Be Sure to Scan Before You Shred
Whether you are keeping track of your own information or information for your business, you need to know how to properly destroy anything confidential so it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. Shredding your paperwork is an essential safeguard when running a business, and is a good habit to get into in your personal life to ensure your private information stays private.
Some documents need to kept for years, others can be tossed immediately. But rather than dump your precious information into an insecure dumpster, the safest thing to do is shred your documents to unreadable pieces. However, the decision to finally destroy a document with important inflation may not be easy. This is where scanning comes to the rescue.
People often struggle with the decision to destroy documents with their personal information, after all, it is an important document, and who knows if or when you will need to reference it again. If you struggle with this and find yourself piling up stacks of documents that take up too much desk space, try scanning your documents before shredding them.
This solution offers a perfect compromise. Electronic records can easily be stored securely if done correctly. And with all of your paperwork stored away on your computer, you are safe to shred your documents into confetti-sized bits and throw a party! Electronic access is extremely easy, and with today’s technology, you can even access documents remotely via the cloud.
It can be a good idea to keep original hard copies of documents, but if you pair that practice with a scanning procedure for some of your documents, you can save a ton of space and tidy up your desk. No matter how you choose to organize your private documents, we can help get your project started.
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Whether you are looking to shred your documents or have them scanned, Willoughby Documents Shredding is here to help. Fill out the form to the left or give us a call at (440) 220-6531 for free quotes and more information on shredding and scanning services throughout Ohio.