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Ivanas L

Poplar England


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"Great attitude"

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John B

Broadgate England


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"Great work. John has been very professional and did a great job. Very satisfied and will be happy to use him again in the future."

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Nathan M

Bluewater England


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"5 Class service, Nathan was efficient, good communicator, polite, tidy, clean and punctual. "

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Recent Letterbox Replacement reviews

"John was utterly excellent. He worked quickly, efficiently and was invested in helping me with the task and offering advice."

Replace 9 outdoor wall mounted letterboxes


"Nathan was communicative and bought good quality materials. I recommend him."

Reconstruction of internal letterbox


"He was punctual, polite and excellent. I would definitely use again. W6"

Install new letterbox


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£80 - £110







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Why hire a letterbox replacement expert through Airtasker?

It’s fast, easy and convenient, so you don’t have to worry about a non-working letterbox causing your mail to pile up on your doorstep, or missing required notices. When you use Airtasker, you can find a local, skilled Tasker to remove your old letterbox and install a new one quickly.

You don’t have to look for a handyman or even a separate carpenter to make adjustments to your letterbox slot; one Tasker can make the adjustments as part of the installation job. All you have to do is post your letterbox job with complete details. Say what you need for your letterbox replacement, your location, budget and how soon you’d like the job done.

Taskers will approach you about the role and give you a free quote. You can view ratings and reviews to help you choose the right Tasker. Once you’ve agreed on the job and its price, they can work on your letterbox replacement, and you’ll release the payment only after they’ve finished. Get this done within a day and use that pink button now!

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What are the benefits of hiring a Tasker to do a letterbox replacement?

Letterbox replacement is an essential and uncommon task that can be difficult to find a handyman or carpenter to do for you. Hiring a Tasker is the fastest and easiest way to find someone skilled enough to do your letterbox replacement. You can choose from several experienced Taskers and get it done within the day, so you can have a new letterbox to receive tomorrow’s mail. You can hire a Tasker from anywhere, with any device that has internet access.

Do I need to provide my tools or equipment for my letterbox replacement service?

No, there’s no need to provide your hired specialist with any tools or equipment as they should arrive prepared (as requested). Your hired Tasker has the experience, expertise and usually has the specific tools needed to do the job. But, if you have equipment that possibly makes their job go faster or easier, feel free to lend these to them.

How long does it take to install a letterbox replacement?

The time it takes to do a letterbox replacement will depend on the speed of your Tasker and the complexity of the job. If your letterbox replacement calls for removing the old one then merely bolting on the new one, this can take less than an hour. But if other tasks are needed, like widening the opening, expect the job to take at least two to three hours.

Can a Tasker also help me with my letterbox replacement service?

Absolutely. If you offer a letterbox replacement as a service yourself or run a business that does this, you can hire Taskers to assist you. Should you also provide other services that improve the appearance of home-like paving, decking, landscaping or gardening, you can employ Taskers for these as well. Be sure to be clear about what you want from your Taskers to avoid any misunderstanding.

Can I install a letterbox on a PVC door?

Yes, you can. You only have to find letterboxes designed for PVC doors online or at your local hardware store. There may be slight variations of PVC door letterboxes compared to those for wooden doors, such as the addition of a rubber gasket to ensure a tighter fit. Apart from that minor difference, letterboxes for PVC doors are installed similarly to those for wooden doors.

Can I do letterbox installation by myself?

You can do this as long as it’s only a matter of unscrewing the old letterbox and bolting on the new one. All you need is the appropriate screwdriver and silicone sealant if you wish to weatherproof the new letterbox. But if the installation requires complicated tasks like widening the door aperture, you should consider hiring a specialist to do this if you don’t have the right tools, skills and experience.

What do letterbox replacement services include?

Letterbox replacement services include whatever tasks that are needed to install a new letterbox in your door. You can hire this service whether the old letterbox is damaged or if you want a new letterbox that is of a different design.


For a complete replacement of the letterbox, this service includes removing the old letterbox, widening the letterbox aperture if needed, installing the new letterbox and applying the sealant to protect it from the elements. If the existing letterbox still works and only the old letterbox flap is defective, you can also request for old letterbox flap replacement instead of having to change the letterbox.


