How to change your house name

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How to change your house name

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How to change your house name. Before 1965 house numbers weren’t really a thing. In 1965 a law was passed which made it a requirement for every home built post 1965 to have a house number and a street name. This was in an attempt to make life easier for the postmen. Can you imagine having to sort through piles and piles of letters, every single one with a different name and no street? Ouch. Perhaps that wasn’t a bad bit of legislation then.

How to change your house name

So, You’ve moved into a new property and you’re not quite happy with what it’s called. The location is great but CowHide Manor isn’t quite what you had in mind as the top line of your address. It’s about time it had a fresh one right? But, Is there anything special you need to do? Who do you need to tell? And what happens if someone already has that house name in your area?

We’ve got you covered with some top tips on what you need to do to change your house name.

Let’s look at the easy stuff first shall we?

How to change your house name. If your house is numbered, on a street, you can name it without having to make anyone aware. But you have to make sure your house number is on show clearly next to your house name. This is so the postman, emergency services etc. can see exactly where you are.

You also have to include your house number in all correspondence. So, for example, you need to write a letter to the council because your wheelie bin has a hole in it, and you need a new one. This is the address you would include on your letter if you have a house name and a number.

Oulton Hall House

[42 Example Street]

[Example Town]

[Exampleshire]

[EX21 9LE]

 

If your house already has a name, but you are unhappy with it. Something like “Smith Cottage” because that was the name of the previous owner. Then you need to apply to change it. First you would notify your local council, in writing. The letter has to include:

  • The full name of the owner of the house
  • The current name and address
  • The name you want for your house

Once the council had received your request, providing there are no other properties with the same name anywhere near your house. The Council will notify the Royal Mail and the Emergency services. But it wouldn’t hurt to double check with them, sometimes things can get lost can’t they?

The council will always keep you up to date about your new house name. If there is a problem, they will tell you and they may ask you to choose another name. If everything is OK they will usually notify you to acknowledge the change.

Some councils will charge you for this service, between £30 and £50 but others wont charge.

So, don’t forget, it’s your job to notify personal contacts i.e. utility companies, banks and insurance companies. The council will not tell these people for you.

Here’s a handy Checklist so you know who to contact…

Council
Emergency services
Gas board
Electric board
Water board
Internet Provider
Bank/Building Society
DVLA
Car insurance provider
Home insurance provider
Place of work
Doctor
Passport Office
Online accounts

So, you’ve named or renamed your house, now you’re going to need a letterbox. Check out our huge range at

www.letter-boxes.co.uk

Why Letterboxes are the next big thing

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Why Letterboxes are the next big thing. They are, they just are, I can feel it in my britches. Letterboxes WILL be the biggest trend ever to have hit Earth. Be prepared everyone, I’m tellin’ ya. The letterbox age is coming, and it’s going to hit hard and fast!

So, why do I think this trend is the way forward?

#1 More prezzies

More room for awesome presents is a must, right? I don’t need to say anymore about this. It’s just wonderful. Completely wonderful.

Also, are you sick of getting that red note through the door “Sorry we missed you”, well get a letterbox, that way your stuff can be left inside it so you don’t have to make that early morning before 12:30 visit to the Royal Mail depot. Forget everything I’ve said if something has to be signed for. Letter boxes are great, but they can’t write.

#2 New BFF

Forget Janet down the road, the posty is your new best friend forever. Post people like post boxes, posting post, post post-run. Is the word post starting to sound a bit weird? Yeah. Get a red one, they’ll be happy you thought about colour coordination and they might just make that speeding ticket disappear. No. Not even posty McPostFace is that good!

Redletterbox
Redletterbox

#3 Creepy stuff

Some people might think I’m weird, but one of my favourite past times is creeping people out with weird things. So, what better way to liven up your Halloween than with a creepy crawly or a fake arm hanging out the letter box on all hallows eve? I’m inclined to setup a hidden camera to check out the responses, but I’m pretty sure that’s unethical. So, please don’t do that.

