Giving your mailbox a good shaking just might save you from headaches this winter. And guess when the "4th Annual Shake Your Mailbox Day in Michigan", is? It is this coming Saturday, October 20th! So, get out there and shake that mailbox, so that you know it can stand the hardships of winter! One of the biggest challenges that a mailbox faces is the snow removal operation

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. Plows take a heavy toll on mailboxes during the season and if your isn't firm in place, it could be easily displaced. It is also a good time to check the hinges on the mailbox door and tighten the screws that secure the box to the post!

So, plan to get out there and "shake, shake shake that mailbox" this Saturday!