Smead Assortment Colored File Folders

Letter - 1/3 Tab Cut - Tabs In Assorted Positions - 100/ Box - Assorted Colors - View Complete Details

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Smead Assortment Colored File Folders - Almost every organization can benefit from a color-coded filing system. Color speeds filing and retrieval time. Use to categorize different types of folders in one system, such as different types of policies in an insurance agency. Choose single-ply folders for files that are seldom accessed. The 11 point colored stock comes in assorted colors include camel, lake blue, lavender, moss and pink.

  • Take advantage of one of the great organization tools—color!
  • Various bright colors make color-coding easy.
  • Scored for 3/4" expansion.
  • This product was made using wood sourced from a certified managed forest.
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Smead Assortment Colored File Folders
 
4.9

(based on 107 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (96)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (10)
  • Easy to set up (5)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Color variety (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (3), Outdoor professional (3)
    • What Is Your Gear Style:
    • Comfort driven (4), Survivalist / minimalist (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Business (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best Files on the market

We buy the 100 count box of these all the times (not just yellow but blue, green, purple, manila, etc) We tried the reinforced tabs but the tabs are short and get...Read complete review

We buy the 100 count box of these all the times (not just yellow but blue, green, purple, manila, etc) We tried the reinforced tabs but the tabs are short and get lost in the file cabinets. The regular ones and taller but they do have a tendency to bend some if you are not careful. Out of all the folders we have used though these are still the best and the most affordable for the amount you get in the box.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

I bought 4 packages and there were 5 missing folders

I bought 4 packages of pastel file folders and was shorted 4 purple and 1 blue folder. I was not happy about that.

I bought 4 packages of pastel file folders and was shorted 4 purple and 1 blue folder. I was not happy about that.

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5.0

Love the color and quality

By 

from Kentwood, MIchigan

About Me Quality Oriented

Pros

  • Color Variety
  • Protects Documents

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Presentations

    Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

    Like this color because it stands out so makes my presentations stand out as well

    • Primary use:
    • Business

    (6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would buy this product again!

    By 

    from Rainbow City, AL

    About Me Value Oriented

    Pros

    • Color Variety
    • Durable Construction
    • Easy To Label
    • Larger Tabs

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • File organization
      • Long Term Storage
      • Presentations

      Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

      I purchased these folders for personal/home filing. I was really impressed with the five bright assorted colors, as well as their heavy duty quality. It would have been helpful if there had been self-adhesive pre-cut labels included with the box, but that certainly was NOT a deal-breaker for the value of the box of 100.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      GREAT COLORS FOR FILE ORGANIZATION!

      By 

      from Galveston, TX

      About Me Value Oriented

      Pros

      • Color Variety
      • Durable Construction
      • Easy To Label
      • Protects Documents

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • File organization
        • Long Term Storage

        Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

        I love organizing the company files in a manner that is easy not only for me but for my boss and the bright colors help ALOT!

        • Primary use:
        • Business

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love the organization

        By 

        from Kingman, AZ

        About Me Environmentalist

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Sturdy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Organizing My Work

          Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

          I use the Smead color folders to help organize my work. Could not survive without the different color folders. I use the bright yellow folders to send home with my clients with my business card attached. The clients can always spot the bright yellow folder and my business card which has generated a remarkable amount of return business and referrals.

          • What Is Your Gear Style:
          • Minimalist
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Sturdy and reliable

          By 

          from LaFayette Georga

          About Me Military/Law Enforcement

          Pros

          • Sturdy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Case Files

            Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

            the product is well made, sturdy and holds up to constant use.

            • What Is Your Gear Style:
            • Minimalist
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            I bought 4 packages and there were 5 missing folders

            By 

            from Carrollton, TX

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

              Cons

              • Short 4 Purple 1 Blue

              Best Uses

                Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                I bought 4 packages of pastel file folders and was shorted 4 purple and 1 blue folder. I was not happy about that.

                • What Is Your Gear Style:
                • Comfort Driven
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                New Filing System

                By 

                from oklahoma city

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                • Color
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Lightweight
                • Sturdy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                    I used the "Brights Folders" while setting up a news filling system for my elderly mother-in-law (recently widowed). The colors have made it easy for her to see therefor easier for her to use.

                    • What Is Your Gear Style:
                    • Comfort Driven
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Yellow makes me smile!

