Item Dimensions LxWxH: 1 x 7.5 x 17 inches
Item Weight: 1.65 Pounds
Item Package Quantity: 1
What is a water meter tool?
A water meter wrench also known as a water meter key or curb key, is a specialized tool designed to access and operate water meters and shut off the water supply at the curb or meter box of a property. It typically consists of a long handle with a key or wrench-like attachment at one end. Water keys are commonly used by homeowners, property managers, and utility workers to perform various tasks related to water meter maintenance and control.
Why do you need a water meter key?
In the instance of a pipe burst, it’s essential to halt the flow of water by shutting off the main supply. If you are unable to access your property’s shut-off valve, you will have to open the nearest city water meter box. To do this, you need a water meter tool.
Imagine a sudden freeze that poses a threat to your property's plumbing – in such situations, a water meter key becomes your lifeline. It plays a crucial role in saving the day by offering the following benefits:
During freezing weather, using a water meter tool allows you to swiftly turn off the water supply at the curb, effectively preventing water from flowing through your pipes and significantly reducing the risk of freezing and bursting.
Moreover, a water main key serves as a preventative tool, as it enables you to shut off the water supply, preventing the water inside your pipes from freezing and expanding. This proactive measure can spare you from costly pipe damage and other potential water-related disasters.
Perhaps most importantly, having water meter tools readily available provides a comforting sense of peace during extreme weather conditions. With this tool in your possession, you can take immediate action to protect your property by shutting off the water supply when temperatures drop significantly. This ensures that your plumbing remains intact and minimizes the risk of water-related emergencies.
How can it save you in the next freeze?
A water key can save you during freezing weather by allowing for quick and easy emergency shut-off at the curb, preventing water from freezing in your pipes and potentially causing damage, while also providing peace of mind by enabling proactive protection of your property when temperatures drop significantly.
Why you should choose the T3-R Water Meter Wrench?
The T3-R tool for water meters is the solution to effortless water management. Our 17-inch multi-functional utility key is here to simplify things for both homeowners and professionals. It’s Crafted from heavy-duty steel with contractor-grade construction, it's built to last and withstand tough utility work. With its 3/4-inch two-sided key opening, this key provides unmatched precision and control.
This water meter wrench features an ergonomic design with a 7.5-inch handle, ensuring a comfortable grip for efficient handling. Say goodbye to sore hands during water meter maintenance. It's a multi-functional utility tool with 4-way capability. You will receive not only a top-quality 17-inch water meter wrench but also a 4-way multi-functional utility key, all in one pack. Our product comes with a money-back guarantee.
A water meter key may seem like a simple tool, but it will maximize your efficiency and reliability and be designed to meet your needs. It's a cost-effective investment that can save you from the headaches of frozen pipes, costly repairs, and property damage. Make it an essential part of your toolkit to ensure you're always prepared for any water-related emergencies that may come your way.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What can I use instead of a tool for the water meter?
If you don't have a water meter key on hand, you can use a pair of pliers, a crescent wrench, or a pipe wrench as alternatives to open a water meter lid. However, keep in mind that using a dedicated water meter wrench is the safest and most efficient way to access and operate a water meter.
How do you open a meter lid without water meter tools?
First, ensure your safety by wearing appropriate gear, such as gloves and safety glasses for protection. Locate the meter lid, usually near the curb. Use a pair of pliers, a crescent wrench, or a pipe wrench to grip the edges of the meter lid. Apply gentle, even pressure and turn counterclockwise to loosen and remove the lid. Be careful not to force it too hard, as you don't want to damage the lid or the meter itself. However, using a dedicated water meter key is the safest and easiest option.
Which way do you turn the water meter key?
If you want to turn off the water supply, then turn the water meter wrench counterclockwise (left or anti-clockwise). It will close the valve inside the meter box and stop the flow of water.
Why do I need a water key?
You need a water key for various essential reasons. It enables you to swiftly shut off your property's water supply during emergencies, preventing potential damage. With a water key, you can handle water meter maintenance independently, saving both time and money. Its versatility eliminates the need for multiple specialized tools, making it a cost-effective choice. Additionally, a dedicated water key ensures the safe and efficient operation of your water meter, providing convenience and peace of mind for homeowners and professionals alike.
I needed to close the main water for my house, at the meter and when I tried to do so with regular pliers, it proved almost impossible due to the small space and also how tight the valve was. This tool makes it literally a five seconds job. Very happy with it and a great addition for any DIYer.
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Damaged or Broken Unit Ultrasonic Repeller Return and Replacement Policy
Due to the mechanical nature of these devices, we offer a one-year manufacturer warranty on the T3-R and T3-R Ultra Triple High Impact Rodent Repellers. We will replace any broken or damaged T3-R or T3-R Ultra repellers within that period.
That being said, we stand by our ultrasonic repellers and we want you to succeed when using them. If you’re not seeing good results after properly setting up and using one of our ultrasonic repellers for two weeks, please contact us so that we can help you using our Second Step Solution customer assistance program.
Household and Non-Ultrasonic Products Return and Replacement Policy
For the rest of the household products, we offer a 30-day return or replacement policy.
How does a return work?
Just mail the product back to us, and we will process the return and refund in the order that we receive them. To expedite your refund, we ask that you include the Order Number along with the device so that we can quickly find and process the return.
If you mail the product and then Call or E-Mail us with a valid tracking number of the returned product, we can immediately issue the refund.
Our return address is:T3-R LLC
500 N ESTRELLA PKWY
GOODYEAR, AZ 85338
You can also contact us if you have any questions or issues that we can help with.