Answering Bulk Order Questions: Can Printer Ink Go Bad?

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Printer ink is a vital supply for school, office and home use, especially if you frequently handle hard copies of documents. If your office has multiple printers, one or more of them might go unused for a few weeks, but you still need printer ink on hand for fast printing. Continue reading “Answering Bulk Order Questions: Can Printer Ink Go Bad?”

How to Check Toner Level and Replace When Low

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If you have a long document you need to print, you don’t want to leave the room and come back to an out-of-ink message and only half your pages printed. Luckily, it’s easy to check and see how much toner you have left and take action if you need to replace it.  Continue reading “How to Check Toner Level and Replace When Low”

What is Duplex Printing & Is It Bad for My Printer? 

Duplex printing occurs when printers print on both sides of a piece of paper. It is an alternative to simplex printing, which uses only one side of the page. Simplex printing used to be the only automatic option for many printers, but these days, duplex printing is becoming more popular. Double-sided printing is eco-friendly and can help you save money.  Continue reading “What is Duplex Printing & Is It Bad for My Printer? “

Which Ink Cartridges Are Refillable?

Refillable cartridges are a great way to stretch your supply budget and an eco-friendly alternative to standard ink cartridges to reduce your company’s carbon footprint. Unfortunately, not all brands and models offer refillable cartridges. To help you find the right refillable ink cartridges for your office printer, here is our guide to which ink cartridges are refillable and how to refill them.  Continue reading “Which Ink Cartridges Are Refillable?”

Smart Printing: How Do Laser Printers Work?

Printing technology has improved in recent years, and laser printing is better than ever. Although inkjet printing can provide superior results for color printing and detailed black-and-white prints, laser printing is the standard for everyday use. 

Like any machine, laser printers have many moving parts. Understanding how a laser printer works is essential for taking proper care of it and extending its life as long as possible. Continue reading “Smart Printing: How Do Laser Printers Work?”

The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide: How to Choose a Printer for a Large Office

Printers are the backbone of many large offices, and getting one that meets every department’s needs can be a challenge. A good office printer has to balance cost and quality while providing a range of functions. If employees’ needs aren’t being met, you may end up having to outsource some print jobs. Continue reading “The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide: How to Choose a Printer for a Large Office”

5 Ways to Help Keep Printer Ink from Drying Out

We’ve all been there. You send something to your printer and, despite having plenty of ink, the document comes out nearly illegible. It has streaky lines, colors are missing, and it just all around looks terrible. And, of course, this problem tends to occur when you are in a hurry or when you need to print something important.  Continue reading “5 Ways to Help Keep Printer Ink from Drying Out”

9 Common DIY Printer Repair Hacks

Printers are awesome … when they’re functioning as they should. Most of the time, they speedily print off documents and photos without any problems. Sometimes, though, issues pop up. A malfunctioning printer can be extremely frustrating. The good news, though, is that most problems are easy to fix yourself. If your printer isn’t working how it should be, don’t rush out and buy a new one or call a professional repairperson just yet. Check out this list of common DIY printer repair hacks. You just might be able to fix it yourself and save yourself a lot of money! Continue reading “9 Common DIY Printer Repair Hacks”