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

Tips for dealing with post-moving anxiety

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    Moving is one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. It is right up there with organizing a wedding and childbirth. And it is no wonder because you are leaving behind everything that you are familiar with. Relocating to a new neighborhood where you don’t know anybody, not to mention a new job and colleagues, is stressful even to the most experienced. Peasley Moving & Storage ID would like to share with you a few tips on the best ways of dealing with post-moving anxiety. They will help you quickly adjust to the big change and fully enjoy all the benefits of a new home.

    Recognition is the first step in dealing with post-moving anxiety

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    Lack of will and energy is the first sign of anxiety

    The symptoms of anxiety are not so easy to recognize. One of the reasons for this is that people don’t talk about them. Thus, you might often have them and not know about them. Most people will advise that prevention is the best cure. So it is prudent that you lower the overall stress during the move by taking advantage of door-to-door international shipping. That way, you can relax because you know that everything is in the hands of professionals. But once everything is done and you are in your new home, dealing with post-moving anxiety can be tough. Therefore, you should always try to recognize symptoms before doing anything about them:

    • Lack of sleep or sleeping too much
    • Extreme weight changes
    • Loss of will and motivation
    • Not wishing to leave the bed
    • Not meeting new people
    • Lethargy

    Keeping a journal about your post-moving anxiety will help you deal

    Identifying what is triggering your anxiety is the most important part of dealing with it. Once you know what is causing it, you will be able to look at it logically. You can even start doing it before the Idaho international movers arrive to pack you home. However, do not be afraid to write down even the most ridiculous fears you might have. Because nothing is simple when dealing with emotions. Once you have a complete list, you are one step closer to getting rid of the stress. So start going through everything you wrote down and try to imagine the worst-case scenarios. Ask yourself is it possible for that to happen. You will soon realize that most of your fears are unfounded.

    Breathing will help you manage your post-relocation anxiety

    For a while now, psychologists have been studying the connection between breathing and stress. When we have a panic attack, we take short breaths and feel like there is not enough air. So, there’s a feeling like we are about to die. Unfortunately, these attacks only add to overall stress. Things that trigger them are some big changes happening around us.

    For example, when moving overseas and need to make the entire plan for freight shipping Boise. It might sound like it is too complicated and like you will make a mistake and lose all the belongings. But do not worry, there are simple solutions that will help you deal with it:

    • Exhale and then close your eyes.
    • Try to take a deep breath through your nose and relax your shoulders.
    • Lastly, exhale through your mouth.
    • Repeat this a few times until you feel calm.

    Maintain well-established routines and you will be able to handle post-move exhaustion

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    dealing with post-moving anxiety is easier if you exercise regularly

    There is nothing worse than boredom and an idle brain when you have to deal with post-relocation anxiety. Thus it is important that you immediately establish daily routines that will keep you busy and occupied. However, in most cases, people will try to keep to the old ones. But this is a bad idea because it will just provoke you into feeling the stress.

    Unfortunately, you are now in a completely new environment, and there is nothing familiar about it. So do not try to do the same things as before because they will just remind you of the past. Additionally, having a routine will help you to be physically active. So if you were regularly going to the gym trying to find a new one close to your home. Also, locate nearby parks that are perfect for daily strolls and spending some time with kids or pets.

    Stay in touch with people

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    Friends will help you manage post-relocation anxiety

    Having healthy relationships with people will vastly help you cope with post moving anxiety. So make all the necessary arrangements to stay in touch with loved ones once you relocate. You can agree on having a chat once a week or group meet-ups over the internet. Likewise, it is of the essence that you start to form new connections in your new neighborhood. If you are working all day, start with your coworkers. Invite them for a drink after work or on the weekends. Also, try to meet your neighbors and new and interesting people in the area. You will notice that this will quickly lower the stress and anxiety that you are feeling.

    Dealing with post-moving anxiety on time is important

    Your relocation is done, and instead of enjoying your new home, you are dealing with post-moving anxiety. But that is ok because you went through a big change in your life. However, do not wait too long to deal with it. Unfortunately, the more time passes, the harder it will be for you to get out of it. So make sure you have professional help from one of the moving companies in the State of Idaho. They will take a big weight off your shoulders during the relocation. Next, identify the reasons, stay active and keep to the routines. But most importantly, stay in touch with people.

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