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 childproof your moving day

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    Even if you are moving on your own just down the hall, the relocation process will prove to be a complex, time-consuming, and overall tiring process. That is why it is always a good idea to have the capable and reliable assistance of Idaho movers at the ready. However, if you have young kids, things tend to get even more complicated. Probably the fact that you are already aware of. Amongst the tasks of packing, sorting things at work, and arranging for your new place, you will also have to find a way to childproof your moving day. Luckily, apart from handling your relocation process, we can also share some valuable pieces of advice regarding the latter.

    Advice on how to childproof your moving day

    While your long distance movers Boise will be able to take care of the majority of the moving process, you yourself will have to mind your kids. However, since you will still have plenty to do come moving day, you ought to find a way to keep your kids safe and at bay while attending to your tasks. This is what makes a safe kids zone such a good idea.

    Surround your little ones with toys, playpen, blankets, and other fluffy items you have at your disposal. Such a solution will not only keep them all together occupied, but also safe and at your sight. As moving injuries are not so rare among all the boxes and supplies, it is good to know your offspring is safe at all times. This will also give you peace of mind, something much needed in time of moving.

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    Occupying your kids in a safe zone is a great way to childproof your moving day.

    Keep in mind, however, although they will be occupied by playing for some time, they will still need your attention. So, make sure that they have regular meals and naps. After all, their health and daily habits are not to suffer because of the moving. If you find this to be too much of a struggle, consider hiring a babysitter. He or she will keep an eye on your kids all the time while you tend to other things.

    Occupy your older kids

    Kids that are of school age can certainly help when you are moving to Idaho. You can include them in the packing process, and give them some other easier tasks. Not only will they help you, but they will also feel included and have fun. The former is especially important, as relocations can be rather hard on kids. By allowing them to get involved in the process, you are letting them know that their actions, voices, and opinions matter and that they too have a say in something that is this big.

    See that the dangerous items are out of reach

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    You know your kids, and you know that it is best to keep the hazardous items out of their reach.

    This is one of the most obvious things that you most certainly have in mind on a daily basis. However, moving is hectic. What with all the fuss, transportation and packing, and your curious kids, forbidden items can easily fall into the wrong hands. And let us not forget that magical connection between your child’s hands and that thing you told them not to touch. Some of these would include electricity outlets, cables, scissors, knives, and such.

    Checklist for childproofing your moving day

    The process of moving does have a habit of making us forget the most obvious things, especially the ones that concern us every day. This is probably because the moving day itself is unlike any other normal one. Be that as it may, here are some things to pay attention to when the time comes:

    • Electrical outlets that were protected or hidden behind the furniture are bound to get exposed come moving day. So, see that you pay attention to these points, and either protect these outlets or keep your kids away from them.
    • See that you pack cleaning supplies in labeled boxes, well shut, and place them in an inaccessible area.
    • Pack your medications properly, and far away from your kids’ reach.
    • Knives, scissors, and all other shart objects are also to be well cushioned, labeled, and placed somewhere unreachable for your little ones. For that extra peace of mind, consider putting them in the pantry, or some other room with a lock.
    • Don’t forget that a tower of boxes can be especially tempting for your kids to climb on. To avoid the hazard of this action, and remove the temptation overall, try spreading boxes around the floor instead of stacking them on top of each other. Also, the items containing fragile items are best placed somewhere that you know they will stay out of reach, even if it means putting them in another room.
    • Make sure to avoid placing heavy boxes on top of other boxes or somewhere high. They can easily fall, should a kid bump into them while running around. So, see that you keep them on the floor and under lighter boxes.
    • Include your residential movers Boise in the process of childproofing your moving day. They have plenty of experience and will be certain to help.
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    At the very least, your movers will be able to take care of everything else while you tend to your kids.

    Don’t restrain from asking for help

    As mentioned, moving is complicated enough as it is. And, as the moving day is a bit chaotic, it can be rather easy to overlook some simple childproofing tasks. So, if possible, consider finding some distraction for your kids. Perhaps you can arrange a playday with some of their friends’ parents. If there is a sleepover offer on the table, don’t think twice about accepting it. It will make your move tremendously easier. Not to mention that you would be able to prepare your new home a bit before your kids arrive.

    In order to childproof your moving day, you have to plan ahead a bit more than you would with a regular relocation. Still, a little help can go a long way, so make sure to keep that in mind when times get rough. You don’t have to be in this alone, and you will have a much nicer time with helping hands on board.

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