How to Display Your House Number
Don't hide your house! Know where to place your house number so it's visible if emergency personnel need to find your house in a hurry.
Make sure your house number is visible from the street. Best place: on your house is near the front door, at or slightly above eye level and lit by a light.
Some cities offer a program to paint your house number on the curb for a small fee. Ask your city or county administration officials about this option.
Check to see if your house number is clearly visible at night. Consider moving the number or adding additional lighting if necessary.
Make sure your mailbox number faces the traffic side of the street. Choose or add reflective tape on top of the numbers to make sure they're visible.
WHN Tip: Some municipalities may fine you if emergency services are delayed because they can't find your home! Check with your city's administration to find out about laws in your area and how the numbers should be displayed.
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