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 plants for relocation

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    Relocating your entire household to another home may have a few extra steps if you plan on taking all of your plants with you. As plants are living things, they do not conform to regular packing procedures. You are going to need to provide them with special care. Since most moving companies do not deal in the transportation of plants or pets, this is a task that you will need to tend to by yourself. To start with, you will need to select which plants to take with you. As a professional company with experience, Peasley Moving & Storage can and will still offer you all the knowledge you might need to prepare plants for relocation.

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    Every type of plant requires special handling.

    Seven steps to success when it comes to relocating plants

    1. Choose the plants you want to take with you
    2. Prepare plants for relocation a few weeks in advance
    3. Plan ahead for plants that require digging up
    4. Make sure there are no pests and weeds
    5. Put them into plastic bins the day before moving
    6. Take utmost care while transporting them
    7. Close the boxes right before the move

    1. Carefully choose which plants to take with you

    The first thing that you need to do, in order to prepare for your relocation, is to select what plants will be making the trip. This will easily dictate all your further efforts. Despite professional moving services Boise ID not including plant relocation, you will have the insight you need to tend to this process on your own. Be weary, however, that this is not a process that you can finish within one hour. First of all, you need to evaluate the needs of your new home and not to overburden it with the plants that you have. This means that you need to figure out the best layout, plant locations, etc. And all of this takes time. Give your plants proper consideration, and relocating them will be a lot easier.

    2. Start preparing plants for relocation a few weeks in advance

    Once you figure out which plants will be making the trip, it is time to prepare them for the journey ahead. For this, you are going to need to make sure that they have all the nutrients they require as well as being as healthy as they can, prior to the move. Remember, you can’t store plants in storage units Boise Idaho, so you will need to have them prepared for any situation. The healthier your plants are at the start of the trip, the better. You don’t need to pamper them. Three weeks in advance is a good time to start preparing them for the road. Make sure that you have all that they need. That is something you can prepare even earlier.

    3. Plan ahead for those plants that require digging up

    Some plants are going to need to be dug up before you can relocate them. These specimens warrant further consideration as relocating them is not as easy as picking them up and moving them to their new home. You are going to need specialty moving boxes, as well. This is a process that you need to begin well ahead of the moving date, a couple of months ahead, even. The first thing that you are going to need is some burlap. You will put the plants somewhere cool and shady after wrapping them. Make sure that the root ball is moist but not wet.

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    Digging up your plants needs to be done with care.

    When it comes to moving them, you will need to pay attention to move them as fast as you can, from the moment you uproot them. They will be just fine in the moving truck for a limited amount of time but shortening the time they are not in the ground is going to be a priority.

    4. Make sure there are no pests and weeds

    Approximately one week before the moving day, you will need to eliminate all the pests and weeds from your plants. You don’t want to be carrying these to your new home with you. The best way to do this is to place an anti-pest strip in an opaque plastic bag with your plants. You need to be careful when dealing with pest strips, though, as they can have adverse effects if misused. Leave both the plant and the strip overnight and remove the bag in the morning.

    5. Put the plants into plastic bins the day before moving

    The best containers for plant transport are plastic bins. Pad them with a damp newspaper or packing paper before placing your plants in them. Use additional paper to protect the leaves, as well. Finally, use another thin, damp, layer of paper over each of the plants in order to provide even more protection.

    6. Take utmost care while transporting them

    But the absolute best way to transport plants is to secure them properly in your vehicle before transporting them. You might also consider consulting with professional landscaping companies on how best to transport large plants and small trees. They know all the best methods of keeping every plant safe while in transport.

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    A moving company will streamline plant transportation.

    7. Close the boxes right before the move

    You never want to keep your plants in closed boxes until you really have to. The best time to close the boxes is right before your movers arrive. Make sure that they have plenty of oxygen by punching holes on several sides of their containers. You also want to give the plants some additional moisture by spraying them before you close the lid. Your plants should be the last items that are going inside the truck and the first to come out. When taking them out of the box, try to place them in darker areas. You can gradually introduce them to brighter light in a few days.

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