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 save time while remodeling your Boise home

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    Home remodeling is such an exciting time. You’re giving it a new look and feel – a personal touch that reflects who you are. But, at the same time, you’re boosting its functionality and liveability, thus improving your quality of life. However, while thrilling, home remodeling takes a lot of time to complete. Sometimes even up to a few months. Therefore, it’s crucial to find ways to save time while remodeling your Boise home. Here’s some advice from Peasley Moving & Storage experts to help you in that task.

    Organize well to save time while remodeling your Boise home

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    Checklist apps are an amazing way to save time while remodeling your Boise home.

    Remodeling is a complex process that demands a lot of time as-is. Yet, what really can make it grind to an agonizing halt is a lack of organization. Now, you can’t help a lot with construction work. Nor should you, at that. After all, you’ll have professionals do most of it. But, you certainly can ensure an excellent start and seamless workflow, free of distractions.

    A simple checklist can be your mightiest weapon

    A multitude of tasks, chores, and important decisions is what makes remodeling so daunting. Simply, it’s impossible to keep everything in your head. Trying to do so will, most often, leads to oversights. And oversights lead to less than satisfying results. Fortunately, it’s easier than ever to stay organized today. All you need is an organizer app for your smartphone and you’re good to go.

    Having a complete list of all that needs doing at the palm of your hand is the best way to make sure you’re missing nothing. Just be sure to update it the moment something occurs to you and revise it at least once a day. This way, you’ll only spend seconds to save hours in the long run.

    Enlist the help of a good designer

    When you start preparing for a remodel, your imagination will explode with awesome ideas. You’ll have everything in your mind, from colors to lighting, to hidden details only you know exist. However, translating those ideas into something tangible demands more than goodwill and imagination. It demands discipline, proficiency, and knowledge. But, most of all – a lot of time. So, consider hiring a good interior/exterior designer to help you bring your ideas to life. But, even more so, to ensure excellent results, without wasting time.

    Know what you want

    Both your designer and contractor will help you make your vision a reality. But, to do so effectively, they’ll need your input. That’s right, you are the person that “builds the base,” so to speak. So, before you turn to the professionals, make sure the idea is already crystal clear in your mind. Do some research and make a folder with images that closely resemble what you’re aiming for. Then, present it to your contractor/designer. They’ll love you for it since they won’t’ have to re-draw plans a thousand times until they nail it.

    Work with a reputable contractor

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    Various specialists will work on your home remodeling project.

    By far the best way to save time while remodeling your Boise home is to hire the best contractor you can afford. As with any undertaking, nothing beats training, experience, and preparedness. Needless to say, a reputable contractor will have it all. But, other than efficiency and effectiveness, they bring another crucial thing to the mix – a network of reliable, verified subcontractors.

    A single home remodeling project involves a lot of specialists with different areas of expertise, such as:

    • Designers;
    • Engineers;
    • Craftsmen;
    • Plumbers;
    • HVAC technicians.

    And, that’s just the beginning. The thing is, trying to find and “recruit” various experts individually is a pain and a time-sink. Getting them to work in sync for the first time – a virtual nightmare. But, with a good contractor, you won’t have to worry about any of it. So, with them, you won’t save minutes or hours. You’ll save days of searching and researching.

    Give your workers ample maneuverable space

    Once the remodeling starts your home will turn into an ongoing fiesta of workers, tools, and materials. All of them require ample space to function efficiently. Now, they’ll do everything in their power to ensure seamless workflow. But, it’s you who, ultimately, creates a functional work environment. And you can do exactly that if you ensure they don’t have to bump into your belongings whenever they turn. So, it’s an excellent idea to rent one of the storage units Boise moving companies provide and place your stuff there while remodel is ongoing. You’ll boost your workers’ productivity while, at the same time, minimizing the possibility of damage to your possessions.

    Moving out can be a great way to save time while remodeling your Boise home

    As an extension of the previous point, you should consider moving out for the duration of the project. Removing yourself from the premises will give your workers even more breathing room. But, more than that, it will give them and your peace of mind that no one will get injured. A home in the process of remodeling isn’t a safe place. And, despite your workers’ cautiousness and best intentions – accidents can still happen.

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    Finding temporary accommodations help you save time, nerves, and health during remodeling.

    Furthermore, remodeling is messy and can cause a variety of health issues. So, avoid unnecessary complications. You can find some of the best local movers Boise offers in a matter of minutes. Enlist their help to move out stress and risk-free, and ensure even faster project completion.

    Make your time your own

    Improving one’s home is a valiant goal every person should strive for. However, in today’s hectic times, reaching that goal demands an ample amount of our most valuable resource – time. Therefore, it’s imperative you waste none. So, put everything you learned here to good use and save time while remodeling your Boise home. Saved minutes will turn into hours, hours into days, and, before you know it, you’ll have plenty of time on your hands. Use it to add some finishing touches to your freshly remodeled home or to explore Boise with your family. Or, you can simply relax – that’s perfectly fine as well.

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