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Buy Document Storage Boxes Online

Updated on March 16, 2011

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Document storage boxes are an essential item if you have important documents to store. Here's a review of the different types of document storage box available to buy online. The document storage boxes listed here are perfect for storing documents, photographs, manuscripts and other important items.

Personal Document Storage Boxes

There are a number of different types of personal storage box. For extremely valuable documents like birth certificates or property title deeds it's often a good idea to invest in a fireproof storage box.

If your documents have a monetary value or contain sensitive information, then it's a good idea to buy a lockable storage box. First Alert sell a range of lockable storage boxes. Unlike their range of home and small office safes, their document storage boxes have sleeves for documents and papers to support standard hanging files. Use one of these and there's no risk of your documents getting bent or mangled due to them not fitting properly in the safe.

A typical document storage box
A typical document storage box

Plastic Document Storage Boxes

If you want to store some documents that aren't irreplaceable then a plastic document storage box may be the solution. Plastic boxes are an economical storage solution. They're also lightweight and easy to carry around or stack on top of each other. Translucent plastic storage boxes are useful in that you can easily see what's inside them. Plastic storage boxes often come in a range of colors, so you can use the color coding for different types of document. Most plastic storage boxes contain a metal label holder for labeling the contents of the container.

If you're only intending to store A4 sided documents (or smaller) then you might want to consider specialized hanging box files. These plastic containers have a number of hanging pockets that you can use to store documents in. Each pocket is available in a range of different colors if you want to have a color coding document scheme. The pockets are expandable so they can fit a large number of documents in each one.This type of document storage box is very space efficient as they can be easily stacked on top of one another. The boxes are made out of lightweight but strong and durable plastic. They offer a big advantage in that they're much more durable and damp resistant than the commonly used cardboard storage containers.

Fireproof Document Storage Boxes

If you have important documents that need to be stored in order to survive a fire, flood or other catastrophe then it's worth looking at the range of heavyweight storage boxes available. Most boxes are marketed as fireproof. But in many cases a catastrophe is more likely to be caused by a flood. Make sure your fireproof box is also waterproof.

Note that if you have a lot of business critical documents for archival or other purposes, then it's worth considering a document offsite storage company. A company such as Iron Mountain will collect your business critical documents, then safely store them offsite whenever you don't need access to them. Many document management software applications will support file tracking of this nature, so you always know where your valuable documents are.

If you want to store a lot of valuables and keep them safe in case of fire and flood then it's also worth considering a fireproof and waterproof safe. These safes are an affordable home or small business security measure. They're also increasingly popular as people choose to keep their wealth in the form of precious metals like gold and silver rather than leave it in a bank that takes risks with your money.

Cheap Document Storage Boxes

For a cheap alternative to cardboard boxes, Stockholm storage boxes are worth looking at. These are a low cost document storage solution developed especially for storing documents.

So as you can see from this selection of document storage boxes there are a wide range available, whether your needs are for business or personal files.


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