Is the Cluster Box Unit the mailbox of the future?
As the housing marketing continues to boom, communities continue to strategize how best to serve their residents and community. One way some new communities are doing that is with Cluster Box Units (CBUs).
CBUs help save communities money in installation fees and maintenance cost, decrease on the number of stops for USPS workers and increase security for residents. If all that sounds too good to be true, here are some ways that CBUs make life a little easier for the whole community:
Builders & Developers:
When builders and community developers install CBUs, they save money on installation cost. To install a CBU, Estes Designs Mailbox and Streetscapes only has to make one trip to the site to install one unit that serves several homes rather than several individual mailboxes.
Additionally, grouping the residents installations means that it is easier for the project planner to schedule when Estes Designs should make the installation. CBUs also provide a consistent look for the entire community. Extra options like pedestal bottoms and decorative tops give an upscale and high quality look for every neighborhood.
CBUs eliminate the hassle of maintaining and repairing a mailbox. Estes Designs CBUs have added security for each resident with locking mailboxes and parcel lockers that will help to keep your mail safe. Concerned about a lost key? No problem! Contact Estes Designs and we can provide extra keys to make sure that each resident has quick and easy access to their packages and mail.
Instead of stopping at each individual mailbox, USPS workers can make one stop at the CBU. This saves the USPS worker time; the carrier can drop of 10 or more residents at one stop. Additionally, CBUs save fuel cost as the carrier makes fewer start and stops along the way.