Old letterbox removal

When your letterbox has issues like a non-working or missing flap or a worn draught excluder that no longer keeps the wind out, you can have the old letterbox removed. Your letterbox replacement specialist can deftly detach both the external and internal sections of the old letterbox, taking care not to damage your door. Should your specialist find that the old letterbox is still usable and only needs a mailbox door replacement, they may recommend replacing this part alone.  


Letterbox aperture adjustment

There are many types of letterboxes on the market, and as there is no standard size, you may end up with a new letterbox that is larger or smaller than its door aperture. In case the new letterbox you wish to have installed doesn’t fit, your hired letterbox replacement specialist can make the needed adjustments to fit your door. Your specialist can do some simple carpentry on the letterbox slot to widen or narrow it to the right size.  


Letterbox or mail installation

After removing the old letterbox and making adjustments to the aperture as needed, your specialist can proceed with this type of post box installation. They will follow the installation instructions of the letterbox; this usually involves placing both halves of the letterbox on the appropriate sides of the door opening and bolting them in place with the enclosed screws.


Letterbox weatherproofing

Your letterbox replacement specialists can do simple weatherproofing on your new letterbox. They can apply clear silicone on the top and sides of the letterbox then leave it to dry. This application of silicone serves as a sealant - it also stops rainwater or snowmelt from getting into the letterbox and your door.


Installing a letter cage

The letter cage is an accessory that stores and keeps your post from piling up on the floor. This also prevents your precious pooch from chewing on them. Your hired specialist can install this behind the letterbox slot as per its installation instructions for an additional fee.

Recent Letterbox Replacement tasks

Communal letterbox repair


Cyprus, Greater London

13th Apr 2021

Hey there, my name is charles. I need to hire a handyperson to help me in London, UK. What do you need done? Letterbox What is the type of property? Apartment What would you like the handyperson to work on? Only the mailbox needs repairing

New letterbox fitted


North Clippens, Renfrewshire

25th Oct 2020

Need the broken letterbox removed and a new one fitted

Reconstruction of internal letterbox


Pimlico, Greater London, SW1V

29th Apr 2019

The letterbox has broken and requires a new lid and a new body. It needs to withstand wet conditions as it is not protected by rain. The new letter box should be black like the gate. Please offer to include the price of the materials / paint. Let me know if you want to inspect before offering.

Nathan was communicative and bought good quality materials. I recommend him.

Help to replace letterbox


Southville, Bristol

12th Jan 2021

I have bought metal replacement letterbox knocker same dimensions as previous. Screw holes are not aligned by 5mm. They need to be nearer each other not further apart. The existing holes are very close to the cutout. I have tried to enlarge the screw holes but no joy. I need someone who knows about the problems of fixing letterbox plates.

Install new letterbox


Charing Cross, Greater London

15th Aug 2019

I need to replace a very old letterbox with a new one that I suspect will be larger than the existing aperture...

He was punctual, polite and excellent. I would definitely use again. W6

Fitting 2large ikea hemnes mirrors and a letterbox


Tollcross, City of Edinburgh

2nd Feb 2019

I need two large ikea hemnes mirrors hung and a letterbox put up outside. The walls are thick so appropriate drill and fittings willl be required.

Installation of a letterbox shoot


Chingford Green, Greater London

26th Apr 2021

installation of a letterbox shoot into a brick wall at the side of my house

Repair or supply new letterbox to front door


Cambusnethan, Lanarkshire

15th Dec 2020

Present one not working properly

Replace 9 outdoor wall mounted letterboxes


Walthamstow, Greater London, E17

4th May 2019

Take off 9 l exterior letterboxes and replace with new ones (old ones rusty and un-usable!) Will require a masonry drill I imagine as on brick wall.

John was utterly excellent. He worked quickly, efficiently and was invested in helping me with the task and offering advice.

Reseal wooden front door & fit new letterbox


Uxbridge Moor, Greater London

3rd Jul 2018

Im looking for someone to fit a new seal around my wooden front door, and fit a new letterbox in. And also put a fixed unmovable panel in cat flap in conservatory