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  • FELLOWES Powershred M-8C Cross Cut Paper Shredder

    Keep your personal papers safe from prying eyes and ensure your data is destroyed effectiv... more
    £41.99 Free Delivery
  • FELLOWES Powershred 36C Cross Cut Paper Shredder

    Dispose of your personal files safely with a Fellowes Powershred 36C Cross Cut Paper Shred... more
    £35.99 Free Delivery
  • Fellowes Powershred H6-C A4 Cross-Cut Shredder

    The H-6C From Fellowes Is A Light Duty Cross-Cut Shredder, Ideal For Occasional Use In Hom... more
    £35 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • FELLOWES Powershred 62MC Micro Cut Paper Shredder

    Don't let your confidential documents fall into the wrong hands - ensure they are securely... more
    £149.99 Free Delivery
  • REXEL Alpha Strip Cut Paper Shredder

    Help safeguard against identity fraud with the Rexel Alpha Strip Cut Paper Shredder.Simple... more
    £22.99 Free Delivery
  • REXEL Style Cross Cut Paper Shredder

    This Rexel Style Cross Cut Paper Shredder features a compact design which is ideal for use... more
    £39.99 Free Delivery
  • Fellowes Powershred M-8C Cross Cut Shredder, 15L

    The Fellowes Powershred M-8C cross-cut shredder provides Security Level P-3 quality shredd... more
    £39.99 (+ £3.50 P&P)
  • Fellowes AutoMax 200C Cross-Cut Shredder

    Fellowes AutoMax 200C Cross-Cut Shredder
    £269.59 Free Delivery
  • REXEL Prostyle+ 5 Cross Cut Paper Shredder

    Dispose of sensitive paperwork and payment cards safely and securely with the Rexel Prosty... more
    £29.99 Free Delivery
  • Rexel Rds2270 Mercury Shredder

    The Rexel Mercury Rds2270 Departmental Shredder Is Perfect For A Shared Office Of 10-20 Us... more
    £541.55 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • Rexel Promax Strip Cut Shredder Black

    Shreds For Up To 3 Times Longer. The Promax Rss1535 Shreds 15 Sheets At A Time Into P2 (6M... more
    £94.41 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • Rexel Prostyle Plus 7 Shredder Black

    Smart Looking And Functional, The Rexel Prostyle+7 Paper Shredder Provides Everyday Securi... more
    £68.65 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • Swordfish 2000Xcd Cross Cut Shredder Grey

    Dont Be Deceived By The Compact Format, This 20-Sheet Shredder Has A Big Appetite Its 27 L... more
    £290.25 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • Rexel Prostyle Plus 5 Shredder Black

    Smart Looking And Functional, The Rexel Prostyle+5 Paper Shredder Provides Everyday Securi... more
    £55.50 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • Swordfish 1000Xcd Cross Cut Shredder Grey

    The Innovative Space-Saver Design Of This Swordfish Shredder Enables You To Store And Oper... more
    £149.20 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • Aurora As424C Cross Cut Shredder Black

    The First Thing To Notice About The As424C Is Its Size, It Is Much Smaller Than Most Shred... more
    £34.15 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • Artis Id Protection Self Inking Stop Identity Theft Erase-It Hide Rolling Privacy Stamp & Refill Pack

    Make Your Personal Information Illegible With This Self Inking Rolling Id Stamp & Refill I... more
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  • Artis Id Protection Self Inking Stop Identity Theft Erase-It Hide Rolling Privacy Stamp & Refill Pack

    Make Your Personal Information Illegible With This Self Inking Rolling Id Stamp & Refill I... more
    £9.99 Free Delivery
  • Rexel Rlwx25 Shredder Black 2103025

    Rexel Rlwx25 Shredder. Shreds Up To 25 Sheets Into 4 X 40Mm Particles. 175 Litre Removable... more
    £2699.80 (+ £3.00 P&P)
  • Rexel 12 Litre Style Plus Shredder Bin

    Smart And Functional, The Rexel Range Of Executive Shredders Are Designed To Be Stylish An... more
    £85.56 Free Delivery

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The Crowdstorm buyers guide for shredders

There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of reducing your monthly credit card bill to a pile of dust (well, almost) with a paper shredder. And we all know shredding paper documents is the best way to keep our personal information safe and secure. But how do you go about choosing the right model, whether you’re looking for an office paper shredder for your business or a personal model for at-home use?

Well don’t worry – at Crowdstorm, we’ve got you covered. The buyers’ guide below will walk you through the essential considerations you need to think about before choosing your perfect shredder; then the comparison table above will let you find your ideal model.

We scour the web to find all the best deals and offers on the leading brands, all available from your most trusted online and high street retailers. So whether you’re looking for a cheap shredder, or a top-of-the-range Fellowes Powershred, we’re here to help.

What’s the best paper shredder cut style?

Let’s start with the basics. There are three main types of shredder:

  • Strip cut shredder: These models shred paper into thin strips
  • Cross cut shredder: These horizontally and vertically to create confetti
  • Micro cut shredder: These shred paper into the smallest pieces (as little as 3x8mm)

As you’d expect, a cross cut shredder is more effective than a strip cut shredder if you’re really worried about security; it shreds paper into tiny bits, making it much more difficult to tape the pieces back together. Cross cut shredders may cost a little more that strip cut shredders but they’ll be a worthwhile investment, giving you extra peace of mind that your personal information is safe.

But if you want to take things one step further, micro cut paper shredders are the safest and most effective models. They shred paper into tiny little pieces making it a hugely arduous, and nigh on impossible, task to recreate a page or document.

More paper shredder basics

Capacity: The capacity of your shredder can be another important feature to look out for when comparing models and brands. Cheap paper shredders will usually only be able to shred one or a few pieces of paper at a time. Invest a little more and you’ll find models that shred multiple documents in one go. Consider your needs; after a home-use shredder? A cheaper model will probably suffice. Looking for an office shredder? Go for a heavy-duty model and your staff will thank you!

Bear in mind that descriptions such as ‘heavy duty’ and ‘light duty’ differ between brands. Read paper shredder reviews to get an impartial view on the real capacity of selected shredders. Also, if you’re likely to be shredding credit cards and/or CDs and DVDs make sure your selected shredder is able to handle items of this kind.

Power: Power ratings for paper shredders come in the form of horsepower. This indicates the capacity and durability of a shredder. The higher the horsepower the more your shredder will be able to shred.

Extra paper shredder features

Once you’ve settled on the type, capacity and power rating it’s time to look into those little extras that make the best models stand out. You may be able to ignore these – every extra is adding cost, after all. But it’s definitely worth considering the following before you make your decision:

  • Safety features:look for features such as touch sensors, which will make the shredder cut out if it senses anything touching the paper feed
  • Auto function:These shredders will start automatically when they senses paper entering the top of the feed
  • Reverse setting:This is a great feature for clearing paper jams
  • Auto feed:This allows you to place documents in a tray to be shredded automatically, so is perfect for larger jobs
  • DVD slot:If you think you’ll need to shred thicker items such as CDs and DVDs, this feature is a must
  • Indicators:LED indicators let you know if there’s a paper jam or the unit has overheated

I’ve found the best shredder: What next?

Hopefully you’re now ready to make an informed choice and pick up your perfect paper shredder. We’ve scoured the web to find the best prices and deals on paper shredders from all the best manufacturers – and all available directly from your favourite retailers.

Remember, Crowdstorm isn’t a retailer: we make our money from advertising, which allows us to collate all this information for you for free: win-win! When you click through to a deal from the comparison table above you’ll be taken directly to the correct page to buy with the retailer of your choice. 

Happy shredding!