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.


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 moving your business without disruption

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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