Scan It Before You Shred It in Miami

Whether you are just keeping track of your own information, or if you are responsible for your Miami business records, you need to know how to properly destroy anything confidential so it doesn't fall into the hands of criminals.


scan documents before you shred themShredding your old files is an essential safeguard when running a business, and it's also a good habit to get into in your personal life in order to make sure your private information stays private. Some documents have a rather long lifespan, but others can be tossed immediately. 

Rather than mindlessly dumping your precious information into an insecure Miami dumpster, the safest thing to do is shred your documents to unrecoverable pieces. However, the decision to finally destroy an important document you have been holding onto for a while 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 clutter your work space, try scanning your documents before shredding them. 

This is a perfect compromise. Electronically formatted 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 to your files is extremely easy, and with today's technology you can access documents remotely via the cloud.

For certain types of records it can be a good idea to keep the original hard copies, but if you pair that practice with a scanning procedure for the rest 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 you get your project started.

Get Free, No Obligation Quotes on Document Scanning Services in Miami Today!

Whether you are looking to shred your documents or have them scanned, Miami Paper Shredding can help. Fill out the form to the right or give us a call at (305) 890-1665 for free quotes and more information on shredding and scanning services throughout Southern Florida.