31 May 2016
Don‘t Forget About Gas and Electricity During A Move
Don‘t Forget About Gas and Electricity During A Move

1. THE IMPORTANCE OF GAS AND ELECTRICITY
Accidents happen during relocation mainly because of human errors not because of an unfortunate turn of events. One of the worst mistakes you could possibly make is to forget to make sure that you have enough gas and electricity in order to successfully finish the move and reach your new property without problems. This can usually be the result of your lack of communication with your supplier so the following are several guidelines which will show you how to protect yourself from making this mistake in the future.

2. CONCLUDING YOUR AFFAIRS
It is very important that you completely put an end to your financial obligations with your old living place and that the agreement you have settled on with your suppliers allows you to have access to gas and electricity so that you can successfully finish your relocation. In order to be certain that there is no misunderstanding between you and your supplier you have to constantly talk to him about your situation and your due payments. Last, but not the least, you have to inform your supplier about the date when you will move out and you will have to pay for the gas and electricity of that day as well because you will need them.  

3. DEALING WITH AGREEMENTS
There are a lot of ways for you to take care of the gas and electricity on your moving day but all of them involve timely action so unless you are constantly aware of your agreements with your supplier, you will probably have a lot of problems on your relocation day. One thing you should do is to cancel all your ongoing agreements and contracts with your supplier so that when you start living in your new place you are free of any unnecessary payments connected with your old property. Another thing you can do is to ask for an estimate of your electric supply. This way you will know exactly how much you will need for the moving day. What relocating people usually do is to break any connections with their old supplier and pick a brand new one that is located in the area of their new property. Don’t forget that you also need to make sure that you have a supplier for your new property and you have to arrange it in advance. You must conduct a thorough investigation about the best local suppliers and choose one well before the relocation process has even begun. If you are unsure about your choice of supplier try to contact the former occupants of the property. In all likelihood they will manage to tell you the best one since they have been around for a long time. It would be okay if you simply call people in the neighborhood through e-mail or the phone, explain your situation and ask politely about the supplier people use. Usually people treat newcomers warmly and they will gladly offer you an advice. Plus, getting in contact with several people from your new area of living before you even got there is always a good thing.

Without gas and electricity relocation is very difficult and in most cases impossible regardless if you are working in your new home or your old one. An essential part of a successful relocation is having a constant access to both gas and electricity so make sure you have both in the days around your move.

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