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Mail-Identity Theft: January 2016

Mail thieves plague nation, even after the holidays Typically, December is the worst month for mail theft, as thieves are targeting mailboxes to steal checks and gift cards from the mail. However, mail thieves have not slowed down this January and are out in full force stealing from unlocked mailboxes and low-security locking mailboxes alike, […]


Custom Bronze Mail Boss Package Master Installation

Who knew mailboxes could be so beautiful? Vanessa of Younger Design Works in San Rafael, California shared these photos of an amazing custom Bronze Package Master installation. She writes: “We are very happy with our Mail Boss mailboxes. We made an aluminum stand for them and put on combination locks (no keys!) We added some […]

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Bill is smart. Be like Bill.

Here is our rendition of the meme that has stolen the internet recently: It’s true, though. If you go for a cheap low-quality locking mailbox, you are still at significant risk for mail-identity theft, since thieves are resorting to prying open “locking” mailboxes more and more frequently.


Lynn Upgrades Oasis Jr with #BetterByBoss

Lynn in Apple Valley, CA has her locking mailbox pried open regularly, so she contacted us about getting a more secure mailbox. She wrote: “Our current mailbox is an Oasis Jr that gets pried open every 2 weeks. The door is bent and tweaked and I have to re-bend the lock to get the door to shut completely. […]

Martin Luther King Junior Quote

MLK Day Sale 2016

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. What does one of the greatest leaders of our time have to do with locking mailboxes? Nothing, but we love these words so much: Save 10% on everything Use coupon code MLK16 at checkout to save 10% on everything except Clearance Items. Coupon is valid on Jan. 18, 2016 thru 11:59 […]


Mail Manager Keeps Mail Thieves Out

A happy customer shared this with us on Twitter: You’re welcome! While his neighbors opted for what look like the (ironically named) Mailsafe mailboxes by Solar Group, he installed a Mail Manager. When mail thieves paid a visit, they broke into all of the locking mailboxes except his Mail Manager. Sometimes it pays to dare to […]


Melissa Upgrades Oasis with #BetterByBoss

Melissa in Renton purchased an Oasis mailbox by Architectural Mailboxes after having mail stolen. She thought it was secure, but came home to find it pried open and no mail inside. Here is what she shared on our Facebook page: While nothing is theft proof, we think "secure" mailboxes should take more than a second […]