You found the place, you signed the lease, now it is time to make the move! Before you pile your belongings into your new home, contact local service providers to get connected with utilities. Often times, finding a utility provider is tricky. Will your new power provider be Duke Energy or Blue Ridge Electric? Are your water and sewer bills combined? If you are renting, the landlord may be able to provide a list of your property service providers. You may also contact your local town hall to see what utilities are provided by the municipality.
By simply providing your new address, most providers can determine if you are in their service area. Many areas of the Clemson community overlap, for example, you may live in the Town of Central, but have water service from the City of Clemson. These gray areas can be confusing and frustrating. Below are four municipalities with a close proximity to Clemson University and they may be of service to you:
Some things to consider when getting connected:
Getting connected with utility providers is a very important step when moving Off-Campus. Be sure to do your homework and make this experience as enjoyable as possible.