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 off to college – how to handle it?

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    Going away to college involves going through an emotional rollercoaster. No matter how exciting this part of life is, it is also nerve-wracking, stressful, and sometimes even scary. For most kids, this will be their first relocation. And as we all know, relocations can sometimes be really overwhelming. But, don’t let this scare you. Because moving off to college is such an important event, we wanted to help out by writing a comprehensive relocation guide for all freshmen out there.

    If you too are one of them, make sure to keep reading and you will get tons of useful information about your upcoming move. This guide is here to help you start the new chapter the right way, with no problems along the way. 

    Moving off to college – An event that brings many changes

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    Going off to college will bring many exciting changes

    So, the time for leaving home and heading off to college has finally arrived? Congrats, this is amazing news. Going off to college is one of those events you will remember for the rest of your life. Many things will change and many new opportunities will be introduced to you. You will relocate with one of Idaho moving companies and leave home for the first time this long.  More importantly, you will need to figure out many things on your own. But that’s the beauty of college life. Right now, college seems terrifying, but you will see there’s nothing to be scared of.

    Let’s take a look at some of the changes that you will face after you move off to college. And remember, you are not alone in this – every freshman has to go through all of this.

    Adjusting to college life

    College lifestyle is quite different from the one you are used to. For some, this kind of change can be very overwhelming but that’s why you should learn how to overcome post-moving depression before the big move. And, trust us, you will adjust to everything in about a month or two. So, there is nothing to worry about. Maybe you will even enjoy everything and the following changes won’t upset you. Everything is possible.

    Here are a couple of things that are likely going to change after moving off to college:

    • Eating habits – Students show the tendency to skip meals and don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables. That’s why some deal with weight gain. Make sure to keep your eating habits in check and stay healthy.
    • Friends – If you are moving to a different city, you won’t be able to spend as much time as you’d want with your friends. However, you will meet tons of new people at college and you will make new friends. Make new friendships and don’t forget to keep in touch with your old friends.
    • Budget – As a student, you will need to learn how to spend money wisely and also save it. This can be a problem at first because, for the first time, you are going to be in charge of paying bills and planning your monthly budget.  You can also check out student part-time jobs if you find yourself in need of some extra cash.

    Getting used to living in a dorm room

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    Decorate your dorm room and make it feel like home

    If you are used to having a big room, just for yourself, you will need some time to get used to living in a dorm. Dorm rooms are small and you shouldn’t be moving large items into them. Even though you will be sharing the dorm room with a roommate, you should do your best and design the space to reflect your personality. Do this and your dorm room will instantly feel like home. You can always go visit your family whenever you feel homesick.

    Dealing with bigger responsibilities

    Most people think of parties when they hear the word college. Although parties are an inevitable part of college life, there is more to it. While you are in college, you will grow and learn how to deal with different responsibilities. Since your parents won’t be around all the time, you will need to deal with some problems and challenging situations on your own. This is all a part of growing up and becoming a responsible adult.

    Things you will need to do before moving off to college

    Relocations can be tough but you can make them easier. The more you plan them, the simpler they are going to be. Easy, right? Here are some of the things you will need to do before moving off to college.

    • Figure out what you are going to do with your stuff. Unless you are going to rent an apartment, there is no way you’ll be able to move all of your stuff. Make sure to declutter your bedroom and decide what you are going to do with your belongings. Items you currently don’t need can be stored in storage units Boise, those you don’t use anymore can be donated, and those you are going to need while in college should be moved.
    • Hire moving professionals for an easier move. If you don’t want to deal with moving preparations, put movers Eagle ID in charge and they will organize the entire relocation for you.
    • Get informed about your new surroundings before moving off to college. If you are moving to a different area, get informed about it. Gather as much information as you can about living, studying, and working there. This will shorten the adjusting period and you will settle in much easier.

    What after moving off to college?

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    Settling in is much easier with the help of friends

    We all are different and we have different needs and wishes. You are the one who needs to find a coping mechanism that works the best for you. Moving off to college is a great event – it can be stressful and terrifying, but it is also exciting, interesting, and fun. We are sure you are going to enjoy the years that are ahead of you. For more useful tips and insights on how to plan your relocation, be sure to contact Peasley Moving & Storage or keep reading our blog!

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