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A metal meter overbox, otherwise known as a metal meter box cover, is a container covering internal and external meter boxes direct. All of our box covers are made of aluminium, which is a hard-wearing and does not rust, providing excellent protection for your gas, electric and water meters.
It may be the case that you do not need to replace your broken metal meter box with a new one, instead, you may only need to replace your metal meter box door or the metal latch / lock. If your metal meter overbox door has come off its hinges, take a look at our range of meter repair kits and parts. If you’re unsure whether you need a new metal overbox, or it can be repaired – get in touch with us! We have metal gas meter boxes, metal water meter boxes and metal electric meter boxes available.
One of the great things about our metal meter box covers is that they can all be painted / sprayed to your prefered colour.
RepairMyMeterBox does not fit or replace your metal meter cover. Our meter box covers are easy to fit , even if you are not experienced in DIY. We have put together some step-by-step guides on how you can install your electric meter box to guide you through the process. Find these over on our ‘How to’ page.
The homeowner is responsible for the electric, gas or water meter box, not the utility company, as it is part of the fabric of the building.
What do our customers say?
A really good piece of kit which arrived very quickly and was a good and simple fit.
- Mr G - Amazon
The item was received before the expected date and was very well packaged. Wouldn't hesitate to use this seller again
- Mr Papworth from Lymington
Arrived earlier than expected well packed and as described - contacted seller to request black fitments instead of white with black casing and supplied no problem - I’m well pleased.
- ANNE WILLIAMSON
Items arrived early. The lock components from my meter box were missing and the door was swinging in the wind. 30 seconds later the new lock was fitted and the door was shut. Excellent result
- Anthony Cave
Great Meter Box Cover
My old door was cracked, hinge was broken and it fell off on windy days! The cover I purchased was the perfect size with a cm spare around the old frame. It is well engineered (door swapped to open other way in less than a minute) and well made. My rendered wall was way off flat but the cover was easy to contour (I used a multi tool). The job was finished with a bead of silicone
- Mr Winn
Just received a replacement gas door fitted & all ok ,very quick delivery will deal with you again,Thanks
- Mr Miller
Exactly what I needed. I needed to cut out a portion of the lower edge due to cabling entering the box. There was a template already there to cut out. Nice tidy and watertight after a bit of silicone sealant round the sides. Result. Happy customer
- Dr Paul Attwood - Market Harborough
This is a 1st Class Product. Came next day, well packed and easy to fit. Cannot recommend highly enough. *****
- Graeme Smith - Gloucestershire
Product perfect and as described. Delivery was super-fast. Order was placed yesterday and delivery was estimated for Saturday 4th May. However Royal Mail delivered it today, Thursday 25th April
- Nigel Hunter
Excellent Customer Service
Had slight issue with this order but contacted seller and had very prompt reply same day, issue was sorted following day, excellent customer service and greatly appreciated, would definitely use again, and many thanks
- Mrs Shirley Patching
What a fantastic company. Fast delivery. Meter boxes now look like new again. Thanks so much
- Steve Wain
Save yourself the trouble and buy this one
I've been searching for a small permali box door to replace a broken one. Medium and larger are available but the hinges gap on all the other small ones I've tried have been wrongly spaced. This cover is perfect, slim, easy to fit and looks a lot better anyway. problem solved. THANK YOU!
- Jane Adlum
Provided just what I needed at right price and good time. Could not fault and would recommend.
- Steven Corr
Many thanks again.
Many thanks in your assistance, in solving our utility box problems. Quantity 2 of subject were ordered, received and fitted to our property in Rotherham. As you can see from attached, the outcome is fantastic.
- Mrs Comber
I would highly recommend you
Many Thanks for your help with meter box cover. Fits perfectly It’s great to get that done.
- Gill Ayres
Thanks for the fulfilling the above order, can’t fault anything
Hello, Just wanted to drop you some feedback re the above order. The delivery was as you said as was the product. Being honest I was a bit sceptical about it taking 30 mins to fit from looking at the video, but it did and was really easy to fit. It quickly and easily turned a battered meter cabinet into one that looked brand new, and does exactly what I wanted it to do at a very competitive price. Have recommended your company and the cabinet to a couple of people already, who looked on in interest whilst I was fitting it. Cheers.
- Iain Jowett