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 baby-proof your home with self storage

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    Organizing a household and preparing it for a baby is a big and very important thing. Whether you have already moved into a new home or you’re still planning the relocation, you need to think of baby-proofing if you want to ensure the safety of your little one. Although there are many baby-proofing kits, we at Peasley Moving and Storage Boise wanted to share with you a couple of tricks to make this process easier for you and your partner. Right in this guide, we are going to tell you how to baby-proof your home with self-storage and how you’re going to benefit from doing this. So, if getting self-storage to babyproof your home sounds like an interesting solution, make sure to keep reading.

    How can self-storage help with baby-proofing your home?

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    Get a storage unit and make a safer environment for your baby

    We’re sure you already know how useful Idaho storage solutions can be when you’re moving or when your place is drowning in clutter. Find a secure storage facility and you will be able to place all your furniture there without having to worry about its safety. But what about baby-proofing? How can self-storage make this task easier for you? Well, the answer is really simple.

    When baby-proofing, your goal is to make the home as safe as possible for your kid. This means you need to get rid of some dangerous chemicals or at least place them somewhere safe. You can also lock drawers and certain parts of your closets, and think about how you’re going to make every room in your home safer. If you choose to get self-storage, you can simply store all those sharp-edged and heavy items that could be potentially harmful to your child.

    Tips & tricks on how to baby-proof your home with self-storage

    A lot of people out there think that they only need to rent storage when remodeling a home or relocating. But, as you can see, that’s not true. Whenever you need some extra space, you can get a storage unit that meets your needs. So, now that you know how self-storage helps when babyproofing a home, let’s see how you can use it in the best possible way. Here are a couple of tips & tricks from professional local movers Boise on how to baby-proof your home with self-storage.

    Declutter your home as early as possible

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    Provide your little one with a safe environment

    When baby-proofing a living space, it’s important to take care of the first step (decluttering) as quickly as possible. Your goal should be to get rid of unnecessary things before you bring your little one to your home. That’s why you should start dealing with this task as quickly as possible. For starters, you should write a plan. Plan what you’re going to keep, what you’re going to store, and what you’re going to throw away. Keep in mind that you can also donate some of your items if they’re not damaged and can still be used.

    Once you’re plan is done, you can start to declutter your home. To make this process a bit easier, you should declutter room-by-room. This way, you won’t get too tired or overwhelmed like you would if you opt to declutter the entire home in just one day. Also, if possible, consider getting some help. Your partner can help you, but you can also ask a couple of friends to make this task less boring and tiring.

    Secure all hazardous items away from your living area

    One of the first things to do before moving into a new house with a baby is to get rid of dangerous items. You can’t have cleaning products or items from your garage just lying around your home. Instead, you should place them somewhere your child won’t be able to access them when you’re not paying attention.

    Unfortunately, chemicals and flammable items are among those items that professional self storage facilities will accept. It’s a simple matter of safety. So, you will need to explore a different path to handle this. Our suggestions would be to find a secure place on your property (a tool shed or basement) and lock them inside.

    Prepare the baby’s room with no hassle

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    Designing a nursery is a fun and rewarding experience

    Are you finally done with decluttering? Then, get ready for the fun part – designing the baby’s room. If you’re not sure about the style, check out Pinterest and you’ll find tons of ideas there. Pick colors, buy or make new furniture and plan out where you’re going to place everything. We are sure you are going to enjoy this, just make sure to start with this task well ahead of time. You don’t want to be repainting the walls in the baby’s room on the day when you’re going to bring them home.

    Store away important and valuable pieces

    Young kids can sometimes (almost always) ruin some of the items that mean a lot to their parents. They either break memorabilia, draw over them or damage them in other ways. And you shouldn’t get mad because of this. They are young, need to learn and move around. Your job is to protect memorabilia and valuables if you have them in your home. If you choose to baby-proof your home with self-storage, you can simply store away important and valuable pieces. Just make sure to know how to handle large items when moving them to and out of your storage unit.

    Invest in a quality baby proofing kit after placing everything in self storage

    After you baby-proof your home with self-storage, you will only have one thing left to do – to invest in a quality baby-proofing kit and create safe areas in your home. It’s a good idea to invest in baby gates to limit your child’s movements and keep them away from rooms like the kitchen or dangerous parts in your home, such as stairs. This will help you keep them in safe areas and prevent them from going anywhere else.

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