The right mailbox can add value to your home by creating curb appeal. But, with so many styles, how do you choose the right one? Lowe's is happy to provide this information as a service to you.
There are many factors you should consider when choosing a mailbox.
Select a mailbox that will reflect the style of your home. Mailboxes are considered either traditional or contemporary depending on the general shape of the mailbox. Some mailboxes are a blend of Traditional and Contemporary styling.
Examples of a traditional and contemporary mailbox.
Consider the material when selecting a mailbox.
Mailboxes vary in colour and finish. Painted mailbox finishes include flat, semi-gloss, high gloss and textured. Select the colour and finish that will complement your home.
Post Mount mailbox sizes include Standard, Large and Extra Large. Wall Mount mailboxes range in size from Small to Extra Large capacity. Select a mailbox based on the capacity needed. How much mail do you receive on a daily basis?
If you are concerned about your mail being stolen, select a mailbox with a locking feature. Security mailboxes also protect mail from being exposed during daily deliveries if left unattended for a while.
Example of a locking mailbox.
Select a post for your mailbox based on colour, material, style and ease of installation.
Good Idea: Before leaving the store, look at the post packaging to see what tools and supplies may be required for installation. Make sure the post you select includes a mounting board and hardware.