Moving or relocating your mailbox can be more complicated than you think.
Unfortunately, you cannot move your mailbox or post anywhere you want. To keep ensure your mail reaches you, here are some simple steps to explain how to move or relocate your mailbox.
Estes Designs Mailbox and Streetscapes wants to provide you with the proper knowledge on how to relocate your mailbox. Whether you move houses or redo your landscape, when the time comes, we hope we can help you be prepared!
Contact your local post office for permission.
Ask your mail carrier who to contact at your local USPS office, or simply call the main number for your local post office. When approving your new mailbox location, it is important to keep in mind:
- Mailboxes must stay in numerical order
- A mailbox has to be relocated to the same side of the street it was originally on
Call Estes Designs Mailbox and Streetscapes for hassle-free installation.
Our experienced field crews will ensure moving your mailbox is a seamless process. Our skilled team is familiar with pulling and re-setting posts to ensure they meet USPS regulations such as distance from the curb and height above the street. These details are important because failure to comply with regulations may result in your mail not being delivered.
Along with abiding by these standards, Estes Designs Mailbox & Streetscapes will be careful not to damage your mailbox, post and surrounding landscape. Along with re-locating your post, this might also be a good time for Estes to put a fresh coat of paint on your post or install one of our top selling trimmer guards!
If you are in the Indianapolis area and would rather Estes Designs take care of the entire process, from calling the local post office to installation, we do that too. Call us at 317-899-5556 or send us an email to request help!
Originally posted on November 3, 2016. Updated on July 5, 2018.