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

Tutorial for storing furniture long-term

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    There is a variety of different reasons why you might decide to rent a storage unit long-term. If you have some furniture that you love but have no use for in your home at the moment, you will need a safe place to tuck it away. And you might find a suitable solution in reliable self storage Boise offers. But while it might be easy to decide on storing furniture long-term in a reliable storage unit, the process of doing it safely isn’t as easy as it seems.

    The truth is that there is a lot of preparation one needs to go through in order to ensure their items stay safe and sound over a long period of time. As some of the best movers in Idaho, we here at Peasley Moving & Storage know that there are a few things you absolutely must do before placing your precious furniture in storage. Don’t worry – we have no problem sharing our findings with you.

    Start by looking into your storage options

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    You don’t have to tour different storage facilities. You can find everything you need online.

    If you are completely new to the world of moving and storage, then you probably don’t know much (or enough) about all things related to this topic. And that’s perfectly fine – we all have our own areas of expertise. But the thing you absolutely must be aware of when storing your furniture is the fact that you have many different options at your disposal. Every storage provider will offer certain amenities that are up to you to investigate. What you want and need to get out of your storage unit is completely individual. But we can tell you that the one thing you need to ensure is finding a safe and reliable storage facility in Boise ID. It doesn’t matter whether you are storing chairs, sofas, or desks – safety is imperative.

    So use the tools available to you for finding a reliable storage solution. You can look into portable storage, temperature-controlled storage, commercial storage – this is completely up to you to decide. The good news is that there are companies out there, like ours, that cover a variety of needs through the services they offer.

    Clean your items thoroughly

    Cleaning is definitely not a favorite activity for many people. However, you can’t go around this process if you have decided to store your furniture long-term. Unless you want an unpleasant odor, dust, or long-term damage in your storage unit, it’s highly suggested to spend some time cleaning your items. That being said, you need to think of this process as something that is going to require more time than your usual cleaning spree.

    For starters, you need to purchase the right cleaning supplies for the furniture you are planning to store. Cleaning a chair made of wood isn’t the same as cleaning a fabric sofa. Thus, plenty of caution is advised if you want to avoid any damage from the wrong cleansers.

    Disassemble your pieces when storing furniture long-term

    Think about it – would it be easier to store an entire bed as it is or would you have an easier time when taking everything apart and storing the pieces separately? We probably all know the answer to this question. Taking furniture apart will allow you to gain more storage space and it will make it easier to carry your items from your home to the vehicle and into the storage unit.

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    Not every piece can be taken apart. But you will benefit from those that can.

    Although, you will have to memorize the disassembling process in great detail. You will be required to put those items back together once you take them out of the storage unit. Of course, there is always the option of paying for furniture installation services and having a specialized team take care of the task. But if you don’t have any extra money to spare, then you have no other option but to be attentive every step of the way.

    Pack your pieces for long-term storage

    You have definitely taken care of a great deal of work by cleaning and disassembling your items. However, all of your hard work up until now won’t mean much unless you properly pack your furniture for long-term full-service storage in Boise. Remember all of those items you have taken apart into as many pieces as possible? Well, now’s the right time to wrap every piece in protective packaging.

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    Properly packing all your furniture before putting it in storage is half the battle.

    How you need to pack your items depends on many things, but it mostly depends on which types of furniture you are storing. You won’t be able to pack up a sofa in quality moving boxes Boise, but you can definitely wrap it in a layer of air bubble foil. It’s important to mention that you need to be extremely careful if you are storing any pieces of furniture with glass parts. Glass is extremely fragile which is why it ought to be given the attention it deserves.

    Create the perfect layout

    What do you think would be your first instinct once loading your furniture into the unit? You would definitely be tempted to throw everything in without much order. Most importantly, you probably wouldn’t even think about one very important thing – raising your furniture off the ground. That would be a fatal mistake to make when storing your furniture long-term.

    If you aren’t using a temperature-controlled unit, it’s always a rule of thumb to raise your furniture off the floor. Your items could easily get ruined by being placed directly on the floor. If you don’t find it possible to use pallets, you can always just add a layer of cardboard to protect your items against flooding. Every action will be better than no action.

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