Creepy Hand in a letterbox
Creepy Hand in a letterbox

#4 Personalise

P-p-p-personalisation. Put your own stamp (ha!) on your letterbox. Add your house name, perhaps a cheeky motif, or how about batman? I reckon he’s got a letterbox, a really cool one, black, and covered in bats. Yeah…

BatVille
BatVille

#5 Strays

Extra security from stray dogs, people and post people. Those stray post people can be proper problematic, plotting all sorts of post problems and unpleasant patterns of posting post.

#6 Sophistication

One can make oneself look rather sophisticated darling, with a classy letterbox, even if one is not sophisticated. I am not for one second insinuating that you are not sophisticated, all I’m saying is, you can be extra awesome with a letterbox. Because, they look cool.

Best Position for your Letterbox
One of the wall mounted letterboxes that we have for sale.

#7 The looks

So, Roxette, has got the look, and so will your house with an absolute belter of a letterbox. Your house would be the best looking house on the street if you added a letterbox. That is until all the rest of the houses get jealous and buy them, then you’ll have to come up with something even more awesome to make you stand out. I know what that thing is…. TWO letterboxes. That would be cool.

#8 Hiding

Finally, Letterboxes are multipurpose, you get your post, but the most important thing is being able to have a place to hide those unnecessary purchases from your significant other. I don’t know how many times I’ve been in trouble for buying unnecessary rubbish. In my defence, there was a sale on. So, yeah, sales.

I for one have decided to up my game with a letterbox for all the above reasons. But it’s the stray post people that have swayed me. Can’t trust them with their un-post-person-like attitudes and their fancy legs in their fancy shorts, and their fancy vans with the fancy logos.

I am of course joking, post-people are awesome!

How to fix your letterbox to a wall

How to fix your letterbox to a wall

How to fix your letterbox to a wall

When you purchase a letterbox, especially for the first time, you may not know how to fit it. You may not even know where it can be fitted around your home. This is a common problem, but it can be easily resolved. A simple set of instructions is all it will take. Making it easy and simple to be able to fit your letterbox to a exterior wall of your home.

Depending on the type of person or learner you are, you may prefer to have your instructions in a video or written out. It is for this reason that we have both options available. This should allow everyone to have a set of instructions that they can follow. Giving everyone the chance of having a letterbox in their desired position around the home, no matter where that may be.

How to fix your letterbox to a wall.

The installation of your wall mounted letter box will not take a lot of time and can be easy to do when following these few simple steps, either as a video or written instructions.

You will need a few tools to help you to fit your letterbox correctly. This will include; spirit level, drill with hammer action, 6mm bassonary bit and a marker/pen.

Written Instructions

  1. Hold the letterbox up against the wall with the spirit level inside the letterbox so that you can ensure that your letterbox is straight and level.
  2. Once you have the letterbox level and in your desired height and location, then you need to mark through the back fittings, on the letterbox, where the holes will need to be drilled on the wall.
  3. When you are happy with your markings move the letterbox away from the wall and place in a safe location away from where you will be drilling.
  4. Drill into the wall where the markings you made are.
  5. Put the raw plugs (provided with letterbox) into the drilled holes in the wall.
  6. Some of the letterboxes that we supply are provided with plastic bungs which go into the fitting holes at the back of the letterbox. They will help to prevent movement of the letterbox.
  7. Place the letterbox on the screws in the wall. Tighten up the screws until you are happy that your letterbox is securely attached to the wall. Your letterbox is now ready to use.

If you follow the above instructions then fitting your new letterbox should not be a problem. It should fitted and ready to be used in no time. Helping to make your life easier right from day one.

Video Instructions

There is also the option for you to have the instructions by video, which is shown below.

 

 

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox.

When purchasing a letterbox there are a number of questions that run through your mind. This is completely understandable as you want to make sure that you are making the correct purchase for you and your home.

We think that there are 5 questions to ask yourself before purchasing a letterbox. This should allow you to be able to make a fully informed decision about your letterbox and know that it will make the perfect addition to your home.

Where is the best place to put your letterbox?

The best place for a letterbox will vary for each person. Your letterbox position will depend on where you find that it is most accessible and comfortable for you. Some people may prefer to have their letterbox near to their front door and some people may find it easier to have the letterbox away from the door, possibly at the bottom of the drive. 

