Frequently asked questions about document shredding and records management services

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Document Storage Warren MI

Shredding FAQ

What shredding services does Corrigan Records offer?

We understand the importance of secure document destruction, and that’s why we offer a variety of shredding services to fit your needs:

  • Off-Site Shredding: This is our most popular option, providing secure bins for document collection at your office.
  • Hard Drive Shredding: Don’t just throw away old hard drives! Our specialized shredding ensures permanent data destruction for additional security.
  • One-Time Purge Shredding: Need to shred a large volume of documents at once? This service is perfect for cleaning out old files or preparing for a move.
  • On-Going Shredding: Enjoy a convenient and secure solution with scheduled document pick-up and guaranteed destruction according to regulations.
  • Drop-Off Shredding: For occasional shredding needs, bring your documents directly to our secure facility for on-site shredding (appointments required).
  • Residential Shredding: We protect your privacy too! We offer residential shredding services with pick-up or drop-off options.

How much experience do you have?

We have over 30 years of experience in the document management industry.

What about shredding containers?

We offer secure shred bins in various sizes (65 and 95 gallons) to make ongoing document collection a breeze. We also have locking shred consoles for added security.

Do you have any resources to help me stay compliant with regulations?

Yes! We offer comprehensive information management services to help your business navigate compliance requirements. When you choose Corrigan, you can be confident your data is handled securely and destroyed according to regulations.

What locations do you serve?

We have locations in Novi, MI, Farmington Hills, MI, Toledo, OH, Ann Arbor, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Rochester, NY, Chicago, IL, Bay City, MI, Cleveland, OH.

Why should I shred documents?

Shredding documents helps protect your business from identity theft and information breaches by securely destroying sensitive information.

What documents should I shred?

  • Personal Info: Shred anything with your name, address, Social Security number, driver’s license number, passport information, or financial account numbers (bank, credit card, investment).
  • Medical Records: Protect your health information by shredding medical bills, lab results, and any documents containing it.
  • Financial Documents: After the legal retention period has passed, shred bank statements, canceled checks, tax returns, and credit card statements.

Do I need to remove staples and paperclips before shredding?

No, our industrial shredders can handle staples, paperclips, and binder clips.

What materials can you shred besides paper?

We can also shred hard drives, CDs, DVDs, computer backups, microfiche, X-rays, videotapes, and more.

Can I recycle electronics with you?

Absolutely! We provide e-waste recycling services to ensure responsible disposal of electronic equipment.

What happens to the shredded materials?

All shredded materials are recycled to be environmentally friendly.

Do you offer shredding services for individuals?

Yes, we offer both one-time purge shredding and recurring shredding services for residential clients. We also hold shredding events for the community.


Contact us today, and our friendly team will be happy to help!

Records Management FAQ

What document management services do you offer?

We offer a full suite of document management solutions, including secure storage, document scanning, shredding, and vault storage.

Do you offer secure access to my documents?

Yes, we offer 24/7 access to your electronic records through our secure web-based software. We also have a secure viewing room for physical documents.

How much storage space do you have?

We have over 200,000 square feet of storage space with capacity for over a million cartons.

How do you ensure the safety of my documents?

Our facilities are climate-controlled and protected by a backup generator in case of power outages.  We also use specially designed racks to safely store your documents.

What locations do you serve?

We have locations in Novi, MI, Farmington Hills, MI, Toledo, OH, Ann Arbor, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, Rochester, NY, Chicago, IL, Bay City, MI, Cleveland, OH.

Can you scan any type of document?

Yes, our state-of-the-art scanners can handle nearly any file, chart, or record.

What happens to the original documents after scanning?

The choice is yours! We can securely store the originals or return them to you after scanning.


We Provide Solutions For Secure Document Management

Corrigan Record Storage is a Michigan-Based, Family Company. When you partner with us, you are more than just a client, you are part of the Corrigan family. The business of information begins and ends with security.


We Offer Secure Solutions For Your Document Shredding and Records Management Needs.

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