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Decorative Mailboxes For Style

If you are someone who loves to decorate you are going to love this article. There are so many ways to decorate things and decorating your mailbox that should be fun. You can have the trendiest mailbox on the block. The greatest thing about decorative mailboxes is the fact that you have the ability to express what type of person you are and your feelings in the way that you decorate yours.

Most people like to decorate their decorative mailboxes according to the season but why stop there. If you are someone who is happy all the time smiley face your mailbox. If you are Greek put the Greek gods all over your mailbox. Something that you see on most peoples decorative mailboxes is their family’s last name in regular old boring colors and letters so the mailman does not accidentally deliver your neighbors mail to you. You can be that special person on the block that puts your family’s last name on the mailbox with the lime green and shocking bright pink letters. It will make your mailbox stick out like an infected sore thumb, but will guarantee that everyone who passes by it will stop to look at it!

There are many people who will come home from work and be cranky but they can take out all of that in drawing, coloring and decorating. This can just be hobby to some, but for others it is a stress reliever and can get everything off of their mind. See how great decorative mailboxes can be?

Many stores sell the materials you will need to use for decorative mailboxes, but you can use any old materials that you may have lying around in your house. You can use cotton balls and color them with a marker or paint then glue them on your mailbox. This is a very easy idea to use.

Some people are so dedicated to the hobby of creating decorative mailboxes that they have even started groups that will just decorate mailboxes. A group in Kansas City was started three years ago called the “Decorating Grannies.” Yes, it is what it sounds like, a group of old ladies that lived in the retirement home decided to put ads in the newspaper and hang up flyers letting people know that for a very small fee they can have their mailboxes completely re-decorated by the coolest group of grannies ever. The money that they raised was donated straight to the retirement home to sponsor more activities that the oldies want.

If this story inspired you and you like decorative mailboxes then maybe you should try doing what these grannies did. You could be known as the hero of your community if you donate the money you need to maybe build a new playground for the kids or even buy new plants to grow around the area. The whole entire neighborhood will appreciate what you did and you will feel good about yourself and all of your friends will too.

Thank you for taking the time with me to learn more about what Mr. Done Right, the handyman / contractor does for you.

Sincerely,

Don Fenton

(AKA) Mr. Done Right

For more information on handyman or contractor work in the greater Austin area (or beyond), please contact your premiere handyman, Don Fenton, AKA Mr. Done Right Handyman Contractor of Austin, because Mr. Done Right ensures any repairs and/or remodels get Done Right the first time! Call us now for a free estimate! 512-659-8931

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Choosing Metal Mailboxes

There are a great deal of people today that are in need of a new mailbox. If you are considering purchasing a mailbox, you may want to consider that of metal mailboxes. If you would like more information, please read on for a guide to metal mailboxes.

Metal mailboxes can either come as a curbside mailbox or as a wall mounted mailbox. The wall mounted versions either sit vertically or horizontally. These are to be placed right on the wall by your front door. The curbside versions are the more common mailboxes you see at people’s homes. They do not rot like wooden mailboxes; however they are prone to rusting. The price ranges can vary from $69 to $185. This price does not include the post or stand.

Metal mailboxes are usually black or white in color. But they do come in tan, green, blue, or other colors. You can even have a designer that is painted the way you want such as: hummingbirds, lighthouses, cats, etc. Most come with the standard red flag, but you can get a gold or black flag. However, this is not recommended because red flags are more noticeable than the other colors.

Metal mailboxes are the most common type of mailbox for most people to own. Utilize the above information to help you decide if this is the right type of mailbox for you. There are so many different styles to choose from. Hopefully, this will help you make your choice!

 

Thank you for taking the time with me to learn more about what Mr. Done Right, the handyman / contractor does for you.

Sincerely,

Don Fenton

(AKA) Mr. Done Right

For more information on handyman or contractor work in the greater Austin area (or beyond), please contact your premiere handyman, Don Fenton, AKA Mr. Done Right Handyman Contractor of Austin, because Mr. Done Right ensures any repairs and/or remodels get Done Right the first time!  Call us now for a free estimate! 512-659-8931

www.Handyman-Austin.com

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Buyers Guide For Mailboxes

Many people are interested in getting new residential mailboxes. There are, however, so many to choose from. This can make it hard for many people to decide what kind they should buy. If this sounds like you, please read on for some valuable information about residential mailboxes.

The most common type of mailbox is a metal mailbox. They are some of the most inexpensive to purchase, but they are prone to rusting. You can get them in a variety of colors, some even with cute designs.

Vinyl is a style that is gaining in popularity. It is a bit more expensive; however they tend to last a very long time. They are rust free, maintenance free, and you never have to repaint them.

Plastic is a style that is also recently gaining in popularity. It is also one of the cheapest residential mailboxes available. They are durable and light weight for easy installation.

For those of you who are fearful of you mail being stole, you can purchase a security mailbox. These have a locking mechanism incorporated into them. This way you can be sure you are the only one able to obtain your mail. Keep in mind that these are very expensive.

The above were all of the most common types of residential mailboxes available to you. Now that you know a bit about them, you can make a decision as to which is the best for you. Take your time and be sure to make a wise decision.

Buyers Guide For Copper MailBoxes

Mailboxes crafted from copper give you traditional elegance and extraordinary quality. Copper mailboxes will never rust or go out of style. The beauty of a copper mailbox is unmatched and you will get many years of use from a durable mailbox made of high quality copper. You will be able to choose from many styles and designs, and you can even have your new copper mail box customized to fit your exact specifications. There are many choices and you can be assured that you will be receiving the best mailbox available at a reasonable cost.

Copper mailboxes can be lacquered with non-tinted gloss to add to the brilliant shine and to protect the mailbox from smudges and smears. Copper is one of the most durable metals in existence and you are sure to be thrilled with your investment. You can choose different engravings and patterns to give your new mailbox a hint of individuality. Copper has been used for centuries as a statement of taste and elegance. You can order a new copper mail box that will give your home a distinct, tasteful appearance. Copper mailboxes will last for many years and you will be thrilled by the new addition to your home.

Handcrafted copper mail boxes are decorative and will endure many seasons of all types of weather. Hardware is normally included and you can choose a mailbox that mounts of an exterior wall, a freestanding mailbox, or a roadside mailbox. All types of mailboxes can be constructed from high quality, extremely durable copper. If you are shopping for a new mailbox, consider the beauty and quality of copper to make a definite statement of your taste and sense of value. Copper mailboxes can be shipped to your door quickly and will mount easily in any location you choose.

 

 
 

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