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox
Our free standing letterbox is available in a large variety of colours.

We offer a range of letterboxes that can be fitted to certain parts of the home. There are wall mounted letterboxes and gate fitting. We also sell free standing letterboxes that can be place anywhere around the home.

You also have to take into consideration if it will fit in your desired location. We highly recommend that you measure where you want your letterbox before purchasing.  Measurements of all of our letterboxes can be found on our website. This makes it easy to know if your chosen letterbox will fit exactly where you want it to.

Do you want a Personalised Letterbox?

You must ask yourself if you wish to have a personalised letterbox. This would allow you to be able have a completely unique personalised masterpiece to add to your home.

Our personalised letterboxes allow you to have your address and a motif to represent you or your home. This will be perfect for anyone who wants to make their letterbox unique and personal.

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox
Will a personalised letterbox be the newest addition to your home?

We offer a large range of personalised letterboxes that you can get creative with to make your letterbox your own. However, if you do not like the idea of having a personalised letterbox then we also have an extensive range of non-personalised letterboxes. They can add just as much creativity to your home as a personalised letterbox.

Would a Coloured Letterbox be best suited to you?

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox
You can add colour to your home with our coloured letterboxes.

If you like colour and want to add some to the outside of your home then a coloured letterbox may just be the way.  There are a number of benefits to having splashes of colour around your home including the impact they can have on your mood. Colour has a greater impact on your mood when you see the colour on a regular basis. Each colour has a different significance which could change your kerb appeal, changing people’e perception of your home.

You may think that a coloured letterbox will not match the exterior of your home. However, this may not be the case. There is a wide spectrum of coloured letterboxes that are available which should enable you to be able to choose the perfect complimenting colour.

Which type of Letterbox will suit you best?

This is a very important decision. You have to make sure that you purchase the letterbox that best suits you so that you are able to make the most of having a letterbox. This could include looking at where you want your letterbox and why you require a letterbox. It may not seem like much but if you want an indoor letterbox and buy an outdoor one then it will not meet your requirement.

Letter cages may be best suited to you if you require a letterbox inside your home. It can be fitted on the inside of your door in order to make it easier for people to collect their mail. This would be especially useful to anyone who suffers with mobility problems, as it prevents bending to collect mail and prevents walking to an outside letterbox.

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox
Our no screws uPVC letter cage.

Parcel boxes will be perfect for someone who has a lot of parcel deliveries. The parcel box can hold a number of small to medium sized parcels, making it perfect for anyone who has multiple deliveries on a regular basis.

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox.
If you have multiple deliveries then our parcel box may be able to lend a helping hand.

Lockable letterboxes are also an option. They can help to keep your mail secure. This will be especially handy if you are out of the house on a regular basis and may not retrieve your mail for a couple of days.

If you require more detailed information on how to decide which letterbox would be best suited to you, then please visit our The Perfect Letterbox for you blog post. There is a lot more detailed explanation of how to decide which type of letterbox will suit your requirements.

Why do you want a Letterbox?

5 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing a Letterbox.
Our No Screws Letter Cage.

There are many different reasons why people want a letterbox. This is why we offer such an extensive range of them.

You may want a letterbox to help with back pain/problems. This could also prevent your movement meaning that you may benefit from having a letter cage which can be fitted inside your front door and make it easier to collect your mail.

Pet owners often require a letterbox in order to prevent their pets from chewing or destroying mail. This may mean that they could be best suited to any of our letterboxes. You will just have to decide which one you like best.

Just remember that the most important thing is to make sure that you have done your research. This way you will know that you are buying the right letterbox for you.

However, despite asking yourself all of these questions the most important thing is to make sure that you are completely happy with your purchase. This will make it easier to have the perfect new addition to your home.

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes

If you are looking to redesign the front of your home then we may just have the solution. A Coloured Letterbox. We offer a wide variety of coloured letterboxes that can help add that burst of colour that you have been looking for.

Colours are known to have an effect on your mood, especially if you are around that colour on a daily basis. Each colour has a different significance and associations. Having a coloured letterbox will not only effect you but will also have an impact on everyone that sees it.

