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 moving your business without disruption

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    Time is money in the business world. When relocating your business, you need to find a way to do it as quickly and as efficiently as possible. Of course, for moving your business without disruption you will need to hire some good Idaho moving companies to give you a hand. However, even if you manage to hire top-class professionals there are still many things left to do in order to ensure a smooth transition.

    If you want to move your business without interruptions, you will need a proper moving plan

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    If you plan this right, everything will be much easier.

    If you want to relocate your business without disruption, you will need a good plan. Thinking about it a few days before it happens is not going to be enough. Commercial relocation is a very complicated process. It takes time to go through every single thing you need. So, the best thing would be to start preparing your strategy as soon as you make the decision to relocate. The matter of who will be included in the planning process, however, depends on your company’s structure. Still, it would be good to include as many smart people as possible. That way, you will get some bright ideas. And the whole process will be much faster and easier.

    If this is the first time your company is relocating, and you do not have anyone who could advise you on this, maybe you can leave it to your freight company. Planning is often included in your relocation package, especially if you manage to hire some of the best freight companies Idaho can offer.

    Make sure to solidify your new address

    Make sure that you notify your business partners and your customers that your company will be operating from a new address. After you finish your planning, before you get to actually start moving your furniture and computers, there is one more important thing that you need to handle. And that is to notify your customers and business partners about your move. Do this at least one month before the move. This way people will have enough time to adapt to the fact that you will be operating at a new address soon.

    Handling your IT equipment

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    Handling your IT equipment is the key in this situation. When, how, and who will do it?

    Handling IT equipment is probably the most important part when you are thinking about moving your business without disruption. IT equipment is the essence of almost every company these days no matter what kind of business they do. The first thing that you need to think about is who is going to unplug everything. And who is going to put it all back together? Do you have a person in your company that can handle it or are you planning to let your movers deal with it?

    If you are planning to leave this to your movers, make sure that they know how to handle that type of work. Also, if you want to move your business with the least interruption, at exactly what point you are going to unplug your computers and have them relocated must be thoroughly planned as well. Still, this mostly depends on the furniture.

    How to furnish your new space without interrupting your work

    Handling furniture, even though it is not that complicated as handling IT equipment and at first glance not so important, is the most essential part of the process. For this, you have two options. One is cheaper. The other one can help you move your business almost completely without disruption. Naturally, you can let your movers handle it. If you spent quality time researching movers and managed to find some really good professionals they can dismantle, pack and move your furniture within a few hours. Still, sometimes even that is not enough.

    For moving your business without disruption, you will need to invest in new furniture. Once you find and rent a new space for your business, buy new furniture and get everything ready before you even start packing your old space. This way you can just unplug your computers, transport them and plug them back in. This way you are essentially only losing time that you will need to transport your items. Once, your computers are up, you can slowly deal with your old office. And as far as your old furniture is concerned you can simply rent business storage and keep it there until you sell it.

    Handling important business documents and paperwork

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    Use this opportunity to organize your paperwork

    Furniture and IT equipment are going to be enough to continue your work. Still, to be able to be fully operative you will need to have your paperwork and documents with you. Naturally, because you already moved the most important items, you can do this slowly. Still, this is how you should handle important paperwork anyway.

    If you have employees that are in charge of the documentation you should let them handle it. However, use this opportunity to go through all the paperwork, sort everything out, take fresh and important documents, and rent mini storage to store your outdated and not-so-important papers.

    Make sure that you have quality commercial movers by your side

    As you can see, moving your business without disruption is not that difficult. Your main goal is to handle furniture and IT equipment factor. If you manage to do it quickly, everything else can follow it slowly. Of course, one of the most important things in the whole operation is going to be your movers. Make sure that you find a reputable commercial moving company that has enough experience in these types of relocations. That is the only way to make sure that your move is going to be a smooth and quick process.

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