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.

OUR ACTIONS FOR COVID-19

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  

Tips for booking movers during summertime

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Unless you are a minimalist, moving can be a pretty complex procedure. Also, it is one of the most stressful tasks that you will be dealing with during your lifetime. In addition, moving during different seasons of the year can impact the entire process. Most people usually move during summertime and it is one of the busiest seasons for moving. It has many advantages. People take summer holidays, kids do not go to school, and the home-buying season is at its peak. In addition, the weather is nice, so packing and taking boxes out is much easier. However, it is not all so easy. For example, booking Idaho movers during the summertime can be pretty tricky. Since most people can move during summer, it is highly important to book your movers on time. Therefore, read this text and discover all about booking movers during summertime.

Move planning during summer

In general, moving from May to September is one of the busiest periods both for movers and people who plan the relocation. Some people may plan to move during winter. But summer is definitely the top season for it. Therefore, you have to create a moving plan and make sure to book your movers on time. If you book movers on time, you will avoid getting at risk of not finding any available moving company. As soon as you decide to relocate, contact freight companies Idaho and check their availability. Once you get a date, it would be wise to make a plan of action you are about to take. Do not leave booking movers for the last minute. First of all, it is even more stressful. Secondly, you would be rushing around trying to finalize everything in a very short period of time. This way you can miss some important steps.

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Make a detailed plan for your summer relocation

Steps for booking movers during summertime

When it comes to booking movers, there are certain rules to follow. Remember that movers will be in great demand during summer. In addition, moving during summer is more expensive than in other seasons. Booking movers earlier will give you the chance to pay a reasonable price for your move.

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Booking movers during the summertime can be tricky

Therefore, as soon as you reach a decision to move, contact moving companies and ask for a precise moving quote. In addition, you might need some commercial storage for your relocation. You also need to book storage boxes to make relocation easier. You also need to have a precise quote on renting storage boxes. It is necessary to compare quotes you get from companies. Summer relocation is more expensive than the winter one. However, if you book for example a full-moving service including packing, you might get a discount from movers.

Ways to save on your relocation

Peak moving season is certainly an expensive time of the year to move. Luckily there are ways to save on your relocation. Those who have experience in moving would recommend not only booking movers in advance. what also matters is the time of the month or the period in the week when you plan your relocation. First of all, check and plan your moving budget. Then instead of moving at the end of the month when it is more expensive, book your movers for the middle of the month. In addition, you will not only pay less for booking movers. You will pay less for renting your old home as well as paying less for electricity, the Internet, and other utilities.  Booking movers for the weekend is also more expensive. Therefore, book them for the middle of the week.

Avoid moving on important holidays

Moving during summer can be even more expensive if you book movers for some special and important holidays. Only if you are in a big rush to move out, should you book your movers then. Important summer holidays in the US are Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.

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Avoid moving during important state holidays

These fall during summer and moving on these days can be double the regular price. There is a lot of traffic on the roads which will make the whole process even harder. You will also face many transporting delays during these days. In addition, try to find movers on your own instead of paying somebody to do this for you. The disadvantage of hiring moving brokers are numerous. Since there are moving frauds, you might not even get a moving contract. Secondly, moving brokers get a commission. It will cost you more to hire movers which may not even be satisfactory.

When booking movers during summertime check their reputability

Sometimes people face moving frauds, especially if you are hiring movers last minute. since you are in desperate need to find a moving company, you may miss some important red flag signals. Check if your movers are offering too high or too low quotes for their services. In addition, if they ask you to pay in cash in advance, never do that. On the FMCSA website you can check the company’s US DOT Number. Remember that every reliable moving company should have the license number on their website. Also, reputable movers should arrange a walk-through of your items. The is the most reputable way of giving the precise moving price and also the best packing advice. Only when they know precisely what you plan to transport will they be able to provide the right moving service that will suit your needs.

When it comes to booking movers during summertime, you should take this task very seriously. Since summer is the busiest season both for movers and people who move, booking movers on time should be your top priority. To fit all the costs in your moving budget, opt for mid-month and mid-week moving days. In addition, booking packing, transportation, loading, and storage will give you the opportunity of getting a discount from your movers. Check your moving contract in detail before signing anything. Just make sure you choose the one that best fits your budget and needs. Soon you will enjoy your new residence thanks to reliable movers.

 

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