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Don’t Put Your Flag Up

One question we are often asked is “Why there is no outgoing mail security on a locking mailbox?” For residential curbside locking mailboxes, the USPS mandates that the mail carrier cannot be required to have a key to access your mailbox. That means that incoming mail is deposited through an incoming mail slot or bin,…

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A Theft Proof Mailbox?

MailBoss “Postbox Maximus” virtually theft proof

Sometimes people ask us if the MailBoss is 100% theft proof. While no mailbox is 100% theft proof, the Mail Boss, hailed “Postbox Maximus” by Popular Mechanics, is a cut above the rest. When we set about to design a security locking mailbox, we purchased numerous competitors’ locking mailboxes and subjected them to potential real world scenarios of vandalism and attempted theft entries…

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Mail Theft Monday-February

Sunday, February 4: Fort Bragg, NC: Daily Journal Local News – Men Arrested with Heroin Stolen Mail; “The men reportedly were in the process of consuming heroin and officers searched the vehicle after learning they were both on probation. Drug paraphernalia, heroin and several stolen checks were located inside the vehicle.” Lincoln, NE: Lincoldn Journal Star – Ex-Postal Worker…

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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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Mail Theft Monday – 1/15/2018

Here at Mail Boss, we love giving you pointers regarding ways to prevent mail theft. Unfortunately, mail theft isn’t the only concern. Another major issue that happens in neighborhoods are vehicle break-ins and just like mailboxes, these thieves look for easy targets. So, if you are one of those types of people that don’t lock…

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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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Mail Boss Mentioned in Home Improvement Podcast

Here at Mail Boss we are very happy and honored to have been mentioned by Jacy Elsesser in one of his recent podcast about mailboxes! “Top rated mailboxes and for home centers, Mail Boss. Also top rated locking security mailboxes”. This podcast covers general USPS regulations and basic knowledge on setting up for a new…

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Mailbox Strength and Durability on Impact

How the patented FAST TRAK Design makes Mail Boss virtually indestructible If you take a look at some of the Mail Boss testimonials, I imagine you will be quite impressed. Thanks to superior construction and innovative design, the Mail Boss Curbside and Package Mailboxes models have been known to survive some serious impacts.

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Why Mailboxes are Federal Property

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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Mailbox replacement, the easy way

There are a lot of reason why customers upgrade to the Mail Boss product. One is security, another is durability. When choosing a new mailbox, a big question customers have is how difficult it will be to replace your mailbox. This is a valid concern given how difficult some mailboxes are to install. Probably one…

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