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  

Step-by-step guide for moving your fridge

Moving your fridge always seems like a difficult task that requires you to have professional support. While relocating a refrigerator is not going to be the easiest task, it also doesn’t have to be a disastrous one. Today, our team of Idaho movers shares a step-by-step guide that’s going to help you move your precious item from point A to point B. All you have to do is follow the right order.

Start by cleaning out your fridge

You most likely already saw this one coming. Cleaning and defrosting your fridge is a mandatory step that should never be skipped. Ideally, you would have done some meal prep beforehand and eaten all of the food with a short life span. Once you remove all the food from your fridge, you can use your hairdryer to melt any ice in your fridge. After you clean out all the water, you can create a mixture of baking soda and water in order to clean all of your surfaces.

A bucket full of cleaning supplies to use before moving your fridge.
Thoroughly cleaning and defrosting your refrigerator is one of the most important steps of the process.

If you have hired reliable movers Nampa ID, you can expect their assistance for a variety of different things. However, in most situations, cleaning out your fridge won’t be one of them. Therefore, don’t procrastinate with this task as it’s waiting for nobody but you.

Disconnect your fridge

All pieces of electrical equipment and appliances come with a user manual. The manual will give you all the insights into the safest way to disconnect your fridge and its pieces. In case you have an ice maker and a water filter, you should know that they need to be disconnected as well. Remember to protect all the cords by rolling them up and taping them to the back of the fridge. At this moment, you’ll have to use up some packing supplies Boise that you have bought.

Put a moving blanket over the exterior of your fridge for ultimate protection. In case any small screws or bolts were taken out during the process, make sure you protect them by sealing them in a Ziploc bag. For added moving safety, we suggest you remove the refrigerator drawers or tape them in case you are going through a local relocation in Boise. While local and long-distance moves are alike in many different things, they also differ in a lot of different aspects.

Have a clear path for moving your fridge

Your fridge isn’t exactly the smallest item in your home. So in case you live in a house or an apartment with narrow hallways, it’s safe to say that you will have some thinking to do. However, thinking ahead of time and taking the necessary actions is important even if your current home is very spacious. Thus, we suggest you take a measuring tape and start writing down some dimensions. The goal is to make your upcoming residential relocation in Boise as easy as possible, which you can do by making sure your fridge can fit through the door.

A kitchen with a large fridge.
Your overall plan will depend on the size of the fridge.

In case you see the potential for trouble, then you will have to remove the obstacles. You might even have to take down doors or figure out an alternative way for the relocation of your possession.

Get your fridge moving

At this moment, your fridge should be packed and ready to go. Now comes the real hard part – physically moving your fridge. There’s no reason to carry an item of this size and weight when you have other options at your disposal. Dollies are going to be your best friend during relocation. They are the perfect tool that can take a lot of weight off of your shoulders. It would be good to ask your friends for help at this point. At least one other person needs to be there to assist you while you slide the fridge onto the appliance dolly. With your fridge in place, all you have to do tighten it by using straps.

Tilt the fridge and slowly start sliding the dolly to the desired destination. Take your time – it’s never a good idea to rush these things. If at any point you find it necessary to set the fridge down, wait for the assistance of your friends.

Move the fridge into the moving truck

Once you have successfully gotten your fridge in front of the moving truck, you just have to finish the job. By using a plank that’s going to make your job easier, carefully guide the fridge into the truck. Once inside the truck, try to keep the fridge on the dolly and further secure it by using additional straps. That way, you’ll avoid additional problems and steps once you arrive at your new destination, as you’ll be able to get it out of the truck and into the house in no time.

Wait a few hours before plugging in the fridge

Once you get your fridge to where it needs to be and you get in the right position, the last thing you want is to be inpatient. You will have to wait a few hours before plugging in the fridge and you ought to give it a day before you start putting in your food. Every manufacturer will give you a suggestion of how long to wait before plugging in the fridge, so make sure you read the manual.

Food in the fridge.
You’ll be consuming your favorite foods in no time.

In the beginning, moving your fridge to a different location will certainly seem like a difficult task. However, once you immerse yourself in the process, you are going to realize that this task isn’t as difficult as you imagine it to be. You just need to gather the right supplies, call a friend or two, and make sure you approach every step with plenty of caution. This isn’t something you will manage to finish in ten minutes so be patient.

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