Want to do it yourself?
Here is a list of materials & suppliers that have the parts that fit most mailboxes in the Fontainebleau subdivision.
Most houses in Fontainebleau have one of these two brands.
Modern Home Products HK1A – Black or
American Gas Lamp Westmoreland 300 Outdoor Gas Light
Check the sides of your lamp and you will see the name cast into the lamp above the glass.
Please verify your lamp style and model before purchasing any replacement products.
We use 2 coats of original Rust-Oleum gloss black and red spray paint to protect the mailbox and lamp post. Once the mailbox and lamp post have been scraped, sanded and cleaned with a degreasing soap, we spray two coats of Rust-Oleum black and red.
Replacement Glass – Tempered Measure your glass to make sure you are ordering the correct size. Typical size is 8.25” x 8” x 4.5”
BBQGuys.com GLP3 Gas Light Pane
Gaslight Panes, Tempered Glass
Black Lamp Post with Cross Arm
Newport Coastal Black Plastic Cross Arm with Gold Balls
Portfolio Black Cast Aluminum Post Light Cross Bar
I have yet to find the perfect flag. But here are two that work.
PostFlag.com: This one has 3M adhesive , but we drill the mount and add a stainless steel bolt directly into the mailbox. We have had the adhesive fail on a couple of boxes.
Mailbox Numbers – Vinyl
Mailbox Numbers -Vinyl
We own a machine that cuts the numbers per order.
If you need new numbers, send us an email with the numbers you need and we can print 2 sets – one set each side – for only $18.00. firstname.lastname@example.org
Mailbox Numbers – 3D Acrylic
Mailbox Numbers -3D Acrylic
We order the 3D Acrylic numbers from https://www.signlettersource.com/
These numbers are not cheap & not fast since they are cut to order.
Here are the Specs:
1.5″ x 1/4″ Flat Cut Acrylic, Metallic Gold (Color #2756), using the Goudy Extra Bold font, with No mounts, and No Pattern
We use a 2 part epoxy to glue the letters to the box. We have also used a clear construction adhesive that worked well.
We pre-layout the numbers using a ruler and use clear packaging tape on top to hold the layout.
1. Lay the numbers out as you want them to read with correct spacing.
2. Next, lay packaging tape, with extra tape on each end, to over the numbers and press down. Now the numbers are stuck to the tape in the correct spacing.
3. Apply adhesive to the back of the numbers and apply to the mailbox. Using the extra tape, stick it to the mailbox itself on each end to hold the numbers in place while the glue dries.
4. NOTE: Check that the numbers lay flush on the mailbox before applying tape and adhesive. Some numbers, like the 4, need to be sanded on the top back edge to fit flush on the mailbox.
Decided not to do it yourself….
If you are interested in having us restore your mailbox and light post to its original glory, please fill out one of our work orders and email it back to us. It can even be just a photo of the completed work order sent to us by email. email@example.com