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Where Should You Install Pedestratian Wayfinding Signage?

Friday January 14, 2022


When using pedestrian wayfinding signage in a residential community or commercial shopping center, you'll need to choose the right location for it.

The Evolution of Centralized Mailboxes

Tuesday January 04, 2022

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Centralized mailboxes have become increasingly common in recent years. They are distinguished from curbside mailboxes by their use of multiple mailbox units. While curbside mailboxes are exclusive to a single home or residence, centralized mailboxes have multiple units. As a result, both the United States Postal Service (USPS) and many property developers prefer them. Centralized mailboxes, however, have evolved. This post explores the evolution of centralized mailboxes and how they came to be.

Choosing the Right Traffic Signs: What You Should Know

Tuesday December 21, 2021


Whether you're developing a commercial or residential area, you may need to use traffic signs. Traffic signs have been around for centuries. They became increasingly common, however, during the 1930s in response to the rise of modern-day automobiles. While all traffic signs provide instructions to road users, they are available in different types. What type of traffic signs should you use for your development project?

5 Things to Consider When Choosing Posts for Curbside Mailboxes

Thursday December 02, 2021

The Dos and Don'ts of Installing a Curbside Mailbox

Unlike centralized mail delivery systems, all curbside mailboxes require a post. Consisting of a vertical pole or structure, it allows you to mount a curbside mailbox at an elevated height. You shouldn't choose just any type of post, however. Below are five important things to consider when choosing posts for curbside mailboxes.

An Introduction to the Different Types of Mailboxes

Friday November 26, 2021

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The United States Postal Service (USPS) is responsible for delivering mail to over 160 million addresses per year. Some of these addresses consist of homes or apartments, whereas others consist of businesses and commercial properties. Regardless, they all have a mailbox where USPS couriers can drop off mail. There are many different types of mailboxes, however. While you might be familiar with traditional curbside mailboxes, you might be surprised to learn about the alternative mailboxes supported by the USPS.

Incandescent vs Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Outdoor Lighting: Which Is Best?

Tuesday November 23, 2021


Both commercial and residential properties can benefit from outdoor lighting. When the sun goes down, it will illuminate the surrounding area. There are different types of outdoor lighting, however, two of the most common being incandescent and light-emitting diode (LED). While they are both designed to illuminate the area in which they are installed, they aren't the same. What's the difference between incandescent and LED outdoor lighting exactly, and which type should you choose?

5 Benefits of Using Bike Racks in Your Property Development Project

Friday November 19, 2021


Bike racks are a smart investment for most property development projects. From commercial shopping centers and business districts to parks and recreational areas, they offer several benefits. If you're still on the fence about using them, you should check out the five following benefits that bike racks offer.

Who's Responsible for Repairing Damaged Mailboxes?

Friday November 12, 2021


If you've discovered a damaged mailbox in your residential community, you might be wondering who's responsible for repairing it. Mailboxes aren't immune to damage. While some of them are made of stronger and more durable materials than others, all mailboxes can sustain damage when neglected. The United States Postal Service (USPS), of course, won't service mailboxes that are severed damaged. So, who's responsible for repairing damaged mailboxes?

What Are Street Name Signs? Here's What You Should Know

Friday November 05, 2021


There are three primary categories of traffic signs used in the United States: warning, regulatory and guide. One of the most common types of guide signs is the street name sign. Street name signs are found on all types of roads. Whether you're driving through a major city or down a rural road, you'll probably encounter them. They are considered guide signs because they provide directions or guidance to motorists and other road users. While you might be familiar with the general purpose of street name signs, there are probably some things you don't know about them.

Protecting Against Package Theft: What You Should Know

Thursday November 04, 2021


Package theft is on the rise. Statistics show that roughly one in three U.S. adults have had at least one of their packages stolen. When you order products online -- or through other means -- you can expect them to arrive at your doorstep. Thieves, unfortunately, may intercept them before you're able to collect them. It's frustrating when you discover that one of your packages has been stolen off your property. The good news is that you can protect against package theft in several ways.