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 to starting a retail business in Idaho

Idaho is known as a good place to start a business. Therefore, it is not strange to see people move here just so they can start their own company. If you are thinking about starting a retail business in Idaho, Peasley Moving & Storage Boise has prepared a small guide that will help you in your task. Follow our tips and you will be running your business in no time. Take a look.

Starting a retail business in Idaho is impossible without an idea

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You cannot start a business without an idea

No matter whether you are in Idaho or somewhere else, to start a business, you need an idea. Of course, for just starting a business this idea of yours doesn’t have to be perfect. You just need to know what you want so you can go through the necessary steps. Many freight companies Idaho started as moving companies and developed into what they are today. As you are reading this article and you are interested in the subject it shows that you probably already have an idea. If not, use the internet to research and find your perfect niche. Here are some trending businesses in Idaho:

  • Drive-in movie theaters
  • Campgrounds
  • Fashion boutique
  • Handyman businesses
  • Massage therapy
  • Farming and food production

Your next step is to prepare a business plan

After you develop an idea, you need to start planning. This is probably the most important part of starting a business, which will show you is this is a sustainable idea or not. Of course, you can start with trivial questions like a business name. Next, you should concentrate on your product development or services that you will offer. Then think about sales and marketing questions like who are your potential customers and how will you reach them. Think about potential partnerships and how you can benefit from them.

Most importantly think about financing. This final step is so important that, if you are serious about this, you should let professionals do this for you. You do not want to hire industrial movers Boise, move to Idaho, organize this whole process, invest huge amounts of money just to see everything go down because you didn’t do your calculations correctly. Finally, if you think that this is going in the right direction you should find an office space where your company’s HQ will be.

Registering your business in Idaho

If you did your calculations and planning, scheduled commercial movers Boise, and found an office space it is time to register your business. Naturally, if you are starting a retail business in Idaho, registering it as an LLC is the best way to go. Especially for startups. This way you are getting increased credibility and avoiding personal liability if your business gets into trouble. Please keep this in mind even if you are 100 % confident in your idea. There are numerous examples of people who were left completely broke after bad business moves. And registering an LLC costs no more than $100.

Secure your web domain as soon as you can

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Finding a perfect domain can be difficult these days

Once you register your business, try to secure a web domain. In today’s world, there is a constant race for good domains. Therefore, make sure that you secure the one that suits your company as quickly as you can. Of course, sometimes your preferred domain name will be taken. So you will need to have some creativity in order to get a good name that represents your business.

Get your tax ID number when starting a retail business in Idaho

Most businesses in Idaho need to have an Employer Identification Number (EIN). This is the Tax ID number that is used to identify a business in federal tax filings and you cannot do your business without it. You cannot hire personnel, open a bank account, or start working. Be aware that if you are selling a physical product you will need to register for Idaho sales tax as well. Moreover, if you will be hiring staff you will need to register for Employee Withholding Tax and Unemployment Insurance Tax on behalf of your workers.

Set up your bank and credit accounts in Idaho

The next step in registering a retail business in Idaho is to set up your banking and credit accounts. Of course, registering banking accounts especially for business purposes is very important. using personal and business accounts for business purposes means that if your company gets sued your personal assets are at risk.

Get permits and licenses required for your type of business

Once you setup your accounting it is time to acquire your permits and licenses. That is if you plan to run your business legally. Of course, what type of licenses you will need to get depends on the type of your business. Therefore you will need to do some research before you open your business. There are many examples of small family companies that started their businesses without knowing what they need to acquire to do so. This can be a fatal mistake. You do not want this to happen to your business. So make sure that you comply with all laws and regulations.

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If you want to run a legal business you will need permits

Get valuation coverage for your Idaho business

Every business is risky at the beginning. No matter how good your idea is or how much money you invested. Therefore it can be really hard to concentrate on development and take risker moves when you are scared of possible consequences. That is why getting a business valuation plan that will cover your early mistakes and allow you to continue with your business even if you made the wrong call.

Develop your brand and attract customers

As you can see starting a retail business in Idaho is not much different from the rest of the US. If you have done everything by the book now all you have to do is concentrate on developing your brand and your product and attracting customers. Good luck!

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