You will need
- - the wrench;
- - strainer.
Buy a new water meter.
Turn off the water in the apartment.
Completely disassemble the pipe until the meter is broken, remove it.
Install in front of the entrance hole meter strainer.
Install in water pipe new water meter and sequentially restore all dismantled water pipe.
Open water check all vodovodna the system for leaks, if any found, replace the gaskets at the points of leakage.
Legitimize you set the meter to the Supervisory authorities of the utility.
Counters for hot and cold water structurally differ, therefore, in no case can not replace the meter cold water meter hot water and Vice versa. Supervisors are not required only in the presence of a correctly twisted nuts and washers to legitimize your set counter.
Strainers will protect your counter from the ingress of welding slag, which is often found in tap water. When you replace a water meter, try not to confuse the inlet of the meter, otherwise it will begin to count down the amount of water in the opposite direction and will not be approved by regulatory authorities. During the procedure of legalizing your set counter controllers of the utility you will not get legalization on the grounds that you installed a new counter of the company or of GOST, and in General you should not have to change the counter yourself. So before you carry out the procedure of replacing the counter, check with city channel, can you do yourself to change it and the device which in this case can buy.