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 the best moving rates

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One of the things that people are interested in when moving is not spending too much money on it. In fact, saving money is one thing that all of us do or at least try to do. However, not all of us have the same idea of expensiveness. What may be inexpensive for one person could represent a fortune for another? Nevertheless, we can agree that none of us is interested in wasting money. Going on a moving-related money-wasting spree is a thing to avoid doing. Therefore, you are going to have to find the best moving rates if your goal is to save money on moving. Today, we are going to take a look at what you can do in order to hire reliable movers Idaho without having to break the bank. While it may not be an easy thing to do, it is not that difficult.

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Price is very important when choosing mover

Do yourself a favor and commit time in order to find the best moving rates

The first thing that we feel like we should warn you is the fact that there are many people out there who wish they would find the best moving rates. However, they fail to commit time and energy to get them. If this indeed is your goal, then you should be aware of the fact that you are going to have to make an effort to look for the right moving provider. After all, no reliable but affordable residential mover Idaho is going to go looking for you. Such companies are usually taken. Therefore, you are going to have to do your part in reaching out to them.

Now that we have got that off of our chest is the right time to take a detailed look at what you can do in order to find the best moving rates.

What to pay attention to if you want to find the best moving rates

In order to find the best moving rates, you need to get to know the market. Markets differ between cities. Therefore, in the case that you are looking for help with commercial moving Idaho, you should read about moving companies operating there. Then, once you have got an idea of what the market is like, focus on the following:

  • Compare free moving estimates
  • Decide when you are going to move
  • Book in advance
  • Book through a referral

Ready to dive deeper into details?

Compare free moving estimates

The first thing that you should do is to obtain free moving estimates.

Free moving estimates have become a standard in the moving industry. That’s to say, every reliable moving company will not quote you a price without having assessed your moving load. How does this work you ask?

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Make sure to compare different estimates in order to choose the best option for you

Well, the first thing is to come up with a shortlist of the moving companies that you are interested in hiring. Then, you should call all of them. Let them know the details of your move. Tell them that you are looking into the possibility of hiring them. Then, ask them to come and provide you with a free moving estimate. This is when the clerk should ask you about your address and the time that would suit you for the visit.

An important thing to mention is that you should collect at least three free moving estimates Idaho before making the decision of who to hire. The three estimates will give you a real picture of how cheap or expensive your move should be.

Do not go for the cheap but for the affordable

Lastly, we would suggest changing the perspective when choosing the mover. You may be looking to save money on moving, by you should not be going for the cheapest option. Instead, you should go for the most affordable one.

The difference is in the services. The cheapest corporate movers Idaho will provide you with the transportation service only. Plus, the price of your move could skyrocket. Affordable movers, however, may seem more expensive. Still, they will provide you with an advanced level of service. Therefore, for slightly higher the price, you would make your move so much simpler a process.

Decide when you are going to move

The next thing that you should think about in order to find the best moving rates is the timing of your move. Surely you know that moving is a seasonal industry, right? This is the case in the State of Idaho, but in a majority of other states as well.

So, if you are looking to save as much money as possible on a move, you should think about moving in spring or in fall. Obviously, the cheapest moves are done during winter. Still, moving in winter is a true hustle. We would avoid moving then. But if you can move in one of the above-mentioned two seasons.

Book in advance

One more thing technique that you can use is to book in advance.

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Moving is much easier when you have got help

In fact, given the fact that quality movers are often booked up, you should book in advance anyhow. Still, if you wait till the last moment to book a moving provider, and you manage to find a free one, you are probably going to have to pay more than the usual price. It’s very simple, last-minute moves are the most expensive ones.

Book through a referral

The last thing that we are going to suggest doing today is booking through a referral.

Referrals are great. They put you in touch with reliable moving companies. Also, movers will often amend the price once you tell them that they had done business with someone you know. Therefore, ask around. Surely some of your friends can put you in touch with quality movers. Get in touch with them in order to find the best moving rates.

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