We have decided to let you know all the information about the different coloured letterboxes that we sell so that you can make a fully informed decision about your letterbox.

Blue

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes
If you choose colour with our letterboxes then blue could add trust and loyalty to your kerb appeal.

The colour blue is normally associated with the sea and the sky. It often is associated with males which is why it tends to be known as a masculine colour. However, this should not put anyone off having the colour blue in their life. There is symbolisation of trust, loyalty and intelligence.

We have a extensive blue letterbox range that allow you to have the above associations with your home. This could be very beneficial to your kerb appeal. Especially if you want passers by to think you are a trustworthy and loyal household.

Blue is often matched with white, grey, black and pink. These are often the best complimenting colours with blue. However, if you ever wanted to have a complete contrast with blue then the best colours to use are red and yellow.

Red

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes
A red letterbox would certainly add a splash of colour to your home.

Red is a colour often associated with fire and blood. However, it also has very strong connotations of power, passion and love. It is a colour that is known for increasing your respiration rate and blood pressure.

There are a number of red letterboxes that are able to be purchased from out website if you wish to use your kerb appeal to say that your household is full of love and passion.

Red is very often paired with black, green and white. A lot of colours can compliment red very well but there are a some colours that just completely contrast with it. Yellow and blue are often known for not being a good mix with red but this is not the case all of the time.

Green

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes
Choose colour with our letterboxes and add a splash of green to your home.

Green is a colour that has been linked to nature for many years. This is very understandable, especially when all that plants are in bloom during spring and summer.  It is associated with growth, harmony and freshness. It can often indicate safety and in darker greens money.

The green letterboxes that are available to purchase from us will allow you to keep in touch with nature and boast that you live in a harmonious environment.

There is a number of colours that compliment green really well including; grey, purple and brown. Despite this there is often a number of colours that contrast with green such as yellow.

White

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes
Our wide range of white letterboxes will easily be able to fit into your colourful home.

White is a pure and light colour. It is often related to cleanliness and reminds a number of people about hospital, doctors and other sterile environments. In more recent years it has been linked to low-fat food and weight loss. However, when it comes to food I personally think that white is better linked to dairy products.

We have a large number of white letterboxes available to purchase which will give people thoughts of cleanliness and purity about your home.

Almost every single colour will be complimentary with white making it a perfect colour to add in to any space. It does not have any obvious contrasting colours meaning that it can be added anywhere in your home.

Black

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes
With a black letterbox you can give your kerb appeal a sophisticated look.

Black can often be perceived as negative and evil. However, it is also highly known for being a formal and elegant colour. Whilst leaving a slight bit of mystery at the same time.

There is a wide range of black letterboxes sold by us will allow you to show your neighbours that you are elegant but that there is also a slight bit of mystery surrounding your home.

Black is similar to white in the fact that there are not any obvious colours that contrast with it. This means that it will be complimentary no matter what colours are put with it.

Grey

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes
If you have always wanted a grey letterbox then now is your chance to have one.

The colour grey is normally known as a cool and neutral colour. It has been known as a moody however it has also been associated as a calming colour. It can be known as a dull colour but it is mainly known for being practical.

There are a large variety of grey letterboxes that can help to increase your kerb appeal to cool and neutral. This will leave you and your neighbours feeling calm every time they look at your letterbox.

Grey compliments pretty much every single colour which means that it is very easy to place in a number of locations as colour contrast will not make a difference.

Cream

Choose Colour with our Letterboxes
Add a touch of calm to your home with a cream letterbox.

This is known as a sophisticated and calming colour. Much like white it can be known as pure with it being a mix of brown and white. It is often associated with custard and cream in the kitchen.

This is the same as white and will be able help increase your kerb appeal to sophisticated and calm. This will should help to calm you when you enter your home if you have a cream letterbox.

Cream is very similar to white so it makes it the perfect colour to place in a number of locations as it will not contrast with colours.

 

I am sure that in all the variety of colours that we sell that there will be one coloured letterbox that you will want to add to your home and enhance your kerb appeal. If you choose colour with our letterboxes then it may have a big effect on your home and daily mood.

