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

Keeping old habits when changing homes – why and how

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    Moving from one home to another usually involves changing a great deal. Not only will you be changing your place of residence, but you will also most likely be changing most of the habits you have. You may form some new ones, too, from all the packing supplies Boise you’ll need to gather. Jokes aside, if you have some habits that you would really like not to lose, such as exercising regularly, taking care of yourself, or anything else, you might want to put in some effort. Keeping old habits when changing homes can be quite hard, but you can do it. The important thing is that you always have that in mind.

    Keeping old habits when changing homes – why?

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    Knowing why is important.

    There can be a lot of reasons why you might want to keep any habits that you’ve already adopted. But the main two reasons are:

    1. You’ve put a lot of work into forming your habits
    2. It might be difficult to re-form habits once dropped

    You might have even formed a habit of visiting a particular place. While it may be impossible to visit that exact place, what you can do is create a new one. You can even use one of the portable storage Boise solutions to allow you to create your own sanctuary virtually anywhere! The important thing is to never stop thinking about your habits. That is the best way to retain them. The more you think about them, the more you “obsess”, the easier it will be to make sure that you are keeping good habits. After all, they were:

    A lot of work

    Only someone who knows how difficult is to form a habit can understand how much work it is. Most people have problems with the discipline that is needed to form a habit. For example, most movers Boise area has have formed a habit of going to a gym once a week. But even they have struggled hard until they formed such a habit. And if you have a few habits like that, you will want to do anything it takes to retain them.

    Once a habit is dropped, it is difficult to get it back

    You may think that breaking out of a habit is “fine”. That you can simply pick it up when you need it. You deserve a small break, right? The problem with that line of thinking is that if you drop a habit once, it gets progressively harder to pick it up again. In some cases, you might even find it impossible to get the old habits back. The fact of the matter is that you might want to do anything it takes to retain the habit, rather than break it.

    Keeping old habits when changing homes – how?

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    If you can’t do it on your own, enlist some help.

    Changing habits is hard. But so is keeping them, especially when you are relocating. You may not have the places or the people that you rely on to keep your habits going. However, most habits can be continued, despite changes of environs or people around you. You may want to:

    1. Find a way to resume your habits straight away
    2. Get some outside help
    3. Involve professionals

    If you want to ensure that you keep your habits, you may want to proceed to step 3 straight away. This can be the case if you are undergoing a commercial relocation, hiring Boise office movers for the occasion, and you need to make sure that you keep the habits that keep you or your business afloat. Don’t underestimate the power of habits, they can make all the difference.

    Resuming your habits

    Whatever you need to resume your habits, try and find it straight away. If you need a gym, find one. If you need a great route to walk, start finding one immediately. You don’t have the luxury of delaying this process, as by doing so you will break the habits. Therefore, you can leave some of the other relocation necessities for later. Focus on you and your habits alone. If you need time, or anything else, make sure that you have it. You will be thankful that you did, later on.

    Finding help

    We are not alone in this world, and we should not be. Even if you relocated far away from friends and family, that does not mean you can’t contact them. Tell them about your habits and what you are doing to maintain them and why is it failing. All you may need is some emotional support. And even if you don’t need it, your friends and family may have a great idea that just might work. You never know. The worst thing you can do is keep quiet about your problems and not allow anyone to help.

    If everything else fails, consult professionals

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    Professionals can be of immense help.

    However, sometimes you simply can’t deal with keeping the habit on your own. That’s fine, most people have trouble dealing with such an issue. Luckily, there are professionals who can help you with your issues. Make sure to contact them and ask for suggestions. You don’t really need expensive, long-term, treatments, you just need some solid advice. Or you need someone to yell at you, that can also be a motivator. Either way, whatever you need, there will be a professional that can provide it.

    Maybe you want to change instead of keeping old habits when changing homes

    You may want to consider keeping the old habits simply as one of the possibilities. Always be on the lookout for new, improved, habits. Changing a place of residence is a perfect time to change habits up for the better, after all. While keeping old habits when changing homes is quite admirable, acquiring better ones is even more so. Think about that for a while, see if you can make any improvements. There should always be something that you can do to improve your situation. If you do so, your future you might be really thankful!

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