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Did you know that if a mailbox is not USPS approved, the Postal person is not required to deliver to it? This section includes information for consumers related to mail and identity theft, USPS regulations, and home security, among other topics.

A Blogger’s Take on Mail-Identity Theft

This blog post by SusanHi is one of the most comprehensive discussion of mail-identity theft and preventative measures you should take that we have seen online… almost anywhere! We should have shared it years ago, when it was first published. But, better late then never. She was inspired to share her story and insights after a […]

Yes, Your Mail Matters to ID Thieves

Stolen mail a leading cause of Identity Theft, despite popular belief As a company that manufactures and sells locking mailboxes, clearly we have a vested interest in people believing there is a need for a secure mailbox product. More importantly, we truly believe this need is real. (After all, we developed the Mail Boss line […]

Curbside Comparison: Ease of Installation

Ease of installation, quite simply, refers to how easy your mailbox is to install. Here is a comparison of ease of mailbox installation for Mail Boss curbside mailboxes: Mail Boss mailboxes can be installed on a wood post, a metal post, a Mail Boss post, a wood plank, in a column, or in a variety […]

Curbside Comparison: Mail Storage Capacity

Mail storage capacity refers to how much mail a mailbox can hold without being “full” so that no more mail can be deposited. Of course, the amount of time that it takes for a mailbox to be full depends on a number of factors, including the volume as well as the type (catalogs, parcels, etc.) […]

Curbside Comparison: Hand Fishing Resistance

Hand fishing refers to reaching into a locking mailbox and removing mail by hand. Locking mailboxes typically have either a slot design with mail deposited through an incoming mail slot, or a bin design with mail and packages placed in a bin and deposited inside the mailbox when the bin is closed. The vulnerability of […]

Curbside Comparison: Pry Resistance

Evaluating the pry resistance of Epoch Design’s curbside mailboxes, there is very little difference among the models. Due to the overall heavier-duty construction of the Mail Boss Curbside and Package Master, they rate slightly better than the Mail Manager, though: All Mail Boss mailboxes include a patented anti-pry latch locking mechanism that make them exceedingly […]