Best Position for your Letterbox

Best Position for your Letterbox

You may not think it but the position of your letterbox can make a big difference to your everyday life. It can also affect the security of your home and mail. Letterbox positioning can be completely different for each person based on their needs and requirements for the letterbox. The best position for your letterbox will probably be completely different to someone else.

When choosing your letterbox and it’s position you may also want to consider if this a secure position for the letterbox. The height and location of your letterbox can affect it’s security. The more accessible the letterbox is then the higher the chance of security being an issue. If security is a worry to you then we do sell a variety of lockable letterboxes that help to keep your mail safe. The secure lock on out letterboxes can only be opened with a key. This only allows you to have access to your mail once it is in the letterbox. Our lockable letterboxes could be a good solution to your security problems. They can be fitted to a wall, gate or post giving you a wide choice of places to position your letterbox.

There is also the weather to take into consideration for your letterbox. For example a lot of metal letterboxes are not practical in coastal areas as they will tarnish easier with the salty air from the sea. You may have to consider a internal letterbox in these areas in order to avoid disappointment. However, we do sell an all weather exterior letterbox that could be the solution. This will with stand all kind of horrible weather that we have here in the UK and help to maintain the beautiful design of the letterbox and your home.

Best Position for your Letterbox
White all weather letterbox

The majority of the letterboxes that we sell are able to be fitted to a wall, post or gate. On all 3 of these fittings there will be a variety of places that the letterboxes can be placed.

Interior or Exterior?

The first thing to decide on your letterbox position is whether you want it inside or outside of your home.

Best Position for your Letterbox
If you want an interior letterbox then our letter cage could be the solution.

Not all letterboxes that we sell have to placed outside of the home. We sell letter cages, that fit on the inside of your door with no screws in order to allow mail to be retrieved without leaving your home. If you do not wish to have a letterbox that is positioned outside of your home then this may be the solution. This would help people who struggle to bend to collect their mail. It could also benefit someone who is unable to leave the house regularly.

However, there are a number of people who prefer their mail going into a letterbox outside of the home. This would mean that they will be better suited to having an exterior letterbox.

Positioning your Letterbox

Majority of the letterboxes that we sell are able to be fitted to a wall, post or gate. On all 3 of these fittings there will be a variety of places that the letterboxes can be placed.

When trying to find the best position for your letterbox on a wall, gate or post there are 3 main places that they tend to be placed. They tend to be high, middle/arms height or low. There are positives and negatives to all of the positions. However, if the position suits you and your lifestyle then the positives will out way the negatives.

If you are trying to position your letterbox on a wall then you must always take into consideration all doors and windows. Having your letterbox a short distance from a door will allow easy access to your home. You should also remember that your letterbox has the potential to be at head height for some people. In which case it can often be easier to have it away from doors. You may also not wish to have a letterbox too close to a window as this may block a percentage of light from entering the room.

Some people may wish to have their letterbox fixed to a gate or post. When fixing anything onto a gate you have to be aware that it could move when the gate opens and closes. For this reason it is not recommended to fit a letterbox too close to the edge of a fence or gate. In some cases fitting a letterbox in this position may be your only option. In which case I would advise that you make sure that the letterbox is securely fixed onto the fence or gate.

Best Position for your Letterbox
One of the wall mounted letterboxes that we have for sale.

High Position 

Placing your letterbox in a high position is one of the possibilities for your letterbox’s position. This may be the position for your letterbox if you find it easier to access. The higher your letterbox the less chance there is of people being able to see your mail. If this is a concern of yours then a high letterboxes is perfect.

However, it may not be the best position for your post man to access which could result in your mail being undelivered due to health and safety. Letterboxes that are placed high may be perfect for one person but not for everyone. Always remember that you are not the only person who has access your letterbox.

Middle/Arm Height Position

Most people will find the best position to have their letterbox is in the middle of a wall. This is sometimes known as arm height. This position is probably the easiest to access and is often chosen in order to help ease everyday life.

