1 Day Before Your Move

1 Day Before Your Move

The list of links to all related steps for your move.

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1 Day Before Your Move

Congratulations! Your move day has finally arrived. This is the last night you will be sleeping in your old residence. By now you must be excited and impatient for the big day. If you followed this guide you should be almost ready to move.

At this point it is recommended to go over this guide again to confirm you did not forget anything and that you are really ready for your move day.

For your convenience and in case you did not print this guide, here is a list of links to all related steps in the moving process:

Prepare Your Refrigerator and Freezer

If you haven't done so by now, this is when you need to empty, defrost and clean your refrigerator and freezer. Empty the refrigerator and the freezer completely and use baking soda to eliminate any odors. You can also leave the baking soda box in the refrigerator while it is in transit.

Prepare Your Stove and Oven

Your move is only one day away. Learn what to do with those final little details.Empty and clean your stove and oven. Here too, you can use baking soda to eliminate cooking odors. Be sure to reinforce everything you leave in the oven so it will not move or break while your movers load and unload the oven.


If your home is not fully packed by now, you will have to finish up all packing today. If you need, call for help. Ask neighbors, friends, and relatives to help you finish your packing on time or call your moving company and inform them that you will require some packing services.

Remember to label all boxes and keep a complete inventory list for your records.

Disassemble and Disconnect

If you did not ask your movers for this service, do your best to have all of your furniture disassembled and all your appliances disconnected and packed. If you cannot complete this task by tomorrow, inform your moving company that you will require this service.

Be sure to dry out all water related appliances such as: washing machine, drier, dishwasher, freezer, and refrigerator.

Finalize Trip Arrangements

  • Do not leave this task for the last minute as tomorrow is going to be a busy day
  • Pack your suitcases
  • Prepare a box of food and refreshments
  • Prepare a box with toiletries and all bathroom items that you can only pack tomorrow
    after your family members are done using the bathroom
  • Charge mobile phones

Take time to relax before the big day and get a good night sleep.

Storage Locations

Los Angeles
5698 Bandini Blvd B.
Bell, CA 90201
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 102
San Francisco
745 85th Ave
Suite L. Oakland, CA 94621
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 135
New York
210 Meadowlands Pkwy d,
Secaucus, NJ 07094
P: 888-680-7200 Ext. 131

Business Hours(PST)

Monday: 8am - 4pm
Tuesday: 8am - 4pm
Wednesday: 8am - 4pm
Thursday: 8am - 4pm
Friday: 8am - 4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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Shannon L.
Jan 5, 2024

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Feb 11, 2024

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Ria B.
Jan 10, 2024

Everything went smoothly with CA-NY Express Movers. They packed up my apt in NYC in no time, put it into storage for me while we found our new house. Read more testimonials

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