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

Things to know when moving internationally

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    Have you finally decided to start a completely new life in a location on the other side of the world? Then we congratulate you on your bravery and determination. We here at Peasley Moving & Storage ID know how much courage it takes to go through any relocation, especially an international one. That’s why we have composed a simple list of the most important things to know when moving internationally. Our goal is for you to have a successful and stress-free relocation to your chosen destination.

    Some of the most important things to know when moving internationally

    Bear in mind that this isn’t a definite list. The things that we are going to mention here are just the tip of the iceberg of everything you’ll have to remember for your upcoming relocation. But this list is definitely a step in the right direction as it contains all of the most important things that you need to keep in mind.

    Decide whether to rent or buy a property

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    Owning a beautiful villa in Italy is a dream come true. But can you afford it?

    Let’s start with the basics. Depending on the place you want to move to, you might be better off renting a property and vice versa. It goes without saying that buying a property is by far a greater commitment. It also implies that you have enough funds to start the entire process. But before you take out a mortgage, you need to do your research. Will buying a property be a good investment considering the housing market in the city you want to move to? Consider this to be the first thing you research after you decide to move. After all, you can’t be shipping containers overseas when you don’t have a precise location, can you?

    Check the visa requirements

    Deciding that you want to move abroad is easy. But actually being able to move to the location that you are having in mind is something else entirely. Before you start searching for the best freight shipping Boise companies, we suggest you take a look into the visa requirements. As you already know, there are many different ways to enter a country. From a fiance visa to a work visa, there are a few options for you to explore. Of course, you’ll have to make sure you fit into the requirements for at least one of them. Because if you do, you can start preparing everything for the big day that’s to come.

    Plan for the relocation of your belongings

    Think about it – you have a task of huge proportions in front of you as you have to relocate your items from one side of the world to another one. It’s easy to conclude that this isn’t going to be an easy or simple task. When it comes to the things to know when moving internationally, there’s one that we would like to emphasize – you need to know that you can’t do this without reliable international movers in Idaho on your side.

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    A team of reputable movers will take good care of your items.

    The right moving company will take care of the necessary arrangements. With the right moving package, you might not even have to worry about the packing part of the process. Your movers will pick up your items at the current location and relocate them across the world. They will be waiting for you by the time you board the plane. That brings us to another important topic.

    Book your plane tickets in due time

    Have you ever traveled to a different part of the world? If you have, then you know how expensive plane tickets can get for the distance that you will have to travel. The good thing is that you’ll get to save a lot of money by booking your plane tickets ahead of time. The more people you are traveling with, the more money you will save on plane tickets. Since an international relocation is a costly endeavor by definition, this is one of the most important things to know when moving internationally as you can use every dollar that you manage to save.

    Decide what to leave behind and what to relocate

    Let’s face it – you are not going to be able to relocate every single item that you own. That’s why it’s important to start looking into storage options in Idaho early on. Renting the right unit will be of great importance. For starters, you’ll buy yourself some peace of mind as you will know that your items are in a safe place. Secondly, you’ll be able to keep your items in the unit for as long as necessary. Finally, with the right unit, you’ll be able to pay the right price. And the right price is the sum of money that’s not going to overburden your budget.

    Take care of the important paperwork

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    Taking care of your documents is one of the important tasks that you will have these days.

    Brace yourself as the days that are leading up to relocation are going to be all about the paperwork. From transferring school and medical records to shutting off utilities (all of them) and establishing driving requirements, you’ll have too many papers to sort through. That’s why we suggest you sit down with a pen and paper and write down all the documents that you will have to go through. When going through an international relocation you can’t afford to lose sight of just one important piece of paper, let alone a couple of them.

    There are many other things to know when moving internationally

    Like we mentioned earlier, these are just the basic things to keep in mind when moving internationally, but there are many more. That’s why a moving checklist is one of the most essential things during any household relocation. It will remind you of the most important things to take care of before your move, ensuring that you have an easy and successful relocation. We suggest you make one at the very start of the process and save yourself some trouble down the line.

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