer items you take with you, the less the cost. Fewer items also mean that you are going to need fewer packing supplies Boise for your relocation, as well.

    This is a process that can take up a lot of your time, though. It is always best if you start as early as possible, and to involve everyone in your household in it. After all, what might seem like junk to you may be a prized possession to someone else. However, you do want to be firm as you simply can’t afford to take everything with you.

    Pack and ship some of your belongings early

    While this is not actually reducing the cost of your move, what it will do is reduce the “bulk sum” that you will need to pay. Sometimes, it can be a lot easier to front a small sum several times. In fact, this is how most people live their lives. By shipping some of your items early, you will slowly chip away at the relocation, instead of going at its full-force. Your Idaho international movers may even have some good deals, as it is easier to fit a smaller shipment here and there instead of one large one. Especially if you are shipping your belongings via an airplane.

    Book a flight well in advance when moving abroad on a budget

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    Always book early if you want to save a bit of money.

    And speaking of planes, you will want to book your flight at the time when it is cheapest. This means that you are going to want to periodically check for flight prices. Airlines offer amazing deals from time to time, and if you manage to get wind of them, they have the potential to save you quite a bit of money. If you are traveling with your family, the savings can be even greater. However, try not to overdo the checking. Some airline companies might actually increase the price based on the interest for the flight. While it is not overly common, it does happen from time to time. Additionally, booking in advance will always result in a better price, so the earlier you can manage to do so, the better.

    Prepare the finances for the first couple of months

    Moving abroad on a budget does not mean that you can spend all of your money on the relocation. It is fairly common for families to forget about the initial costs after the move is over. You are going to need to be able to finance a lot of stuff once you finally arrive at your new home. You want to make sure that your wallet can withstand that assault, so to speak. Never spend the last dime on moving services, or airline tickets, try to have some backup money as well.

    Start searching for a new job at least a few months before the move

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    Always ensure that you have a job waiting for you.

    You never want to be in a position where you don’t have a steady income and you are in an unfamiliar setting. That can produce a serious amount of stress and can cripple your efforts of finding a new job. It is in your best interest to try and find a job before you actually pull the trigger on your relocation. Ideally, you will want to find a company that offers employee relocations. That way, they will cover a lot of the moving cost. However, the reality is that unless you are working in a high-demand field, your move is coming out of your own pocket. But still, you want to know that you have a steady job when you land.

    Sort out your taxes

    Another way of getting a bit more money (or not having to pay more) for your relocation is to sort out your taxes. It is arduous work, true, but it has the potential to “earn” you a bit more money for your relocation. You may be qualified for some moving tax deductions, after all, which will pay for a service or two. That, or you may avoid paying more by notifying the government in time. Either way, it is in your best interest to deal with the taxes sooner rather than later.

    Hire professionals during the off-peak season when moving abroad on a budget

    Moving abroad on a budget will inevitably involve a professional moving company. Hiring their services when they are the busiest will inevitably cost you more money. But if you do so when they are in the “off-season”, you will be able to profit from some amazing deals. Therefore, book as early as you can and try to avoid the peak moving season (which is summer).

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