Buy a wall mounted mailbox there are a variety of usps approved wall mounted mailboxes available anywhere from.
Install mailbox on vinyl siding.
Just don t over tighten the screws and crush the siding.
This renders the siding vulnerable to moisture and voids the warranty even if you seal the hole.
Insert screws into the top holes and hang on the wall only twisting the screws in halfway.
Vinyl siding is not made to be drilled.
Place your mailbox 6 to 8 inches back from the curb.
There are at least three alternative ways to do it.
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They would also work to hang lights around a window not having to drill hole in the siding.
Insert screws into the bottom holes and drill in only halfway again checking that mailbox is level.
The mailbox came with 4 screws maybe 1 long that can supposedly be used to mount it to a wall.
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You can drill through and mount the box over vinyl no problem.
Mounting a mailbox to vinyl siding step 1 slide the vinyl siding s hooks under and over your vinyl siding.
How to install a mailbox to vinyl siding step one.
Here are the guidelines for placing a mailbox directly from the usps.
If you have the cement board siding then pre drill holes first and don t over tighten or you will crack that stuff.
Another site recommended finding studs and drilling through the siding to mount the mailbox with the option of caulk in the drill holes to prevent moisture from entering the wall.
Rest a level on top of the mailbox to double check it is flat.
Drill 1 1 2 holes in your siding cut pieces of pvc pipe to slide into holes to bring box flush to siding caulk around pipe and on exposed edge install mailbox view entire discussion 8 comments 9 2k.
If you want to hang something from your vinyl siding don t even think about drilling through it to attach a hook to the sheathing.
Doing so will crack it leaving your house vulnerable to water damage.
I hang a 48 wreath with the no hole vinyl siding hangers.