Once you have determined your storage needs and space requirements, you can look at the different types of mobile file cabinets on the market.
You can move these mobile file cabinets easily on wheels. You may need to move your workspace frequently or use a closet in more than one area. Look for cupboards that are wheelchair-friendly. These closets allow you to move files around without taking up too much space. These cabinets are usually more portable and can hold two to three different cabinets of equal or greater dimensions. These cabinets are ideal for offices.
- Rolling lateral file cabinet
Hanging rails are a convenient way to store legal documents or letters in these multi-purpose cupboards. You can store other items you might need on hand without the rails. These filing cabinets can be fitted with two or more upright cabinets, depending on whether you require many files or mobile service. Because of the increased width of side file cabinets, they can hold more files than other options.
Flat file cabinets are smaller than their counterparts but longer and deeper to store large paper products. These cabinets are great for archiving large amounts of paper, such as blueprints and artwork. Metal-level file solutions come in various configurations, including 5 and 10 cabinets. It can also be made modular to provide more storage space. You can find flat shelves for art that must dry flat so students in a classroom can reaccess it.
- Rolling vertical file cabinets
These traditional filing cabinets have smaller cubbies that can hold letter-sized files. These compact cabinets can be configured to hold two or more drawer collections. Many include a thumb lock that secures the drawers' easy-gliding movement in the closet system. You can use them in offices, open areas, and homes. They have a small impact but make a big difference.
Mixed filing cabinets with hutches can be found for those who work in a traditional workplace and prefer wood or laminate to steel cabinetry. These solutions can be used in any setting and are attractive and unobtrusive. They have side storage space on the bottom and display books or other frequently-used files on top.
- Open top rolling file cabinet
These solutions are often used in medical professionals' workplaces to store multiple patient records in one place. Its open design makes it easy to access all documents in busy environments.