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 choose between moving companies

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    Choosing the right movers for your relocation when planning a move is the first and most important task. After all, the movers are the main source of help during a move. That’s why, if you’re moving to or from Idaho, it’s very important to choose one of the best Idaho moving companies currently available on the market. Of course, some people choose to skip out on hiring movers while others pick the first movers they come across. And even though each of these options is a kind of solution for moving, neither one is the ultimate solution. That’s just the way it is – Expert movers are a must if you wish to have a good moving experience. However, it can be hard to choose between moving companies. Luckily, there are some guidelines you can follow when picking out movers for your move.

    Begin by making sure all your options are legit

    The easiest way to choose fitting short or long distance movers Boise, or any other city has to offer, is to first weed out bad movers. That way you’ll only be left with great options you can safely choose between. When that’s the case, you can simply go by what you want and need and you don’t have to concern yourself with safety and such. Of course, that means that you have to invest some time and effort in finding decent options beforehand. Of course, you can combine the two – researching and making a choice. However, it’s better to start with one and follow with the other.

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    Tried and tested movers are always the best option.

    Begin by researching and learning as much as possible about various companies that offer services in your area. After you’re done with that, move on to eliminating the businesses that didn’t quite make the cut. We strongly suggest you remove all subpar options from your list early on. It’s okay to be ruthless. You’re entitled to getting good quality Boise moving services for your money. Plus, by eliminating more and more businesses, by the end, you’ll end up with only a handful of options that fit your criteria perfectly.

    When choosing between moving companies reading reviews is a must

    The easiest way to weed out bad movers is by reading reviews. Just be careful and use your head when making conclusions since many reviews can be fake. That being said, it’s usually not expert movers that have tons of fake reviews since those are not something they need. If the services are good, there will likely be plenty of satisfied clients that would be more than happy to leave a review. Still, reviews are the best tool for accumulating information about businesses.

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    It’ll be much easier for you to choose between moving companies if you read reviews.

    Trust your fellow countrymen, they already went through what you’re going through right now. However, don’t do so blindly. Making good decisions is usually rooted in collecting as much info as possible and then thinking it all through yourself.

    Look for a company that offers what you need

    When choosing between moving businesses it’s also advisable to discard all those options that don’t fit your needs perfectly. For example, if you’re in need of industrial storage, for some reason, you likely won’t be satisfied with a moving business that doesn’t offer this service. Sure, you can hire different companies for different things. However, it’s much better to choose one company for multiple things, if not all.

    Before you make a choice, it’s best to trim down your list of options by reading companies’ websites extensively. There you’ll find all the necessary information regarding the services they offer. After that, you’ll be able to narrow down your options even more which will eventually allow you to choose the perfect moving company for your relocation.

    Your budget also plays a significant role in choosing a moving company for your move

    It’s also important to take your moving budget into the account. For example, if one of the freight shipping Boise companies is out of your price range, you should immediately cross it off your list. But to be able to do that, first, you have to set your budget. After that, request quotes from all of the businesses that are still left on your list. Of course, first, make sure all of these options are good options and that they offer what you need. After you get the quotes, you’ll be able to eliminate the businesses that are out of your price range. By doing this you’ll trim down your list even more, which is very important when trying to choose between moving businesses.

    Choose a company that conveys trust

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    Getting in touch with movers is one of the best ways of checking whether they’re a good fit for you.

    By now your list should already be quite small. Unless, of course, you’re absolutely loaded and you live in a city filled with experts. That said, no matter how long your list may be at this point, after all these other steps, it’s very important to choose a company that simply feels right. Give a call to all movers on your list. There are quite a few questions to ask before hiring a moving company. Plus, you’ll be able to “feel them out” a bit. After that, it’ll be much easier for you to choose. If you did everything correctly before this step, picking either of the options should be alright. Making sure you vibe with your movers is very important.

    Even though it can be hard to choose between moving companies, there are ways to make it simpler

    Your movers are your support system during relocation. That’s why it’s very important to choose reliable movers who are good at what they do and care about their customers. Unfortunately, finding such movers can be difficult and stressful unless you know what you’re doing. Luckily, there are some things you can do that make it much easier to choose between moving companies. We’ve already mentioned a couple of them. Now all you need to do is implement them and you’ll find your perfect movers in no time!

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