Brass Mailbox – For Functionality and Style
Brass type mailboxes are available in a variety of finishes such as solid brass, antique brass, polished brass, and vintage brass. Most mailboxes made from brass are available as the post mount mailbox.
A post mount mailbox is a mailbox which require mailbox posts so it can be positioned by the side of a driveway at the curb. An advantage of owning a brass mailbox is that if taken care of, a brass mailbox will last for several years.
Another popular type of brass mailbox is the wall mount mailbox. A wall mount mailbox is a mailbox which is mounted on the exterior wall of the home next to the entry. A brass wall mount mailbox is available in either horizontal or vertical mount. Installing a brass wall mount mailbox may require the use of mounting screws, a drill and anchors.
Many manufacturers offer a variety of accessories for your mailbox. The majority of these accessories are only available for the post mount mailbox. Some offer newspaper holders. For the wall mount mailbox, the newspaper holder and mailbox may be one piece.
Another feature for the brass mailbox is a lock to help to curtail identity theft, mail theft, and vandalism. Other accessories include personalized name plates, outgoing mail flags to alert the mail carrier of outgoing mail, mailbox lights for when it’s dark and mail chimes to alert the homeowner when their mail is delivered.
The right mailbox can add value to your home. There are many designs to choose from. So take your time and select one that is comparable to your personality and lifestyle.