Looking After Your Meter Box

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Looking after your meter box will go a long way towards ensuring that it will last for many years. Almost every household uses a power or gas meter box, and it must be cleaned, protected and maintained regularly. A well-maintained meter box implies a long-lasting solution, with no inconsistencies in your energy or gas bills. "Keeping your meter box safe and secure is an excellent method to improve your home's energy efficiency. A dependable meter box security and protection ensures that your power or gas usage will be precisely measured using a properly mounted and shielded electrical and gas meter," says home and property expert and pest control specialist  Harrison Hamblin of Habitat Inspections. With that in mind, here are a few tips for looking after your meter box so…
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Home Security – Where It Is At Today And What Works.

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Your home has never been more at risk from thieves wanting to rob your property. This will not slow, ease or taper off in the future. Like inflation it will rise and keep rising as time passes. Being aware of what works and what is outdated is the best way to secure yourself. Tech savvy criminals are very aware of how and what is used to protect homes. Being the owner of Meter box Lock, I am out and about every day in the home security scene and see the reasons that make your place a target or potentially avoid a break-in. Alarms and back to base monitoring are fading out very fast due to the annual costs involved and other expenses like maintenance of alarm systems. Anyone now with…
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Why Does the Breaker/Fuse Keep Tripping in My Meter Box?

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Every electrical system is controlled by either fuses or circuit breakers. Circuit breakers are usually located in the main switchboard—which is common in modern homes. If you haven’t upgraded your electrical system in the past two decades, chances are, it still has fuses. Before anything else, let’s review what breakers and fuses are and why breakers keep tripping in meter boxes. Fuses Fuses were invented many decades ago and were widely used to protect homes and other buildings from electrical problems. An essential component of this device is a metal strip that melts when excessive current flows through it—then the circuit goes dead. “Fuses are sacrificial devices: once they’re blown, you have to replace them. While changing a fuse is considered a DIY task, it’s advised to call an electrician…
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Best Place to Locate A Gas Meter Box and Electrical Meter Box in Australia

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Gas and electric providers in Australia follow strict protocols when entering a property to read the meter. In some cases, the meter reader cannot access the meter box or get into the property, resulting in an estimated gas/electricity consumption. “Proper placement of a gas or electric meter box isn’t only for convenience. It’s also critical for the safety of the building’s inhabitants. The requirements may slightly vary between gas and electric providers, but there are general rules to be followed.”, says Shane Perry, investment manager at Max Funding. For the safety and convenience of both parties, take into account the following factors when installing a meter box: The meter must be accessible without the need to get through a neighbour’s property. It should be installed a maximum of 1000 mm…
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Top Reasons To Lock A Meter Box

Top Reason to Lock a Meterbox
A meter box houses various electrical components along with the main switch,meter, circuit breakers, and fuse that regulate energy flow throughout yourhome. With that said, you must ensure that your meter box is whollyprotected and then you've to lock a meter box. Lock A Meter Box Karina Wolfin, Direct Appliance Rentals safety consultant, says, "Safety mustbe everyone’s priority. To ensure maximum protection of your home's electricalequipment and gas installations, you need to Lock A Meter Box. More oftenthan not, your gas and energy provider would not have a way to lock your meterbox for you. For your sense of security, secure your meter box, may it be at home,or in any commercial, or office setting." Achieve that peace of mind by having a secured meter box. Let's dig deeperinto how…
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