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HOW TO ORGANIZE A FILING CABINET NEATELY

HOW TO ORGANIZE A FILING CABINET NEATELY

A filing cabinet is a piece of furniture that is used to store data in files for personal or business purposes. It becomes extremely hard to work if the cabinet is not arranged properly and might cause delay in day today work .if anyone is looking for tips to organize a cabinet, these suggestions might help.

FILING CABINETS FOR HOME.

  1. GET RID OF THINGS THAT ARE NO LONGER USEFUL.

Throw away receipts that are no longer useful. For example old medical bills, electric bills etc. receipts of products that you no longer own.

  1. ORGANIZING FILES.

Move to a desk that is big enough and start organizing papers in to piles that you find important. you might consider the listings below.

Automobile information.

Medical records.

Tax related.

Practicalities.

Finance related.

Warranties.

Birth certificates.

Marriage certificates.

Some of these categories can be combined in to one category such as birth certificates and marriage certificates..

  1. TAKE SAFETY PRECAUTIONS.

Purchase a filing cabinet with good quality which is water proof and fire proof. Keep your filing cabinet locked if you have curious children and prying family members.

FILING CABINETS FOR OFFICE.

ORGANIZE FILES ALPHABETICALLY.

After sorting out each paper in to its pile, Organize categories alphabetically.it helps you access the files easily as it becomes more like a dictionary.

  1. KEEP YOUR CATEGORY COUNT TO A MINIMUM.

Write down all the categories and subcategories and narrow it down to a minimum. This helps in making the cabinet look tidy.

  1. ASSIGN ONE CATEGORY TO EACH DRAWER AND LABEL IT CLEARELY.

Assign one category per drawer. Label the subcategories with different colours. This not only gives artistic value but also helps you find the subcategory easy to find.

  1. FEEL FREE TO REORGANIZE YOUR CABINET.

If you think a category or subcategory is useless, discard the category and reorganize.