Founded in 1890, Peasley Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the Great Seattle Fire, WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. The health & safety of our customers, staff, service providers, and local community are paramount and we continue to adhere to all directives from local, state, and federal government agencies.
Although many unknowns still remain, rest assured that Peasley Moving & Storage will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs. Our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.


All Peasley Moving & Storage Employees are instructed and expected to follow the guidelines provided by the CDC. This includes:

  • Staying home from work if ill, experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or having been exposed to someone with the virus
  • Washing hands frequently with soap or using proper hand sanitizer when soap is not available
  • Maintaining a 6’ social distance from others to the highest degree possible
  • Wearing appropriate face masks when/if requested or required

Peasley Moving & Storage continues to take the following steps:

  • Regularly refreshing and reinforcing prevention guidelines among all staff members to reduce the risk of spreading infection
  • Daily monitoring of staff for symptoms of illness and sending anyone with symptoms home
  • Offering customers the option of contact-free virtual estimate appointments – More Information About Virtual Estimates
  • Following all guidelines and protocols required by Retirement Living Communities, Apartment Complexes, Condominiums, Commercial Buildings, etc.
  • Upon request and at no charge, our crew members can wear masks while performing your move. Please simply notify your Relocation Consultant if this is your preference.

Peasley Moving & Storage requests the following of our customers:

  • If you have a scheduled estimate appointment or booked move, please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19, tested positive for COVID-19, or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing. Please rest assured there is NO CHARGE to reschedule your estimate or move due to illness – we will work together to find an alternate date that works for you.
  • 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 all windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and reduces the containment of germs.
  • Please maintain a social distance of 6’ or greater during both your in-person estimate appointment and while moving services are being performed.

Here are some informative and helpful resources about COVID-19:

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 are planning to move your household or business down the street, across the country, or around the world, we’re here to make the process seamless & safe for you, just as we’ve done for well over a century!

~ Peasley Moving & Storage  

Simple steps to moving your aquarium

So, you’re trying to relocate your aquarium, which may sound more difficult than it actually is. Of course, it will require a lot more attention in comparison to regular packing and moving of common items, but it is nothing incredibly hard. With our help, you will be moving your aquarium in no time, trust us. All you have to do is follow some of our simple steps first. Moving, in general, is a stressful environment, and knowing as much as you can before you begin your journey is very crucial. Our guide will allow you to relocate your aquarium without any hiccups. Make sure that you read through our tips extensively in order to secure the safety of your aquarium. You will need to learn how to manage your time efficiently in order to do this, as well. Relocating is as easy as you make it.

Moving your aquarium is easier with the help of the right movers

First and foremost, you should always strive to hire reliable residential movers Boise when you’re trying to move your aquarium. In order to have any sort of move be smooth, you will simply need to have the help of competent movers who have a lot of experience in their field of work. This means that you should always look out for the best movers out there, so you can make sure that your aquarium is in good hands. This can be a lot trickier than you might think so though.

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Moving your aquarium is going to be a lot easier if you manage to hire a reputable and trustworthy moving company

Since there are so many different moving companies out there, it can be difficult to determine their credibility. That’s why we can’t stress enough how important it is for you to read through customer testimonials and online reviews for the moving company you are looking to hire. You’re going to be able to avoid using the services of unprofessional moving companies if you manage to do so. Online reviews are a great way for you to see which movers you should think about hiring and which you shouldn’t. They are free to read and it is something you will simply have to do if you wish to have a reliable moving company execute your move.

Renting out portable storage

A very modern way of transporting your aquarium would be to rent out portable storage Boise. Placing your aquarium in portable storage is the safest way of dealing with this situation. If your moving company offers something like this, we can’t recommend enough that you use these services. You will be able to relax knowing that your aquarium is going to arrive safely at its’ destination. Renting out portable storage is relatively inexpensive. Even if you are on the lower side of the budget spectrum, we still recommend that you invest in this if you are able to. It’s a lot better to shell out a bit more money than to be sorry in the long run. Many people tend to realize this only once it’s too late.


If you don’t want to use the portable storage that your movers Boise area are offering you, you will need to learn how to properly pack your aquarium. This can sound easier than it actually is. The packing process is the most difficult and important part of the entire relocation. If you manage to make a mistake while you are packing, you will be risking the safety of your aquarium.

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You should never underestimate the packing process, especially when you’re trying to pack your aquarium

That’s why we recommend that you always hire professional packers when you are trying to relocate your aquarium. You will be able to have professional help for packing, which is something a lot of people do, and for a good reason too. You won’t have to think about whether or not you have made a mistake. This will also greatly lessen the stress that you experience which is very common in residential moves. Professional packers know what to do.

Rushing will get you nowhere

Another thing you should always keep in mind is that you should never rush when you are packing. Whether you are waiting for Boise office movers or residential movers, you never want to be on a tight deadline. That’s why we have mentioned before that you are going to need to learn how to manage your time efficiently.

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Time management is incredibly important for a smooth relocation. Make sure that you are not rushing anywhere when packing your aquarium.

If you wish to do a lot of things on your own, you will need to avoid rushing yourself, especially if you don’t have any experience when it comes to moving. You will be susceptible to making mistakes, and that can lead to some of your items being damaged, including your aquarium. This is something you will want to avoid at all costs, simply because breaking your aquarium is going to cost you a lot more than hiring professional packing services would have. Think about this.

Loading the moving truck

The final step of moving your aquarium would be to load it in the moving truck. This also sounds a lot easier than it is but it most certainly isn’t. You should always have some sort of assistance when you’re loading a moving truck. If you don’t want to use professional help, we suggest that you rely on the help of your friends and family. Loading can be very difficult, especially if you have a lot more items after your aquarium. You should also take care of yourself when you are doing this, as you can easily hurt yourself in the process if you’re not careful enough. Having at least one extra pair of hands is tremendously going to help you. So make sure that you find the aid which you are most definitely going to be needing. Make sure to ask your friends and family in advance.

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Everyone from the packers to the movers were awesome! They were all very professional and showed up when they were supposed to. would definitely use them again.

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