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 […]
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 […]
Epoch Design Vice President and Mail Boss tradeshow representative extraordinaire just so happened to meet Bigfoot at the Spring Orgill Dealer Market! We thought he would be a little big bigger!
How to Clean and Care for Your Mail Boss Mailbox Recently, several customers have asked us how to clean your mailbox. Well, I’m here to tell you.. it’s really simple! A little wash and a little wax will go a long way in keeping your Mail Boss looking dapper for many years. Caring for your […]
This year, the Spring Orgill Market took place in Orlando, Florida from February 2nd through 5th. It was a fairly busy show and we received more attention from the Orgill Sales Representatives than ever before. Three of them brought by some of their favorite clients and recommended us. All three bought.
The True Value show in Salt Lake City was a great show for Mail Boss sales and client connectivity. Not only did we add tens of stores to our client list (new Mail Boss dealer information coming soon!), but it was also a great opportunity for us to restock our current clients with products and […]
As I was walking to Epoch Design‘s company mailbox to pick up the business mail today —melting, by the way, in this crazy triple digit Seattle summer heat—it occured to me that I have never shared the story of the “Mail Boss” trademark. So here goes… John DeRaspe, partner and VP of Epoch Design and my uncle, […]
Four societal factors explain tremendous demand for locking mailboxes – Making lemonade from lemons When we first started marketing our Mail Boss security locking mailbox products several years ago, there were specific areas in the country where the demand was very high. Certain states — Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Texas, Florida, and Nevada, for example […]
I have a unique perspective on the retail hardware domain and have observed some notable trends in response to this down econmy. Specifically, I have witnessed 2 kinds of hardware retailers: the “Survivors” and the “Deer”. I purport this: First and foremost, in this economy the “Survivors” (and not the “Deer”) will thrive. Why? Because […]
No simple solutions, except one… the Mail Boss As we all know, the economy is down and unpredictable right now, so much so that many of us are living in a state of fear. Sure, President Elect Obama says he can fix the economy, “but it will be a hard and long road and we […]