Your custom mailbox post and custom mailbox arrived today and you are excited to install it along the road. The United States Postal Service has published regulations for proper installation. Following the guidelines will help to reduce mailbox damage. Mailbox guidelines include:
- Mailbox Height from Road is 41 to 45 inches to bottom of mailbox.
- Front of Mailbox should be 6 to 8 inches from road.
- The best mailbox posts are stable or fall away if a car hits them and made from 4*4 posts or 2-inch diameter pipe.
- Bury post no more than 24 inches deep.
- A copy of the guidelines can be found on USPS.com website or at slidemeout.com.
The best new invention to attach your new mailbox to your stone, metal or wooden mailbox post is the “Slide Me Out” mailbox bracket. This bracket will allow you to extend the mailbox 12 inches when you need too.
Digging a hole is not always easy in rocky soil. A large rock may prevent you from placing the post to allow you to position your mailbox 6 to 8 inches from the road. The “Slide Me Out” mailbox bracket allows you to place your post further back since you can slide your mailbox forward.
The “Slide Me Out” mailbox bracket is the perfect accessory for your winter mailbox use. It reduce the amount of time needed to shovel snow from your mailbox since you can extend the mailbox 12 inches to the edge of the snow bank.
The “Slide Me Out” mailbox bracket will help to reduce mailbox damage from your car. You no longer have to drive to close to your mailbox during bad weather to retrieve your mail. You can safely drive up to your great mailbox and reach out to slide the mailbox to you. Simply retrieve your mail while staying dry and then push the mailbox back. This will help to reduce scratches on your car as well.
The “Slide Me Out” mailbox bracket will convert any simple mailbox to the best mailbox that functions in all weather conditions. Your mail carrier will love your new roadside mailbox system since they won’t have to stretch and twist their back to deliver your mail. You won’t have to stretch and twist your back as well.