Conquering Curb Appeal and Mail Theft Anxiety: Mail Boss Clinches Top Spots in Better Homes and Gardens’ 2024 List!

For the second year in a row, Better Homes and Gardens (BHG), the trendsetters of home and lifestyle, gave Mail Boss a resounding thumbs up, awarding two of our mailboxes top honors in their prestigious “16 Best Mailboxes of 2024” list.

We dug into the details to see how Mail Boss mailboxes impressed BHG and how our mailboxes can elevate your home’s curb appeal while giving you peace of mind.

Before we dive into Mail Boss’s winning models, let’s explore BHG’s insightful guide on selecting the right mailbox for your needs. Which they break down into three key considerations:

The 16 Best Mailboxes of 2024 That Are Practical and Stylish

BHG’s Guide to Choosing the Perfect Mailbox

Best mailbox 2024
Why You Should Get It: This USPS-approved mailbox is attractive, durable, and includes multiple security features.
  • Function:
    • Size and Capacity: Consider your mail volume. Small mailboxes work for single occupants who receive minimal mail, while large or extra-large capacities are ideal for families or those who frequently travel. Lockable drop-boxes are perfect for bulky packages.
    • Style: Wall-mounted options are great for easy access, while post-mounted mailboxes add a classic touch to curbside delivery.
    • Security: Lockable mailboxes with anti-pry features offer peace of mind, especially if you live in an area with mail theft concerns.
  • USPS regulations: Ensure your mailbox meets size and placement requirements for mail delivery. BHG provides a handy guide to USPS mailbox regulations, so you can avoid any mailbox mishaps.
  • Curb Appeal: Your mailbox is the first impression for mail carriers and visitors. Consider a mailbox that complements your home’s style and adds a touch of personality.

Mail Boss Takes Home the Trophies – how Mail Boss impressed BHG with our award-winning mailbox designs:

🏆 Top Picks 🏆

🏆 Best Mailbox Overall

BHG lauded the Mail Boss Street Safe for its perfect blend of functionality and aesthetics. Here’s why it clinched the “Best Overall” title:

  • USPS-Approved Security: This mailbox prioritizes mail safety. It features an anti-pry latch, a sturdy cam lock, and a protective baffle door to deter tampering.
  • Double Access Convenience: The Street Safe boasts dual access doors – front and rear. This allows you to retrieve mail from the comfort of your yard without stepping onto the street – a huge plus for busy mornings or those living on busy roads.
  • Large Capacity: No more overflowing mailboxes! The Street Safe offers ample space to accommodate letters, magazines, and even small packages.
  • Elegant Design: This mailbox goes beyond just function. Its sleek, contemporary design enhances your home’s curb appeal.

Product Details: Size (W x H x D): 10.8 x 11.06 x 21.4 inches | Style: Post | Lockable: Yes | Package Capacity: ‎Large

“The Mail Boss’s Street Safe curbside mailbox is a contemporary take on a traditional mailbox. Its front- and rear-locking access door allows you to unlock and retrieve the mail while standing in your yard. An anti-pry locking mechanism, sturdy camlock, and a protective baffle-style door will keep all deliveries safe.
The bottom of the mailbox is cushioned with a plastic liner so packages won’t incur damage when they’re dropped into the compartment. Use the spring steel clip inside the top door to send outgoing mail.Keep in mind that this listing is just for the box itself and doesn’t come with a matching post, so you’ll need to purchase one separately.”

Samantha S. Thorpe and Paige Bennett
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CONCLUSION: The Mail Boss Street Safe is a fantastic all-rounder, perfect for homeowners who prioritize security, convenience, and style.

🏆 Best Lockable Mailbox

Package theft is a growing concern, and the Mail Boss Package Master offers a solution.

  • Unmatched Security: This mailbox is a fortress for your mail and packages. It boasts an anti-pry latch, a vandal-resistant flag, and a tamper-proof lock, making it extremely difficult for thieves to gain access.
  • Extra-Large Capacity: Never worry about overflowing mail again. The 7207 Package Master is designed to handle large volumes of mail and even bulky packages with ease.
  • Durable Construction: Built to withstand the elements, this mailbox is crafted from high-quality materials to ensure long-lasting performance.

Product Details: Dimensions: 12 x 16.5 x 21.5 inches | Style: Post | Lockable: Yes | Package Capacity: Extra large

“Finding the best lockable mailbox can give you some peace of mind when it comes to securing your mail and packages. But lockable mailboxes need to meet specific USPS requirements since postal workers can’t accept mailbox keys. That’s why you need an option with a discreet yet easy-to-access mail slot for your mail delivery person that still locks up securely. Enter the Mail Boss 7207 Package Master, an extra-large capacity mailbox that is sure to keep your packages safe.
This mailbox has a lot of added security features, like an anti-pry latch, a vandal-resistant flag, and a tamper-proof and anti-pick lock. Just keep in mind that while you can place your outgoing mail in a shielded section of the mailbox, it isn’t kept in the lockable portion. The post is also sold separately, so be prepared for additional post and hardware costs.”

Samantha S. Thorpe and Paige Bennett
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CONCLUSION: The Package Master’s overall security features make it ideal for those who prioritize maximum protection for their incoming mail and packages.

Beyond BHG’s Picks: The Mail Boss Advantage

Mail Boss offers a comprehensive line of mailboxes to suit diverse needs and styles. Here’s a glimpse into what sets us apart from the competition:

  • Unwavering Commitment to Security: Mail Boss prioritizes security in every mailbox design. Our mailboxes incorporate anti-pry features, heavy-duty locks, and secure latching mechanisms to give you peace of mind.
  • Weather-Resistant Durability: Mail Boss mailboxes are built to last. We only use high-quality materials that can withstand harsh weather conditions, ensuring your mailbox looks great for years to come.
  • Style for Every Home: From classic post-mounted designs to modern wall-mounted options, Mail Boss offers a variety of styles to complement any home!

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