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

The benefits of self storage for seniors

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    From keeping memorabilia to creating additional space in your home, the benefits of self storage for seniors are numerous. If you are thinking about renting storage but you are still not sure whether that is a good idea or not, in the following article, Peasley Moving and Storage will show you that there are many reasons why you should rent self storage as a senior. Let’s take a look.

    If you are downsizing, rent a  storage unit for your excess items

    Seniors often decide to move when the time for retirement comes. And most commonly, they are moving to smaller homes – homes that are cheaper and easier to maintain. And when downsizing to a smaller space, logically, you will have plenty of items that you won’t be able to put into your new home. Solution? There are a few solutions, like selling your items, donating, or recycling.

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    If you are downsizing, put your excess items in storage

    However, all those solutions require time and effort – things that most seniors aren’t ready to invest in. There is, of course, one more solution that is much more adequate for elderlies. Renting a storage unit can be the solution that you are looking for. Now, you might think that putting items in storage requires the same amount of effort as selling them or getting them to recycling. However, if you find a good storage company they will be able to help you with transport.

    If you are staging your home for sale, a storage unit can be of great help

    If you are selling a property, you need to get your property into shape if you want to get a good price and don’t want to wait for a long time to sell it. And the easiest way to turn an old and neglected home into a desirable piece of property is to declutter. And decluttering is essentially a process of removing a large number of items from your home. Getting items out, however, is the easy part. Handling your items after they leave your property is the thing that should worry you. Naturally, the best solution is to find some good moving boxes Boise professional packers can provide you with. Pack your items tightly and put them inside a storage unit in your area. The moment you get those items out of your home, the place will look more appealing to potential buyers.

    Put furniture in storage when switching homes

    Maybe you will stage your home so well that it will sell faster than you think. And that might be the problem if you still haven’t found a property to buy. What will you do with the rest of your items if you sold your home and do not have a place to move into? The best solution is to rent a storage unit and rent a hotel room.

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    Keeping your items in storage when between homes is one of the benefits of self storage for seniors

    Gain extra space in your home quickly

    You do not have to be moving to Idaho to benefit from self storage as a senior. If you want to make extra space in your home for whatever reason, the best way to do it is to get rid of a certain number of items. However, again, you have many options to do it. But, the simplest and fastest way to remove a large number of items from your home is to rent self storage in your vicinity and put your items there. Of course, make sure that you find a reliable storage company that offers packing and delivery services if you want to avoid unnecessary complications.

    Keep your temporary furniture in storage

    Elderlies like it when their families come around. And sometimes it happens that your kids and grandkids stay for a few days. If you are making these kinds of reunions regularly, certainly you have items like beddings, toys, or some foldable furniture that you only use in these situations. And you are probably used to keeping those items in different places around the house. Luckily, there is a simple solution for your troubles. Simply find some good heated storage Boise can offer, and keep your items there when you don’t need them. When you do, simply call your storage company to deliver them to you.

    Self storage is perfect for keeping memorabilia

    If you have been collecting memorabilia during your life, by the time you retire, you will have a significant amount of items. To make new space in your home but keep your precious items in your possession, the only way is to rent self storage. Self storage unit is a perfect place for these types of items. Of course, if you find a good storage company. In that case, your storage will be temperature-controlled, clean, and pest free, which is especially important for the long-term safekeeping of valuable items.

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    Keep your memories in a temperature-controlled storage unit

    The benefits of self storage for seniors are numerous but only if you find good storage

    As you can see there seniors can benefits from self storage in a number of ways. However, in order to benefit from self storage, you need to find a good storage company. And even though there are many storage companies on the market, there is a large number of inadequate storage facilities that could endanger your items. Therefore, you need to be extra careful when choosing storage and cooperate only with proven companies.

    Rent storage for other purposes as well

    Those are the main benefits of self storage for seniors. Of course, there are many more situations in which a storage unit could be of great help.  Nevertheless, the most important thing is to find a good storage company that will provide your items with proper protection.

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