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    • richard 3095
    • By richard 3095 10th Oct 16, 8:24 PM
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    Removal of gas meter
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    Removal of gas meter 10th Oct 16 at 8:24 PM
    If someone caps off their gas, is it now a policy that the energy company you are with will seek to remove the gas meter? Thanks.
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    • Bluebirdman of Alcathays
    • By Bluebirdman of Alcathays 10th Oct 16, 8:47 PM
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    I'm sure each company will have their own policy. As the equipment belongs to them, I would have thought they'll try and get it back.
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    • By Mr.Generous 10th Oct 16, 8:55 PM
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    How would they know you have capped it off? The cap fits under the nut so unless you post a notice? Also no meter reader is ever going to look / care. They will still be getting a standing charge. We have bought houses where the gas has been capped off, one a repo and one had a leak and had been capped at the meter rather than finding and fixing the leak. Both still had a meter and a supplying company.
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