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  

The advantages of well-established moving businesses

Organizing a move to a new home is rarely a simple and easy task. In fact, it can be one of the most stressful and complex tasks you will ever have to do (depending on the specific circumstances of your move). There are simply so many things that you need to think about and do from choosing the perfect moving date, to planning the whole packing process, to dealing with all the paperwork, etc. that it is no wonder people can get really anxious when going through this whole process. That is why the concept of moving companies has come to life and is now such a large industry. Having a moving company such as one of the Idaho moving companies by your side during a move is simply how moves are done these days. But what are exactly the advantages of well-established moving businesses and moving companies in general? 

Moving companies are the key piece of the moving puzzle for a good reason 

First of all, let us get something out of the way – Not hiring a moving company to help you with your move is simply ludicrous. Moving to a new home takes, much more often than not, a lot of time and mental effort. It also takes a lot of physical effort to do the entire move. Now, most of the things that need to be done during a move, require your involvement. Dealing with the landlord (old and new), moving children’s papers to their new school, canceling all the subscriptions, etc, all require your time in some way. 

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One of the chief advantages of hiring movers is that you do not have to stress about the heavy lifting

The physical part of the move, luckily, does not. Hiring professionals such as the freight companies Idaho offers enables you to focus your energy on other tasks. At least when it comes to this aspect of the move, which is really important. Many people out there downplay the impact of moving companies, but they are terribly wrong. Knowing that there is someone else who is going to do all the carrying and grunt-work is so relieving.

So, what are the advantages of well-established moving businesses? 

The only thing worse than not hiring a reliable moving company is hiring a bad moving company. Moving companies are there to make your life easier and moving to a new home simpler. However, it is important to hire quality movers instead of shady ones. There are, of course, newer moving companies out there that offer top quality services. But going with a proven, experienced moving company is always a safer option. Here are the chief advantages of well-established moving businesses:

They can provide you with a variety of moving services

Throughout the years, the moving industry has evolved a lot. While the central part of their job remains the same, they have specialized in other types of services as well. They have different ways of approaching different types of moves, such as residential and commercial. Some specialize in moving over a longer distance. Others have mastered interstate and overseas moves. Companies that have been there for a few decades know all the secrets of the trade and can help you with everything regarding your move. If you are in need of safe business storage, or packing services, instead of just the traditional part, then you need to find one of these companies.   

Low chances of getting hurt are one of the key advantages of well-established moving businesses
Experienced movers know what they need to do to avoid any injuries

They can protect your belongings better than you

Well-established moving companies have teams of well-trained people who know their jobs. So, once they come to your home, you can count on them to deliver top-level services. It would be smart to hire them to pack your belongings instead of just moving them. They know how to do this in the safest way possible. Packing is the most sensitive part of any move, as your belongings require proper protection and handling. 

They save you time, money, and mental energy

By hiring a professional, well-established moving company to do your moving for you, you will do yourself a huge service. Firstly, as we have mentioned, you will spare yourself the trouble of doing this part of the move on your own. This will allow you to use your mental energy on other, more delicate tasks. Another thing that people often forget is just having the peace of mind in knowing that professionals are doing the hard part for you. 

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As movers handle your belongings, you can spend your time on other more important things

Not having to worry about this part of the move is really invaluable. Secondly, having reliable movers by your side can spare you or someone else getting hurt during the process. Handling bulky furniture can be quite dangerous, so it is best to let the pros do it. Thirdly, you can actually save some money and, more importantly, time as movers will bring all the necessary tools and equipment with them, so you won’t have to go about buying boxes, packing paper, etc, and they will be the ones doing the packing, which leaves you with extra spare time to do other things. 

Make sure to hire the movers on time! 

One of the biggest mistakes people make when planning a move is that they do not hire the movers on time. Weeks go by, and other things take precedence, and suddenly the move is in two weeks. You try to book them, but there are no open slots. That is why the best way to go about this is to call the movers as soon as you have an approximate idea of a suitable moving date. The thing to remember here is that the schedules of moving companies can be quite hectic, especially during the summer. That is when the peak moving season is, and movers can be booked for weeks during the summer. So, do not postpone this, or you may miss out on a quality moving company. 

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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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