The middle position could be an easy position for people with back pains as this would prevent them from having to stretch or bend to collect their mail. This will also help the owners of pets that like to destroy mail. Due to the fact that the mail will be well out of your pet’s way.

There are some disadvantages to this height however, especially on a fence. The easier that the letterbox is to stand on, then on a fence it could make it easier to jump over. This is not the case for many people though.

Low Position

You may decide that you want to place your letterbox in a low position. This could be a position that works well if you have children who like to help collect the mail. Having a low position letterbox may also be suitable to someone who finds it easier to bend to collect their mail.

There could be some negatives to this position for your letterbox. If your letterbox is too low it could make it easy for theft. This could happen as your mail would be more visible.  There is also a higher chance that the post man may struggle to deliver as the letter box is too low, which could result in undelivered mail.

Through the Wall.

Best Position for your Letterbox
Through the wall letterbox.

There is also the option to have your letterbox through the wall. This would be best suited to a home or business where there is a wall surrounding the building. The through the wall letterbox would enable you to be able to have your mail delivered with out disturbing you. These letterboxes are able to hold a large amount of mail, meaning that it may not be necessary to retrieve your mail everyday.  They are high on security only allowing access from the rear lockable door.

Rear Access Letterboxes.

Best Position for your Letterbox
Could our rear access letterbox enable you to find the best position for your letterbox.

Rear access letterboxes enable you to have your letterbox in a location that only allows you to retrieve the mail. This could be by having the letterbox on a fence or gate. These letterboxes allow you to be able to have your mail securely delivered on a daily basis and it not be too much mail in the letterbox.
This type of letterbox can be particularly useful for businesses as it can be placed away from busy areas and help to keep your mail organised. Being able to retrieve mail from the gate or fence is often more convenient for a lot of people. We also sell a secure gate and railings letterbox which is durable and can compliment any home.

Regardless of all our suggestions once you have your new letterbox you are guaranteed to find the perfect place for it in your home.

The Perfect Letterbox for you

The Perfect Letterbox for you

If you have seen our website or have heard of our company then you will probably know that we offer a wide range of letterboxes. This can make it quite difficult to know which is the best one for you.

We have decided to create a letterbox guide so that you can find the perfect letterbox for you. The guide below contains information on all of our letterbox types and why each letterbox could be best suited to you.

Personalised Letterboxes

The Perfect Letterbox for you
One of the many personalised letterboxes that we sell.

We offer a large range of letterboxes that can be personalised before purchase to reflect your personality. On our website you are able to add your address and a motif to the front of the letterbox. This allows you to get creative and have a letterbox that is unique to your home.

This type of letterbox would be perfect for anyone who wants a letterbox that they can make their own. As our personalisation tool can be used to create a letterbox that is truly unique to you.
Letterboxes are also really useful for anyone who struggles to pick mail up off the floor as the personalised letterboxes can be placed in a location that suits you. This can save bending or stretching to pick up the mail.
Our personalised letterboxes can also be helpful to pet owners, especially if you have a pet that likes to chew or destroy mail. The letterboxes keep your mail safe and secure outside of the home and away from pets.

Coloured Letterboxes

The Perfect Letterbox for you
Is a coloured letterbox the perfect letterbox for you?

If you like having splashes of colour around the house then you will love our coloured letterboxes. We offer a wide variety of colours including; red, green and blue. These letterboxes can easily make the perfect edition to your home and add a burst of colour.

Our coloured letterboxes can match a painted door, gate or house. They are a great way of being able to contain your mail, especially if you have a lot of deliveries or are often out of the house when the post man comes. Every coloured letterbox that we sell has a secure lock in order to keep your mail safe and to prevent theft.
All our letterboxes can be fitted to a wall, post or gate, meaning that they can be positioned in the best place for you. In order to make your everyday life easier.

Parcel Box

The Perfect Letterbox for you
If you have multiple deliveries then our parcel box may be perfect for you.

Winner of the DIY Awards – Hardware product of the Year 2014.
Our award winning parcel box is perfect for people who receive a lot of packages or are not often in to collect the parcels. The letterboxes are best suited to multiple deliveries of small to medium parcels. Parcel letterboxes will be extremely useful during busy times of the year such as Christmas.

