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

Pros and cons of cheap moving solutions

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    It is no secret that the process of moving can take a rather large toll on your wallet. While there are plenty of affordable Boise moving and storage options, they still have to cost some money and whether it is expensive or not depends on your own budget. There are, of course, ways to minimize your relocation expenses. However, sometimes going down this route is not the best choice, as the outcome might turn out to be more costly in the long run. Let us elaborate on the pros and cons of cheap moving solutions further in this article.

    Defining cheap moving solutions

    Before we start comparing the pros and cons of affordable moving solutions, it would be best that we list all the options that fall under this category. Namely, the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about a cheap move is an absence of a professional moving company.

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    Does a cheap move need to exclude a moving company? Not necessarily.

    However, when hiring movers Meridian ID, one is under no obligation to purchase every service they offer. It is important to make this distinction, as people have a tendency of overlooking it.

    • You can hire a moving company solely to take care of the transportation process
    • You can take care of the packing process yourself
    • Or you can do as much as you can on your own

    Still, you can decide to go for a DIY move altogether, thus circumventing moving companies Nampa completely. While this is not advisable even for small-scale moves, you might be able to pull it off if you are moving locally. Especially if you have a couple of friends to assist you. However, as you can imagine, this option will bear its own risks. More on those later on.

    The upsides of opting for cheap moving solutions

    Well, the most obvious advantage is the saved money. Professional moving assistance charges for their services, and it’s only natural. They offer their extensive knowledge and expertise in order to complete the job in record time and with maximum safety. Your relocation bill is bound to rise if you keep adding the services to the list. From packing materials, packing process, transportation, self storage Boise and anything else one might need for a moving process, companies will charge.

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    As is with any service and product you plan on having, you will have to pay.

    Another upside of opting out of a moving company’s assistance is the ability to free up your schedule. When you hire a company, you will have to collaborate with them in order to get the most out of this process. This means that any last-minute changes ought to be reported to the company, as they work on your time. On the other hand, when you are moving on your own, you can decide to pack now, or two days later. You are in this on your own and thus depend solely on you yourself.

    Cons of opting for cheap moving options

    The most obvious one that will be clear from the start is the fact that you are all alone in this process. While you can have your friends helping you out, unless some of them are packing and moving professionals, chances are you won’t know how to do everything properly. And yes, there is a proper way to packing your valuables, moving your bulky items, loading a moving truck, driving it to your new place, and unloading everything safely and efficiently. Not to mention the risk you expose yourself, your friends, and your belongings by handling it all without proper equipment and necessary knowledge.

    Time is always working against you

    Unless you have the freedom of moving whenever and for however long you want, you will have to beat the clock when moving. And even if you have all the liberties in the world concerning this process, it is still advisable to get it all done in foreseeable future, as slowly transporting things can make living rather uncomfortable. So, time will be constant pressure.

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    In a way, every relocation process is a race against time.

    You will consequently have to plan for packing and moving and fit it into your daily schedule. If you have work and kids, you can imagine how quickly complicated this can get. This is, after all, one of the main reasons why people opt for moving assistance. Professionals are there to take care of it all while you handle everything else, as moving is not just the transportation of boxes. You will, at the very least, have to take care of the paperwork, utility transfer, and change of address. This too takes time.

    Risks of mistakes

    One of the biggest advantages professional movers bring to the table is peace of mind. When you have them taking care of your move, you will know all is taken care of in the best way possible. Moving is known to be stressful. And adding the worry about the safety of your goods is not the way to calm yourself. This is why opting for a move without professionals may not be for you. Instead of handling the moving tasks on your own, and worrying about it, you will be able to put your mind at ease.

    It all comes down to your preferences and possibilities

    While choosing cheap moving solutions for your relocation process does have its advantages, it also comes with flaws. Now that you know them, you can decide which option suits you best. Remember that this part of your life is an important one, and should be regarded with due attention. Shopping is fun, but no one likes spending money. However, sometimes it can be worth it. Especially when you are moving, as it is the safety of your goods and the calmness of your nerves that are on the line. Consider what you can cut back on, and what you can live without. You can always declutter your goods. You can also take care of the bulk of the work, but let the movers do the challenging parts.

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