                    By 

                    from Miami, FL

                    About Me Professional/Guide

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Fly Works Well
                    • Great Color
                    • Lightweight
                    • Sturdy

                    Cons

                    • None I Love This Product

                    Best Uses

                    • Color Coding Files
                    • Organizing Files

                    Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                    I am using these folders to organize our accounting files. The great thing about these folders is that they're sturdy, and I love the hue of the color. I honestly don't have anything negative to say about this product; it's great!

                    • What Is Your Gear Style:
                    • Comfort Driven
                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No
                     
                    5.0

                    Love the COLORS!

                    By 

                    from Gray, TN

                    About Me Casual/ Recreational

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Sturdy

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Coordinate Employee Files

                      Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                      I coordinated employees file records with the color folders.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great quality

                      By 

                      from Albemarle, NC

                      Pros

                      • Colorful
                      • Sturdy

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                          Very pleased with this product. Colors are close to the ones shown and are of wood quality.

                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          COLORED FILE FOLDERS ARE THE GREATEST!

                          By 

                          from PENSACOLA, FL

                          About Me Professional/Guide

                          Pros

                          • Easy To Set Up
                          • Lightweight
                          • Sturdy

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Business
                            • Home

                            Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                            AS AN ACCOUNTANT, I USE THEM TO ORGANIZE MY CLIENTS FILES, EG., PAYROLL IN GREEN, SALES TAX IN YELLOW, IRS NASTYGRAMS IN RED, CORPORATE INFOR-
                            MATION IN BLUE, ORANGE FOR CORRESPONDENCE AND BILLINGS, ETC. ITS EASY TO GRAB JUST WHAT I WANT!

                            • What Is Your Gear Style:
                            • Minimalist
                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Not even numbers

                            By 

                            from Virgina

                            Pros

                            • Sturdy

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                First of all, for an office company, knowing whether I am a car camper or an avid adventurer seems strange.
                                Secondly, I ordered 3 tab file folders. Out of a hundred folders, one would expect 34 middle folders, 33 left folders and 33 right folders or some variation on that theme. Instead, I got 43 Left, 31 right and 26 Middle. Since I make the same set of folders for all my clients at one time, I expect to be able to have 100 folders in tab order: left, middle, right.
                                Just wondering what the thought process was behind this situation.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                Love the Color!

                                By 

                                from Mandeville, LA

                                Pros

                                • Easy to use
                                • Economical

                                Cons

                                • Can't Order Less Than 100

                                Best Uses

                                • Organizing Vendor Files

                                Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                I love the tabs in different places; it helps to organize my vendor files. Also, I love the color.

                                 
                                5.0

                                Wonderful

                                By 

                                from Madison, VA

                                About Me Midrange Shopper

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Organize
                                • Sturdy

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                    Perfect for my filing needs.

                                    • Primary use:
                                    • Business
                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Happy Files!

                                    By 

                                    from LOuiaians

                                    Pros

                                    • Love The Colors
                                    • Seem Very Durable
                                    • So Much Better Then Previ

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                        my previous office manager always bought an "off brand" of folders.... Now my files look a mess. These nicer, much better quality files will improve my system greatly!

                                         
                                        5.0

                                        nice folders

                                        By 

                                        from Tampa, FL

                                        About Me Professional/Guide

                                        Pros

                                        • Easy To Set Up
                                        • Sturdy

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                            Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                            I don't understand how the question they are asking pertain to file folders such as my gear style and if I use these for car camping, climbing, mountaineering or at the beach, but for filing they are great. They are nice and heavy duty and a really pretty shade of purple.

                                            • What Is Your Gear Style:
                                            • Comfort Driven
                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No
                                             
                                            5.0

                                            File Folders

                                            By 

                                            from Undisclosed

                                            Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                            The 1/3 cut letter size file folders are great for a multitude of projects. I find the 1/3 cut so much easier to label than the 1/5 cut. I also love the vibrant yellow - takes some of drudgery out of filing.

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Colors!!!

                                            By 

                                            from Oakland, CA, USA

                                            Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                            Everyone here at our agency really like the color file folders. Colors are radiant and the quality of the folders is exceptional.

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            Files to file

                                            By 

                                            from Undisclosed

                                            Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                            I couldn't keep my workspace organized at home or on the job without Smead File Folders. The variety of colors available help me to color code different categories or sections. Tab cuts also allow you to find files easily...makes it difficult for files to hide. It would be spectacular if Smead could produce files in a variety of additional unique colors.

                                             
                                            5.0

                                            My Discipline Folders

                                            By 

                                            from Chapin High School

                                            Comments about Smead Assortment Colored File Folders:

                                            These are great folders to use at a high school. I use them for my discipline files every year for the school.

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