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Get the Right Shredder for Destroying Documents

Posted by Rhonda Tanti

Documents contain a lot of information which most of us would wish to remain private. This may be your personal information or business information. Most people find that the only way to safe guard this information is to shred the documents themselves or hire a company that provides document destruction services. If you want to carry out the shredding process on your own, it is paramount that you get the right shredder for the job. 

Therefore, the following are some of the factors which you should put into consideration before buying a shredder.

o Capacity of the shredder: It is important that you buy a shredder which will meet your shredding requirements whether at home or within the office. If the volume of papers to be shredded is large, then you should buy a shredder that has a high horse power as this shreds more paper.

o The Cut Type: Different shredders cut the papers differently. You should choose the shredder that best cuts the paper in accordance to your preference. Some of the most common shredders cuts include the micro cut, cross cut or strip. Micro cut shredders provides the most secure way of destroying your sensitive documents as compared to the other two. Consequently, it is among the most expensive shredders.

o Security: Shredders are usually graded depending on the level of security they provide to the destroyed documents. Shredders that provide the thinnest papers are the ones which are more secure. If you want to destroy a sensitive piece of document, then these are the shredders to use.

o Personal preference: Most importantly buy something that you will enjoy using and which will make the shredding process more enjoyable.

Make sure to consult widely on the pros and cons of the various types of shredders before deciding on the best shredder for your document destruction services, or if it all gets too hard the Secure Data Destruction Company can do it for you! 

Happy Shredding! 



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