Mailboxes come in a variety of shapes, sizes and styles, all to suit your preference. Some are elaborate with intricate detail and a real sense of wealth and style. You can even have them made and tailored to your design if you so wish. Making sure you choose an appropriate mailbox for your home is essential. It is not just the appearance of the mailbox that matters, you need to be able to ensure security for your mail and that it will be safe and free from any weather conditions that could tamper with it. A good, sturdy mailbox will stay strong in bad weather yet should still be easy to install into the ground or upon your wall, and of course the letter slot should be of a sufficient size to ensure all manners of letters can be posted with ease. This gives them the post master stamp of approval.