Utilities are an important consideration in any move. Because there are several options for telephone service, Internet and home-heating solutions, be sure to consider all of the alternatives before you make a selection. Also remember that utility connections can take anywhere from one week to one month to complete from the time you place the order. As a result, utility arrangements should be made well in advance of your move.

Electricty/Natural Gas

We Energies serves more than 1.1 million electric customers in Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and more than 1 million natural gas customers in Wisconsin. For connection information, call (800) 242-9137 or click the moving tab under "residential services" at: www.we-energies.com


There are many options for local telephone service, including land-line, wireless and cable. For most communities in Southeastern Wisconsin, the local landline exchange carrier is AT&T Wisconsin (telephone: 800-924-1000). Some smaller telephone companies serve the rural areas of Southeastern Wisconsin. TDS Telecom (telephone: 262-539-2115) serves rural Racine County; and CenturyLink (telephone: 877-290-5458) serves Mukwonago, North Prairie and other areas of southwestern Waukesha County. Cable telephone services are available in most areas of the five-county region through Spectrum (formerly Time-Warner Cable).


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