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Smart THIS! (Photo Gallery of Meter Barricades)

by Kim Goldberg

Smart THIS!It doesn’t take much to barricade your electrical meter. A piece of plywood or even a freezer basket can do the trick. (Just make sure the meter reader can still read your meter.)

Here are some creative ways people in BC and beyond have safeguarded their analogue meters and their health.

Yes, aggressive installers can cut through many of these barricades if they really want to. But for the most part, barricades such as these have been working in BC (whereas signs alone have often not been enough to keep a smart meter off a house).

To enlarge images and view them one-by-one, click on any image in the selection below and then use the scroll arrows.

(All photos in this gallery have been supplied by others, except the pink plywood one which is my own barricade.)