You have the opportunity to have your parcel box personalised, allowing you to make it your own and add a motif as well as your address. This will make it more personal to you and unique to your home. The parcel box has a 3 point secure lock which means that your parcels will always be safe and secure.

It is easy to be able to find the best place for your parcel box around the home as it can be fitted to a wall, gate or post. This also enables you to be able to place the parcel box in the most comfortable position for you.
For example; back pain sufferers will most likely prefer their parcel box at arms height to prevent them having to bend or stretch.

Lockable Letterboxes

The Perfect Letterbox for you
If you want a safe and secure letter box then look no further than our lockable letterboxes.

We offer a large range of lockable letterboxes which help to ensure that your mail is always safe and secure. All lockable letterboxes are provided with 2 keys, with more available to purchase if required. They are available in a wide range of colours and can be personalised to create a unique masterpiece for your home.

This type of letterbox is well suited to people who are away or out of the house often as the secure lock will help to ensure your mail is protected at all times. This will be very handy to people who have large amounts of mail delivered on a regular basis.

Wall Mounted Letterboxes

The Perfect Letterbox for you
Could our wall mounted letterbox be the perfect letterbox for you?

This type of letterbox is the perfect way of making sure that your mail is safe and secure when you are out of the house. It also means that the letterbox can be placed in the most suitable location for you.

Our wall mounted letterboxes can be personalised to give your home a unique and personal touch. These letterboxes are best suited to people receiving a lot of mail as the letterbox can store large amounts of mail and keep it secure at all times. Letterboxes are useful to pet owners as it will keep the mail away from pets who like to destroy mail.
Wall mounted letterboxes are sold with fittings to that you can place your letterbox in the position you wants so that it can help you in your everyday life.

Multiple Mailboxes for Communal Areas

The Perfect Letterbox for you
If you live in a communal areas then the multiple letterbox may just suit you.

This letterbox is perfect for communal areas where multiple letterboxes are required in one space. The letterbox is large and practical for multiple deliveries. It is capable of holding up to A4 size letters, so there is plenty of room for your mail.

Each letterbox is fitted with a secure lock to ensure mail safety. There is a perspex window on the letterbox. This allows for your name and address to be inserted. This product is best suited to people who live in flats, apartments or other communal areas.

Rear Access Letterbox

The Perfect Letterbox for you
Is our rear access letterbox the perfect letterbox for you?

Rear Access Letterboxes have been designed to fit inside of the gate, post or door and only gives the postman access to the front of the letterbox. There is a slot at the front of the letter box for mail to be delivered. In addition to this you have access to the mail at the back with a key.

This letterbox makes an ideal letterbox solution for any company or home as there is easy access and easy fitting.
The letterboxes work well with a number of our letterplates, however if you wanted the letterplate fitted to the letterbox then you may need to drill holes into the letterbox.
Our rear access letterbox keeps your mail secure with the locking system meaning that your mail is safe in your letterbox at all times.

Through the wall postboxes

The Perfect Letterbox for you
If you need a through the wall letterbox then this could be the perfect letterbox for you.

We offer 2 stunning through the wall letterboxes offer the perfect answer for anyone who has a wall surrounding their home. The beautiful front and back door is fitted to the outside of the wall or gate pillar. The internal storage is fitted into the wall cavity and goes inside the wall meaning that the letterbox is weatherproof.

Each one of our through the wall postboxes is hand painted to give the highest quality finish. The letterbox is lockable which enhances security and makes sure that your mail is safe. The mail can be retrieved from the rear side of the wall meaning that you would not have to walk round to collect your mail.
This type of letterbox is perfect for people who have long driveways or who have walling surrounding their home.

Free Standing Letterbox

The Perfect Letterbox for you
One of the 4 coloured free standing letterboxes that we have for sale – is it the perfect letterbox for you?

Decorative freestanding, aluminium letter box is available in 4 beautiful colours with an ornate design. This letterbox has a stunning decorative pattern on the roof and horse related motifs on all the sides. There is a gold effect letter flap to the front of the letterbox which has the word ‘Letters’ on it. There is a secure lockable door to the side of the letterbox which ensures mail security at all times.

