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 selling your Boise home

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    Unless you’re leaving your family home to your children or renting out the property, moving typically involves selling your house. So if you’re looking for Idaho moving companies, odds are you will soon be looking for a realtor too. Unfortunately, selling a house isn’t always easy, quick, or straightforward. Sometimes, properties stay on the market for months before they are sold at a fraction of their worth. Of course, you don’t want that to happen to you. So follow our tips for selling your Boise home and your house will be off the market in no time and you’ll get your investment back.

    Essential tips for selling your Boise home

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    Some tips for selling your Boise home will help no matter your specific situation – hiring professionals is one of those tips.

    Regardless of where you’re selling property or what you’re trying to make from the sale, there are certain things you can do to ensure the process goes smoothly. Following these tips will help make any sale easier, no matter the specific conditions of it.

    List your house at the right time

    You’ve probably heard of the real estate market being referred to as either a buyer’s market or a seller’s market. The distinction is based on the relative supply and demand at the given time. A buyer’s market is one in which the buyer holds power – there are more houses on the market than there are buyers so the buyers have their pick of properties.

    A seller’s market is one that favors the seller – there are fewer homes on the market so the buyers must compete for the listed properties. You want to list your home in a seller’s market if at all possible. This will almost certainly ensure a faster sale and a higher price. You will need to do some research into the local real estate market to figure out when the right time for listing is.

    Get professional help

    You’ve hired movers Meridian ID to move to your new home, haven’t you? Something as complicated as relocation is simply easier when you have the help of experts. The same can be said about selling a home. You can do it on your own. But it’ll be easier and faster if you rely on professionals. And the money you spend on their services, you’ll make up with a better sale. So look into a good real estate agent, a professional photographer, and even a home staging expert.

    Tips for selling your Boise home at a good price

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    If you want to sell a home at a good price, you’ll first need to invest in it.

    When you’re selling your home, you want to try to get the best possible price for it. Few homes increase in value over time (if you’re not in the job of flipping properties, that is). But you can still up your chances of selling at a fair price with a few easy modifications.

    Make minor repairs and upgrades

    You’re unlikely to sell a house that needs a lot of work for a good price. People who buy fixer-uppers usually do so at a low price so that they can make the necessary repairs and then sell the same property at a higher price down the line. So if you want to get your money’s worth, you need to make sure your home is in peak condition.

    This means finally fixing those minor issues you’ve been putting off. If you have a leaky faucet, replace it. If the kitchen needs some work, spruce it up a bit. Add a fresh coat of paint. These kinds of things don’t have to cost a lot of money. And yet, they can make a huge difference. Just focus on work that will yield the best results for the lowest price – ask your agent which upgrades have the highest return on investment.

    Depersonalize, declutter, and deep clean

    People buy homes they can imagine themselves in. So you want to get rid of the things that make the home overtly yours. If you’ve been working from home lately and have equipment lying around, get commercial equipment movers to remove it. Put your Star Wars figurine collection away. Replace the Disney princess sheets in your daughter’s bedroom with something more neutral for the showings. It’s all about depersonalizing the space so others can project on it. And while you’re at it, you’ll also want to declutter and deep clean the entire house. People can’t see past clutter and nobody wants a dirty house. So before you list your home, declutter it and keep it clean for all showings.

    Tips for selling your Boise home quickly

    On average, homes in the US stay on the market for around two months. But depending on the home and the market, it can take much longer to close the sale. To ensure this doesn’t happen to you, you should follow best practices for selling a home fast.

    Set a reasonable price

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    You’ll close a sale quicker if you set a reasonable price.

    You want to sell your home for the highest price possible. But that doesn’t mean you can ask for just any amount of money and expect people to take you seriously. The price of the home will depend on size, location, and condition. Take a look at similar listings in the area and see how much they’re selling for or get an appraisal on your property before listing it. Being realistic about the price will make it easier to sell your home and it’ll be off the market a lot faster than if you set the price too high.

    Stage your home for the best results

    Home staging presents your home in the best possible light. Not only will it help you sell faster, but it can also have an effect on the price. So rent a Boise storage unit for your belongings, arrange the furniture for maximum appeal, and make your home look like a page out of an interior design magazine. Even if it’s just for show, it’ll help you sell your home faster.

    Always be flexible and try to stand out

    One of the most important tips for selling your Boise home to keep in mind is to pitch to the individual buyer. The average buyer visits about a dozen homes before making their final decision. If they’re looking in the same neighborhood or visiting a similar style of home, everything will start to look the same after a while. You need to stand out from the crowd if you want them to choose your home. That doesn’t just mean making sure your home looks perfect – everyone will do that. You also want to increase your appeal as a seller. So be kind to potential buyers, meet their needs, adjust to their schedules, and do what you can to make sure they remember you fondly.

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