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

Relocating a bunk bed- how to do it?

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    Relocation can be a truly overwhelming and difficult event. It involves different projects that need to be completed in order to be properly prepared for the moving day. And, there is no doubt, that relocation of the home is the most difficult one. Apart from organizing household items for transportation, there is paperwork that you will have to deal with. Still, if you find one of the most reliable Idaho moving companies you will have time to focus on your change of home address and let professionals deal with your inventory. However, there might be occasions that you would prefer to do relocation by yourself. In that case, you should know how to safely move your valuables. Without a doubt, relocating a bunk bed can be one of the most challenging items because of its size. Read some tips on how to move a bunk bed properly.

    Prepare bunk bed for relocation

    Bunk beds are great piece of furniture. In case you have more kids it definitely saves a lot of space in the room. It is true, that it is an amazing item to have, but it can become a real challenge when it comes to moving it. Whether you are relocating by yourself or you are using residential moving Idaho services, you would need to prepare a bunk bed for relocation. But before you prepare the bed you need to organize the surrounding so you can properly work.

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    Clear the room of any debris to have enough space to disassemble before relocating a bunk bed

    To relocate the bunk bed you would have to disassemble it. But before you start doing that you would need to make sure that there is enough space to do it. For that reason, make sure to clean a room for any debris and items that might disturb you while working. Also, make sure to move all moving boxes and other items that might be on your way as you would need space to work. Lastly, leave only plastic bags for the small pieces of the bed to pack them and avoid any chance of losing them. 

    Relocating a bunk bed is easy if you know how to disassemble it

    Bunk beds are heavy and because of their size and shape difficult to handle. For that reason, to make it easier to relocate it you should disassemble it for the moving day. This way it will be much easier to move the beds around and there is less chance to cause any damages. You can either do it yourself or you can consider using furniture installation services and be more relaxed during the whole moving process. Still, even if you decide to do it yourself know that the steps of disassembling a bunk bed are easy and that you will not have any troubles doing it.

    • First of all, remove the mattress from the beds and pack them separately
    • Separate the bed from each other
    • Make sure to place screws in plastic bags or somewhere safe in order not to lose it
    • Load beds separately and transport them safely to your new location

    Pack all the pieces properly

    Whether you have a truck to relocate your home items or you have decided to use one of the freight companies in Idaho, it is important to pack your items properly. This is not crucial only for the fragile glasses and valuable artwork but for bulky and large furniture. In order to avoid any damage to your bunk bed and to make sure it arrives without a scratch in your new home, you should wrap it properly. This way you will be more relaxed on your moving day. And there will be no stress while transporting your belongings.

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    When relocating bunk bed make sure to pack all the screws in one place and not to lose them

    As already mentioned one of the most important things is to pack all screws in one place as you will need them once you start settling in. Also, make sure to place them somewhere safe. On the other hand, you should pack the mattresses properly and vacuum them to ensure that they don’t get dirty. Lastly, make sure that the frame for your bunk bed is wrapped correctly and with top-notch packing materials. It is better to invest more in packing supplies than having a damaged bed in your new home. 

    Make sure to reassemble it the correct way

    Once your moving day is over and you arrive at your new home it is time to unpack and settle in. Probably one of the first things that you should do is to reassemble your bunk bed. This way you or your kids will have where to spend the first night in your new location. Just as it is simple to disassemble the bunk bed it is to reassemble it. Because of its size and weight, it would be good to have somebody to assist you with it.

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    After relocation make sure to assemble your bunk bed properly

    Having somebody to help you assemble the bed will be helpful to protect your back. And to save time as this process would go faster. If you are not sure how to do it properly and to be on the safe side follow the assembly instructions and your bunk bed will be ready sooner than you thought. Relocating a bunk bed might seem like a difficult process, but the truth is that it is simple and it can be done easily. 

    Hire the professionals to relocate the bed for you

    Without a doubt, one of the best solutions for relocating a bunk bed is to hire movers to do it for you. This way you would be more relaxed knowing that professionals are handling your belongings. As they have all the equipment and tools needed for the job you will not have to worry about the safety of your beds. And you will be certain that disassembling and assembling are done properly. Trying to save money on your relocation day might bring you unexpected expenses later. So do not hesitate and contact local movers to assist you with your relocation process and relocation of your bunk bed. 

     

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