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 upsize your Boise home

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    When starting a family, starting a new job, getting an inheritance or annual bonus, many people tend to switch toward expanding their homes. However, there are some things to consider before you decide to upsize your Boise home. You should also ask the right questions when upsizing to a new property. And movers Boise area understand this better than most. From budgeting to timing, Peasley Moving & Storage has practical advice for you if you’re thinking of upsizing.

    Upsize your home

    To start with, you need to figure out what it is that you need. So, take a moment and consider why you want to upsize your home. Think about the following:

    • The size of your current home.
    • Distance from your workplace, family, and/or friends.
    • The existence of a backyard for children and pets.
    • Your ambitions and plans for the future.

    You can write a list separated into must-haves and desires. Once you have all that prepared, you can start your search. And once you do, make sure that you find somewhere that fulfills all of your wishes. Moreover, moving to Idaho is certainly a great occasion to upsize your Boise home.

    Location is very important

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    Location is very important when upsizing your home

    If you are relocating your Idaho household to a new location, you should find out as much about it as possible. You should also look into restaurants, shops, and community centers. When you are upsizing your Boise home, you need to consider is it close to the amenities such as schools, job opportunities, driving routes, public transport options, etc. And you also need to think about if that area will actually be an improvement on where you are now. To gain local insight, try spending some time in the area. As well you can speak to a real estate agent who is well established in the local community.

    Consider resale value when you are upsizing your Boise home

    One of the most important things when it comes to your new home is to find the place where you love to live. Hence, buying a new property can also be an excellent way to store and grow wealth. To make the most of that chance, you need to think about a home’s potential future resale value when buying. So, consider researching the following:

    • The historical movement of property prices
    • If the property has increased in value in the past.
    • What’s planned for the future of the are, which should include large housing, commercial or infrastructure developments. 

    You already know that upsizing your home can be a huge challenge. However, if you break it down into smaller tasks and goals it can be quite easy. You can start by considering what you need from your property and what you can afford. As well as which location is perfect for you and whether the property will resell at a profit.

    Begin upsizing your Boise home with your list of must-haves

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    Make a list of things that you need and what you want in order to upsize your Boise home

    You can begin by sitting down and making a list of what you need and want in a new home. So, there are many things that you need to decide on. First, think about the minimum number of beds and baths. This is a good start to your home search. Next, you should choose a neighborhood.

    Hence, you need to think about which part of the city do you want to live in? Don’t forget about the yard. Think about if you need a lot of outdoor space. And do you want your children and pets to play in the yard? Remember to consider what Luxuries are you looking for. So, what are the benefits of your new home? In order to answer this, ask yourself if you want a fancy kitchen. Or are you looking for a huge master bathroom?

    Additional things to consider

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    Consider if you will need additional room in your home

    Another thing to consider is extra space in your home. Hence, if you are upsizing because you want more space, consider what exactly are you going to do with that space. For instance, you may need a separate and quiet room to use as an office. Or, perhaps your family needs a second living room so that video games can be played while others want to watch a movie. Don’t forget to think about the future. Think about if the space in the home is going to be enough, or will you need even more rooms in the future.


    As soon as you know what you want in a bigger home and why you want it, you should decide the following. Hence, as yourself how do you want those spaces to be laid out, in order to function together as a whole. Think about if everything should be on the same level so that you can age in the home. Or make it easier for older residents in the home to get around? Organize your kitchen accordingly. For instance, if you want an open kitchen you can host parties, then you should leave enough living space. Also, consider if you are going to have the guest area away from the main bedrooms.

    Hence, when upsizing your home, the most important thing is to think about a home’s functionality. And, when you start equipping your new home, make sure to place all of your items accordingly. And, if you have any belonging that needs to be stored, you can always use self-storage Boise services.

    Think about the budget in order to upsize your Boise home

    When you decide to upsize your Boise home, you can easily be tempted in buying at the top of your budget. That is why it is important to make sure to go over your budget and decide how much you really want to spend. Also, think carefully if buying a bigger house is a good option for you.

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