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

The most challenging parts of DIY moving

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    The Internet era has made much valuable knowledge available to everyone with a stable connection. This has allowed for a wide variety of people to realize that many tasks can be simpler than they seem, allowing them to address certain tasks on their own. DIY projects are becoming more and more popular, and many believe that hiring professionals is more often than not useless. While this might be true for some professions, we have to say that certain jobs can only be left to professionals. Simply put, the challenges of handling something on your own are bound to surprise you. To illustrate this point further, in this article, we will speak of the most challenging parts of DIY moving.

    Some of the most challenging parts of DIY moving

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    It may seem fun and easy, but it is not until you start handling your relocation that you will understand the most challenging parts of DIY moving.

    If you have ever ventured into the process of recreating a YouTube tutorial on your own, you were almost certainly faced with the painful realization that it is not as simple as the people there make it seem. For one, you ought to take into consideration that it is the pros themselves who are showing you how to do something. And, you yourself probably are not a professional in that matter.

    After all, you would not be looking for quick YouTube tutorials. This small example is only but an introduction to what we are about to delve into. For a shorter version, know that no amount of theory can substantiate practical knowledge. With that said, countless internet tutorials cannot match the expertise professional Idaho moving companies have.

    Time management

    Relocations are often described as some of the most stressful periods in a person’s life. Mind you, this is the statistic even when assistance from professional movers is included. This only goes to show the extent of the stress you will be dealing with. Many people tend to envision moving as three packed boxes and a couple of friends helping them load that into the backseat of their car. It only takes a few steps to make this idea the furthest from the truth possible.

    When moving your household or office, you will have plenty on your plate to deal with, and then some more. Let us take your home, for example. You won’t only have to find your next residence, sort all the documentation involved with moving, and ensure it is suitable for your life. You will also have to pack your entire inventory, make sure it is safe and secure for the transportation process. In addition, you will have to find a way to transport it all to the moving truck, as you cannot fit your sofa anywhere in your car. Oh, and let’s not forget to bring it all to your new place.

    Tasks you will need to make time for

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    You will probably find that all the tasks of a DIY relocation have a tendency of feeling overwhelming.

    Regardless of how big or small your relocation will be, here are some tasks you will find hard to circumvent if you opt for a DIY move:

    • Finding packing supplies Boise
    • Taking care of the whole packing process (this includes everything you own, from your toothpicks to your refrigerator)
    • Finding the vehicle you will be using for transportation
    • Loading all of your goods onto the moving truck
    • Driving the truck to your new place
    • Unloading everything from the said vehicle
    • Unpacking your goods in a timely manner

    Oh, and let us not forget that you will have to find the time to address all of this while you are working and going about your obligations. Of course, it would be of great help to get some days off work. However, moving can take months to finalize, and no boss is that generous. So, when we speak of the most challenging parts of DIY moving, time management would make the top of that list.

    The physical efforts

    Let us imagine that you have managed to arrange your schedule so that you are able to address all of the aforementioned tasks. Good for you, really. However, making a schedule is only but a part of the move. The heaviest thing you will have to lift there is your pen when making the list. When it comes to the moving itself, you will have much more weight to deal with. Moving the box containing your pillows will not pose much of a challenge.

    However, getting that couch through the door frame and down the stairs will take its toll on your body. Of course, unless you are a strongman, no one expects you to really do this all on your own. And even if you are a professional lifter, doing a deadlift is miles away from getting a refrigerator through the main entrance. You will certainly have friends helping you out. But even with them, you will have to know just how to lift, navigate and load in order to leave the piece in its initial condition. Not to mention that you will have to mind your health as well.

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    Carrying heavy boxes is only one part of a DIY move.

    While this part of your relocation will not take much of your time, it can put you at a great hazard of getting injured. This is one of the biggest reasons why you really need to consider hiring professionals to take care of your move. Even if it’s just for the transportation process, we urge you to leave it to the people who have experience.

    Some extra challenges you can expect

    One of the great benefits of having a professional moving company at your side is peace of mind. With true experts of the craft at your side, you won’t have to worry at all. This includes even unpredictable instances. For example, if you are not able to move in right away, professional movers will be ready to step in with options that include temperature controlled storage Boise. This means that you won’t have to worry about the safety of your goods until you are ready to move in. It is the little things that matter. And, with a moving company at your side, you will not have to worry about big nor small. Professionals allow you to set the most challenging parts of DIY moving aside, and focus only on the good things that are about to come.

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