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

Step-by-step guide for moving your fridge

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    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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