When you have bad credit, you expect to be turned down for certain things. Loans, mortgages, and even jobs might not come as a surprise. But low credit scores affect utilities more than one would realize. Utilities cover the basic services in your home such as gas, water, electricity, internet, phone, and cable. We use all of these services on a daily basis without considering how much we really depend on them.
Believe it or not, utility firms care regarding your credit score!