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.


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 storing and organizing camping gear

Storing and organizing camping gear might seem complicated, but it is really not that hard to do when you know what you’re doing. And that is exactly why Peasley Moving & Storage Idaho came forth with this guide. Apart from providing exceptional moving services as well as storage options, we also like to advise all those in need on the proper ways of storing and handling their personal belongings. And this right here is our guide for storing and organizing camping gear.

Before we delve into the methods, we will advise that you start this process by getting lots of totes. Find the ones that are sturdy enough to haul around to the campsite. It would also be a huge plus if they were waterproof. This will ensure that should your gear stay overnight in the rain outside, you will not be greeted with a headache in the morning. What is also great about totes is that they are stackable. This will ensure that you store them with great ease after use, be it in storage units Boise, or your home.

Two people camping
If you want to be able to use your camping gear the next time, learn how to properly store and organize it.

Guide for storing and organizing camping gear that you will find easy to follow

Apart from being your trustworthy local movers in Boise, we know a thing or two about storing goods. And by a thing or two – we refer to basically everything there is to know. In all seriousness, it is important that you store and organize your camping gear during the off-season, so as to be able to use it when the camping time comes. One of the first things you ought to do is clean your gear.

How to clean and store your tent

You would be happy to learn that most tents clean up rather nicely with a damp cloth and mild soap. However, if you are dealing with a case of an extra-dirty trip, you need a different approach. See that you set up your tent when you arrive home, and hose it down to get any excess dirt out of it. And, if you have been camping by the ocean, see that you wipe down tent poles so as to remove any salt, thus preventing any damage.

We highly recommend that you keep your tents stored loosely in an open area. You can compromise on this by keeping my tent in a big plastic tote without the lid. This way, not only will you avoid packing the tent too tightly, but also ensure it fits nicely in your self storage Boise.

Now, before you pack your tent away for good, see that it is completely dry. Failing to do this will l invite mildew to grow all over it and that is the last thing you want to happen. It would also be wise to keep it stored in a cool, dry place. Swings in temperature can cause the waterproof coating to degrade.

How to air out hiking gear

A view from the inside of a tent
Air out your gear right after you are done camping.

If your camping trip includes hiking, it would be rather intelligent to air out any gear upon your arrival home. Take the insoles out of your boots and brush the dirt off before putting them away for the season. If you can, try to store boots and backpacking gear on a shelf to avoid trapping in any moisture.

It is important to keep an inventory

You really want to get enough storage bins to hold all of your camping equipment. Use your biggest totes for large outdoor gear. These include things like your tents, hammocks, chairs, and so on. You can use smaller totes for gear storage, including stoves, water filters, headlamps, first aid kits, etc. See that you keep an inventory list on your phone that contains all that goes in each bin.

Or, better yet, you can laminate the list and stick it to the inside of the lid. This way, whenever you are heading out on your next trip, you can easily load all of your necessary totes into your vehicle and be on your way knowing everything you need is there. And, when you are done camping, just make sure that everything is clean and dry before stashing your items away again. The list that you made will also help you place the right items in the right bin.

Consider using space bags

While these might seem redundant for other things, space bags will do wonders for your sleeping bags and foam sleeping pads you use for camping. What is also great about them is that they fit better in the totes. For those of you scratching your head, space bags are plastic sealable bags that you can suck the air out of with a vacuum.

Now, there is a lot of debate on whether storing your sleeping bag compressed will break down the fibers in the bag or not. If you are more of a casual camper equipped with not so much sophisticated gear, space bags will probably be a good idea.

How to take care of high-end sleeping bags and gear

A view from a camping tent
Your high-end gear will require a bit more attention.

For those of you who have splurged on a higher-end sleeping bag, storing it on a hanger in your closet may be a better option. And, a word to the wise, do not put your sleeping bag into the washer after spending a weekend in the woods. It would be better that you only wash them when your sleeping bag gets dirty. You see, washing them too much can cause unnecessary wear.

Consider opting for professional storage

Storage units from professional moving companies can be perfect for camping gear. Especially if you are short on storage space at your home. Just remember that temperature-control is your best option as extreme temperatures can damage high-end gear over time. And that is pretty much it. Now you know the most important things about storing and organizing camping gear.

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