Free standing letterboxes can be placed in a number of locations around the home making it easy to find the perfect place for it to fit into your home. This is an extremely practical letterbox for any home and in addition to this is can hold large amounts of mail making it perfect for people who are out of the house regularly.

American Style Letterboxes

The Perfect Letterbox for you
American style letterboxes available in 6 different colours.

We offer the Mississippi American Style letterbox in a range of colours that will make the perfect addition to your home no matter where you live in the world. The letterbox has “U.S. Mail” and “U.S. Postmaster General Approved” embossed onto it giving it an authentic American feel.

Alongside the letter box we sell a stand for the letterbox allowing you to be able to place it anywhere around your home. This will especially suit you if you do not want to have it secured to anything. This letterbox is also very practical for homes with pets that like to destroy mail as the letterbox can be placed out of the pet’s reach.

Letter Cages

The Perfect Letterbox for you
If you want a letter cage that requires no screws then this is the letter cage for you.

We have designed the first ever letter cage that does not require screws to be fitted to a uPVC door. You just have to unscrew your door’s letterplate and slot the letter cage into place. Once the letter cage is in place it will prevent mail from falling on the floor.

This will be especially handy if you have pets that like to destroy mail. It also helps to prevent the mail from being visible to burglars.
The letter cage will also make it easier for people who suffer from back problems to be able to collect their mail as there is no need for them to have to bend and pick up post off the floor.

Newspaper Holders

The Perfect Letterbox for you
If you have a lot of newspapers delivered then invest in a newspaper holder.

If you receive a newspaper delivery on a regular basis then a newspaper holder may be just what you need. Our range of newspaper holders are available joined to a letterbox or separate. It is also possible to personalise your letterbox in order to give your home a unique touch.

The newspaper holders enable you to be able to have multiple newspaper deliveries and them all be stored securely. If newspapers are all delivered to a newspaper holder then this will help to prevent them being crumpled or ripped when going through your door and can also prevent pets from being able to destroy them.

No more screws with our new uPVC letter cage

letter cage for uPVC door - No more screws with our new uPVC letter cage

No more screws with our new uPVC letter cage

Here at House Nameplate Company, we have designed and created the first ever uPVC letter cage that does not require screws to be secured to the inside of your door.

So, the letter cages are made to fit a standard size uPVC  door letter plate.  The dimensions of the letter cage are L – 36cm x W – 32cm x D – 18cm.
No more screws with our new uPVC letter cage means that it can be fitted to any door in a short amount of time. Also, it will not cause any damage to the door.

This unique letter cage has been designed  to fit around your door’s existing letter plate. It will catch the mail to prevent it falling on the floor. This will be especially handy if you have pets that like to destroy mail. It also prevents the mail from being visible to burglars.
The letter cage will also make it easier for people who suffer from back problems to be able to collect their mail as there is no need for them to have to bend and pick up post off of the floor.

Installation of the uPVC letter cage

The installation of the letter cage is easy and only requires a Phillips screwdriver.  It will only take a couple of minutes to fit, by just following a few simple steps.

1.  Lift the letter plate so that the securing screws are visible.
2.  Undo the letter plate screws, so that there is a small amount of movement.
3.  Slide the letter cage behind the letter plate and position it suitably for your door.
4.  Once you are happy with the letter cage’s position, then retighten the letter plate screws. Making sure that your letter cage and letter plate are completely secure.

No more screws with our new uPVC letter cage
No more screws with our new uPVC letter cage

uPVC Letter Cage Removal

The letter cage can be removed from the door just as easily with a Phillips screwdriver. The removal of the letter cage will only take a few minutes. This can be done by following a few steps.

1.  Lift the letter plate and unscrew the letter plate, with the screwdriver, so that it has slight movement.
2.  Remove the letter cage from the door.
3.  Retighten the letter plate with the screwdriver.

With there being no screws required to fit the letter cage there will be no damage to the door.  If the letter cage is removed then there will never be any evidence that the cage was ever fitted on the door.

A video guide to fitting your letter cage.