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 property damage while moving

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    Many things can go wrong during relocations but what everybody needs to understand is that you can prevent most of these situations. So, instead of worrying about how you are going to survive your upcoming relocation, use that time wisely. For example, you can learn how to avoid property damage while moving and how to protect your belongings during this process. You can learn all of this by reading the following text from the comfort of your home. Here at Peasley Moving & Storage Boise, we did our best to create a comprehensive guide that will be useful for all of you who are getting ready to relocate. Keep reading to learn more.

    Do relocations really have to be so stressful?

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    Instead of worrying about the move, plan every step of it and you will keep problems away

    It is true that relocations can easily get overwhelming and stressful. So, if you are feeling this way, know that you are not alone. Even if you are moving just down the street, you will still have to leave your familiar surroundings and start a new chapter in a new place. However, this isn’t the only reason why, for most people, relocations are so stressful.

    Many things can go wrong if you don’t prepare yourself and your belongings for the move. Even worse things can happen when getting cheap moving solutions! Those who choose to relocate without the help of professional movers or without organizing the process properly will probably need to deal with many problems during their move. But, since you are here, reading this article, we are sure you are up for the challenge and ready to move in the smoothest possible manner. If you follow these guidelines, not only can you manage to avoid property damage while moving but you can also keep problems and stress away from your relocation.

    How can your property get damaged during the move?

    If you have moved in the past, then you already know that many things can happen during a relocation. Your property might get damaged when moving items just down the street, placing them inside a business storage facility, or shipping them abroad.  If you are not prepared for these events, you are likely going to end up with damaged property. These things happen all the time to those who are not careful enough.

    Hire a mediocre moving company and who knows what might happen to your belongings. Avoid protecting your home or avoid packing your items properly and the results are going to be the same. So, what you need to do in order to avoid property damage during your relocation is to prepare, get informed, and find a reliable moving crew. Do this and you can be sure that nothing will go wrong during our relocation.

    Protect your property to avoid any damage while moving

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    Get the right packing materials and keep your property safe during the move

    Instead of just talking about the importance of protecting your property during the move, we are going to share with you a couple of useful moving tips. Follow them and you will manage to protect all your property before the big move. To make this task a bit simpler, we have divided our tips into two large groups:

    • Moving tips for protecting your home
    • Moving tips for protecting your items

    Tips for protecting your home

    Whether you opt to move with one of moving companies Meridian or you decide to relocate on your own, you will have to do your best to protect your home as much as possible. This is something most people who are moving for the first time forget to do. Forget to protect your home and your hardwood floors might get scratched and your walls might get chipped. Don’t worry, all of this can be avoided! You just need to protect everything one or two days before the move.

    • If you have some cardboard leftovers, use them. Cardboard is perfect for protecting corners and floors.
    • Use moving blankets to cover all of your floors. Most moving companies have them so your movers will probably have them, too.
    • If you have stairs in your home, try to find anti-slip covers as they will prevent any slips while carrying heavy boxes and furniture.

    Keep in mind that if you find a reliable moving company, they will take care of this for you. Their goal is to create a safe environment for their movers and to protect clients’ property. That’s why they will protect your entire place with their equipment and moving accessories.

    Tips for protecting your items

    Apart from protecting your home, you will also need to protect your belongings and pack them properly for the move. You need to be extra careful when moving oversized items, that are bulky and/or fragile. This is the only way to avoid property damage while moving. Let’s see what is the proper way of protecting items for the move:

    • Use only quality packing materials. Don’t pack your belongings in damaged boxes.
    • Identify weak spots on your belongings and wrap them in extra layers of protective materials.
    • Pack breakables separately by wrapping each piece in protective materials.
    • Don’t stack heavy boxes on lighter ones or on the boxes that contain fragile items.
    • Use cushioning materials to make sure everything is secured in place.
    • Don’t overpack your boxes as they won’t be able to hold that extra weight.
    • Use plastic containers for important papers to keep them safe from bad weather or accidental spillage.

    When in doubt, hire movers to prevent property damage while moving

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    Instead of putting your move at risk by trying to organize it on your own, hire professionals

    It is possible to do all of this on your own but it is always better to do it with the help of moving professionals. So, if you are not sure that you will be able to organize and conduct a safe and secure relocation, leave this task to professionals. Get moving services and let the pros organize every step of your move. Do this and you will manage to avoid property damage while moving since your movers will make sure that nothing goes wrong during your relocation.

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