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 to moving from Meridian to Boise

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When relocating to Boise from Meridian, preparation is key. You will want to sort out everything your specific situation requires, well in advance. You will also need to hire movers Meridian ID if you are not planning on performing a DIY move. Regardless of the option that you choose, you will need some general know-how in order to make your move easier. This article is going to show you that moving from Meridian to Boise can be done easily and efficiently if you properly prepare for it.

Moving from Meridian to Boise – How to prepare?

Here is the list of things that you might want to do:

  • Create a moving checklist
  • Make a family meeting
  • Hire a professional moving company when moving from Meridian to Boise
  • Ask your friends and family for help
  • Pack an essentials box when moving from Meridian to Boise
  • Say goodbye to your neighbors
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Prepare for the relocation – create a moving checklist.

Create a moving checklist

First and foremost, you will need to utilize this particular moving staple. The fact of the matter is that every relocation can benefit from a good moving checklist. Whether it is looking for Idaho storage solutions, making sure that your garden is ready for the move, or anything else, it needs to be on the list. You can even make a game out of the checklist, among your family members. Simply decide on rewards for whoever finishes the most tasks in the allotted period. Think of some rules that your family will like and soon everyone might start competing in good fun. Other than that, a moving checklist is a great way to get positive reinforcement.

As you complete tasks and check them off the list, you will feel like you are progressing with your move. You will have a constant reminder of all the things that you’ve done and all the things that you yet need to do. It is not a bad idea to have several copies of the list. You will want to have it on your phone and stuck on the refrigerator, for example. Basically, whenever you think of a task, you should be able to write it down. Ditto for completing tasks.

Make a family meeting

If you are not relocating on your own, you will want to hold a family meeting that will be all about future relocation. This is really important as all the members might have some doubts that need to be dispelled or some concerns that you all need to work on. Depending on the family, this might be an easy thing to do or absolutely the hardest thing. What you want to do is give everyone plenty of time to properly “prepare” for the meeting. Make sure to account for everyone’s schedule before setting a date. Also, like hiring any of the moving companies Boise, you want to plan for this meeting as soon as you know that you will be moving. The more time you all have, the better and easier it will be.

When it comes to talking to your family, try to be understanding and to provide as few ultimatums as possible. Hear what everyone is saying and think about everything logically. Emotions might run hot but you need to exercise control and stay calm as much as possible. Oftentimes what is said in rage is not meant and it can negatively influence the rest of our lives. Make sure that you recognize the emotions and to be as understanding as possible.

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Talk to your family about the move.

Hire a professional moving company when moving from Meridian to Boise

The best thing that you can do for your relocation is to hire professionals to assist you. In fact, if you are certain that you will go with movers, you need to start looking for them as soon as you know that you will be moving. There are many moving companies out there and you need to figure out which one is the best for you. Usually, people go with moving companies that specialize in their area, which is a good thing to do. However, by expanding your search, you may find companies that are perfect instead of really good. It all depends on your situation, really.

But do be wary of moving companies that offer really good prices. While some undercutting is fine, major price cuts are usually too good to be true. There are many fraudulent moving companies out there, unfortunately, and you need to spot them before they “get you”. One of the best ways to avoid even dealing with them is to check if they are properly licensed and insured. If they are, the odds are the prices are not going to be as low but they are 99% reliable.

Ask your friends and family for help

Even if you hire movers, there will be a lot to do. There will be packing, cleaning, decluttering, and so on. Why not ask a friend or a dozen to help you with it? There will be many moving boxes to pack and it will all be easier and faster with more hands. Also, you will be spending more time with the people you love the most. Really, its a win-win situation for everyone involved. So, don’t be shy and simply ask friends to come over and while they are there, they might as well do a bit of help.

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Ask your friends to help you with the relocation.

Pack an essentials box when moving from Meridian to Boise

Whenever you are undergoing a relocation, you will need to pack an essentials box or a bag. This box needs to contain all the “essential” items. What this means is that if you can’t imagine spending a day without a particular item, it needs to go inside the box. Do try to be realistic, though, you can’t really pack a 72″ TV in there but you can pack a small entertainment system or a laptop.

Say goodbye to your neighbors

Finally, before you move away, you might want to say goodbye to select neighbors. If you had a good time being around them, call them over and have a toast for all the good times that you’ve had!

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