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

Moving from Meridian to Twin Falls

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    If this is your first time moving from Meridian to Twin Falls then you might need some assistance. First of all, hiring professional movers might be a really good idea. Your relocation is going to be a lot easier if you have one of the Idaho moving companies by your side. But hiring them is just the start, you will also need to create a moving checklist, go through the decluttering process, and so on. It is important to know just what is expected of you and this article is going to provide that information. Once you finish reading, you will have a firm grasp on what your relocation will entail.

    How to prepare for moving from Meridian to Twin Falls

    Reduce the moving stress – create a moving checklist.

    Here is a list of the most important things you will need to sort out:

    • Create a moving checklist
    • Declutter and sell, donate or give away unnecessary items
    • Get enough moving boxes, packing supplies, and cushioning
    • Pack seasonal clothes in advance
    • Assign tasks to every family member
    • Contact your utility providers
    • Hire professional assistance

    Create a moving checklist

    Boost a moving budget! Organize a yard sale after decluttering!

    Your move is going to require you to do numerous tasks. Organizing your time and effort then becomes of utmost importance. That is why a moving checklist is a long-standing staple when it comes to relocations of any size. Basically, this is a list of tasks that need doing and your first job is to populate it. Whether you are hiring movers Meridian ID or contacting utility companies, write the task down first. Whenever you think of something that needs doing, no matter how big or small, write it down as well. This is a group effort and you need to involve every family member in its creation.

    Once you have the list populated, stick it somewhere where you can’t miss seeing it. Fridge doors are a particularly common spot for such a list. Furthermore, whenever you finish a task or think of a new one, update the list accordingly. If you do so, this list is going to serve both as a “progress report” and a “still to-do” list. It is also advisable that you have at least one more copy on your phone, so updating it becomes really easy.

    Declutter and sell, donate or give away unnecessary items

    After you finish with the checklist, it is time to go through the decluttering process. Every household has items that will never see any more use. You don’t want to carry those items with you, as they will inflate the cost of the move. Identifying these items is not really that easy, though, and you might need to set aside some time for the task. Again, this is a group effort as something you deem worthless might be quite precious for another family member.

    Once you identify the items that are not making the trip with you, it is time to decide what to do with them. The easiest solution is to throw them away but that is almost always a waste. You can give away, sell, or donate the things that you don’t need. Choose the most appropriate option, and move on.

    If you are downsizing, you may not have enough room in your new home for all of your belongings. Luckily, there are solutions. You can look into storage services if you want to bring everything with you. If you rent a storage unit you will be able to keep all of your possessions and still have a clutter-free home! A storage unit can come in handy for a variety of other purposes, as well. It is always great to have more storage space, after all.

    Get enough moving boxes, packing supplies, and cushioning

    Once you figure out which items are going with you, it is time to pack them. For this, you are going to need containers and packing supplies. Moving boxes are easy to obtain, simply visit a couple of local stores and ask them if they have some to give you. After visiting several stores, you should have most of the boxes that you need. You can always buy the rest. However, if you need specialty boxes for some of your work stuff, you can contact commercial equipment movers and have them sort it out. They will have everything that your relocation requires. As for the packing supplies and cushioning, the easiest option is to simply buy them. Alternatively, you may search for people that have moved and buy some of those supplies from them.

    Pack seasonal clothes in advance when moving from Meridian to Twin Falls

    In order to make the whole packing process easier, start packing items that you are not going to need anytime soon as soon as you can. Seasonal clothing is a prime example of things that you can safely pack straight away. The more work you do now, the less you will have when it really matters.

    Assign tasks to every family member

    All family members should be involved in the moving process.

    As you might have guessed it already, moving is a group thing. All of your family members can help in the process and they should. Once you have the tasks laid out before you, assign them to each member according to their capabilities. Assigning tasks and chores will help divide the workload. This way, no one person is going to get overwhelmed and everyone will get to chip in. Just make sure that you consider everyone’s schedules and obligations before you dole out tasks. It may be best to hold a family meeting on this topic alone.

    Contact your utility providers

    Regardless of whether you are going to transfer or cancel your utilities, you will need to contact their offices. This is something you might want to do sooner rather than later. The reason is that some of the providers might have specific procedures that you will need to follow. You will at least want to be familiar with them so you know when to file for cancellation/transfer.

    Hire professional assistance when moving from Meridian to Twin Falls

    Finally, there will be a lot more work involved in moving from Meridian to Twin Falls. You are going to need to lift and carry your items to the moving truck and drive them to your new home. This is usually too much to handle on your own so hiring professional movers is highly advisable. They are going to do most of the work for you and their knowledge, expertise and experience are going to make everything easier.

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