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Other Locking Mailboxes

Don’t think that simply having a locking mailbox will protect you. In some cases, it might. But there have been thousands of cases where individuals have had their mail stolen from a locking mailbox they thought was secure. While many locking mailboxes appear secure, they offer only a moment’s deterrence to mail and identity thieves. Other locking mailboxes may offer security, but at a much higher price than the MailBoss locking security mailbox. In this section, we examine some of the other locking mailboxes available on the market, and offer related material for your review.

Lodi Prying Thieves Target Mail Boss

Post Time-Date 04-07-2014 | Author by MailBoss | Category Category Customer Feedback, Customer Photos, Mailbox Vandalism, Other Locking Mailboxes, Product: Mail Boss | No Comments »

Mail thieves in Lodi have burglarized 3 other models of locking mailboxes; can’t defeat Mail Boss

Nancy has spent dozens of hours and hundreds of dollars trying to deal with the mail thieves that have been raiding her Lodi California …


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Homeowners Replace Wyngate with “Superior” MailBoss

Post Time-Date 02-03-2014 | Author by MailBoss | Category Category Customer Feedback, Homeowners Associations, Other Locking Mailboxes, Product: Mail Boss | No Comments »

Peter from SeaTac contacted us about a group discount for a mailbox order. His neighbors had been using the Gibraltar Wyngate locking mailbox but were looking for an upgrade. So, he got a bunch of people together to purchase Mail …


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Mail Boss “so much better than SOLAR GROUP” Mailsafe

Post Time-Date 01-21-2014 | Author by MailBoss | Category Category Customer Feedback, Other Locking Mailboxes, Product: Mail Boss | No Comments »

You know what they say about opinions? They’re just like… belly buttons! Everyone has one.

Well, we happen to agree with Stephen’s opinion that the Mail Boss is so much better than the Mail Safe.

MailBossVsMailSafe

He sent us an email …


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Mail Boss Withstands Neighborhood Mailbox Burglar

Post Time-Date 03-26-2013 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Customer Feedback, Mail & Identity Theft, Other Locking Mailboxes, Product: Mail Boss | No Comments »

Residential locking mailboxes in Olympia neighborhood picked open by thief, but Mail Boss not compromised

We just received an email from Luke in Olympia, who wrote us to say that all his neighbors’ locking mailboxes were picked open, but his …


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New York Times Calls Oasis “Secure”

Post Time-Date 02-24-2010 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail Boss Features, Media Coverage, Other Locking Mailboxes | 1 Comment »

On Sunday, the New York Times ran a feature story on Architectural Mailboxes and specifically, the Oasis® Locking Mailboxes. It praised the company for innovation in providing a solution to a growing problem, and highlighted their locking mailboxes as …


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Other Locking Mailboxes: The Oasis Jr®

Post Time-Date 02-17-2010 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail Boss Videos, Other Locking Mailboxes | 3 Comments »

Lacking in Security: Vulnerable to Fishing, Prying by Mail Thieves

In Other Locking Mailboxes: Part I, we showcased the Curbside Mailsafe, the Oasis Jr.®, and the Pinnacle locking mailboxes. For a refresher or to watch the video, go here


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Thefts from “Secure” Mailboxes in Oregon

Post Time-Date 05-26-2009 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Mail & Identity Theft, Other Locking Mailboxes | No Comments »

KATU News reports a string of mail thefts in Sandy, Oregon

A rash of mail thefts has people concerned. One woman knew there was a problem when she found her mailbox empty and other people’s mail laying nearby.

Some residents …


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Homeowner Says: “Beware! MailSafe NOT Secure”

Post Time-Date 05-11-2009 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Customer Feedback, Other Locking Mailboxes | 6 Comments »

A few days ago, Janet from Sammamish Washington left an interesting comment on one of our blog posts titled “Other Locking Mailboxes: Part I.” Interestingly, she wrote in to tell others about her Curbside Mailsafe by Solar Group


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Other Locking Mailboxes: Part I

Post Time-Date 07-28-2008 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Consumer Information, Mail Boss Videos, Other Locking Mailboxes | 13 Comments »

Mail Boss competitors fail to provide mail security

If you are like many Americans, you may have resorted to buying a locking mailbox to prevent your mail from getting into the hands of mail identity thieves. You know that a …


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Reasons for a Locking Mailbox

Post Time-Date 07-21-2008 | Author by MailBoss | Category Category Mail & Identity Theft, Other Locking Mailboxes | 1 Comment »

Security Mailboxes: A one-time investment in peace of mind

A high-quality secure locking mailbox is a maintenance free one-time investment that could prevent you from losing thousands of dollars and destroying your credit. If you do not own a locking


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Choose Your Locking Mailbox Wisely

Post Time-Date 07-14-2008 | Author by John | Category Category Other Locking Mailboxes | 1 Comment »

The Mail Boss can provide true mail security and peace of mind

I found an interesting video on YouTube today. It is a news report on a rash of mail thefts of locked mailboxes. I feel really bad for the …


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Locking Mailboxes 101

Post Time-Date 06-04-2008 | Author by MailBoss | Category Category Other Locking Mailboxes | No Comments »

What you should know and how they work

Many people ask us if their postal carrier will need a key if they buy a locking mailbox. The answer is no. In fact, letter carriers are not allowed to carry a …


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The Mail Boss Video

Post Time-Date 05-04-2008 | Author by Jenny | Category Category Mail Boss Features, Mail Boss Videos, Other Locking Mailboxes, Product: Mail Boss | 17 Comments »
See Why the Mail Boss is the Ultimate in Mail Security The Mail Boss locking security mailbox by Epoch Design is your best line of defense against the epidemic of mail theft and identity theft. Most locking mailboxes appear secure, but offer only a moment of deterrence to mail thieves. Competitors offer "secure" mailboxes made of thin metal such as 18-gauge or 20-gauge steel, aluminum, or plastic - inferior materials that can be easily violated - and with locks that can be picked or pried open without difficulty.

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A Theft Proof Mailbox?

Post Time-Date | Author by David | Category Category FAQs, Mail Boss Features, Other Locking Mailboxes | 8 Comments »
MailBoss "Postbox Maximus" virtually theft proof

Sometimes people ask us if the MailBoss is 100% theft proof. While no mailbox is 100% theft proof, the Mail Boss, hailed “Postbox Maximus” by Popular Mechanics, is a cut above the rest. When we set about to design a security locking mailbox, we purchased numerous competitors’ locking mailboxes and subjected them to potential real world scenarios of vandalism and attempted theft entries...

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