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

Textbook guidelines for moving a library

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    In case you have a library at your home, chances are that it’s your pride and joy. It really doesn’t matter whether you’ve just started collecting books or you’ve been going at it for the last two decades – every book is a precious piece that needs to be protected. And relocation is one of those events where you really have to think through every step of the process in order to be successful. Moving a library is no easy job – but it’s much easier with tips from one of the best moving companies Boise. We’ve prepared some textbook guidelines that you ought to rely on when moving your library.

    Create a solid relocation plan and start working according to the plan early on

    Every successful project begins with a good plan, as it’s the backbone of any endeavor. A planned event is less likely to fail due to the fact that you know what to expect, plus you know in advance what your next steps are going to be. That’s why creating a relocation plan is the first thing we advise people to do. In case you decide to move with one of the numerous freight shipping Boise companies, you will already get a plan made by your movers. But that doesn’t mean that you don’t have to make one – especially if you plan to pack your books by yourself.

    A woman making a plan for moving a library.
    Your library relocation will go much smoother with a suitable plan.

    Of course, you can always consult with a professional or create a plan with the help of someone who has great organizational skills and moving experience. And if creating a solid plan is of crucial importance, starting to work on the things that you have planned early on is just as important. Specialists say that the golden rule of Boise residential relocation is starting to prepare six to eight weeks in advance. So if there are seven weeks left before your moving day, you might as well start packing your books right away.

    Get the new library up and running

    Speaking of being prepared, there’s one very important task to take care of before relocating your books – the layout of the new library. You really want to get those shelves up before relocation, as that helps you avoid keeping your book inside moving containers for too long. There’s nothing to worry about in case you aren’t sure how to do it. With furniture installation services, you can have a team who will assemble and install the necessary pieces. Thus, you get to avoid the baffling part while still getting everything done right on time.

    Choose your date carefully if moving a library

    It goes without saying that you won’t always have the pleasure and luxury of choosing your moving date. There are some instances when you will have to move in a jam. That’s when debating about your moving date is out of the question. However, if you do have an option of moving up your date a few months or weeks, we suggest you pay attention to the weather. Due to the fragility of the items that you plan on transporting, it would be best if you could avoid the winter months, as well as the rainy season. Moving during the winter months is difficult for many other reasons, as well (such as slippery porches, snowfall, and freezing temperatures).

    A close up of a calendar.
    Be very careful when choosing your moving day. Not every day will be equally suitable.

    In case you must move with a blizzard raging outside, we suggest you pay extra good attention to your books. Exposing a book to the outside environment isn’t an option! Always remember that a book should never be taken out of a moving box. Speaking of which, there are some rules to follow here, as well.

    Cardboard boxes vs plastic moving bins – make the best decision

    Do regular cardboard boxes reign supreme when it comes to relocation? Well, the truth is that it depends on the items in question. Cardboard boxes are a great, convenient, and affordable way to relocate your items from point A to point B. However, plastic moving bins might be a better option when relocating your library and precious books. Bear in mind that this solution comes in handy when moving during the rainy season, as it lets you keep your items inside the containers dry.

    Does that mean that you can’t keep your items safe inside regular cardboard boxes? Not at all – it just takes a bit more preparation and caution. Your first step should be to pad the moving box on all sides. The goal is to create a layer between your books and the surface of the box. If push comes to shove, that layer can protect your books from getting wet. We know that you probably can’t imagine anything worse than opening the box only to find that your most precious books are now damp. Oh, the horror you would go through if those books also happened to be collector’s pieces.

    A woman reading a book.
    Soon enough, you will be sitting comfortably in your chair, reading your favorite book.

    In case you get a chance to work with local Boise movers, they will tell you that you should keep the box containing your books light. Books are heavy pieces that can very easily be stacked. That makes them the perfect objects for overfilling the box. Lifting a heavy cardboard box is something that can lead to numerous injuries, putting a damper on your moving day.

    It’s best to move your library with someone’s help

    Whether that help comes from your movers or your friends isn’t what’s of importance. What’s truly important is to get some help with some of the most precious pieces you currently own. You are bound to lose your focus at some point. And you really don’t want that to happen while packing and moving a library. But if you do get tired, you can have someone that will take over the task. After all, every task is easier once you take care of it in good company. Contact Peasley Moving & Storate today to get your free moving quote.

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