When you’re looking for ways to recycle or dispose of your cardboard, it can be difficult to know what kind of baler is best for you. At times, it can seem like the difference between a good baler and a bad baler is staggering — but with this post, you’ll realize that there are some clear benefits to certain types of cardboard balers. It will take as little as a moment’s careful thought and research before making an informed decision on which machine is worth your money.
With that in mind, here are a few points to consider before you make a purchase.
1. Consider your budget
You’ll be surprised at how cheaply some of these balers can run; and while this is to your benefit, sometimes you’ll still want to go with a machine that’s known to last a long time and offers the most bang for your buck. However, there are times when it might not be as important as other factors. If you’re replacing an old baler or buying your company’s first one, you might consider going with a second-hand cardboard baler.
2. How much space do you need?
Balers come in different shapes and sizes depending on their purpose; some are meant to fit small spaces while others fit big ones. If you need to fit the baler into tight spaces where there’s not much room, consider renting one first and see how it works out with your space before committing to purchase.
3. What extra features do you want?
When you’re looking for a baler, you certainly don’t want to pay out for one only to find out that it’s not capable of doing the job you want it to do. Before buying, make sure that the baler offers most of the features you need while also having those that can’t be found on other models.
4. How long has the company been in business?
Most companies are out there to make money, but it’s best to go with a company that has been around for a while. It might seem like it’s not important, but over time, it can become clear that certain companies have more experience than others.
5. Who makes the machine?
Finding out who makes the machine can help you learn more about the baler. For instance, you’ll know whether or not they have an excellent reputation when using the device and whether or not they offer great customer service and support.
6. What is the shipping/installation policy?
Once you have purchased a machine, you’ll need to start thinking about ways to get it from the company’s location to yours. While some companies have good shipping policies (free shipping, for instance), others charge more than necessary for their services. If you’re about to spend a lot of money on a product that will come in one piece, it’s best to go with companies that provide good shipping policies at reasonable prices.
Hopefully, this post will help you decide which balers are worth your attention and which to stay away from. Balers are extremely useful in the recycling process; however, choosing the wrong one can leave you disappointed. If you’re looking for a new machine, it’s best to go for one that’s durable, affordable, and offers all of the features it needs to be useful.