Overbox For Damaged Gas or Electricity Meter boxes
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This product offers a quick and affordable DIY meter box repair solution for gas and electric recessed (inset) meter boxes. This is a favoured solution designed to fit over an existing damaged meter box where the original is inset into the wall, which is usually the most expensive and disruptive repair. The overbox can be used for gas or electric meter box installations with a vent position above / below the meter door, and is suitable for all kinds of weather due its durability.
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 end up being a nightmare to fit and likely to fall apart in days. This overbox is made from high impact engineering grade Thermoplastic polymer material, making it strong and resistant to damage.
The Overbox dimensions are 634mm height x 494mm width x 100mm depth a and can fit over existing inset meter boxes with overall sizes no bigger than 618mm height x 440mm width x 66mm depth.
Make sure you measure your existing meter box to check the new overbox will fit over it.
- Made from High Impact Engineer Grade, UV weather resistant Thermoplastic polymer material – the same plastic as roof boxes or guttering.
- Available in black or white.
- Easy to clean
- 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.