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How to Lengthen a Mail Boss Mailbox Post

For mailbox post installations more than 1′ in the ground So you want to use an In-Ground Post for your mailbox installation, but one foot in the ground just isn’t going to be enough? Sometimes you just need a little more length, and we will cover some things to consider: First, a little general information…

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A Guide to USPS Mailbox Regulations

The United States Postal Service (USPS) requires residential mailboxes to conform to a number of rules and regulations. The standardization of mailboxes helps to ensure the safety of mail carriers and the items they deliver. While some rules apply to all mailboxes in general, there are separate, specific regulations for locking, package or wall mount…

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Having difficulty deciding on the right mailbox?

Let our handy reference guide help you choose the perfect mailbox. Here at Mail Boss, we get questions like this all the time; “How do I pick the right mailbox?”             “What’s the right mailbox for me?”                        “What’s the…

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Retrofitting a Brick Mailbox Column with a Locking Mailbox

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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VP Corner: How to Install a Mail Boss in a Column

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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Flag Attachment for Brick Column Installations

Mail Boss column installations look really sharp, but can present a problem for sending mail. How does one notify the mail carrier of outgoing mail without using the flag? Some customers have solved this problem by securing the flag to the outside of the column, while others have forgone the flag altogether. Well, we recently…

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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…

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PHOTO: Above-Ground Bronze Mail Boss Mailbox Installation

Stuart Grant, an architect and certified general contractor in Miami, shared this photo of his above-ground Mail Boss mailbox installation hoping it might be inspire those wishing to install a curbside mailbox in very hard earth. Stuart writes: “This is a photo of my Mailboss a few minutes after mounting it on the post. Where…

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“Senior Citizen” says Mail Boss easy to install

Victoria from Indianapolis purchased a Mail Boss Townhouse to secure her mail. She was apparently quite pleased with her purchase, as she sent us this photo. We were quite pleased with the picture too, so we thought we’d share it here! Victoria writes: “It took less than an hour for this senior citizen to install…

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