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

Small secrets for a stress-free spring move

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    Spring just might be the ideal time to finally take a leap of faith and move to a new home. With wonderful weather and affordable prices, you would be right to plan a move in the upcoming months. With everything in your favor, it’s hard to imagine that people still have their worries related to relocation. Stress doesn’t have to be an integral part of your relocation and we here at Peasley Moving & Storage Boise are here to show you that. We know all the right tips and tricks that will help you have the stress-free spring move that you deserve.

    Write everything down

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    Make a detailed checklist and prevent many problems.

    Planning should be the operative word during your relocation. Writing things down will prevent you from forgetting about an extremely important moving task that awaits, like shopping for packing supplies or transferring your utilities. That’s why making a moving and packing checklist always pays off. Another thing you could do is create a moving budget. Everybody knows that moving can become quite expensive, and it can leave your bank account in the red. Of course, spending money on reliable local or long distance movers Boise always pays off, but you still have to prepare your budget for the process.

    Have a stress-free spring move by packing on time

    Packing always seems to be that moving task that gives people the most trouble. It’s also a task that requires a lot of time and attention. Let’s face it – if the day of your move comes and a lot of your items are still unpacked, you are going to feel stress and good amounts of it. The good news is that you can successfully prevent most of the stress that comes with packing simply by tackling this task in due time.

    If you want to have a completely stress-free spring move, it’s advisable to start packing six to eight weeks before your move. You can start by packing those items that are rarely used (like seasonal clothing), and end up by packing your essentials. Whether you are moving your items down the block or have paid for door to door international shipping services, you need to make sure your items are fully packed and ready for transport the day before the move. That can only happen by being proactive.

    Label your boxes

    Many people forget about the fact that your relocation isn’t made up of the weeks and days that precede the moving date, as more work awaits as soon as you move to the new location. Of course, there is no reason to think about what’s going to happen after you move, as there is a good way to make those days easier on yourself. All you have to do is remember to label your moving boxes.

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    You can use highlighters or regular pens when labeling your moving boxes.

    By labeling your boxes (or using a color-coding system) you will know what are the contents of each box. That will prevent you from rummaging through the boxes in order to find your child’s toys or living room decorations. Trust us – with labeled and organized boxes, you’ll manage to unpack in no time.

    Hire reliable movers in your area

    You can always decide to try to move in the good old DIY style. However, if you think that you won’t be able to handle all the intricacies and complications of your spring move by yourself, then it might be best to seek professional assistance. There are so many quality residential movers in Boise to choose from at any given moment. Nonetheless, you’ll want to book a move with your preferred movers early on. The best moving companies are usually busy and booked months in advance, so you’ll want to ensure you get there on time.

    Put together a cleaning kit for a stress-free spring move

    Moving can be quite messy. We understand that the last thing you’ll want to do on your moving day is clean. However, there are some things that simply need to be done, whether we like it or not. Cleaning is one of them. You’ll be surprised by all the mess that will be generated on the day of your move. That’s why we suggest you put together a basic cleaning kit that will help you handle any unexpected mess.

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    It’s common courtesy to leave your place clean when moving.

    On that note, you can also aim for a spring move with no stress by putting together a moving essentials bag. There are some items you are going to need as soon as you arrive at the new location, like your toothbrush and basic toiletries. This bag ought to be separated from the items that go in the moving truck and those boxes that are going to be placed in Boise storage. Your moving essentials bag should travel next to you, as you never know when you might need something out of it.

    Do what relaxes you

    With all the moving tasks that are coming your way in the next couple of weeks, it might seem ridiculous to say that you should relax. However, the secret to a stress-free spring move is precisely in doing what you like. More precisely, you shouldn’t let yourself fall into a routine and completely disregard your hobbies. Whether you like doing yoga, taking a Spanish class, or having a long walk, it’s absolutely crucial for you to allow yourself to relax. Nothing good can come out of being wrapped up into moving tasks 24/7.

    There are many little secrets that will help you have a stress-free spring move, just like you deserve. But perhaps the biggest secret of all is learning how to calm yourself when you start panicking. You are not the first person that’s going through a move. Everything is going to be okay as soon as you settle into your new home.

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