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

Overseas moving checklist for Idaho residents

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    Have you been thinking about moving abroad for quite some time and have finally decided to give it a go? Then we congratulate you for being so brave and completely changing your life. But before you can enjoy your brand new life, you first have to deal with all the upcoming relocation tasks. From hiring the best packers and movers Boise area has to offer, to buying the plane tickets, you are most definitely going to be swamped with work. That’s why we have come up with a detailed overseas moving checklist that’s going to help you tackle the most important aspects of your upcoming relocation.

    Know the visa requirements of the country you are planning to move to

    There are many different ways for getting a visa nowadays. Whether you are marrying a citizen of the country you are moving to or have already found a job, you need to study the requirements to the smallest of details. Moving overseas is stressful enough when you have all the necessary information, which is why you don’t even want to attempt a move where you don’t have all the information at your disposal. It’s also a good idea to make sure that you meet the driving requirements so that you can operate a vehicle after moving.

    A passport on the US flag and some dollar bills.
    Apart from some savings and your passport, you are also going to need a visa.

    So before you send your shipping container overseas and relocate your most valuable possessions, make sure that you are actually eligible for staying in the country. The worst thing would be for you to realize that you can’t stay in the country permanently, which would bring more problems than you can imagine.

    Housing arrangements should be on your overseas moving checklist

    One of the biggest questions and problems that await is deciding whether you want to buy or rent a property overseas. Granted, most often, people will decide to rent a house or an apartment, at least for the first few months. Nevertheless, you still need to think this topic through. Knowing that you have a place to stay in is one of the very few things that will make your international residential relocation a bit easier. The second thing that will make it easier should also be at the very top of your moving checklist.

    Find a good international moving company

    Even moving your items next door is something that’s going to take up a lot of your time and energy. However, while local moves could be handled on your own, the same cannot be said about international relocation. Moving overseas is an event that’s going to require a lot more than what you have to give. That’s why one of the first things you need to do is start looking for a reliable international moving company.

    Three suitcases.
    You aren’t packing a few suitcases for a short overseas trip.

    Bear in mind that international relocation won’t be a cheap process. Thus, you shouldn’t be searching for the cheapest company on the market, as that can only lead to damaged items. Instead, look for a company with the best quality to affordability ratio, as you shouldn’t have to sacrifice one for the other.

    Start thinking about storing some of your items

    Unless you are a minimalist who has only the most essential items in their home at the moment, chances are that storage will have to a part of your overseas moving checklist. That being said, you shouldn’t wait until the last minute to start looking for the right portable storage Boise. Instead, you should find the right unit early on, and start preparing your items for storage. Bear in mind that it’s best to leave behind as many of your items as you can. The more items you decide to relocate, the more money will you have to set aside for your relocation. And since we are talking about an international relocation which is expensive enough as it is, every dollar that you manage to save will be appreciated.

    Don’t forget to make travel arrangements for yourself

    After finding a reliable moving company, placing their items in storage, and packing up all of their possessions, many people realize they have forgotten to take care of their own travel arrangements. That’s why buying plane tickets for every person that’s moving should be a priority. Besides, the sooner you do this, the less money are you going to spend. Buying your tickets in advance will result in saving up money which we have already established is a good thing.

    Put pet relocation arrangements on your overseas moving checklist

    If you are a proud pet owner, then it goes without saying that you aren’t even thinking about leaving your furry friend behind. And since that’s not an option, you need to be thinking about this process ahead of time. How do you plan to relocate your pet overseas? You’ll have to check in with the airline company that you opt for. Most likely, you will have to follow a certain procedure.

    Two dogs and two cats.
    Taking good care of your pet is always the most important thing.

    Moreover, your moving abroad checklist should also contain future plans. When it comes to your pet, that includes finding a new vet and transferring your pet’s records to the new country. God forbid something happens to your pet after moving, you’ll want to have a safe place where you can go and find a good solution for your pet’s ailments.

    What else should your overseas moving checklist contain?

    Basically, it can contain everything you find important. There’s no right or wrong answer, as the purpose behind an overseas moving checklist is to remind you of all the tasks you need to tackle. Some people like to remind themselves to look through all the available moving services in Boise that their movers offer, while others prefer to focus on the going-away party. As long as you finish everything in due time, you can consider your checklist to be a complete success.

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