One of the easiest ways for criminals to steal your identity is by rummaging through your trash. What happen normally if just a few pieces of personal information falls into the wrong hands? For this reason, I have decided to list some of the best home paper shredders that will keep that information secure and render it unusable to anyone trying to steel your identity.
One feature I like to see in a shredder is a large storage bin. I have owned models with really small bins and it can be a pain to empty every other day. The ones featured here all have very large bins which are very easy to empty. Most of these units are easy to move around and very lightweight as well.
Several of these models have a built in sensor to protect you from getting cut. The sensor is able to detect when someone’s hand is too close to the blades and will automatically shut down. I have never heard of anyone getting hurt on one of these machines but I guess it has happened before or they wouldn’t have included such a feature. Better safe than sorry.
If you are looking for a great machine that will terminate those old documents then any of these models will do a great job. They are all very well built, durable, and can take a lot of abuse. Be sure to click on the links where you will be able to see all of the product information and great reviews.
Fellowes Powershred Cross-Cut Paper Shredder
This machine is a beast at powering through unwanted material. With this model you can process up to 14 sheets of paper at one time. Not only does this unit tear through paper, it will also destroy any computer discs, credit cards, and CD’s. We store a lot of our personal information on these discs and we should dispose of them properly.This model boasts that it is jam proof.
Comet 10-SHEET JAMSTOP MICRO CUT PAPER SHREDDER
It is super quiet and can handle a load of up to 10 sheets at one time. The collection container is a good size too. It holds up to 4.2 gallons of waste and is easy to empty. I can go weeks without having to empty the bin.
This machine doesn’t just cut the paper into long strips, it turns it into tiny little pieces like confetti. I have owned units in the past that just did the strips and could only imagine how easy it would be to tape them back together. So, a micro cut machine would definitely make it more difficult, if not impossible for a thief to put them back together.
Fellowes PowerShred 17 Sheet Cross-Cut Shredder
This unit holds up to 4.5 gallons of discarded material. It actually holds more than other comparable units due to how tiny it cuts the paper. It is capable of processing up to 7 sheets of paper at a time and will run continuously for up to 10 minutes.
These all above machines are best for 2013 which are mostly sold in market for their extended features and common have to functionality and technology like jam proff,safe sense etc.