Postal Service asking Milwaukee-area homeowners to inspect, repair mailboxes
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The U.S. Postal Service is asking all Milwaukee-area homeowners to inspect and repair their mailboxes during Mailbox Improvement Week which runs from May 19-25.
makes delivering and receiving mail safer for our carriers and customers,” says Postmaster Michael Ohm.
Some of the typical activities homeowners may need to do include:
- Replacing loose hinges on a mailbox door.
- Repainting a mailbox that may have rusted or has started to peel.
- Remounting a loosened mailbox post.
- Replacing or adding house numbers.
“If a homeowner plans to install a new mailbox or replace a worn one, he or she must use only Postal Service–approved traditional, contemporary or locking full/limited service mailboxes,” said Ohm.
For more information, call your local Post Office.