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

How to avoid incidents when hauling furniture

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    Moving your furniture is a process that gives a lot of room for error. Those errors can lead to moving injuries, damaged items, and destroyed property. Luckily, one can do a lot in order to avoid incidents when hauling furniture. Of course, the first and, quite possibly, the most effective way to avoid any problems related to relocation is by hiring reputable movers Boise. However, we are very much aware that not everyone wants to pay for the services of a moving professional. In case you feel like handling a DIY relocation, then you will want to educate yourself in order to avoid any huge problems. We’ll help you do just that.

    Give up your idea of a one-man team

    A group of people that can help you avoid incidents when hauling furniture.
    One for all and all for one will become your motto.

    There are quite a few mistakes one can make when embarking on a relocation. From failing to rent a reliable self storage Boise unit on time to forgetting to buy protective packing supplies, there are far too many things that can go wrong. The good news is that most of those mistakes can be prevented with a team that you can rely on. That doesn’t have to be a professional moving team – it can also be a team composed of your closest friends. No matter how strong you are, you won’t be able to relocate a huge sofa by yourself.

    Of course, make sure to give thanks to your friends after all is said and done. You are about to see how their help is going to make a huge change in the course of your relocation. From paying for their meal to treating them with drinks, your friends will appreciate any gesture.

    The right equipment can help you avoid incidents when hauling furniture

    Never underestimate the power of the right equipment and tools. In the old times, people might have had to rely on their wits and strength to relocate heavy furniture pieces. Today, you have the luxury of having all kinds of equipment and packing supplies Boise that you can use to help you carry the heavy burden. Whether you want to rent or purchase your equipment, these are the pieces you’ll want to have at hand:

    • Furniture dolly – this simple yet effective tool is every mover’s best friend.
    • Furniture slides – it’s going to be much easier to slide heavy pieces instead of picking them up.
    • Moving straps – use these straps to redirect the weight and preserve your back.

    The proper equipment will help you avoid damage to your items, as well as save yourself from moving injuries. You won’t have to deal with back pain, sprained ankles, or something more sinister like broken bones. You’d be surprised to know how many things can go wrong during a residential or commercial Boise move.

    Disassemble your large and heavy furniture pieces

    Don’t you think it would be easier to disassemble your king-sized bed than to attempt to move it as it is? We believe we know the answer, which is why we always advise our customers to disassemble those furniture pieces that can be taken apart. Always follow the manufacturer’s manual when meddling with a piece. Likewise, keep good track of all the small pieces that you take out of an item. Screws and bolts are essential for the structure of an item, yet they are easily lost.

    A large bed.
    Some pieces are too heavy for one person to handle on his/her own.

    To avoid incidents when hauling furniture, it won’t be enough just to disassemble your piece. You’ll also have to safely wrap every part of an item and transport it in a proper manner. Of course, the job isn’t over once you physically transport all parts of an item. You now have a task of similar complexity that’s called reassembling your pieces. Bear in mind that there’s always help available, as you can pay for furniture installation services and have professionals take care of this task. It’s always better if you can have some professional assistance.

    Avoid injuries when hauling furniture with the right lifting technique

    As we’ve already mentioned, there are quite a few different mishaps one could encounter during a move. And while damaged furniture is one of the things you don’t want to see during a residential or corporate relocation in Boise, there’s one thing that trumps that – moving injuries. Most moving injuries happen because the person lifting a heavy item doesn’t use the right lifting technique. So, contrary to popular belief, you won’t be able to stay away from harm simply because you have strong muscles. But you can avoid moving injuries by following the golden rule – lift with your legs, not your back.

    Two pieces of bread and fruit on a plate.
    Don’t deny yourself a proper meal – you need it.

    Once an item is in your hands, you will need to be at the top of your game. Focus and concentration are the two things that will help you get from point A to point B safely. Keep your eyes on the path in front of you, avoid any sudden twists and turns, and listen to your body. Take a break whenever you feel like you have gotten tired and replenish yourself with some food and drinks. Your residential relocation in Boise isn’t the time to let yourself go and stop paying attention to your well-being.

    Proper clothing can help you avoid incidents when moving furniture

    At the end of the day, every little thing will have an impact on the final outcome of your move. Everything that you do will help you avoid incidents when hauling furniture, which is why you should pay attention to your attire. Regardless of the season, you should wear clothes that are comfortable, yet not too tight or too baggy. Likewise, you should stay away from open-toed shoes, as you might drop something and injure your toes. If you’ve ever bumped your toe on a chair, then you know how much it hurts.

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