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 saving money while moving

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    Are you getting ready for your relocation? While this can be one of the best things you ever do for yourself; it can also be pretty darn expensive. After all, if moving was cheaper – people would do it all the time! Don’t worry, however; with the right attitude and enough forethought, saving money while moving is perfectly plausible. And the best Boise moving and storage company is going to show you how to do it!

    Creating a budget for saving money while moving

    If you want to succeed in saving money while moving, one thing is clear; you’re going to need to plan out your relocation thoroughly. And the reason for that is pretty simple. Once you get into all of the various details of moving, you will realize that this process can be quite costly. Sure, moving to Idaho may seem cheap at first; but once you factor in all of the various small costs that you need to deal with – they add up to a pretty penny. Considering that, you need to get a handle on the expenses right away; from the very beginning and the early planning stages.

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    Creating a realistic moving budget is incredibly important for saving money while moving!

    First of all, you should consider all of the different chores and tasks that moving will require of you. Some of them cost money, and some of them don’t. And the ones that do definitely have varying expenses. So, make a list of all of the things that will cost you something. That’s your maximum moving budget – does it fit your personal finances? Even if you can afford all of that, chances are that you can cut down on these costs if you play your cards right. And that’s precisely what we’ll proceed to teach you how to do!

    Find an affordable moving company

    One of the biggest expenses you’ll face in the process of saving money while moving is your moving company. And yes, you could try to move by yourself; but that’s something we definitely don’t recommend. At the end of the day, such a move is just more trouble than it’s worth. Believe us, the last thing you want is to take care of every single detail of the relocation by yourself. Instead, hiring a moving company will alleviate most of the concerns that come with moving; the only trouble is, such services can be expensive if you expect a certain level of quality.

    However, Peasley Moving & Storage offers top-notch moving services and the best self storage Boise has precisely because of that! You will find that our company is more than prepared to deal with any sort of moving task – without burning through your personal finances!

    Get rid of unnecessary stuff

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    Realistically, we could all get rid of some things that we don’t need!

    Now that you’ve chosen the best movers for the job and you’ve got your moving budget in hand; the next step towards saving money while moving is making the relocation cheaper. But how can you do that? Well, as you might know already – moving companies tend to form their prices based on the weight or volume of the stuff that they’re transporting.

    So, the more things you’re moving – the bigger your price will be, and saving money while moving will be more difficult. You can probably already see where we’re going with this; if you want to have a lower price for your move, you will have to get rid of some of your items. And let’s face it, that’s nothing too terrible when you think about it. After all, could you truly claim that you’ve got no excess items that you don’t really need? And there are plenty of different ways to remove unneeded things in a productive way too!

    Organize a garage sale

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    Organize a garage sale to reduce your moving expenses!

    Not all of the stuff that you’re keeping in your home is useless just because you don’t need it. In fact, we bet that plenty of them could fetch a pretty penny as well. Considering that, we’re going to recommend that you organize a garage sale. There’s a chance that this has crossed your mind already; plenty of people do that when they prepare to move. Considering this, start calling up your friends and family; you can also promote this by putting up posters around your neighborhood. Soon enough, you’ll be on your way to saving money while moving. Not only will you have fewer things to relocate but you will also have a tidy little profit from the sales! 

    Donating and discarding

    Once you’ve sold all of the most valuable items that you own and you don’t need; there is still some work to be done if you’re keen on saving money while moving. Let’s face it – if there are things that nobody wanted to buy, and you don’t need; you can probably do without them. In that case, simply throw them away. Or, if we’re talking about something recyclable – drive them to your local recycling center. On the other hand, if you know of any nearby charities; go through all of this stuff first and see if there’s something you could donate. That’s an even better way to lower your moving expenses because it provides value to someone else as well!

    Wrapping Up

    As you might have gathered, saving money while moving isn’t the easiest thing in the world. But with some effort and will, it’s perfectly possible. You just need to assess your household realistically, while being prepared to get rid of things that you won’t actually need. After that, it’ll be smooth (and affordable) sailing to your new home!

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