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.

OUR ACTIONS FOR COVID-19

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 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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