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 find a good storage facility

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    When renting a storage unit, you need to make sure that the facility that will be safeguarding your items can provide them with appropriate conditions. Unfortunately, there are many storages that do not maintain their facilities the way they should. Naturally, if you want your items to be kept in a suitable environment, your task is to do thorough research and avoid such places. In this article, Peasley Moving & Storage Boise will try to give you some helpful advice on how to find a good storage facility and make sure that your precious belongings will be in an appropriate condition next time you give them a visit.

    Things you will have to think about if you want to find a good storage facility

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    There are many things to consider if you want to choose the best storage facility

    Finding a good storage facility is not easy. Yes, you can do a fair bit of research online. However, things you see online do not always reflect reality. Therefore, it is important to understand that in order to find good storage units Boise, you will have to invest time and energy into researching it all. Here are the things that you will need to think about when selecting your storage:

    • Proper conditions
    • Security
    • Location
    • Available services
    • Price

    These are, of course, the most important things. Still, you might have other requirements that your facility needs to fulfill.

    How to define the ideal conditions

    When it comes to conditions, there are a lot of things that you need to think about. Here is how to determine what is going on in that particular facility that you are visiting.

    Pay attention to the exterior

    The first thing that you will notice when you arrive in front of the warehouse is how the building looks from the outside. Poorly maintained facade, broken windows, a rusty fence, garbage, etc. are all signs that the management doesn’t really maintain its facility properly. Moreover, this will be a good indicator of things that are going on inside the facility. Still, this is only an indicator. And it doesn’t mean that things will be the same.

    The interior is far more important

    Whether we’re discussing portable storage containers or actual self storage units and facilities, you can tell a lot based on the interior. Chipped paint, dirt, strange odors – these are all red flags to consider. Having a clean interior portrays a professional approach to storage services. And you always want that, especially with business storage solutions. Of course, you are not really interested in things that are going on outside of your storage unit. So you will need to wait until you take a look inside until you make your final decision.

    Make sure that your facility has a proper security system

    Security is also one of the important things that you need to pay attention to. Even though in most facilities you will be in charge of the safety of your items, well-secured premises are more difficult to breach. So your items will be safer as well. To make sure whether your facility has proper security, look for a fence and a gate, security personnel, video surveillance, alarm systems, security locks, and similar. Naturally, safe storage doesn’t have to have all those security measures. But if you cannot find any your items will not be safe, that is for sure.

    Take location into consideration

    One of the things that you should consider when searching for the best storage for your needs is the location. Of course, location is not a determining factor but if you find a few facilities that offer proper conditions, location will become important. Especially if you are looking for storage that you will have to visit regularly.

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    When everything else is fine, location becomes an important factor

    Every storage company offers different services and options

    Another thing that can be deciding between two similar storage companies is available services. Some storage facilities might offer only standard units, while others may offer portable containers, temperature, or even climate-controlled units as well. Some facilities will have 24-hour access, others may not.  Make sure that you pick a storage company that offers services according to your needs.

    Compare storage prices to find the best one

    Finally, the price. If you have found several storage companies that offer similar services and conditions, the only thing that can make a difference is the price. Get their rates and compare. Still, bear in mind that they might offer different benefits depending on the length of the contract or may have certain discounts during some periods.

    If you want to find a good storage facility you will have to do a lot of work

    Those are all the tips you need when on the lookout for the ideal self storage Boise. As you can see, there is a lot of work and consideration in front of you. Still, if you want to provide your items with proper conditions that is something that you will need to go through.

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