There are many advantages of the brick mailbox designs. You can see variety of the mailboxes designs if you took a ride down the country where there are stores selling mailboxes. Majority of them are actually made of metal. But with the brick mailboxes, you will actually be sure that it is made of beautiful material and not plane wood and besides they are sturdy to use.
To add, school kids are fund of hitting anything they see along the rode and your mailbox is not an excuse to that. There are metal mailboxes that the kids may knock off but with the metal mailboxes you will be assured that it will be hard to damage especially hitting with a bat. Some of the mailboxes before were made available only for those rich kids and some of them are naturally made and some are man-made tones. This can be a great sign of importance and this will indicate that the people who are living inside were actually rich since they can afford to have brick mailboxes.
You can also use the leftover bricks from your house and not to throw it out in the trash so that you can still create a brick mailbox and put it to good use.
You can also add some light into your brick mailbox and run an electric line it so that you can put the light on. The lights may serve as something that will decorate your house and this can aid people who are looking for your house to locate it immediately because of the added lights. If you like; adding your house number into the brick mailbox can also be of great help. The house numbers will be attached with the use of the special drill s that it will not be removed easily.
You can also expect that with the mailbox made of bricks, you will have a mail that is very safe. But if the car will hit it, then that is the time it will be damaged.
If you are the type of person that can do it all by yourself, then it will also be possible to create your very own brick mailbox. If you are not this type of person then you can opt to hire for the expert or the contractors to build one for you. You can try to sketch for the design that you like, and you can ask them to follow that design you have created. If possible, you need to try to check out for the post office in your local area and try to find out any restriction of possible regarding the location and the allowed size for you to start your brick mailbox. Also, check if the place you put the mailbox is safe and will not distract the beauty of your house.