Who Ya Gonna Call ?
Depending on where you live in the Clayton area determines who will be your utility providers. Utility Providers are companies or towns who provide the following services.
If you live in the town limits of Clayton or Smithfield then you will probably purchase your water, electricity, sewer and trash service from the town itself. Make sure you find out before you buy a house anywhere, who the utility company providers are. The utility companies to call when buying a house in Johnston County, here are some of them.
Contact for the main Utility Companies in Johnston County and Clayton.
- Town of Clayton (919) 553-5002
- Town of Smithfield (919) 934-2116
- Duke Energy 1-800-777-9898
- Piedmont Natural Gas 1-800-752-7504
- Aqua 1-877-987-2782
- Johnston County Utilities (919) 989-5075
- Time Warner Cable 1-866-489-2669
- Waste Management 1-888-964-9730
- Waste Industries (919) 662-7100
What if your new house is on well & septic?
If you are buying a house in Johnston County, that is not in the town limits, there are a number of options you will be faced with. In Johnston County the county provides water service to many of the new subdivisions. Some neighborhoods in Johnston county are on private well and septic system, in which case you will not have a monthly charge for these two services. There is a private company called Aqua which provides water and sometimes sewer service in parts of Johnston and Wake County, this is normally indicated as community water and community sewer.
Electric and Gas Service in Johnston County
Duke Energy, formally Progress Energy is the provider of electricity for the remainder of the county not serviced by towns.Gas comes in two forms, either natural gas which is hooked directly to your home and you get charged monthly for use or propane tanks which are normally leased and placed on the property and filled as needed.
Smaller Separate Companies Providing Service
There are a number of separate providers for trash service, Satellite TV, phone and propane gas that can offer service in Johnston County.