How do I get utilities for the first time?
In Alberta, you have options when buying electricity and natural gas. If you need to open a new account, a company offering the regulated rate option (RRO) can set up an account for you immediately, or even backdate if required. A competitive company can take from 10-90 days to set up services in your name.
How soon before moving Should I set up utilities?
about two weeks Its important to set up utilities before you move, ideally about two weeks before you move. Youll need utilities working from the first day you live there. When youre setting up utilities, youll select a start date.
Can I set up gas and electricity before I move-in?
Before you move let your electricity and gas supplier know that youre moving - you should give at least 48 hours notice.
How do I get internet in my new home?
Determine whether your service provider operates in your new community, and find a new one if not. Figure out the Internet speed you need and the amount you are willing to pay for it. Schedule an Internet cable installation call before you move into the new home. Perform a speed test so you can solve service issues
How long does it take to get internet set up in a new home?
How long does it take to set up internet in a new house? It usually takes around two weeks to set up internet access in a new house. If theres a working broadband line already installed in the property, getting internet access could be as simple as plugging in your new router when you arrive.