2010 - Articles and News

Oiling a shredder is an essential part of maintaining its performance and the more often you use it the more often it will need to be oiled. If you don’t oil your shredder regularly you may find that it starts to accumulate paper dust and begins to process fewer sheets of paper at a time and at a slower rate. You may also experience more paper jams. How often do I need to oil my shredder? ... [Read More]
To help explain what the various terms mean when buying a paper shredder, we thought it would help if we put together this glossary of shredder terminology: Auto-Oiling A shredder that features an automatic oiling system – it will automatically detect when the cutters need oil and apply it. Auto-Reverse A feature that puts the shredder into reverse to help clear paper jams. Confetti-Cut A... [Read More]
Paper shredders have become increasingly popular in recent years as more and more people decide to shred personal and sensitive documents. However to ensure that shredders are used in the safest way possible, certain precautions should be taken: Keep shredders away from children and pets Shredders should be kept well out of reach of children and inquisitive pets – and when not in use, they... [Read More]
Paper shredders don’t normally require much maintenance. However, to ensure that your machine is working at its best it’s a good idea to keep it both oiled and to clear the cutting heads of residual material. Oiling your shredder How often you need to oil your shredder will depend on usage levels and the type of shredder you have. However, this is an important part of your shredder m... [Read More]
These days it’s not just businesses that use shredders. An increasing number of home users purchase paper shredders to shred their own personal and sensitive documents. These include the following: - Old bank and credit card statements - Receipts that are no longer needed - Expired driving licenses - Old payslips - Anything else that contains a person’s name and address Certai... [Read More]
So, you need a paper shredder but don’t know where to start? Well look no further. Here at CompareShredders.co.uk we’ve compiled a great range to choose from. But first you need to decide on the following: What kind of material will you be shredding? Typically you will be shredding paper, but you may also require a shredder that can handle staples and paperclips too. Some shredders w... [Read More]