The Easiest Way to Read, Track and Pay Your SoCalGas Bills

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The Easiest Way to Read, Track and Pay Your SoCalGas Bills

provide you with multiple ways to pay your bill, ensuring that you have the payment options for your specific needs, but figuring out which payment method is best can be a hassle.

Paying bills can often feel stressful and overwhelming, especially when you're trying to keep up with utilities, subscriptions, and the various monthly or quarterly charges. Depending on the platform, bill pay features may not process or update payments made in the system for 24-48 hours and even may not show that you've made a payment at all until the next statement is processed. When this happens, it may leave you worried you've forgotten to submit a payment, or that you’ll be charged a late fee. You may end up paying a bill twice or spend extra time searching your bank statements to make sure you made the payment on time.

How Do I Pay My SoCalGas Bills?

With , you can choose between the following methods each month:

Credit or Debit CardCredit or debit payments can be made through the website, and are offered through a third party that charges $1.50 per transaction
Direct DebitPay from your checking or savings account through your bank’s bill pay service
Pay By PhoneDownload and print a Pay By Phone application and then call 1-800-427-2200 to authorize payments from your checking account by phone
Pay In PersonSearch for a company branch location and pay using cash, money order, or cashier’s check.
By MailMail a check or money order with your bill stub to:

SoCalGas

P.O. Box C

Monterey Park, CA 91756

It’s nice that there are several options for SoCalGas payments, but several require mailing in an application, service fees, or finding a convenient location. Paying SoCalGas bills is not always as simple as clicking a virtual box and going about your day.

How Do I Lower my SoCalGas Bill?

If you're looking for a break on your SoCalGas bill, the company offers two ways to help reduce your monthly expenses. The first option is available based on customer eligibility and can lower your bill while simultaneously making your home cozier. SoCalGas offers a Residential Advanced Clean Energy program that uses the installation of energy technologies to provide you with cleaner, more efficient service. By installing things like smart thermostats, faucet aerators, water heater pipe wraps, and more, you can reduce energy consumption in your home and save money on your long-term bill.

Another way to lower your monthly bill is with a level pay plan. While this doesn't necessarily save you money in the long run, it does help even out your monthly expenses so that over the span of a 12 month period you don't have drastic changes with your SoCalGas bill.

Both of these options require you to work closely with the company and keep an eye on the website for other opportunities. DoNotPay can help you avoid late fees and find opportunities for lowering your bill by working directly with SoCalGas on your behalf.

What Happens if I Miss a Bill?

Whenever you miss a bill, SoCalGas won't immediately terminate your natural gas services. They'll send a payment reminder via email or by physical mail and attempt to reach you by phone to let you know that you've missed a payment. If you need extra time to pay your bill, you can request an extension, but after 19 days you'll be charged a late fee. If this continues for several months, SoCalGas will send out service workers to cut off your gas services until you catch up on your bill, including all accrued late fees, and pay for a reinstatement service. Paying your bill through DoNotPay will prevent late fees and the possibility of getting cut off.

How Does DoNotPay Make Paying SoCalGas Bills Stress-Free?

While DIY methods are trendy with a lot of things, they're not as exciting when it comes to paying bills. Fortunately, DoNotPay can take away the stress of keeping up with your monthly SoCalGas bill in a DIY way. With DoNotPay's services, you no longer have to stress over

  • Forgotten due dates
  • Remembering passwords or login info
  • Downloading and submitting applications
  • Triple checking to make sure a payment went through
  • Long periods of being put on hold on the phone

How to Set up Recurring Payments with DoNotPay

If you want to set up recurring check payments but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 6 easy steps:

If you want to set up recurring check payments but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 6 easy steps:

1. Go to the Bill Pay product on DoNotPay.

2. Connect a bank account if you haven't already.

3. Schedule recurring or one-time payments by entering the person you want to address the check to, the payment amount, and their mailing address.

4. Customize the payment with a PDF attachment, image, and memo.

5. Enter your contact information, including email, address, and phone number.

6. Submit your task! DoNotPay will mail the check on your behalf, and make sure it gets sent each recurring period if you set up recurring payments. You can always return to the product to delete or add new payments.

What Other Utility Services Does DoNotPay Assist With?

DoNotPay doesn't solely assist with bills for SoCalGas. You can search for utility providers across the country with ease and find recurring payment solutions for a surplus of services. Check out a few of the many bill pay solutions below:

What Else Does DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay is not just for help with recurring bills, it can also help you:

  1. Appeal parking tickets
  2. Stop robocalls
  3. Fight email spam
  4. Cancel service subscriptions

Join the DoNotPay community to learn about those services and much, much, more.

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