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 plan a timeline for moving abroad

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    Decided to move abroad? Making this decision is not easy at all and it requires a lot of renunciation. However, it’s a life-changing decision that can improve your lifestyle and bring you many benefits. But, before moving abroad, there are a lot of things to do. Moving internationally is a huge change and there are many obstacles you may come across. Because of this, it’s essential to make a strong moving plan to conduct the relocation smoothly. To make a successful relocation plan, prepare a timeline for moving abroad.

    If you’re not sure how to prepare, ask the moving company to help you to make and realize your moving plan. Professional movers will not only help you with the relocation itself but also with the pre-moving process, such as planning and packing. Before creating your moving timeline, read this guide that Peasley Moving & Storage ID made for you.

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    An international move requires a lot of planning and organizing.

    Why do you need to make a timeline for moving abroad?

    International relocation is a long and daunting process that consists of many different tasks which require detailed planning. It’s a life challenge full of obstacles and sacrifice. So, to avoid potential problems, it’s vital to properly prepare for what awaits you and conduct a safe and sound relocation. A timeline for moving abroad can help you stay organized. Without it, it’s almost impossible to perform your relocation successfully and without any complications. The timeline for moving abroad will give you peace of mind as you start planning your international move.

    How to prepare an international moving timeline?

    You probably wonder how to prepare an international moving timeline. Well, it’s easier than you think. Supposedly you’ve already decided where you want to move – the first thing to do is to determine when you want to move. However, if you are not sure whether you’ll manage everything on time, consult your movers to help you choose the best moving date. After choosing the destination and moving date, start making the timeline. It should consist of three parts: “before the move,” “moving day,” “during the move,” and “after the move.” Each is equally important. Of course, start by making a before-the-move timeline.

    Before the move

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    Planning is a key to a successful international relocation

    The core to a successful relocation process is to have an effective pre-relocation moving plan. If you prepare everything before the move, the moving day and during-the-move process will go smoothly. Also, if you prepare the floor plan for your new home before the actual move, you will shorten the after the move process. But how to prepare a before-the-move timeline? First of all, decide the period before the move. Then, plan the pre-relocation process by weeks. Here’s our example:

    Eight weeks before the move

    First, gather all the necessary documents. These documents include visas, residence permits, work permits, and other legal documents. When you acquire these documents, search for the right international moving company and get a moving quote. By the way, now that you are here, check our Idaho international movers for your relocation. They are experienced, devoted, and professional. You can be sure they will provide you with a safe and smooth relocation.

    Six weeks prior to the move

    The first thing you should prepare before anything is to gather your personal documents, such as passports, IDs, international driver’s license, diplomas, etc. Next, attain the medical records. Also, if you have a pet, make sure to get its vet documentation. Keep the documents at hand in a file and also create an online copy. When you finish this, move on to making a moving plan.

    Four weeks before the move

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    A timeline for moving abroad is not effective without a packing plan

    Inform your utility providers about your move and schedule a date for them to come and cancel your services. Then, start making a packing plan. Make an inventory list and, based on it, decide what to declutter. Then, purchase the packaging materials or ask your company to provide you with some. Next, start packing the things you won’t need until the relocation such as books for example. To be able to organize your new home, make a floor plan, so you know what will stay and what will go. Don’t forget to check what electronics are compatible with your new house.

    Packing timeline for moving abroad

    Packing is one of the longest and most overwhelming relocation processes. It usually takes about a month if you are moving abroad. So, it is essential to create an efficient packing plan if you want to have a successful door to door international shipping process. Supposedly you’ve already made an inventory list, downsized your belongings, purchased packing supplies, and packed seasonal clothes and other things you don’t need until relocation. Then, it’s time to focus on further packing. Where to start from? Here’s our example:

    • Prepare your essentials box. It should contain toiletries, underwear, and other essentials you’ll need for the first day after the move. Don’t forget to pack your documents and phone and laptop chargers. Also, have a first-aid kit at hand.
    • Pack your clothes. Clothing seems the easiest to pack. However, if not packed properly, they can take a lot of space in the moving truck. So, use the right packing supplies, such as vacuum bags, to make more space.
    • Pack your furniture. First, disassemble the furniture before packing. Pay attention to fragile items and protect them with appropriate packing materials. If you are not sure how to detach the furniture, ask your movers to help you.
    • Pack room by room. Decide your priorities and start packing each room. That will save you a lot of time, and you’ll stay organized. Don’t forget to label the boxes. Pay special attention to kitchen appliances.

    A week before the move

    The week before the actual relocation is the most important. Go through the moving checklist template again and see if there’s something you’ve missed to do. Finish the most important tasks. If you think you can’t manage everything, ask your movers for additional help. Also, call your movers to confirm once again the relocation details. Use this time to say goodbye to your beloved ones.

    (Before) Moving day

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    An efficient moving plan stands behind a successful relocation

    The moving day is almost here. There are a few more things to do. Confirm your flight and check-in. Next, double-check your luggage. Then, sit back and relax. What’s done is done. Tomorrow is the moving day, so make sure to get some sleep. The moving day has finally come. Go around the house and check whether there’s something left. Also, check your bag of essentials one more time. Wait for the movers to come and be present when they arrive. After they finish unloading the truck, head to the airport.

    After the move

    Movers finishing their tasks is not the end of your relocation. Now, it’s time for the post-relocation process. Luckily, it’s not as stressful as moving. You have all the time at your disposal. If you’ve made a floor plan and after-the-move timeline, then your unpacking will be a piece of cake. Enjoy your new life abroad. Hope this timeline for moving abroad was helpful to you.

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