Pair of Overboxes for Gas or Electricity Meters
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Are your existing gas or electric meter box doors damaged? This product offers a fast and affordable DIY solution! This overbox is suitable for gas and electric recessed (inset) meter boxes. It’s commonly the case that inset meter boxes are not only the most disruptive to repair, but also the most costly. Avoid this inconvenience with this favoured solution designed to fit over an existing damaged meter box. This overbox can be used for gas or electric meter box installations with a vent position above or below the meter door, and is suitable for all kinds of weather conditions due to its durability. Whether both your current boxes are damaged, or you would like to replace unsightly boxes; this product offers the solution.
As mentioned above, the difficulty and cost of fixing an inset meter box can be huge, but don’t be duped into purchasing a cheaper alternative that will only cause you greater problems down the line. Purchase highly durable overboxes, such as ours that are crafted from high impact engineering grade Thermoplastic polymer material; providing protection for years to come!
The dimensions of this pair of overboxes are as follows:
- 634mm height x 494mm width x 100mm depth
The product can fit over existing inset meter boxes with overall sizes no bigger than:
- 618mm height x 440mm width x 66mm depth.
Please take special care to ensure that this cover is the correct fit for your current meter box to avoid costly and inconvenient returns!
- Contains two overboxes
- Compliant to British Standard BS 8499: 2009
- Constructed from GRP – Glass Reinforced Plastic, meaning this material is both strong and light
- Due to its material, this box will not corrode and it is fully weather-resistant
- The material is easily cleaned and maintained, to keep it looking as good as new for years to come
- Available in black or white
- Suitable to be painted
- Firstly, remove the old meter door from the damaged meter box, and then place the overbox over it.
- Using the guide holes, line up and mark the fixing points for the meter overbox on the brickwork using a pencil.
- Drill into the holes, and rawplug the holes to allow fixing of the overbox frame.
- Then refit the overbox frame, realign to the drill hole points and screw into place.
If you would like to learn more about how to fit an overbox to a gas or electric meter box, take a look at our ‘how to fit an overbox’ guide where you can find a video demonstration.