Founded in 1890, Peasley Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the Great Seattle Fire, WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. The health & safety of our customers, staff, service providers, and local community are paramount and we continue to adhere to all directives from local, state, and federal government agencies.
Although many unknowns still remain, rest assured that Peasley Moving & Storage will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs. Our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.


All Peasley Moving & Storage Employees are instructed and expected to follow the guidelines provided by the CDC. This includes:

  • Staying home from work if ill, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or having been exposed to someone with the virus
  • Washing hands frequently with soap or using proper hand sanitizer when soap is not available
  • Maintaining a 6’ social distance from others to the highest degree possible
  • Wearing appropriate face masks when/if requested or required

Peasley Moving & Storage continues to take the following steps:

  • Regularly refreshing and reinforcing prevention guidelines among all staff members to reduce the risk of spreading infection
  • Daily monitoring of staff for symptoms of illness and sending anyone with symptoms home
  • Offering customers the option of contact-free virtual estimate appointments – More Information About Virtual Estimates
  • Following all guidelines and protocols required by Retirement Living Communities, Apartment Complexes, Condominiums, Commercial Buildings, etc.
  • Upon request and at no charge, our crew members can wear masks while performing your move. Please simply notify your Relocation Consultant if this is your preference.

Peasley Moving & Storage requests the following of our customers:

  • If you have a scheduled estimate appointment or booked move, please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19, tested positive for COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing. Please rest assured there is NO CHARGE to reschedule your estimate or move due to illness – we will work together to find an alternate date that works for you.
  • 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 all windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and reduces the containment of germs.
  • Please maintain a social distance of 6’ or greater during both your in-person estimate appointment and while moving services are being performed.

Here are some informative and helpful resources about COVID-19:

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 are planning to move your household or business down the street, across the country, or around the world, we’re here to make the process seamless & safe for you, just as we’ve done for well over a century!

~ Peasley Moving & Storage  

How to spend the first days after moving

Relocations are difficult processes. There is simply so much to do and so much to prepare for. But once you finish relocating all your stuff to your new home with the assistance of a moving company, like Peasley Moving & Storage, for example, you will still have some things to do in the first couple of days after moving to your new home.  If you would like to spend the first days after moving as productively as possible, you might want some guidelines. And this article is going to provide you with just that, guidelines for your first few days after relocation.

Useful tips on how to spend the first days after moving?

Here is the quick list of things you might want to do straight off:

  • Inspect your new home before you start unpacking
  • Unload the boxes and place them in the correct room
  • Unpack your essentials
  • Assemble essential furniture
  • Install large appliances
  • Visit malls, restaurants, and parks
  • Meet your new neighbors!
Inspect your new home first!

Inspect your new home before you start unpacking

The first thing that you need to do, once you arrive in your new home, is to thoroughly inspect it. Before you even think about unpacking anything, you need to stroll around the home and figure out if anything needs working on. Your home will be devoid of all the furniture and other things that might interfere in the inspection so this is the best opportunity to do so. If you had some of the freight companies Idaho bring a container to your yard, leave it there for the time being. You will need the home to be as empty as possible for your inspection. You will most likely see a few things that you may need to repair.

Don’t worry about them for the time being, just write them down for later consideration. Even if you don’t get around to it shortly, you will still have a reminder of what is there to do. Just make sure to write it somewhere where you can have a constant reminder. The front of the fridge is usually a good spot.

Unload the boxes and place them in the correct room

After your inspection is over, it is time to get the boxes in. If you have some items in full service storage, this is the time to bring them out. Place the boxes in their corresponding rooms. Don’t start unpacking straight away, simply put everything in its place for now. You will get to unpacking soon enough. This part of the process will be simple if your boxes are properly labeled. If not, you may need to spend additional time on this task. But don’t worry, even if you carry a few boxes to the wrong place it is not the end of the world.

moving boxes
While unloading your moving boxes, place each one in the correct room, and make your unpacking process easier!

Spend the first days after moving by unpacking your essentials

If you have a lot of things to unpack, it may require several days to do so. What you might want to do is unpack the essentials first. And, to tell the truth, most of your things may be considered essential. But start with the items that you use the most and can’t imagine living without.

Don’t be afraid to move from room to room and unpack only a few boxes in each. If you start unpacking everything from each room, you might find yourself really tired or need to do something else, without your essential belongings unpacked. If you don’t have time for any of this, however, you can always hire some extra Boise moving services to reduce the work that you need to do on your own. It might also be a good idea to sit down and think things through before you start unpacking. Even if you give it only five minutes, this mental exercise will help a lot.

Assemble essential furniture

Your furniture will most likely need some assembling before it is ready for use. Start with the essential pieces, such as the bed. Then move on to the furniture that you see yourself using in the next few days. You will not need all those armoires straight away so you can skip them for now. But living room furniture might come in handy in the evening when you want to sit back and relax. Do note that assembling your furniture can be quite difficult with some particular pieces. You may want to save those for later, once you have the essential things done with.

Install large appliances

After the furniture is done, it is time to install the large appliances as well. Up until this point, you did not really need to concern yourself with it but now is the time. Make sure that you either know what you are doing or hire a professional to do it for you. These appliances might have a few specific twists to them and if you don’t know them you will be risking accidents. Always read the appropriate manuals, even if you think you know them by heart. There is always something that might slip your mind and is quite important. Or, in the case of hiring professional help, sit back and let them work.

Assemble your kitchen appliances!

Spend the first days after moving in shopping, restaurants, and parks

Aside from work, you will need some R&R as well. You may want to “fill your batteries” with any activity that you usually use to do so. If you love shopping, go explore the local stores. Also, avail yourself of the services from the local restaurants for the first couple of days. It will make it easier for you, not needing to make any food, and it will serve as a great resting point. Finally, you may want to consider getting closer to nature and try to inhale some of the serenity that it offers by visiting a park or two. Green spaces have a positive effect on the human psyche and you can always use more of that.

Meet your new neighbors!

Don’t forget to meet and greet your new neighbors, as well. You might want to start on the right foot with them, as they will be around for possibly years to come. There are no second first impressions so try to make a good one from the start. But don’t overly worry about it, the first impression is not everything, after all.

Also, every person will want to spend the first days after moving in their own way. If you have something that you ordinarily do in order to feel better, incorporate it in these first few days as well. Follow your feelings and act accordingly, these were just the guidelines, not rules set in stone.

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