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

Safety tips for moving while expecting a child

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    Pregnancy is both the most beautiful and most challenging period in a woman’s life. Young couples often decide to move to a bigger apartment or house when they find out that they are expecting a child. To provide more comfortable conditions for the child and themselves, they plan to move during the pregnancy. Moving and organizing a move is a lengthy process that requires a lot of work. It includes not only the choice of place to move but also many activities such as packaging, choice of transport vehicles and also moving companies. If you choose moving companies Boise, your move does not have to be complicated. With the support of experienced movers, you will move more easily. It is especially important to take care of safety. So read a few safety tips for moving while expecting a child below.

    Planning and organization are vital when moving while expecting a child

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    Hire professional movers to help you plan your move.

    The key to any successful move is timely planning and good organization. When you start planning your move on time, you are much less likely to have an unforeseen circumstance. And therefore there is less chance of an injury occurring. If you are planning to move during pregnancy, try to start planning as early as possible. Organize down to the smallest detail before moving. That way, everyone will be safer, and you will have less work to do as the pregnancy progresses.

    Hire professionals to handle your relocation

    It would be ideal to move as early as possible in the first months of pregnancy, but if this is not possible, do not be afraid to ask for help. It is best to hire seasoned movers Meridian ID. After all, a licensed moving company can be a great help as they can:

    • pack all your belongings for you
    • organize transportation for your belongings
    • handle the unpacking process
    • provide you with storage solutions
    • disassemble and assemble large pieces of furniture

    This, of course, is not all. They can do a lot for you, and most importantly, they will move you safely.

    Seek help from friends and family when moving during pregnancy

    Movement is quite limited during pregnancy. Due to the size of the pregnant belly, mostly pregnant women cannot do everything they would like. So don’t be ashamed to ask for help. In addition to a moving company, your closest friends and family can be a great help. Ask them to do some things for you that you don’t want to leave to the movers. Don’t endanger either your own or your baby’s safety by trying to do some things yourself that you can’t. Everyone will be happy to help you.

    Leave yourself enough time to pack for moving while expecting  a child

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    Let others carry heavy furniture when you are moving while expecting a child.

    The moment you decide to move, it’s time to start packing. Make a packing schedule and make sure you stick to it. Try not to overdo it and don’t take too much work in one day. Be sure to be careful when bending and lifting things, and be careful not to lift anything too heavy on your own. When packing, try to start with the things you will put in storage pods Boise. You can pack it a month before moving. This will make it easier for you to pack and move while expecting a child.

    Hire a cleaning company

    Before each move, you need to clean the house you are moving from, but also the house you are moving into. It’s too much work for a pregnant woman. Since you need to avoid hard physical work and dangerous cleaning chemicals during pregnancy, consider hiring a cleaning company. After all the things are packed in the moving truck, they will clean the whole house. It is the safest option for both you and your baby. And it will significantly reduce the stress of moving because you have fewer obligations.

    Pack essential pregnancy items for moving day

    For each move, we recommend packing an essential moving bag. When it comes to moving while you are expecting a baby, it is even more important to pack a bag of essential maternity items. Pregnancy is an unpredictable condition, so it is safest and smartest to always have all the necessary things at hand. You pack in one bag or a transparent plastic box all the things you may need when moving.

    Consider hiring a relative or babysitter to care for your kids

    If you have more children, the relocation process becomes more complicated. To keep them safe on the day of moving, ask a relative or babysitter to look after them. You also need to think about children’s feelings and help your kids adapt to the new surroundings. If you have prepared everything on time, you will not have to worry about children’s sleep, snacks, or what they want to play on the day of the move. Moving becomes more carefree and peaceful when you know your children are safe.

    Beat the pregnancy brain, make a moving checklist

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    Find time to rest when you move while you are pregnant.

    Pregnancy brings with it a series of changes for a woman, and one of them is to become more forgetful. fortunately, there is a solution to this. To safely organize the move while you are expecting a baby, make sure you make a moving checklist. It should contain all the important and less important things that you have to do before moving. If you have everything written down, you will not spend time thinking about how best to pack the boxes for moving. Let others deal with the physical part of the job, you take over the logistics.

    Listen to your body when moving while expecting a child

    The last but most important thing is to listen to your body. To go through the whole move safely and try not to overload yourself. Try to delegate all the responsibilities that you don’t have to do in person. Take advantage of all the help you can get and try to rest as much as possible. Moving can be very strenuous even under normal circumstances. And moving while you are expecting a baby is a particularly big challenge. Nothing is more important than you and your baby. That is why it is important to follow the signals that your body sends you and to slow down if you notice and get too tired.

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