How To Find Emergency Moving Help In Redondo Beach

It is very difficult to find emergency moving help in Redondo Beach. In your perfect world, you are moving, planning  and preparing, organizing and getting ready months before, but sometimes that’s just not the case. Moving usually takes a month-two months in order to organize the logistics and packing, including tiny details. But, what can happen is that you have to do a short notice move  and you have no time to prepare anything.

Man checking time on his wristwatch

If you have a short amount of time to pack and move, it becomes very stressful. Whether you have a week or just a day, you need to know how to do it efficiently. In this blog, we will give you some ideas on how to feel less anxious and make a good experience out of the whole moving process. 

Couple packing and getting ready for a move

We can split emergency moves  in two groups

When there is no time between you finding out you are moving and the move itself  and when you know you are moving but you think you will have time to do it, so you procrastinate, you don’t start on time and your move turns out to be a move in a hurry since you remember you have to pack the day before the move.

One way or another, the fact is that you have to move, and Movers of Redondo Beach are here to help you out.

Where to start? 

When you are in need of emergency moving services, everything you need to do seems necessary and once you start doing it, it seems impossible to be done. Also, everything seems to be a must that you have no time for. You can start feeling anxious, nervous and like you will have a panic attack. In order to avoid this, you have to organize yourself and make a plan.

Get organized and make a checklist

The best thing to do would be to create a list of tasks where you can cross each task off once you finish it. The things that should be on this list – hiring movers, packing your apartment, decluttering, cleaning before you leave, checking with grandparents if they can take care of your kids and organizing important documents. Another thing that can help is to put a date above each task and check each task off once you are done. This will make you feel like you have more time and better organization.


Get your movers 

Your top priority should  be to hire a moving company as soon as possible. If you have decided to pack  yourself, that is okay, but keep in mind that movers are trained to help you in a day and that you will probably get lost not knowing even where to start.

 We usually realize how many things we have once we decide to move. If you decide to go this way, check our frequently asked questions to keep yourself informed and ready for the move. Once you have the movers reserved, you will have more time to do everything around the move – utilities, doctors and saying goodbye to your favorite places. Hiring movers is the best way to handle an emergency move. 

Movers carrying heavy couch

Good and reliable movers will be able to help you pack, move all the furniture and small items, load, drive, unlozad and even unpack if you need it. This can make you feel much better and ease the shock of the move itself.

Meditate and relax

As much as  this can sound silly to you at this point, you will not do much by stressing out, going through your items like crazy and panicking around. Try to sit down and relax. Or just go out of the apartment where everything smells like move. Go out, breathe and try changing the perspective on how you see things. Try thinking positive and how everything will turn out good in the end. You know the famous quote: ‘’Everything will be good in the end. If it’s not, it is not the end.’’ Also, include other people in your important decisions since you may not think straight now.

Girl relaxing in the nature

Finish important things non-move related

Packing and preparing things for the move probably seems the most important thing now that your move is approaching. But before you start checking Marie Kondo on Netflix, try thinking about the following things:


If you are moving, your kids will probably be changing schools. Notify the school they are currently going to on what would be their last day. Also, research schools in your new area and enroll your kids in the one that suits you.


Another important thing to do is to cancel your utilities in your old home and start them in your new one or you will end up having no electricity and water once you move in.

New doctor / pediatrician / dentist

If you are moving out, check for the new doctor, pediatrician for kids and the new dentist in your new area. Make sure they are informed if there is anything particular and get your medical and dental records before you move. If you have a pet, get your pet veterinarian record as well. 

Discuss moving with your family

This may not be easy but it is the most important aspect of your move. Even if you have a baby or a toddler, you have to put yourself in your child’s shoes – they are leaving everything behind. you were a child as well and every bigger change had a huge impact on you.

You have to be very careful when explaining to your child about the upcoming move, especially if it is not planned or if it is a surprise. Keep everything real, honest and transparent. Kids love honesty, and even if you don’t like their reaction in the beginning, they will appreciate your honesty in the future. 

Mother and daughter having a conversation

Even though you are a mess since you are organizing, packing, calling movers and getting quotes, you will have to stay patient in front of your child’s million questions. No matter how silly they sound, you have to understand that this is a big deal for them and that it will be one of the strongest memories, so it matters a lot how it is handled.

With older kids, it can be best to talk about your feelings. Tell them that this is not easy for you as well and that you are leaving your friends, favorite coffee spots and places in your city. Tell them that you have worries, just like they do. Honesty is the best policy.

Father talking to his son


Whether your decision is to pack by yourself or to use movers, it is time to start Marie Kondoing (read: decluttering) your place. Moving into a new place can be a great fresh start. You can go through each room and start separating things that no longer make you happy, or things you never used or wanted. Separate them into things you want to sell, donate, recycle and throw away.

If you think that packing everything and then decluttering at the delivery is a good idea, it is not. Sort these items before your move and you will save a lot of time and energy. 

Also, when you start packing, it would be good to include the room the box belongs to, for example ‘’bathroom’’ ‘’kitchen’’. Once you have everything ready to go, don’t let the bags stay in front of the apartment waiting for something to happen. If items are in good condition, chances are that you will be able to donate most of the things to Goodwill. And what’s supposed to be thrown away – throw it away. 

Clothes to be donated

If you are planning to pack, PACK!

You found movers but you don’t need a full pack – you will need a good packing strategy. When it comes to a same day move, you need to get packing supplies as soon as you can (make it double, you don’t want to waste your time on going to Home Depot) because the main thing should be for your items to arrive in one piece. Also, once the items arrive, it is important that you know what you packed and where it is, so you don’t get completely confused.

Man covered in boxes
  • Pack carefully but not with an OCD

It is okay if you accidentally packed wine glasses with your favorite magnets from traveling abroad as long as you label what exactly is in each box just in order to skip roaming around when you get into your new apartment. Since you don’t have a lot of time to move, it would be best to skip obsessive packing by colors, shapes and sizes. Just make sure that all items are well wrapped and protected.

  • Use old newspaper sheets to pack glass and breakables

Along with blankets and towels, old newspaper sheets can be a very good way of protecting glass. Just make sure to wrap your fragile items in two-three sheets and cover them with a towel and you will be good to go.

  • Bring boxes once you need them

It would be completely crazy to fill your studio apartment with boxes before you know what will go in each box. Bring box by box and fill them carefully in order to avoid confusion. 

  • Packing clothes 

There is always an option to use wardrobe boxes for your hanging items. But, if you are hiring movers, you will need to let them know in advance how many wardrobe boxes you will need since they take a lot of space in the truck. Instead of using them, you can use big garbage bags for your hanging items and tie bag’s strings around hangers. If you are moving clothes and dressers, you can let your movers know that there are clothes inside and they will move dressers together with clothes.

Girl packing shoes in boxes

Don’t be ashamed to ask for help

You should not feel ashamed to ask your friends and family to help you out. Moving is extremely stressful and time consuming and with the help of your friends, it can be a much better and funnier experience. Just make sure to show that you appreciate their help by ordering pizza once you are done! 

Friends packing for the move

Call us!

Hiring Movers of Redondo Beach will definitely help you go through your same day move as easy as it can go. We will do our best to make sure your items are safely delivered while you deal with other important things before you move to your new neighborhood. Give us a call and get a quote now!

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