How to Install a New Mailbox Post

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whether damage a rot or just the desire

for a new look can drive the need to

replace an existing mailbox post here's

how to do it

choose a mailbox post you like you can

build one from scratch if you wish make

sure that the material that the post is

made out of is whether in rot resistant

pressure treated wood or naturally

weather resistant wood species like

cedar are good choices before you put in

the new mailbox post check with your

local post office for current

regulations find out how high from the

road your mailbox must be as well as how

far back the mailbox must be from the

road if there's an existing post to be

removed first try wiggling it if you can

wiggle it loose you may be able to pull

it straight up out of the ground protect

your back by bending your legs or get