Full Service Vault ($899) that can handle both mail and packages. “Other competitors try to have a locking mechanism with a code; however, you need to get compliance from all these agencies that are used to their ways,” he said. “We have a simplified security drop door.”

Sales at dVault had been growing about 10 to 15 percent per year until 2020, Mr. Clark said, when they jumped about 100 percent after the pandemic took hold.

Whether homeowners choose a drop box, select an extra-large bin or just add a combination padlock to a crate they make themselves, having a secure place for packages when no one’s home is surprisingly liberating, Mr. Bordelon said.

“I know it sounds crazy, but it’s actually been sort of life-changing,” he said of his ParcelBin. “It relieves so much stress.”

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