Founded in 1890, Peasley Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the Great Seattle Fire, WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. The health & safety of our customers, staff, service providers, and local community are paramount and we continue to adhere to all directives from local, state, and federal government agencies.
Although many unknowns still remain, rest assured that Peasley Moving & Storage will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs. Our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.

OUR ACTIONS FOR COVID-19

All Peasley Moving & Storage Employees are instructed and expected to follow the guidelines provided by the CDC. This includes:

  • Staying home from work if ill, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or having been exposed to someone with the virus
  • Washing hands frequently with soap or using proper hand sanitizer when soap is not available
  • Maintaining a 6’ social distance from others to the highest degree possible
  • Wearing appropriate face masks when/if requested or required

Peasley Moving & Storage continues to take the following steps:

  • Regularly refreshing and reinforcing prevention guidelines among all staff members to reduce the risk of spreading infection
  • Daily monitoring of staff for symptoms of illness and sending anyone with symptoms home
  • Offering customers the option of contact-free virtual estimate appointments – More Information About Virtual Estimates
  • Following all guidelines and protocols required by Retirement Living Communities, Apartment Complexes, Condominiums, Commercial Buildings, etc.
  • Upon request and at no charge, our crew members can wear masks while performing your move. Please simply notify your Relocation Consultant if this is your preference.

Peasley Moving & Storage requests the following of our customers:

  • If you have a scheduled estimate appointment or booked move, please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19, tested positive for COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing. Please rest assured there is NO CHARGE to reschedule your estimate or move due to illness – we will work together to find an alternate date that works for you.
  • 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 all windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and reduces the containment of germs.
  • Please maintain a social distance of 6’ or greater during both your in-person estimate appointment and while moving services are being performed.

Here are some informative and helpful resources about COVID-19:

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 are planning to move your household or business down the street, across the country, or around the world, we’re 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 from Boise to Sacramento

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Do you know what makes moving so hard? No, it’s not the absurd number of chores. Nor is it the insane amount of time needed to handle them all. Or all the heavy lifting, for that matter. It’s the lack of organization. Plain and simple. Relocation is, indeed, a complex process. But, just because it’s complex, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. You can make moving from Boise to Sacramento simple and easy. All it takes is a bit of time to organize properly. And, even that isn’t as demanding as you may think.

A good plan saves your time and energy

As with any big undertaking, having a good plan is a road to success. And, make no mistake – moving from Boise to Sacramento is a grand undertaking. Therefore, taking an opportunistic approach can only lead to failure. Even if you have some of the best interstate movers in Idaho by your side, rushing in head-on will only make things needlessly complicated.

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Start with a good plan and you’ll end up with an amazing move.

So, the first order of business: draft a plan, “draft” being the key. Your initial plan doesn’t have to be perfect. Nor do you have to go into every little detail – your movers can do that for you. But, it does have to provide basic guidelines and a course of action. Once you have the bases covered, your plan will naturally evolve, until it encompasses the entirety of the moving process.

A simple checklist is the best way to stay organized

The moving process consists of many chores. Some major ones can single-handedly decide the fate of your relocation. Therefore, it’s imperative not to let them slip your mind. However, neglecting even the smaller ones can, in the long run, jeopardize the success of your relocation. Or, get you so frustrated, you’d want to jump out of your skin. The solution for both is a simple moving checklist. The best way to go about creating one is:

  1. Download a checklist app. Cross-platform ones, like Google Keep, are the best choices. They will allow you to take notes on the fly and edit them in-depth once you return home;
  2. Write it all down. And, not only moving tasks. Menial chores, reminders, ideas that can make your life easier – everything. This might seem a bit excessive. Nevertheless, when the chaos of moving is in full swing, you’ll be glad you did it.
  3. Sort the tasks in the order of importance. Handle them in that order too and you’ll save a lot of time and nerves.

Crossing off tasks from your checklist is an amazing motivation booster. As you progress through the list, you’ll notice your enthusiasm and energy levels spike. This only adds up over time and will result in less stress and anxiety.

Inventory list – a practical way to keep your things in check

A couple taking inventory before moving from Boise to Sacramento.
Taking inventory does take time. But, it makes up for it in the long run.

Technically, no one knows exactly what they have in their house. Well, at least until the time comes to move. And when you realize just how much stuff you have, organizing them can get a bit problematic. Fortunately, an inventory list can help you counter this problem. With it, you’ll have a comprehensive overview of all your belongings. Needles to say, this has many benefits, some of which are:

  • Lets you discern if you’ll need portable storage pods Boise – to make maneuvering, loading, and unloading easier;
  • It will help you save time when packing. Also, you won’t buy (much) more packing materials than needed. So, it’s a great money saver, too;
  • You’ll declutter more efficiently;
  • Makes unpacking and settling in easier. You’ll easily check what goes where, and whether everything is accounted for.

The first decision will define the rest of your relocation

There’s a common conundrum when it comes to moving. Should you DIY it or hire movers? Both options are viable. However, both have their pros and cons:

  • DIY relocation costs less. But, it also requires significantly more of your time and energy;
  • Hiring movers cost more. But, it offers safety and convenience. Also, depending on the professional moving services you choose, it can allow you to relocate without lifting a finger.

So, which option is better?

While it’s true that DIY can cost less, it doesn’t mean it will.

First, moving takes a lot of effort. You’ll have to handle all the chores yourself which, in turn, leaves you drained and exhausted. For larger relocation routes such as moving from Boise to Sacramento, it can take you days to recover. And that’s time that you might be able to use in a multitude of better ways under normal circumstances.

Second, ensuring your belongings are safe during transit is a daunting task. You’ll stress while questioning if you packed and stacked everything right. Furthermore, this way you’re increasing the risk of damage during transport. If something gets damaged, you’ll have to pay to repair or replace it. And, let’s face it, no amount of money is worth your nerves.

Third, the services of reputable Idaho moving companies are, actually, far more affordable than you might think. And, if you choose moving time and date so they fall into the off-season, you’ll cut those costs even more.

So, in retrospect, going with the pros is always a better option. That way you’ll ensure the safety of your belongings and save your time and energy. But, what’s more important, you’ll have peace of mind.

Save even more money when moving from Boise to Sacramento

Cutting the costs is a major part of moving. And there’s no better way to do that than decluttering. Reducing the weight of your cargo will significantly decrease the cost of relocation if you opted to hire movers. So, the lighter the cargo – the less you pay. On the other hand, maybe you’re intent on DIY-ing it and renting a truck. In this case, reducing the number of items lets you rent a smaller vehicle and, therefore, pay less.

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Decluttering will help you save quite a pretty penny for your upcoming relocation.

But, what to do with all that excess stuff? The best option, by far, is to sell it online or through a yard sale. This way you’re not only saving money, as seen previously. You’re also further boosting your moving budget. So, decluttering pays, no matter how you look at it. And, quite literally, at that.

Don’t let difficulties hinder your progress

Moving from Boise to Sacramento may seem like a daunting task. However, when you start applying these guidelines, you’ll see that there’s not much to it. As you progress through your checklist, ticking off item by item, it will only get easier. And, before you realize it, the move will be over and you’ll start your new life enthusiastic about everything it carries.

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