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 prepare for springtime in Boise

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    Although winter is not quite over yet, we are already starting to see the first signs of spring. And for a lot of people out there, this means that you will have to hurry and start planning how to prepare for springtime in Boise. Even though it might be early for doing some landscaping around the house, there are some things you can do to start this new year fresh. Keep reading to find out how you can prepare yourself and your household for one of the best seasons – spring.

    Declutter and make more room in your home

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    Make more room in your home by getting rid of clutter

    Many people think decluttering has to be done only before hiring moving companies Boise and relocating to a new location. But that is not the case. Decluttering should be done at least once a year, ideally in springtime. We understand that you probably don’t have the time to go through all of your stuff once or twice a year, but you should try doing this. You will be amazed by how many items you’ve gathered over the past year and how many of them you haven’t used in years. There is really no reason for keeping them and creating all that clutter in your home.

    So, instead of living in clutter, prepare for springtime in Boise by making more room in your home. And here’s how:

    • Decide which decluttering system you are going to use. It would be best to simply have three piles where you will place items you are going to keep, give away, or throw away.
    • Consider finding help. Decluttering can be really tiring. Luckily, you can make it easier if you include your entire family in this task.
    • Declutter a couple of hours a day. You don’t have to declutter your entire home in a day. In fact, we’re not sure if this can even be done. If your home is big, you will need more than a day.
    • Don’t get sentimental. Although getting rid of items can be a bit overwhelming, don’t let this worsen your mood. After all, you will only get rid of the items that you no longer use.

    What should you do with the stuff you don’t need?

    The important thing we want to point out is that decluttering doesn’t mean you are going to throw your stuff away. Sure, you will throw away damaged items that can’t be used anymore. But, if your items aren’t damaged, you can get rid of them without tossing them away. Here are a couple of solutions:

    • Seasonal items and other stuff you are currently not using can be placed in a storage facility Boise ID;
    • You can look for donation centers near you and bring a couple of boxes there;
    • If you know some of your relatives or friends need the item you want to get rid of, give them for free;
    • Check out online platforms where you can sell used items, such as eBay or Amazon;
    • Organize a yard or a garage sale and try earning a couple of bucks.

    Prepare for spring cleaning and start fresh

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    Clean your entire home and start fresh this spring

    Since you will be already decluttering, use this chance to clean at the same time. Declutter room by room and use the same system to clean. As soon as you separate the items you need from the ones you don’t need, start cleaning. Spring cleaning means that you will have to clean everything – floors, windows, doors, furniture, items you plan to store, etc. This is a big task that you shouldn’t skip doing. After all, there is a reason why it’s called spring cleaning and not summer or winter cleaning.

    Although spring cleaning isn’t the most favorite task, it is amazing how good one feels after finishing it. Spring cleaning prepares us for a new part of the year and it is a great tradition for starting a new chapter. If you want to prepare for springtime in Boise like a pro, don’t skip this step.

    What will you need for spring cleaning?

    Before you start cleaning your home, make sure you have gathered everything you need for this task. You will need:

    • Sponges, mops, scourers, microfibre cloths, and a bucket
    • Protective gloves and a face mask if you will be working with harsh chemicals
    • Cleaning products (if you don’t like using harsh chemicals, consider making natural cleaners)
    • A plastic caddy for carrying the essentials
    • Trash bags or a couple of boxes you’ve used when you were moving to Idaho

    Take care of those repairs you are always postponing

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    Spring is the perfect time for home renovations and repairs

    Whether you are living in a house or an apartment, we are sure there are tons of different repairs waiting for you to deal with them. Well, now is the right time to finally take care of this task. Even if you already know what needs to be repaired, make sure to inspect your entire home. Check whether there is anything else that needs to be changed or serviced. Once you finish with the inspection, make a checklist and start repairing. Also, if you are not experienced enough, put someone experienced in charge instead of trying to take care of everything on your own.

    Prepare for springtime in Boise by planning a trip

    The best way to prepare for springtime in Boise is to plan a road trip! Traveling around Boise and Idaho in cold weather or on a rainy day isn’t the most ideal situation. That’s why you should travel in spring and enjoy the beautiful weather. If you’ve already explored Boise and its surroundings, consider checking out some of the best Idaho cities for tourists. Idaho is a beautiful state and you should do your best to explore it as much as you can. However, since we are still fighting coronavirus, it would be best to stick to the outdoors instead of checking out local restaurants and spending time indoors.

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