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 find the best moving and packing supplies

The relocation process has never been a simple one. You have to find a reliable moving company to help you relocate your belongings. Then, you need to create a moving timeline and checklist. And once that part of the job is done, you’ll need to find the best moving and packing supplies that you can use for the relocation of your items. However, even if you do manage to find the best moving boxes Boise has to offer, will you be able to do the same with the rest of the necessary moving supplies? Do you even know what counts as necessary?

Don’t worry if you aren’t a pro when it comes to moving and packing. That’s what we are here for – to help you track down the necessary moving and packing supplies for your upcoming relocation. Besides, we know that you are probably on a budget which is why we have composed this guide with your finances in mind.

A piggy bank to dig into once you find the best moving and packing supplies.
You might be on a limited budget, but we won’t let that stop you. You can still have a pleasant relocation.

What are the necessary moving and packing supplies?

Going into the process and just mentioning the phrase ‘moving and packing supplies,’ we know that you are most likely envisioning moving boxes. Don’t get us wrong – they absolutely are an essential packing material. They’re just not the only one. There is a whole list of packing supplies that all moving companies Boise will advise you to find for your upcoming relocation. What we here at Peasley Moving & Storage consider as essential packing supplies includes:

  • Moving boxes
  • Packing paper
  • Moving blankets
  • Padded wrapping paper
  • Packing tape
  • Packing peanuts
  • Permanent markers
  • Ziploc bags
  • Mattress bags
  • Trash bags

Trust us – a trash bag can be a great alternative if and when you run out of moving boxes. Besides, you have to admit that they are perfect for the relocation of your clothes. Perfect and cheap – a win-win situation as some might say.

Where to find the best moving and packing supplies

The answer will really depend on how much money you are willing to set aside for your supplies. After all, you might be willing to spend a considerable sum of money, but you just don’t have it at your disposal. But that’s no reason to despair. Your residential relocation can still be a successful project, even if you are on a budget.

Finding the necessary supplies with a hefty budget

While it can’t be denied that it is a bit easier to find packing and moving materials when you don’t have a limited budget, the difference is definitely not that big. In case you aren’t looking for a cost-effective solution, you can decide to visit websites such as Home Depot, Amazon, and Walmart. Sites such as these ones will give you a chance to order the quantity and the type of materials that you need.

A woman holding a laptop and writing in a notebook.
What could be simpler than surfing the web and ordering the necessary packing supplies?

What’s so great about them is the fact that you will oftentimes be able to find cost-saving deals on packing supplies. Most importantly, you will get to completely avoid the hassle of visiting multiple stores before finding all that you need. You will be able to browse out of the comfort of your chair, place an order with a few simple clicks, and have the items delivered to you. It is as simple as it sounds.

Finding the necessary supplies when on limited funds

Relocation is a process that can be a really expensive one. With that thought in mind, and with not a lot of funds on their bank accounts, people have come up with many different ways to save money during their relocation. Considering the fact that moving and packing supplies can be expensive, one great way to save money is by finding budget-friendly supplies. The good news is that you won’t have to stray too far, because there are a couple of great ways to find cheap, if not completely free supplies.

  • Ask your loved ones for used materials

Do you have any friend or family member who has recently gone through a local relocation in Boise? Then there are good chances that they have some supplies left over from their move. There’s no telling how many supplies you will be able to gather this way, but it’s definitely a good start. And if this approach doesn’t work, you can always use the following way.

  • Visit dollar stores

Anytime you are pressed for money yet need to find some items, it’s always a great idea to visit dollar stores. These stores contain a plethora of different types of items that are sold for, you guessed it, a dollar. And even if you don’t manage to find sturdy moving boxes, you definitely will be able to find markers and tape. Perhaps your friends can lend you some boxes and you can buy the rest at dollar stores. That would be the perfect combination that will lead to a plethora of moving and packing supplies.

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Use the power of social media for finding moving and packing supplies.

Of course, you can always use the Internet for posting and researching ads. Use social media to ask whether anyone is aware of the place where you can find the best moving and packing materials and we have no doubt you will be able to find what you are looking for.

You can always find professional help

In the end, if you have enough money and you want to avoid all the hassle, you can always turn to professionals for help. Many moving companies offer you a chance to find the moving and packing supplies just by contacting them. In case you can afford it, this really isn’t something you should pass up. It might cost extra money, but it will save you time and energy, so it will definitely be a worthy investment.

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