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 establish yourself in a new community

Moving into a new home and community is full of both excitement and anxiety. However, there is so much more to moving than just unpacking a few boxes and arranging your furniture. What you have to do, is make yourself and your loved ones feel comfortable in your new surroundings. To do this, it is very important to connect with your neighbors and other members of your new community. This means that, after you reach your new home with the help of movers Kuna ID, you’ll have to do a bit of socializing. And even though the thought of meeting new people seems daunting, believe us when we say, it’s simpler than you think! We’ve taken the time to explain in detail how to establish yourself in a new community and become a great neighbor. Follow our advice, and you’ll fit in before you know it!

Do a bit of research before you establish yourself in a new community

The good thing is, you can start adapting to your new area even before you move in. While you’re looking for a new property, take a bit of time to research the neighborhood, and decide if it’s a good fit for you. The best way to do this is to simply walk or drive around the neighborhood and observe. If you spot many front lawns with toys strewn around, you’ll know that the neighborhood is favored by families with children. If there are dog parks in the area, you’ll know just how much people like animals in the area. You might also get some other valuable intel during your exploration. Such as the average age of the area’s residents, or the locations of important places like schools, shops, and hospitals. All of this can tell you a lot about the neighborhood, and whether or not it will match your lifestyle.

aerial view of a suburban neighborhood
Exploring your neighborhood can really help you to establish yourself in a new community

Don’t be afraid to start a conversation

We all know just how difficult it can be to put yourself out there. But, you’ll establish yourself in the community much faster if you start making connections. Of course, this doesn’t mean that you should go knocking on doors announcing your presence. But, simply taking the initiative to start a conversation can really go a long way when forming bonds. You can start small with a simple wave and a hello. If you want to take it a step further, politely introduce yourself and explain that you’re new to the area. To form a connection, ask your neighbors if they can recommend a local grocery store, or if there is any storage facility Boise ID nearby. Alternatively, you can try and find something that interests you both as a conversation starter. Pets, daily topics, and music can all be great ways to get to know your neighbors.

Get involved in the daily activities of your new community

One of the best ways to establish yourself in a new community and get to know its members is to participate in their activities. You might have to do a bit of exploring before you find something that fits you. A good way to do this is to check local universities, sports organizations, or park districts for something that interests you. Or you can seek recommendations from your neighbors. Another great way to get out and about is to donate time to your community and help the people in it. You can clear park trails, clean the streets from trash, or assist other residents. If you learn that someone will be moving soon, you can recommend one of the best Idaho moving companies to them. They’ll surely appreciate the help as their relocation will be quick and fast.

two people volunteering in their neighborhood
Volunteer work can really help you make connections and establish yourself

No matter which activity you choose, it is very important that you remain approachable at all times. Allow your neighbors the opportunity to approach you and welcome you. Be open and friendly, but above all, be genuine. All of the activities we mentioned above revolve around one thing, and that is teamwork. If you make an effort to be an active part of the community, you’ll undoubtedly fit in, and make new friends along the way.

Organizing a yard sale will boost not just your budget, but your social status too!

If you didn’t have time to fully declutter your home prior to moving, now is the perfect time to do so. One of the best ways to get rid of excess goods is to host a garage or yard sale. The good thing is, you can benefit from this in many different ways. Mainly, you will score some extra cash and restore your house budget after the move. But, your current goal is to meet new people and introduce yourself to the neighbors. So, not only is a well-organized yard sale a good way to declutter, but it is practically an open invitation to your neighbors to visit you. They’ll stop by, have a chat, and maybe even buy something, which can be a great conversation starter the next time you see them. You will also learn about their hobbies and interests, which can help form future bonds.

man cooking barbecue in order to establish himself in a new community
A good homecooked meal can really get a community to come together

Throw a housewarming party in order to establish yourself in a new community

Now that you’ve met a few neighbors, and discovered you share some common interests, it is time to take it a step further. Now would be a good time to invite a few of them for a housewarming party. This is a common social event that can really help you establish yourself in a new community. Select a weekend evening, and invite your community members over for dinner. You don’t have to invite every single person you met, but don’t forget to include your next-door neighbors. If you’re planning a housewarming party for your friends and family, separate it from the one meant for your neighbors. Doing so will allow you to dedicate your full attention to your community members, without unintentionally neglecting them.

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