What is a Temporary Builders Supply Box and How Can I Get One?


Without a doubt,  you may ask, what is a temporary builders box and how can I get one? Undoubtedly, this question we’ve heard raised often on sites,  before building begins.  Following this, we also hear it when residential clients want to knock down and rebuild an old home.

It should be noted, a  temporary builders box or commonly known by builders as a TBS, describes exactly the word temporary.   A temporary box placed in a temporary position.   Particularly, the Temporary Builders Supply Box is supplied to site.  Builders and contractors will use power whilst working on a project.

Subsequently, a Temporary builders supply box is a metre box .  Importantly, this is provided by our Level 2 electrician.

Previously, here’s what Mo had to say when we installed his temporary board to site prior to his new build;



Where’s a Temporary Builders Box Installed?

Generally speaking, the temporary builders supply box will be mounted to a steel or timber pole.  Apart from this a post or freestanding plinth.

Firstly,  it will be placed in a safe position.  Secondly, it ‘s required to be  placed within  the limits of the NSW building and electrical wiring rules.


What is in the Board?

Clearly,  there will be a meter in the board, but also power outlets.

Additionally, the power outlet can be a single power outlet or double power outlet.

Alternatively, you can install more than one power outlet to a board.

Further to this, they will contain a main switch and safety switch for the outlets they supply.


What Wire In Electrical Supply

Even so, Wire In Electrical can supply and install your site power box.

Besides this, we will obtain all approvals.

Following,   permission connection submission to the Electricity Distributors by our Admin team.

Further more, we work closely  with  electricity retailers.

Above all,  AGL, Alinta Energy, Red Energy  etc.  Above all, with no fuss, the electricity meter will be supplied and installed.

Lastly, if you would like a builders supply box to your site, call Wire In Electrical now!



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