Spring has arrived and with it comes “moving season”. The sun is starting to shine, outdoor
projects are in full swing, and the real estate market is ripe for business. If you happen to be relocating to a territory
services, we can make your transition a little easier by helping to ensure your
energy supply is ready when you move into your new home.
Moving can be overwhelming and there are many tasks required
to get your new home up and running. A few tips that might help are:
list: Consider each task you need to
complete and jot it down. TheMovingBlog.com
has a great checklist to help guide you through your move.
packing supplies in advance: Start
collecting boxes early. Friends and
family can be a big help if they know you need them, so remember to ask!
packing: The job of packing can
become daunting once you really get into it, so start early. It’s also a great time to purge, donate or
sell things you no longer want, use, or wear.
your address: Visit the U.S. Postal
Service at moversguide.usps.com
to change your address. Don’t forget to
notify other service providers of your new address, including your bank, mobile
carrier, brokerage firm, employer’s human resources department, health care
providers, insurance companies and credit card companies. Start this process by writing them all down
on your task list.
your local utility and other home service providers: Don’t forget to set up new services such
as your phone, water and electricity. Be
sure to notify the providers you currently use, and those you will be needing
at your new home.
It is possible, in the midst of packing all the belongings
you physically see, to overlook the things you don’t. Like your energy supply. If you live in a deregulated state, you have
the ability to choose an energy supplier for your electricity and natural gas,
which allows you to pick the one who offers a term, rate, and reliability that fits
your needs. To find out if your new home
is in a community AEP Energy services, you can check your zip code here.
If you are currently an AEP Energy customer or would like to
be, you may contact us online or by calling a Customer Care Advocate toll free at
1-866-258-3782 Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 7:00pm and Saturday from 9:00am
– 1:00pm, Eastern Time to notify us of your move so we can assist you in
selecting a price plan that’s right for you for a smooth and easy transition.
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