Ritherdon Online Shop Product Blog — Meter Box Repair

Slam Lock vs Slam Cam

Locks Meter Box Repair

Slam Lock vs Slam Cam

For many years, a number of Ritherdon Meter Boxes & Door and Frames Units have been fitted with a Slam Lock as shown below. The Slam Lock is designed to be opened using a Tri-Key then can be pushed shut to ensure the door is closed properly without the reuse of the key. The down side to using this lock has always been the need to insert studs into the door to affix the lock to it, which is another operation in the manufacturing process. Another downside to using this type of lock is a 19mm circular keyhole cut into...

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Do I Need My Meter Box Repair Unit To Be Vented or Unvented?

FAQs Meter Box Repair

Do I Need My Meter Box Repair Unit To Be Vented or Unvented?

If you are repairing a Electric Meter Box (Left), these units are unvented for extra protection from the elements. If you are repairing a Gas Meter Box (Right), these units are vented so any possible leaks would be vented out of the box to eliminate any dangerous gas build-ups.  

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Do you install Ritherdon meter boxes and repair units?

FAQs Meter Box Repair

Do you install Ritherdon meter boxes and repair units?

Here at Ritherdon we only manufacture and supply our products for the customer to install themselves. We strive to ensure that our products are easy and simple to fit, like for example our Meter Box Repair Units can be fitted by anyone with a basic knowledge of DIY.  A good example of this is our R22 Gas Overbox as seen in the video below.

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Repair a Semi-Concealed Gas Meter Box

Meter Box Repair

Repair a Semi-Concealed Gas Meter Box

Cover the existing damaged GRP units with durable, powder-coated steel meter box repair units, painted brown to match. Read more for all options and sizes available and a how-to video. 

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How Does a Ritherdon R22 FireSeal Work?

FAQs Fire FireSeal Meter Box Repair

How Does a Ritherdon R22 FireSeal Work?

A common issue being picked up in fire risk assessments is when gas meters have been installed along fire escape routes in multi-occupancy residential buildings. Standard gas meter boxes do not provide adequate fire resistance and it is recommended that these meters should be covered with a fire-resistant box. So Ritherdon designed and added the new R22 FireSeal to our passive fire protection range.  R22 FireSeal is a modification of our standard R22 meter box repair unit. and, like the standard R22 unit, it is designed to be retrofitted and replace the old plastic box; in this case with a fire-resistant box for the gas meter. It has intumescent seals right around the door and between the back of the unit...

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