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 making the most out of your storage

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Renting storage can be pretty expensive. Especially when renting long term. That is why you need to be meticulous when preparing and packing your items. If you are on a hunt for tips for making the most out of your storage, movers Boise area will explain how to organize your warehouse space like a pro. In the following article, you will see how to pack and store your items inside a depot properly.

For making the most out of your storage you will need an inventory list

If you want to derive the maximum out of your storehouse, first you will need to create your inventory list. When you are storing a lot of items it is nearly impossible to remember them all. Of course, larger pieces, that will be visible, are easy to remember. However, smaller items that will be hidden deep inside your boxes and bins will not be so easy to find after you bury them. If you want to have an organized and easily accessible portable storage Boise, you will need an inventory list. That is why, before you start organizing, take some time to prepare a detailed list of all items that you will be storing.

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Prepare your inventory list

Use clear plastic containers instead of cardboard boxes

Even if you prepare a detailed inventory list, you will still have trouble finding the items that you are looking for. Especially is they are packed. One of the best ways to overcome this problem is to use clear plastic bins and containers. Of course, cardboard boxes are a much cheaper solution. However, if your storehouse will be overloaded, you will have a lot of trouble finding your items.

That is why the best way to extract the maximum out of your storeroom is to invest in clear plastic containers. By using plastic containers you will have a much easier task finding what you are looking for. Moreover, they provide much better protection to your precious items. And you will have a much easier task when packing.

Make sure that your boxes are labeled properly

When it comes to organizing your storeroom so you can make the most out of it, besides making a list and using clear containers, you also need to label your boxes properly. This is especially important when you are moving an office and you are storing important paperwork and documents. Therefore, before your Boise office movers arrive to pick up your items, take some time to arrange and properly label your containers. That is the only way to get the most out of your storeroom.

Disassemble your furniture before storing it

Of course, the biggest concern when it comes to storing space is with your larger items like furniture. And if you do not do it right, you can easily use all your storeroom space even before you start storing smaller items and boxes. That is why the best thing to do is to disassemble your furniture before storing it. Of course, not every piece of furniture can be disassembled. But those that can, should be definitely taken apart.

Unfortunately, this is not an easy task, which can also be very dangerous. Especially if you need to do it on your own. Therefore, in this situation, the best solution is to rent Boise full-service storage. They will know how to handle, disassemble, protect, and wrap your items professionally so you do not have to worry about anything.

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Dismantle your furniture if you can

Pay attention to how you arrange your items

One of the most important things about using your storing space efficiently is how you arrange your items. You need to know where and how to place your items in a way that you get the most out of your space and that your items remain easily accessible. Therefore, first, load your larger and bulkier items like furniture. Put them in the back of your depository and at the bottom.

Still, pay attention not to place your wooden items directly on the cold concrete floor. Instead, put them on a wooden pallet to prevent condensation and moisture damage. When you put your larger items in the back and at the bottom, you will have a much easier task placing your smaller items, which will also be easily accessible.

Load your furniture with smaller items

One of the great ways to get the maximum out of your self-storage is to load your furniture with smaller items. Especially those that are sensitive to moisture or dust. Load your wardrobes, drawers, bed bunkers with items and you will gain additional storing space without paying for a larger unit.

Place the items that you use regularly towards the front of your depository

If your storeroom will be overloaded, pay attention to where you place your items. Especially those that you use frequently. To avoid trouble with finding your items, store those that you use regularly towards the front of your unit. That way you will be able to reach them without too much trouble.

Use vertical space for making the most out of your storehouse

When you are thinking about using your storing space efficiently it is important not to overlook the vertical space. Stack your boxes on top of the larger items and furniture. Hang some shelves and use them to hold your items. If your self-storage has a lot of vertical space, get a small foldable ladder so you can reach even the greatest heights.

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Hang some shelves to use vertical space more efficiently

Use your space efficiently to save money

Making the most out of your storage space is not an easy task. However, if you invest some effort when loading your storehouse you will have a much easier task finding your items and using your depository. Moreover, you will be able to rent a smaller and cheaper unit.

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