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 to Idaho guide

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The Gem State (Idaho’s state nickname) truly is a completely appropriate nickname for this beautiful territory. With a captivating landscape, great economic opportunities, and welcoming people, it’s easy to see why moving to Idaho could be on one’s mind. If you are considering moving to one of the fastest-growing states in the United States, then you came to the right place. Peasley Moving & Storage is an Idaho moving company with 130 years of experience.

Our years of service to our fellow Idahoans are what make us 100% competent for revealing all the little tips and tricks you need to have in mind. From interesting facts about this lovely state to all the tasks you need to tackle before your relocation, we will leave no area uncovered.

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Turn your relocation to Idaho into a memorable event with our pieces of advice.

Key facts about the Gem State

  • Rich in natural resources

The reason why Idaho earned its nickname as the Gem State stems from the fact that it is rich in natural resources. From silver and lead to actual gems, such as topaz and jade, Idaho has it all. Not to mention how scenic the landscape is here. That will be just another plus of relocating to Idaho.

  • It’s all about the agriculture

Idaho has a multi-million dollar agricultural sector that produces everything from potatoes to peas and dairy products. The Idaho State Department of Agriculture has announced that the state produces 185 commodities, with 27 of them having a top ten ranking in the nation.

  • Weather can get extreme

Before you embark on your relocation, you should be prepared for extreme weather conditions. With snowy winters and extremely hot summers, the weather in Idaho can be marked as extreme. This is something to be careful about if thinking about getting a storage unit in Idaho. You’ll definitely want to opt for the climate-controlled facilities.

  • A high rate of homeownership

69.6% – that’s the percentage of people who are homeowners in Idaho. With that number, the Gem State is the 12th-highest state in the nation when it comes to homeownership rates. Considering the fact that a home purchase is a pricey investment, you can only imagine how smitten people are with the state and the people in it.

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Being a homeowner in Idaho is easy – it is what most people do.

Moving to Idaho 101

Has the decision about relocating to the Gem State been finalized? Great! We certainly believe you have made the right decision. However, you need to be ready for the dozens of tasks that need to be done before the big day arrives. One of the most important pieces of advice we can give you is to never procrastinate when it comes to your residential relocation in Idaho. There is a plethora of moving tasks that only you will be able to handle, so there is no point in leaving them for the last moment.

1. Find a perfect match

It goes without saying that you can attempt to move in the DIY style. After all, you wouldn’t be the first person to do so. But every relocation, be it local, long-distance or interstate one, stands the best chance of success with some professional help. The good news is that these days, there are hundreds of moving companies competing in the same area. So if you are looking for a moving company in Idaho, all you have to do is dig deep.

Visit the websites of many different Idaho movers, read customer testimonials, and request moving quotes from all of them. A comparison of the results should give you a clear winner. Just make sure that, while comparing the quotes, you don’t look for the lowest price only. Instead, pay special attention to their range of moving services Boise ID. If you need to have your piano relocated, it’s ludicrous to hire a company that doesn’t offer piano moving services.

2. Make a moving checklist

From shopping for packing supplies to packing your boxes and everything in between, you can rest assured that your relocation is going to be a process accompanied by different tasks. As the moving day gets closer, it will be much easier to forget about a crucial obligation, such as switching your utilities. To avoid getting sidetracked and losing sight of what’s important, you should sit down with a pen and paper and create a moving checklist.

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A lot of good can come from having a moving checklist at hand.

The more details you include, the easier it will be for you to get everything in order. In fact, you might even finish all the tasks days before your interstate movers Boise come knocking at your door. Just think how much more enjoyable your relocation would be if this were to happen.

3. Always declutter before moving to Idaho

The circumstances of your relocation don’t matter. Nothing can change the fact that decluttering should always be a mandatory part of any relocation process. Not only will you be able to move with a lighter load, but you will also be able to significantly cut your moving costs. Many moving companies charge based on the weight of the cargo you are transporting, so it only makes sense that fewer items will equal a lower relocation price. So set apart a couple of days for this process and make sure you bring only the essentials with you. That will be a perfect way to start your new life, don’t you think?

Your move to Idaho will be a wonderful thing

As long as you find an appropriate moving company and don’t procrastinate with moving preparations, we have no doubt that your move will be marked as a positive event in your life. Sure enough, some stress is bound to be a part of the process. But after moving to Idaho, you will realize that all the stress and worries you have experienced were completely worth it. We haven’t met many persons that regretted moving to the Gem State. And, remember, we have been doing this for 130 years!

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