Copper and Brass Mailboxes – For Functionality and Style
Copper and brass mailboxes are not only durable and functional they also add style to any home. These mailboxes add a touch of elegance and sophistication to most homes.
Copper mailboxes are available in a variety of finishes such as solid copper, antique copper, polished copper, and vintage copper.
Copper and brass mailbox types and finishes
Brass type mailboxes are available in a variety of finishes such as solid brass, polished brass, and vintage brass.
Most mailboxes made from brass and copper are available as the post-mount mailbox. A post mount mailbox is a mailbox that requires a post so it can be positioned by the side of a driveway at the curb. An advantage of owning a copper or brass mailbox is that if taken care of, they will last for several years.
Some copper and brass mailboxes are also available as wall-mount. A wall mount mailbox is a mailbox that is mounted on the exterior wall of the home next to the entry. Wall-mounted mailboxes are available in either horizontal or vertical mount. Installing these mailboxes may require the use of mounting screws, a drill, and anchors.
Accessories for your mailboxes
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 copper and brass mailboxes is a lock to help to curtail identity theft, mail theft, and vandalism.
Other accessories include personalized nameplates, 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.