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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.

How to Prevent Identity Theft

Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft with these Easy Steps

Most of us would like to live in a place where identity theft was not relevant. Unfortunately for us, there is no place this secure. There are several steps you can take no matter where you live in order to avoid being victimized from by identity theft.

MailBoss Ad Wins Golden Hammer

Mail Boss by Epoch Design Wins Prestigious National Hardware Show Golden Hammer Award for Business-to-Consumer Advertising

Epoch Design, LLC, manufacturer of the Mail Boss locking security mailbox and innovative provider of USPS approved security mailboxes in the U.S., has won the 2008 Golden Hammer Communications Award for Business-to-Consumer Advertising. The award, sponsored by Home Channel News, recognizes exceptional suppliers that demonstrate the greatest overall commitment, creativity and success in support of home-center and hardware building-material dealers through the medium of business to consumer advertising.

USPS Approval 101

What You Won’t Believe About “USPS Approval” In order to stamp “US Mail approved by the Postmaster General” on a mailbox, the manufacturer must demonstrate that their manufacturing process is sound, and that the mailbox product meets a certain level of quality and integrity when subjected to harsh environmental conditions. However, the USPS does not…

Arkansas Democrat Gazette Features MailBoss

The word on the street is Mail Boss prevents mail theft A recent article in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette showcased the Mail Boss locking security mailbox as a solution in mail identity theft prevention.

VP Corner: The Economy and this State of Fear

No simple solutions, except one… the Mail Boss As we all know, the economy is down and unpredictable right now, so much so that many of us are living in a state of fear. Sure, President Elect Obama says he can fix the economy, “but it will be a hard and long road and we…

Victim of Identity Theft?

You can change your Social Security Number as a last resort The Consumerist, an online resource for smart consumers and self-proclaimed “blog biased towards the consumer”, recently responded to one concerned American’s question, “Can I change my Social Security Number?” here. The post (reprinted below) elicited an interesting comment thread from interested readers on the…

Customer Service Testimonial from Port Angeles, WA

A thank you note from Gerry in Port Angeles: Christopher- Thank you for your prompt service. The new lock went in easy, just as you said it would! Gerry M. Port Angeles, WA

VP Corner: The Lucky One

I am fortunate enough to be a partner in Epoch Design where we have created the Mail Boss security locking mailbox. We started out designing and producing furniture, and we still do. Certainly, it is fulfilling to watch our ideas come to life and sometimes become desirable products for the masses. For many years, this drove me and inspired me, especially when we had customers contact us appreciative of the quality of our products. But there was always something missing, and we all felt it. From my perspective, it is very difficult to really help people out, rather, impact their lives by providing them with quality furniture that fulfills a need or desire in their lives.

Mail Boss Now in Select Fred Meyers!

The Mail Boss locking mailbox is now available in 49 Fred Meyer locations in Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Utah. With mail and identity theft crimes increasing at an alarming rate, the best defense is a secure locking mailbox. Now, homeowners have the convenience of purchasing the Mail Boss locking mailbox at their local Fred…