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Asked in DIY Projects
Fix a jam in your paper shredder?
You can often fix a jam in a paper shredder by yourself, but it all depends on how bad the jam is. The first option is to put the paper shredder in reverse and see if that fixes the problem. If that doesn't work, unplug the shredder and remove the shredder head. See if you can remove the jammed paper from under the shredder head. Be careful as the shredder blades may be sharp. If this still doesn't work, try softening...
Asked in Consumer Electronics
How do you oil a paper shredder?
There are a couple of ways that you can oil a paper shredder. The easiest way is to put shredder oil on a sheet of paper and run it through the shredder. Run it forward. After the paper has made it all the way through, run it backwards. This will ensure all the shredder blades get coated. I recommend oiling your shredder after every time you empty it. If you have visible access to the shredder's blades, you can squirt oil directly...
What is the cost to repair a paper shredder?
A basic paper shredder can be bought for a relatively low price and therefore it depends on the make and model of the existing paper shredder to determine whether it would be more cost effective to replace rather than repair. ...
Asked in Shopping
Where are some places in Toronto that someone can purchase a paper shredder?
A paper shredder can be purchased at a number of locations in Toronto. These include Walmart and Best Buy. While a paper shredder at Walmart may be cheaper, the one at Best Buy will likely be of higher quality. ...
Asked in Shopping, Office Supplies
Where can you buy replacement parts for a staples spl-826x paper shredder?
The Staples model SPL-826X paper shredder replacement parts are available through the manufacturer of the shredder. Depending on what needs to be replaced, Staples will replace the shredder if it is still under warranty and if it is a mechanical issue. ...
Asked in Homeschooling, Inventions
What can you do with shredded paper from a paper shredder?
Shredded paper is/can be recycled to make paper. Most of the shredded paper is baled and shipped to paper recycling plant. ...
Asked in Identity Theft Issues
What are some of the privacy advantages of using a paper shredder?
The main privacy advantage of using a paper shredder is to prevent identity theft. Fraudsters will sometimes go through one's trash looking for documents with names and numbers on. By shredding this is not possible. ...
Asked in DIY Projects
How do you fix a jam in your paper shredder?
UNPLUG IT FIRST. You need a tweezer, a paper clip straightened out as much as possible, a flashlight. Use the straightened paper clip to fish out the paper, pulling the paper out by wiggling it rather than pulling. Sometimes pull against the shredder to the front of you instead of towards you. It takes time and patience but is a lot cheaper than buying a new one. ...
Paper Shredding Safety?
Shredding sensitive documents before you dispose of them is smart. If you shred all paperwork that contains personal information, you reduce the likelihood that you will be a victim of identity theft. However, there are some safety risks associated with paper shredders. Individuals have injured their hands because they used their paper shredder improperly. Children and animals have also been accidentally injured. Although these appliances do have some risk associated with their use, if safety precautions are taken these devices can be used...