Posts Tagged: gas

How To Set Up Your First Apartment’s Electric and Gas
How To Set Up Your First Apartment’s Electric and Gas

How To Set Up Your First Apartment’s Electric and Gas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Moving into a new apartment can be exciting, but it can quickly become stressful if you don’t properly set up your utilities in advance. Apartment life without gas and electricity can become dreadful and boring, but you might not know when to start preparing or where to find information. However, doing so is easier than…
Pros and Cons: Electric vs. Gas
Pros and Cons: Electric vs. Gas

Pros and Cons: Electric vs. Gas

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Pros and Cons series, we weigh the advantages and disadvantages of important decisions that apartment dwellers are making every day. When you’re looking to move into your first apartment, it’s common to see some apartment listings with gas heating and stoves. You might also see electric heating and stoves (and many gas appliances…
How to Get COVID-19 Utility Relief: Three Examples
How to Get COVID-19 Utility Relief: Three Examples

How to Get COVID-19 Utility Relief: Three Examples

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in massive levels of unemployment, in turn dramatically shrinking the budgets of many apartment dwellers. To save money, some people may change their heating or air conditioning use habits, but if your financial situation requires you to scale back on utility spending more urgently, you may have other options. Many…
Fill Out a Quick Winter Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win $50 Gift Certificate
Fill Out a Quick Winter Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win $50 Gift Certificate

Fill Out a Quick Winter Utilities Survey for a Chance to Win $50 Gift Certificate

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
THE SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED. The randomly selected winner of a $50 Amazon gift certificate is…kaksakas from Los Angeles. Congratulations to the winner and thanks to all the survey participants! At MyFirstApartment.com, we are asked every day how to estimate apartment utilities.  We did a summer utilities survey last July — see the results here  —…
Stay Warm …and Frugal!
Stay Warm …and Frugal!

Stay Warm …and Frugal!

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Brrr Honey, it’s cold outside! And inside! Not to worry, there are ways to avoid the deep freeze in your apartment. The first consideration of course is $$. Heat is sometimes included in rent by law and sometimes not. What’s the deal with that? Well, it has to do with the way the heat is…