Mail Boss locking security mailboxes receive top scores from America’s most trusted and overall favorite handyman.
Bobvila.com recently published their list of the best locking mailboxes on the market today, and unsurprisingly Mail Boss has made the top of the list yet again, but you don’t have to take our word for it. We shared some highlights from their reviews, but you can read the whole article here; The Best Locking Mailboxes for Secure Deliveries. Keep your mail safe from the elements and prying fingers with a locking mailbox for your home.
Locking mailboxes can be mounted on your wall at your front door or they can be mounted on a post in your yard. Consider whether you’d prefer a wall- or post-mounted design. If you’re replacing your current mailbox and want to keep the same type, look for a product with a similar shape and size. A new wall-mounted mailbox must cover any outline or screw holes left behind in the wall, and a post-mounted mailbox should fit onto the existing post.
It’s also worth considering whether you want a locking mailbox that is designed to accept packages or just letters. A locking mailbox for larger packages can be pricey, but also offers the most security and peace of mind.
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This guide showcases some of the best locking mailbox options for your home in a variety of sizes, shapes, and mounting styles.
BEST OVER ALL:
Mail Boss Mail Manager: This USPS-approved locking mailbox is designed to keep your mail and small packages safe while you’re away and comes with all required installation hardware—so you can install it on your post as soon as it arrives. The Mail Boss Curbside Locking Mailbox has a solid, durable construction made of galvanized welded steel to prevent it from being dented, damaged, or otherwise destroyed. The doors operate with stainless steel hinges, which are naturally resistant to the elements, so you won’t have to worry about your hinges rusting.
The mailbox measures 21 inches deep by 12 inches high by 10.6 inches wide, giving you ample space for mail and small parcel delivery. Once parcels and letters go in, you can only get them out with the key. A baffle door on the inside prevents fishing and Mail Boss’ patented anti-pry latch deters leveraged entry with a screwdriver or pry bar. The high security, 12-disc wafer lock on this mailbox is rated as both an anti-drill and anti-pick mechanism by USPS, so you know your mail is safe.
The Mail Boss Package Master Locking Mailbox is an expensive addition to your home but has a strong, durable design that makes it worth the higher price. The stainless steel hinges are resistant to the elements and the electro-galvanized welded steel body prevents brute force break-ins. The anti-pry latch keeps out thieves who may try to pry the mailbox open, while the 12-disc wafer lock is rated for anti-pick and anti-drill security and is made with flame hardened steel.
The locking mailbox measures 21.5 inches deep by 16.5 inches high by 12 inches wide and has a large package slot that accepts items up to 10.5 inches deep by 4.5 inches high by 4.5 inches wide. A larger slot size can encourage fishing, because the opening appears wider and easier to access, but the mail shield mechanism within the mailbox prevents this type of theft. You can select from four different color choices including white, black, granite, and bronze, and rely on Mail Boss’ patented Fast-Track mounting plate for quick and easy installation.
Mail manager street safe latitude: If you don’t want a mail carrier coming up to your door every day, or you just prefer the functionality and aesthetic of a post-mounted mailbox, the Mail Boss Street Safe Dual-Locking Mailbox is a worthy option for your tastes. The 14- and 16- gauge galvanized steel is an excellent deterrent against vandalism and the stainless steel hinges are resistant to the elements, ensuring your mailbox lasts a long time.
The dual-locking design lets you access your mail with one of the three included keys from the back of the box. The mailbox measures 21 inches deep by 11.25 inches high by 10.75 inches wide and is secured with two 12-disc wafer locks with anti-pick and anti-drill ratings. Your mail is further protected by an interior baffle door to prevent fishing and an anti-pry latch so the mailbox cannot be forced open with a prying tool, like a screwdriver.”
Special Thanks to BobVila.com, you can read more of their reviews here.