Installation Guide

This section includes information about Mail Boss installation, including articles related to the patented Fast-Trak Mounting Plate featured on MailBoss mailboxes. Whether you need help deciding what kind of mounting post to use, instruction for gang plank installation, or help with your wall mount, we have resources here to guide you. With the innovative Fast-Trak feature, you can quickly and conveniently install the curbside MailBoss mailbox on a MailBoss post, an existing post or gang plank. Wall Mount Mail Boss mailboxes are also easier to install with the Fast-Trak feature.

For USPS Specs on curbside mailbox post installation, click here.

Installation Blog Posts

  • Halloween Curb Appeal Inspiration

    Halloween is just around the corner, but it’s not too late to show off your holiday spirit with some Fall-Themed Curb Appeal. Check out the Halloween Curb Appeal Board on Mail Boss’s Pinterest for inspiration: Follow Mail Boss’s board Halloween Curb Appeal on Pinterest. This might be our favorite Halloween Curb Appeal decor at the […]

  • Photo: Mail Boss Mailbox Apartment

    We received this photo of a beautiful custom Mailbox Apartment, or a Mail Boss Apartment, as it were. Mark Johnson shared: Custom “Mail Boss Apartment” In Service date September 5, 2014 House numbers blurred out for privacy Shed roof minimizes Apartment size while allowing flag use Fast-Trak Mounting Plate secured to plywood base with carriage […]

  • Happy Mail Boss Customer and Dealer

    We’re on Day 2 of the Ace Show. This morning, a happy Mail Boss customer and dealer stopped by our Booth. Tom, owner of Ace Hardware of Toco Hills in Atlanta, ordered some of our Mail Boss mailboxes through the Ace warehouse back in February, and has been selling them in the Toco Hills location […]

  • 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 […]

  • Photo: Bronze Package Master in Brick Column

    Thank you to Gina for sharing this great photo of her Mail Boss installation on our Facebook page! Gina had the Bronze Package Master installed in a brick column. It looks great! She writes: “Love our new Mailboss Package Master! It’s beautiful in dark bronze. We had it all built just yesterday after someone ran […]

  • Melissa endorses Mail Boss Customer Service after installation ‘snafu’

    Melissa’s Mail Boss Story Melissa recently purchased a Mail Boss online from an internet reseller of locking mailboxes. Unfortunately, when she received her Mail Boss, one of the machine screws used to secure the Fast Trak Mounting Plate to the Mail Boss was stripped. Consequently, when Melissa tried to remove the screw (the first step […]

  • Mail Boss Mailbox Brick Column Installation

    Here are a couple photos from Kevin in Sacramento, who recently installed his Mail Boss security mailbox in a brick column: Kevin writes, “Check out our new Mail Boss! We are very happy with our purchase. Thanks for making such a quality product!” Many thanks to Kevin for sharing these pictures!

  • Mail Boss Wall Mount Installation Video

    Many of you have inquired about an instructional video for installing the Wall Mount Mailboxes. Well, you asked… we listened! Here is a short video providing an Mail Boss Wall Mount mailbox installation guide: This video applies for either the Metro Mail Boss Mailbox or the Townhouse Wall Mount Mailbox, and can also be found […]

  • Mailbox replacement, the easy way

    There are a lot of reason why customers upgrade to the Mail Boss product. One is security, another is durability. When choosing a new mailbox, a big question customers have is how difficult it will be to replace your mailbox. This is a valid concern given how difficult some mailboxes are to install. Probably one […]

  • Mail Boss on the Front Line

    As you know, we love to see our customers satisfied with their brand new Mail Boss, and hearing their story. Recently Jack M. sent us some photos of his newly installed Mail Bosses, and we thought we’d share with you! Here’s the letter he wrote us: Here are the pictures for your gallery. That is […]