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

Useful tips for moving into high-rise apartments

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    Having that view from an apartment in a high-rise building is truly something special to have. But moving into one can be a tricky process. So, it’s for the best to organize and prepare oneself for the endeavor. Otherwise, you risk making mistakes that can cause delays and problems. Not to mention that you could end up damaging some of your belongings. Even professionals like piano movers Boise always inspect the building first before making a plan. So, here are a few tips for moving into high-rise apartments. They will help you do it efficiently and cost-effectively, making it possible for you to enjoy your new home in no time.

    Declutter before moving into high-rise apartments

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    Get rid of some of your stuff, so you have fewer things to relocate to a skyscraper apartment.

    The first thing you want to do before moving into high-rise apartments is to lighten the load. That will make it easier for movers or you to carry everything to your floor. One solution is to make use of storage pods Boise and put all your belongings in easily portable containers. However, if you have lived in your home for a long time, chances are that you have a lot of stuff piled up.

    Start by going through everything and dividing it into two piles. One will be for items you wish to take with you and the other one will be for discarding. However, you do not have to put everything into the garbage. There is also an option of donating it to charity. Or, if you wish to make some money, you can organize a yard sale. But make sure you advertise few weeks in advance so that more people hear about it.

    Plan a floor plan in your new high-rise flat

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    Use a phone app to measure the doors of your new flat.

    Most apartments in skyscrapers are smaller than in other places. So, chances are that some of your furniture will not fit inside. Therefore, before moving to Idaho, make sure to ask the building manager for a floor plan. Design your new apartment in such a way so that you have enough room inside. Otherwise, if you don’t check beforehand, you might end up with no space to move.

    Likewise, if you can, it would be good to explore the elevators, building hallways, staircases, and doorways. Compare them to the larger furniture that you have and check if they can fit through. If some of your belongings can’t fit, place them inside a storage unit. That way, you can use them again once you move into a bigger place.

    Inform the building manager about your relocation

    In a building like these live a lot of people and a move will most defiantly interrupt their daily lives. Because for example you might need to occupy an elevator for a few hours and they will not be able to use it. It is why you should always inform a building manager that you will be relocating there. They know best how the building operates and will inform the residents about the upcoming residential move. Likewise, they can tell you the exact time of day when it is best to do it so you do not inconvenience anybody. Also if you need any advice they are the best person to ask because they know everything about the premises. So, in the end, they will help you do it quickly and without any unnecessary delays.

    Take all safety precautions to avoid damages

    What makes relocating into a high-rise flat difficult is the fact that there are so many corners and doorways you need to pass through. This means that all your belongings will most definitely at some moment or another bump into something. Therefore to avoid damages put soft padding on everything including the elevator doors. You do not want to have to pay for repainting any scratched walls also, so do the same with your furniture. Likewise, this is a good practice for your safety too. And that of the movers because like this you will avoid a lot of potential injuries. It might sound like a lot of work but in the end, you will be able to enjoy a stress-free relocation.

    Reserve a parking spot and an elevator

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    Moving into high-rise apartments is effortless with the help of an elevator

    For this type of move, you will need to plan a lot of things in advance. And one of the most important ones is to book the elevator in advance. That way you will not have to wait for other people to use it. Also, you will not cause other tenants any problems for they will know in advance. So before you relocate check the building’s rules and regulations and if there is a specific time when you can use it. A lot of these types of buildings have a large freight elevator that can be of huge help to you.

    Likewise, you will need to make a reservation for a parking spot. Skyscrapers are usually in well-populated areas and there are never enough free spots. Talk to the building manager because he can help you find one that is closest to the building. Thus you will cut the unloading time in half and have a quicker move.

    When moving into high-rise apartments make sure you have help

    Like any relocation, moving into high-rise apartments is easier with help. You can always ask your friends and family to help you, however for a stress-free move in the City of Boise, it is better to do it with professional movers. They know best how to do it quickly and efficiently so that there are no damages to your belongings or the building interior. But still, you should declutter and lighten the load. Also, take all the measurements and if you see that some of your furniture will not fit, put it into a storage unit. Likewise, inform a building manager on time so that he can make the necessary arrangements. This way you will be able to do it quickly and with minimum trouble to other residents.

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