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 while injured – how to make it work

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    Sometimes, life just sweeps the rug from under you. You’re carefully preparing for something, and then something else unexpected happens and hinders you. All of a sudden, you’re overwhelmed and confused, with your tasks still awaiting completion. This is essentially what moving while injured feels like. But, the show must go on! Moving in itself can be quite difficult, even if you have some of the best Idaho moving companies by your side. And it becomes even more complicated if an injury is slowing you down. But, as difficult as it may seem, we’re happy to let you know that it isn’t impossible. Needless to say, you will have to be careful and may have to rely on assistance. But, with enough planning, your move can be flawless. So, let’s see how you can successfully navigate through a relocation while recovering from an injury.

    Begin the process by assessing your injury

    Before you worry about relocating with an injury, you first need to sort out your injury. Naturally, injuries can vary greatly, from minor to severe. So, before hiring any freight companies Idaho, you need to figure out how serious your injuries are. After you do this, you’ll know just how much they can limit your capability to plan and execute a relocation. If you have a sprained ankle or any other type of mild injury, you don’t have to worry a lot. A few bandages or a leg brace and you’ll be good to go. You will, of course, need to be very careful with your actions, so as not to make your injury worse. But, if you’re bedridden and have to fully rely on someone to take care of you, then relocating is simply not an option.

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    Before moving while injured, visit a doctor for a detailed examination

    The best way to know how serious your injuries are, and whether or not you’re in the condition to relocate, is to visit a doctor. It probably isn’t pleasant, but it is necessary, and we advise doing it as soon as possible. If you want to have the slightest chance of successfully moving with an injury, you need to know what you’re working with. So, don’t postpone it, and visit your local clinic or doctor, so they can examine you. Discuss your situation with them and see whether or not you’re in a condition to relocate, and how much work you can handle safely. For example, certain injuries can be painful, but not damaging. In these cases, your doctor can prescribe you painkillers, so you can be functional when the moving day arrives.

    Moving while injured is easier with helpful tools and gadgets

    Even if you’re injured, you need to remember that we live in the 21st century. Now, people have been suffering the exact same injuries as you do for a very long time. However, advances in medicine gave us new tools and gadgets to make our lives easier, especially with injuries. So, it is important to use this fact. Items such as athletic leg braces, modern crutches, ergonomic footwear, and handwear, now allow us to perform daily tasks with ease and with no hindrances. So, it is important to use this to your advantage. With the help of medical aids, strenuous tasks like carrying boxes or loading your business storage will be a piece of cake! We live in the future, and the technologies just keep evolving. Thanks to this fact, moving while injured has never been simpler!

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    With a few friends, moving while injured is a fun and simple experience

    Don’t be afraid to ask for help

    For a move to be smooth and successful, it needs to be a team project. Although you could probably do it on your own, we strongly advise doing so, even when you’re in good health. So, if you do happen to suffer an injury, you’ll need a few helping hands to assist you and keep you on the path to success. To achieve this, you’ll need someone who you can really trust. Your choice narrows down to your close friends or professional residential movers. With reliable helpers that you can trust, your move will be nothing but smooth sailing.

    Moving while injured is easy with friends

    If you choose to rely on the help of friends for your relocation, you need to look for three things. Capability, reliability, and dedication. These attributes are important during any move, but they are practically priceless when moving while injured. Even if your friends don’t have a lot of experience with relocating, an easy DIY move is possible with enough determination and coordination. If you fail to organize properly, you might face arguments, but also a failed relocation. Your items might face damage, and your overall move might be delayed. This is the last thing you want to happen while you’re hindered by your injury. So, invite the people you can always depend on, and carefully plan every step of your move. With a bit of teamwork, you’ll reach your new home before you know it!

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    Professional movers are always available to assist you

    Professional movers guarantee safety and speed

    The faster and more secure route is of course to opt for professional help. A team of experienced movers will do everything for you, from planning and packing to moving and unloading. This means that you won’t have to do much, and you’ll still be sure that your items are in safe hands. Granted, this approach may cost more than a DIY move, so keep that in mind when planning your budget. However, given that you’re moving while injured, this is the best way to make sure everything is flawless. So, check a few reviews, and pick the company that matches your needs the best. This search may take a bit of time, but it will be well worth it because all your precious items will be relocated in a safe and speedy manner. All you have to do is sit back, relax, and focus on healing from your injury.

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