Birmingham, AL

Bringing powerful, secure shredding to people and businesses in Birmingham, AL and the surrounding areas.

A Shred Ahead is pleased to serve the Birmingham, AL area with dedicated paper shredding services. Here in the Magic City, we have a full fleet of mobile trucks with built-in shredders. That means we’ll come straight to you and destroy your files securely on-site, no matter where you are in Birmingham. Keep reading below to learn how to get in touch with our Birmingham-area team and have us handle your needs.

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Why a Shredder is a Smart Choice for Your Business

You might think that document destruction is something you can do yourself. That is, until you try it. It requires a lot of time that takes you away from your real job.

That’s why you need to hire a shredding service. We can bring our service to you, and handle your job on location. We’ll dispose of your papers while you get back to work. Get in touch with the friendly team at A Shred Ahead to learn more.

Guarding Your Delicate Records

If you’ve ever had a credit card compromised, you already know about about how scary identity theft can be. It’s vital to secure your credentials, and the best way to do that is to cut down on excess copies. Only keep one copy for your records, and have the rest destroyed.

A Company You Can Count On

At A Shred Ahead we pride ourselves on your friendly and professional employees. We take care to only hire the best people available. That way we can continue to provide you with the sterling service that you’ve come to expect.

Easy and Effective Custom Services

We want to make your document disposal quick and easy. So we’ll customize your job to suit your schedule. Call and arrange a pick-up at a reasonable time for you. We’ll send one of your trucks to your home and office to have the job done fast.

Keeping You In Compliance

Many businesses have to handle client information. If you do there are government regulations you must comply with. Don’t worry about meeting the requirements. Trust a qualified document destruction contractor and breathe easy. Contact A Shred Ahead to learn how we can help you comply.


A High-Powered Service with a Small Business Feel

A Shred Ahead started as a small, two-family operation in North Carolina. Since then we’ve expanded to serve 13 different states. And we’re continuing to expand. That’s because we put our customers first and still believe in the same friendly service we started with.

We believe that our relationship with our clients is the most important part of our business. We’re never too big to care about our customers. Whether you’re cleaning house and have a few boxes to destroy, or are a business that needs monthly visits, we’re happy to help.

Taking pride in our work and providing great customer service is one of our guiding principles. That’s what has propelled us to the top of our industry. We’re confident that when you use us you’ll quickly see why we’ve become one of the most trusted shredding services in the region.

Document Destruction Made Easy

Want to shred documents without the hassle of doing it yourself? With our dedicated on-site shredding options, you won’t have to put in hours of work to destroy sensitive documents. We offer both one-time and scheduled mobile service for any amount of documentation.

Mobile Shredding Keeps It Simple

Why waste time shredding old paperwork by hand? The experts at A Shred Ahead offer mobile shredding services that bring fast, secure shredding straight to you. We can handle any amount of documents you have. We even give you the option to watch them be destroyed.


Mobile Shredding Means Convenience

If you’ve collected a lot of paper documents at home or work, you know that they can add up fast. And getting rid of them easily can be difficult without risking your privacy. We give you a way to destroy them easily without the hard work.

A Shred Ahead is dedicated to maintaining your privacy, and that shows in everything that we do. Our goal is to provide on-site shredding services to you with the option to witness the entire process from beginning to end.

Your privacy is our top concern. Our experts are thoroughly background checked and trained to destroy whatever paperwork you need quickly and carefully. That way, you can focus on more important things without worrying about your privacy.

Here's what our clients are saying

As simple as could be. Really appreciate this great service

- Providence Road Baptist Church

Everything ran as planned. The attendant was professional and efficient.

- Widespread Merchandise

Awesome! The truck was on time. The gentleman handling the shredding was personable and helpful. It did not take much time. The price was reasonable and having them come to the house was very convenient. Thanks for all your help.

- Mike Van Dyke

Even we know A Shred Ahead is the trustable company, we would like in the future if possible to have the paper shred at the company’s premises.

- Chapman Products

Professional; respects the time of the customer; very personable. Feels like famiky.

- Linda Stamp


- Always There Home Health Care

Great communication and service. Will re-use when the need arises.

- Robert Breault – Cary

A Shred Ahead arrived exactly when they said they would and were very quick and efficient. I would use them again, This is the 3rd time we’ve used them.

- Speed Control Inc

Professional, quick and painless. He did a super job. Thanks Kathy

- Law Office of Tad Yates

They were easily to contact, they set me up quickly and cheap.

- Lyneer

Thank you for your professional, prompt and peace of mind service again! From scheduling, follow up, on the way phone call and on site tech to payment. I’m grateful to find a company that can do what they say so smoothly.

- Rome Collburn – Plano

Customer service was very helpful. Driver was courteous . I would definitely recommend them to anyone

- James Farrell – Tomball

Mike’ was awesome went excellent ‘ quickly and well ~ Thank you so much, very happy to refer to friends Kind regards Vicki Muchler

- Vicki Muchler – Tampa

Phenomenal. JR Seivers was so nice and professional. Definitely will use again.

- Lifeway Christian Bookstore – Hickory


- Clay Downing – Wilmington

Service was Great…..

- HRH Construction Products Inc.

A Shred Ahead was very efficent and prompt in both making the appointment and being at our office as scheduled.

- Maupin Travel – Cameron Village

We were very pleased with our experience with “A Shred Ahead”. The two gentleman that came were very thorough professional. We will definitely use them again.

- Smith Supply Co

Butch was great!! He was on time very helpful and a people person. Will definitely use this company again and will recommend to anyone looking for a shred company.

- Marathon Community Church

Very competent and quick service.

- Therapist’s Billing Services Inc

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