Can you enclose your gas meter?
Meter banks can be fully enclosed, as long as utility workers have direct access and proper ventilation is added to meet code requirements. Floor must be dirt for access.
How can I hide my gas meter?
Use Tall Plants Install plants in front of the gas meter, leaving about 4 feet between the plants and the meter. Pick plants that grow tall enough to hide the meter completely but are simple to trim. Keep the back of the plants pruned so the plants don’t encroach the 4-foot open space.
Can you cover a gas meter box?
Whether you want to hide the gas meter in front of your house, or simply disguise a gas meter box at your property, painting your gas meter box is a quick, easy and cost-effective solution. You’ll be surprised at how effective a lick of paint can be at helping your meter box blend into the cladding of the house.
Can you put a gas meter in a cabinet?
By placing the gas meter inside a cabinet, you now can utilize the space on the side of the house, an area that previously was not accessible. These cabinets are easy to install, and they do an excellent job of hiding the meter.
Does a gas meter need ventilation?
Meter doesn’t require ventilation but needs access.
Can you build over a gas meter?
Can I build over a gas pipe? No, you must not build over or attempt to move/alter the gas pipes or meter without seeking advice from us.
How do you hide a meter box?
Camouflage the area with evenly spaced shrubs alongside the house where the electric meter box is found. Use evergreen varieties to keep the box well hidden throughout the year. Leave several feet of space between each shrub so the meter remains accessible to utility company workers.
What can I plant to hide my gas meter?
Gas meters typically are no taller than 2 to 2 1/2 feet, so small to medium evergreen shrubs or perennial plants are a good fit. Boxwoods, ornamental grasses, shrub roses and small cypress plants work well.
What are gas meter covers made of?
A meter box cover is the box unit that protects a gas, electric or water meter on a property to protect it from damage and weathering. They are usually made from metal or hard-wearing plastic to cope with environmental conditions and are available in a selection of colours to suit your requirements.
Where should a gas meter be placed?
Meter sets should be located at the building and as near as practical to the point where the gas service pipe enters the property. The meter set location is typically near the side of the building from which the customer will be served.
How far does a gas meter need to be from a window?
Even maintaining the clearances noted to the left, meters shall not be installed under windows or openings that may be used as an emergency fire exit. A minimum of 6 inches is required between the bottom of the meter and final grade.
Why choose electric meter box enclosures?
Electric Meter Box Enclosures are manufactured from GRP which is weatherproof and resistant to rusting and corrosion. All meter boxes are provided in an off-white colour but maybe buffed down and painted to your desired colour. Hockey sticks lock and key also available.
Are replacement doors available for gas and electric meter boxes?
Replacement electric meter doors also available. Suitable for the electric boxes replacement doors are fairly simple to fit. Do check the sizes that you are ordering as they come in lots of variation. Gas boxes are available in both wall-mounted versions or a semi-buried gas electric meter box.
Can a gas meter be located behind a locked gate?
A gas meter is not to be located behind a locked gate. A minimum 1000 mmclearance is required to be maintained in front of the gas meter box at all times.
What should I look for when ordering a meter box?
Do check the sizes that you are ordering as they come in lots of variation. Gas boxes are available in both wall-mounted versions or a semi-buried gas electric meter box. Electric Meter Box Enclosures are manufactured from GRP which is weatherproof and resistant to rusting and corrosion.