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 out for the first time

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    The day has finally come. You are ready to embark on a new chapter of your life and try living on your own. You are probably both scared and excited. There are a lot of conflicting thoughts. On one hand, you are sad that you are leaving. But the thought of moving out for the first time on your own fills you with joy and a sense of adventure. Now, there’s a lot that needs to be done. From finding a good quality moving companies Nampa to getting all your belongings ready. Moving isn’t as simple as they make it out to be in the movies. But with a little bit of preparation, a good plan, and quality movers, it will be a walk in the park.

    First steps to take when moving out for the first time

    You’ve decided that you are ready to be on your own. Great! But now what? Where do you begin? Should you first look for an apartment or a job? How much do your moving costs depend on the location? There are a thousand questions in you right now. But fear now, we are here to answer them and provide you with a good basis when moving out for the first time.

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    Finding an apartment isn’t as simple as it might seem

    Finding a place to live isn’t as straightforward as you probably thought

    One of the first steps, of course, should be to find a place to live. But that isn’t as straightforward as opening Real Estate ads and looking for the lowest rent possible. There’s actually a lot that goes into making a decision on where you are going to live. First, are you moving to college or are you getting a job? Or maybe both? Who is going to be paying your rent and expenses? Most likely it’s going to be you. So you need to be extra careful how you choose your apartment.

    It needs to be close enough to your work/college, affordable enough but with good transportation lines. The size doesn’t matter as much, as you can always rent temperature controlled storage Boise if you don’t have extra space. You can keep your furniture, clothes or anything else there and it will be safe. It’s much cheaper than getting that extra room that will be just for items you never use.

    Finding a moving company when moving out for the first time

    In movies, when the main character is moving out for the first time, usually at the end of a movie, they would pack all their belongings in a car and drive into the sunset. While that sure as hell is romantic, it’s far from reality. Especially if you are moving long-distance. There’s a lot more work that goes into moving your entire life into a new home. That’s why you need quality movers to assist you. It’s also important to book them well in advance. Here at Peasley Moving & Storage, we recommend getting in touch with us as soon as you know that you’ll be moving. The earlier you schedule your move, the more likely it is that you’ll get a moving date that works best for you. This is especially important when moving in the summer or if you want to move on a weekend.

    Things to look out for when moving out for the first time

    If you have moved with your family before, you probably know how complicated a relocation can get. The more items you have, the more time it’s going to take to sort, pack, label, and move all of them. So starting early is very important. A lot of people make the mistake of leaving everything for the last day. While you might be able to buy moving boxes Boise, go through your items and pack on time, there are bound to be some mistakes. The last thing you want is to arrive at your new apartment only to realize you have forgotten your laptop charger. So start early so you won’t have to worry.

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    Packing is arguably one of the most time and energy-consuming moving tasks

    Double-check the movers you are about to hire

    Hiring quality movers is very important. But how do you know that they actually are a legitimate, licensed and reliable moving company? There are many ways to protect yourself from moving scams. One of the best techniques is to do a background check on a moving company you are about to hire. So, check their BBB profile, read online reviews, and make sure the information on their website is correct.

    Tips that will make moving out for the first time fun and adventurous

    Moving doesn’t have to be expensive. If you are motivated enough, you can significantly cut down your moving expenses. For example, you can declutter before moving out and take with you only the items that you truly need. Everything else can be left in the basement of your parents’ home. That way you won’t have to pay for storage and your moving costs will be lower. Add to that some free moving boxes that you can score at a local supermarket, and you are looking at a really affordable relocation.

    Make sure you are prepared for your relocation

    Just because you are ready, it doesn’t mean that you are prepared. There’s a lot that needs to be done, and it’s important not to miss something important. For example, checking the weather in Boise just before relocation can make all the difference. If you know it’s going to rain, you can add an extra layer of plastic wrap to your sensitive items and bring appropriate clothes with you. It’s no fun moving while soaking wet. Likewise, taking just a few minutes to label moving boxes can make unpacking several times faster.

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    Your adult life starts with this move. Enjoy moving out for the first time.

    Moving out for the first time is an exciting time

    You are probably excited to be moving out for the first time and living on your own. Just remember that it’s ok to be scared. It’s perfectly natural to not know everything right away. You have a lot of learning to do. But for now, it’s time to enjoy your newfound freedom. It’s time to throw a housewarming party, invite your friends and celebrate. You have your entire life in from of you. Take it one step at a time.

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