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 from California to Boise

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    So, you’ve decided to move from the Golden State to Idaho? You’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’re going to get into all the important details about moving from California to Boise – how to prepare for it, organize the move, and what to do after your movers leave. Follow the tips we prepared for you and you will manage to move to Boise with no problems along the way. If this sounds like something you want to learn, grab a cup of coffee, make yourself comfortable and keep on reading.

    Moving to another state – are you ready for the challenge?

    We’re sure you’ve already weighed the pros and cons of moving to another state. Although this transition is going to be a big one and scares you right now, you shouldn’t be worried about it. Moving to another state will bring many new opportunities and adventures. You’re going to meet new people and surroundings. There’s no doubt this is going to be an exciting chapter in your life.

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    Moving to another state is both challenging and exciting

    And yes, there are some challenges you’re going to face during your move, but you can simply hire one of Idaho moving companies and let them assist you. Professionals can help you greatly – they can plan every step of your relocation and be by your side during the entire move. They’ll make sure nothing goes wrong during your move to Boise. So, if you’re worried about whether you’ll be able to organize your interstate move, don’t be. Hire a certified moving company and you will have nothing to worry about.

     The pros and cons of moving to Boise from California

    Being one of the fastest-growing states in the US, it comes as no surprise that many people are moving to Idaho. Most of the people who are relocating to Idaho choose to start a new chapter in Boise, as it is the largest and most populated city in this area. But, before you too hire interstate movers Idaho to help you relocate your belongings from California, you should get informed about living in Boise, Idaho. It is important to weigh the pros and cons of moving there just to be sure that this is the right decision to make.

    To help out, we’ve listed them for you. Check out the following and you’ll know whether moving to Boise from Cali is something you should do.

    The pros of moving to Boise

    • High quality of life at an affordable price
    • Lower rental prices
    • Low unemployment rate
    • Good education
    • Low crime rate and safe neighborhoods
    • Beautiful nature and a wide variety of outdoor activities

    The cons of moving to Boise

    • High housing prices 
    • Median income lower than the national average
    • Bad transportation system

    How to prepare for moving from California to Boise?

    So what do you think about Boise? If this is the place where you can picture your family (and we’re sure it is), you should start planning the relocation. Don’t worry if you don’t know how to do this. We’ve prepared a couple of steps that will help you relocate to Boise with ease. Follow all of them and you’ll have nothing to worry about.

    Start preparing early

    Want to avoid problems and move without damaging your home? Then, you should start to organize your move as soon as you set the date of your move. The earlier you start, the simpler your relocation is going to be. We’re sure you’re thinking right now that there’s no need for planning your move two months in advance. But, actually, that’s exactly when you should start to plan it. There are so many things you will need to take care of before the relocation and it will be much easier for you if you start to deal with them ahead of time.

    Call in the troops

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    Rely on movers instead of trying to do everything on your own

    Although you can handle the entire relocation by yourself, you should find help and include someone else in this process. Just think about it for a sec – you’re not moving across the street. Your moving from California to Boise. Interstate relocations aren’t simple and there’s a big chance you’re going to need help from a moving company. But, if you opt for hiring a moving company, you need to make sure it’s reliable. Since there are many risks of hiring movers on Craigslist, you shouldn’t use this website to find a moving company. Instead, look for a company that has good reviews and ratings, that is licensed, and has a professional crew. 

    Get rid of the items you don’t need

    Moving everything you own to another state is pricy and unnecessary. Although you can place all of your belongings in storage pods Boise and move them wherever you want, you should declutter your home first. There’s really no point in avoiding the decluttering process. Get rid of the items you don’t need/use anymore and you will pack faster as well as save money on packing supplies. And, just to be clear, “getting rid of items” doesn’t mean you should just throw them away. If those belongings aren’t damaged and can still be used, consider donating them to people in need. 

    Prepare mentally for the move

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    Your family will be your strongest support during the move

    Some people get a bit overwhelmed during relocations… especially when they are moving over long distances. If this happens to you too, know that you’re not alone. It’s perfectly normal to have mixed feelings about your upcoming relocation. But, what’s important is to keep fighting and look for ways that will allow you to manage anxiety and stress during your move. We advise you to prepare mentally for the move by talking with your loved ones. Tell them about your fears, worries, hopes. Have an honest conversation with them and you’ll instantly feel much better.

    As you can see, with the help of some simple tips, moving from California to Boise will be a breeze for you. In case you need any help with your relocation, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We’re here to help in any way we can.

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