We frequently have customers ask us what product to use to lubricate their Mail Boss locks. Well the answer is Tri-Flow, not WD-40! The military developed WD-40 in the 1950s to be used as a water displacing substance in order to keep mechanical parts from rusting. It is a petroleum based product. As time went…

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With the big Holiday season around the corner, mail thieves are going to be pulling more stunts and attempting to steal mail and packages from you and your neighbors! This recent news segment from KOB4 featuring a neighborhood in Albuquerque, NM shows “Porch Pirates” taking advantage of this time of the year on all the gifts…

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Mail theft often goes unnoticed, because many thieves are sneaky. They may take only what is useful to them, leaving the junk mail for their unsuspecting victims. Sometimes, though, you just know. Perhaps you haven’t received anything in days, or your junk mail is strewn about the sidewalk. Maybe there are opened empty envelopes in…

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Step-by-Step Guide to Replacing a Mailbox in a Brick Column Brick column mailboxes add curb appeal to your home, but they are not easy to build or replace. If you  have a brick column with an unlocked mailbox but would like to upgrade to a locking mailbox, it’s not as hard as you may think!…

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There are so many different types of columns you can build to hold a mailbox, and so many types of materials available, that it is hard for me to give very specific advice on the building of the column.  However, I can give you some basic tips on how to mount our mailboxes in any…

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“Wells Fargo” sends request for account information – Don’t fall for this! As I was sorting through my e-mail today, I noticed an “Account Security Measures Notification” from “Wells Fargo” notifying me that my identity had been compromised. (E-mail in .pdf included below). Right away, I knew it was a scam, especially since Wells Fargo…

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Roy M. in Santa Rosa, CA writes in on the Mail Boss locking mailbox, and more… You guys are the greatest! Thank you for all your kindness, advice and patience. The world would be a better place if there were more people like you! My old mailbox has been demolished twice by baseball bats. I had put…

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Evaluating the pry resistance of Epoch Design’s curbside mailboxes, there is very little difference among the models. Due to the overall heavier-duty construction of the Mail Boss Curbside and Package Master, they rate slightly better than the Mail Manager, though: All Mail Boss mailboxes include a patented anti-pry latch locking mechanism that make them exceedingly…

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… Not our list, and Mail Boss makes the cut Allied Postal Products has some super helpful information on their website www.theworldsgreatestmailbox.com, including a list of the best locking mailboxes available. A post called “Top Locking Security Mailboxes” reads: There are quite a few security mailboxes to choose from. With security, capacity, and durability in mind, these…

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Once you install your mailbox, and it is ready for the receipt of mail, you effectively lease your mailbox to the federal government for the service of mail delivery. Let’s not forget that, as long as you have an up-to-code mailbox, receiving mail is a free service.

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