How to Use Your Paper Shredder Efficiently?

It does not matter whether you use the paper shredder at home, your office or any type of work place, this article will really help you as it will teach you how to use your paper shredder to the fullest which will obviously not only increase its productivity but yours too. It does not matter whether you are using a commercial paper shredder or small paper shredder, the tips that we are going provide are going to help you irrespective to the capacity and type of your paper shredder so let us start and make sure that you follow each of the tip if you really want to get the most out of your paper shredder.

Read The Manual

The first thing on the list is to read the instruction manual provided by the manufacturer in a careful manner and try to remember all the points that are written in it as those points would prove to be of the most help and would cover everything as they are by the manufacturer. If you read and follow the tips written in the instruction manual then you would not face any problem with the paper shredder.

Shred Right

Every paper shredder has a capacity i.e. the number of sheets it can easily shred so make sure that you do not overfeed the shredder or it will cause a jam up which is not only inconvenient but often hard to solve. Another accompanying point is to not feed anything but paper in the shredder.


This is a small tip but it will help you if you place the shredder in a easy to access place that is near you so that you do not have to waste your time by walking a great deal of distance.