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How Do I Get a Cluster Mailbox?
Mar 28, 2024
If you are a property owner, manager, or developer and are looking for mailboxes for your community, there’s a good chance you’ve already heard that cluster mailboxes would be a great option. Their attractive appearance increases curb appeal, they provide a high level of security, and they are more convenient and fuel-efficient for mail carriers. But you may not be familiar with what exactly a cluster mailbox is. A cluster mailbox, or cluster box unit (CBU), is a free-standing, pedestal-mounted mailbox with multiple lockable compartments and parcel lockers centralized for communal use.
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Here's How to Make Sure Your Community Mailbox is Secure and Compliant with the USPS
Sep 28, 2023
Community mailboxes are a great option with many advantages over curbside mailboxes. They cut down on costs for the USPS, result in greener neighborhoods, and tend to be more secure and durable than curbside mailboxes. Apartment buildings and complexes also generally use community mailboxes...
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The Benefits to Buying Apartment Mailboxes from Salsbury Industries
Feb 22, 2024
Whether you’re seeking mailboxes for your new apartment building or simply replacing the old ones, it can be difficult to know where to buy them. After all, you want to offer your tenants the most efficient, convenient, and secure mailboxes possible. That way, you will keep both your tenants and the mail carriers happy. Fortunately, Salsbury Industries carries a complete line of apartment mailboxes for USPS delivery. You can choose from Cluster Box Units (CBUs), 4C horizontal mailboxes, 4B+ vertical mailboxes, and 4B+ horizontal mailboxes.
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The Complete Guide to Centralized Mail Delivery
Oct 31, 2022
When you think of a mailbox, a standard curbside residential mailbox probably comes to mind. But centralized mail delivery is becoming more and more common in residential communities, and for good reason. The U.S. Postal Service now specifies centralized mail delivery for almost all...
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How To Best Handle the Rise of Package Deliveries with Your Centralized Mail System
May 31, 2023
Ever since the start of the world wide pandemic, e-commerce sales have been increasing at a rapid rate. Global e-commerce sales are expected to hit $5.9 trillion in 2023 with 20.2 percent of total retail sales coming from online purchases. All this online shopping has led to a huge rise in...
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What is a Centralized Cluster Mailbox?
Apr 14, 2023
If you are in the market for new mailboxes for your community or business, you have likely heard of centralized cluster mailboxes. Centralized mail is the form of delivery preferred by the United States Postal Service, after all. Cluster box unit specifications are determined by...
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The Ultimate Guide to Cluster Mailboxes
Jan 20, 2022
Centralized mail is the United States Postal Service’s preferred form of mail delivery. Centralized delivery equipment like cluster mailboxes offer a wide variety of benefits to both mail carriers and the customer. Although door-to-door delivery is still common in many communities, cluster mailbox...
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How to Choose the Best Wall Mounted Commercial Mailbox for Your Facility
Aug 10, 2023
It can be very difficult to decide what type of mailbox will best suit your facility, especially when space is limited. Luckily, with wall mounted mailboxes, you will just need a wall in or on which to install the mailbox. You may even already have a rough opening from a previous mailbox system...
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What Are the Differences Between 4C and 4B+ Mailboxes?
Dec 20, 2022
When you are looking to install a horizontal mailbox in your facility, there is a lot to think about. One of the biggest questions you will have to tackle is: What are the differences between 4C horizontal mailboxes and 4B+ horizontal mailboxes? It’s easy to get lost in Google searches without...
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A Complete Guide to Installing a Cluster Mailbox
Feb 24, 2023
It’s come time to purchase a new cluster mailbox for your property, but you may be feeling a bit intimidated by the installation process. This is perfectly understandable—installing a cluster mailbox can seem daunting to someone who has never done it before.
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Salsbury Industries Mailbox Configurator - Everything You Need To Know
Mar 15, 2022
When buying commercial mailboxes, you must ensure that the mailboxes you purchase meet the area requirements for space and number of mailboxes. Whether the mailboxes are for USPS delivery or private mail delivery, you will need to select the right mailbox design to ensure that mail and package...
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When Should I Replace My Mailbox? - A Guide to Replacing a Mailbox
Sep 07, 2022
One essential feature of every home is the mailbox. It’s where you receive correspondence like your invitation to your best friend’s wedding, a photo of your sister’s newborn baby, your bank statement, and your phone bill. It’s also what you use to send mail out—like the RSVP to that wedding...
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The Most Secure Commercial Mailboxes for Your Facility
Jan 25, 2024
Whether you own or manage an office, residential building, or commercial development, one important aspect to consider is the mailboxes. People receive important documents in the mail like bills and letters containing personal information. Not to mention correspondence like wedding invitations, holiday cards, and other pieces of mail that hold great sentimental value.
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Why Do New Homes Have Cluster Mailboxes?
Dec 13, 2023
One thing you might notice upon moving to a new neighborhood is that your community utilizes cluster mailboxes instead of having an individual mailbox outside each home. In recent years, these centralized mail delivery systems have become more and more common in newly built residential developments. Let’s discuss why this shift has occurred and the benefits that can be gained from cluster mailboxes by both member of the community and their mail carriers.
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How to Open a Cluster Mailbox Unit Without a Key
Nov 17, 2023
You have made the decision to purchase cluster mailboxes for your community and are excited to open it up so you can locate your individual compartment keys. That way, you can get started with distributing these new keys to your community’s residents. Unfortunately, the Arrow Lock your postal carrier will use to open the unit's entire front panel isn’t installed yet. Well, don’t worry! You will be pleased to know that there is a quick and easy way to open a cluster mailbox without a key so that you can retrieve your residents’ individual keys. Here are the simple steps you need to follow...
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How to Install a Mailbox - A Step by Step Guide
Jun 23, 2022
A mailbox is an essential part of your home’s identity, serving both as a decorative piece and as a safe depository for your packages, as well as personal and business correspondence. Many homeowners, however, are unsure of how to install a mailbox. They have the misconception that mailbox...
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Architectural Resources for Mailboxes
Nov 18, 2021
When tasked with the job of designing a multifamily development, mail room, or other facility that requires commercial mailboxes for centralized mail delivery, it’s necessary to have the right information needed to get the job done properly. This information consists of BIM models, product specifications...
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Best Mailboxes for Multifamily Housing
Dec 20, 2021
Are you in the market for a mailbox for your multifamily development? Here’s the information you need to determine which one is right for you. Multifamily Mailboxes- When purchasing a mailbox, it can be difficult to decide which type will best suit your needs. Things get even trickier as you try to...
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What is a Parcel Locker?
Jul 21, 2022
When you own a multifamily building or residential development, package delivery can be a big concern. Tenants might worry that their packages will be stolen, or that they’ll have to trek across town to the post office to retrieve them if they’re not home when packages arrive. Fortunately, parcel lolockers will solve many of these issues. A parcel locker is a lockable unit where mail carriers can leave larger items that won’t fit in a standard mailbox.
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Salsbury Industries Fast Delivery of Commercial and Residential Mailboxes
Jun 02, 2022
Since the start of the pandemic, supply chain issues have been extending lead times for most consumer products. Customers have been left waiting for days, weeks, and sometimes even months for orders. This is a huge inconvenience and leaves customers less than happy with their service...
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USPS vs. Private Delivery for Commercial and Residential Developments
Apr 19, 2022
When trying to select the right mail delivery option for your commercial or residential development, it can be tricky to be sure you’re making the right choices. One important decision you have to make is whether you’ll opt for USPS or private delivery for your property. For commercial...
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