Founded in 1890, Peasley Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the Great Seattle Fire, WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. The health & safety of our customers, staff, service providers, and local community are paramount and we continue to adhere to all directives from local, state, and federal government agencies.
Although many unknowns still remain, rest assured that Peasley Moving & Storage will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs. Our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.


All Peasley Moving & Storage Employees are instructed and expected to follow the guidelines provided by the CDC. This includes:

  • Staying home from work if ill, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or having been exposed to someone with the virus
  • Washing hands frequently with soap or using proper hand sanitizer when soap is not available
  • Maintaining a 6’ social distance from others to the highest degree possible
  • Wearing appropriate face masks when/if requested or required

Peasley Moving & Storage continues to take the following steps:

  • Regularly refreshing and reinforcing prevention guidelines among all staff members to reduce the risk of spreading infection
  • Daily monitoring of staff for symptoms of illness and sending anyone with symptoms home
  • Offering customers the option of contact-free virtual estimate appointments – More Information About Virtual Estimates
  • Following all guidelines and protocols required by Retirement Living Communities, Apartment Complexes, Condominiums, Commercial Buildings, etc.
  • Upon request and at no charge, our crew members can wear masks while performing your move. Please simply notify your Relocation Consultant if this is your preference.

Peasley Moving & Storage requests the following of our customers:

  • If you have a scheduled estimate appointment or booked move, please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19, tested positive for COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing. Please rest assured there is NO CHARGE to reschedule your estimate or move due to illness – we will work together to find an alternate date that works for you.
  • 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 all windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and reduces the containment of germs.
  • Please maintain a social distance of 6’ or greater during both your in-person estimate appointment and while moving services are being performed.

Here are some informative and helpful resources about COVID-19:

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 are planning to move your household or business down the street, across the country, or around the world, we’re 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

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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