There can be lots of the benefits of the brick mailbox designs. You may take a ride down the country and search for the mailboxes. Most of them are made of metal. But if you choose for the brick mailboxes, you will guarantee that it is beautiful and more importantly this is more sturdy than that of the metal made mailboxes.
If you know, there are school kids that may try to hit your mailbox with their baseball bat for fun. Again, if you are going to take a ride down the road, you may actually see some mailboxes that are knocked off into their posts and you will find at least one mailboxes since this is not made of metal, this is made of brick. 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 remaining bricks from the brick mailbox to be used to build something instead of dumping them right to the trash.
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 good thing about the light is that it will serve as decoration and this can help people to find your house easily. If you like; adding your house number into the brick mailbox can also be of great help. You will require some special drill so that you can successfully put the numbers.
Another major benefit of the brick mailbox is that this will not blow the mailbox instantly even with the great storm since it is very safe. But if the car will hit it, then that is the time it will be damaged.
Finally, if you are the handy type of person, then do-it-yourself brick mailboxes can be possible and you have the freedom to design it according to your desire. IF ever you are not the type of person who can do it alone, then you can ask for the help of the handyman or the contractors for you to have an idea on what to do and so that they can help you. Sketch out some design that you like, and do not try to make it very fancy too, and then you can actually go from there. 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.