What are the Best Paper Shredders for Home Use?
If you’re looking for a home paper shredder, there are a few things to consider. You’ll need to think about the space you have to fit your paper shredder, and also what capacity you need it to have. You’ll also need to consider what kind of features you want from your paper shredder, such as quiet operation and anti-jam technology.
Below, we take you through our best paper shredders for home use, helping you to decide which one will work in your home office.
Super Compact Premium Paper Shredder for Home Use
If you’re looking for a small shredder to fit under your desk in your home office, the Leitz IQ Protect Premium 8X Cross Cut Paper Shredder P4 10L is ideal. This slim shredder still has a 14L bin that can hold up to 125 sheets of paper before it needs emptying. The bin itself has a simple pull-out system for easy emptying.
You can shred up to 8 pages of A4 paper at once and the shredder has a 10-minute continuous run time. LED lights will indicate when the paper shredder needs to stop and cool down.
This shredder is compact, but it doesn’t lack on security. The cross cut shredder has a P4 security level, which is the minimum required to adhere to data protection regulations. This means you can keep your own data safe, as well as any data from work documents.
This home shredder utilises super-quiet operation and anti-jam technology, so you can maintain a calm and productive working environment in your home office. It’s also capable of shredding paper clips and staples, to save you time when shredding.
Premium Small Paper Shredder for Home Use
If you need a paper shredder with the same level of security and ease of use, but need a little more capacity, the Leitz IQ Protect Premium 10X Cross Cut Paper Shredder P4 10L will suit your requirements.
This home paper shredder is compact and slim, so it can fit under your desk in your home office. However, it has a slightly larger bin, at 18L, which can hold 150 sheets before it needs emptying. Plus, the feed can take 10 sheets of A4 paper at a time, helping to streamline your shredding.
The cross cut paper shredder has a P4 security level, so you can have the peace of mind that your confidential documents are properly destroyed. It uses super-quiet operation and anti-jam technology, making your shredding a breeze. It also has simple touch control, and it will shred staples and paper clips, with a continuous ten-minute run time.
High Capacity Home Office Paper Shredder
If you want the convenience of a larger home shredder, our Leitz IQ Home Office Cross Cut Paper Shredder P4 23L has a generous 24L bin that can hold 225 sheets of paper before it needs emptying. This cross cut shredder has a P4 security level and can shred 10 sheets of paper at a time, as well as paper clips and staples.
This home shredder has a continuous six-minute run time with a 1.8 meter per minute shred speed. It’s ideal for occasional shredding in your home office and has quiet operation to keep your environment calm and focused.
Like all our Leitz paper shredders, it implements intuitive touch control and anti-jam technology that reverses the paper when too much is inserted. These handy features help to simplify your shredding and keep you productive.
If you want the same convenient features and generous 24L bin but have less space in your home office, the Leitz IQ Slim Home Office Cross Cut Paper Shredder P4 23L might be right for you. It has the same capacity, capable of shredding 10 sheets at once with a six-minute run time, but it has a slimmer design. It’s able to fit in smaller spaces, making it easy to position in your home office.
Leitz has a range of smart paper shredders for home use and larger shredders to use in offices.
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