SpareFoot’s College Mini-Fridge Giveaway

By Matthew Stites   May 7, 2013


Is it summer already? With final exams and summertime plans, the month of May promises to be frantic. Fortunately, SpareFoot is making college finals and move-out season fun by giving away The Ultimate Mini-Fridge on Facebook! One lucky student will win a retro-inspired fridge designed by Nostalgia Electrics, decorated with custom SpareFoot decals and loaded with Monster energy drinks!

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The SpareFoot Guide to Storing Beer

By Brian Shreckengast   March 28, 2013


Over the past decade, American beer drinkers have been fortunate enough to witness a brewing revolution, as evolving tastes and beer-making processes have pushed beer to a level of sophistication rivaling that of fine wine. As the over 2,000 breweries now making beer in America—up from 89 in 1979—compete to produce the most unique and sophisticated batches, some brewmasters have gone as far as to adopt a vital step of the winemaking process into their own craft: ageing. That’s right: while a driving force of the local-beer movement has been the need for fresh, crisp-tasting beer, some craft breweries have reversed this trend, producing beers that are meant to be kept for months or years—or even decades.

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Eat Your Heart Out, Bourdain: A Tour Of SpareFoot’s Kitchen

By Jenny Zhang   January 15, 2013

When we’re not eating Tacodeli every Monday, hungry SpareFeet can be found preparing tuna sandwiches, munching on pistachios, or waxing poetic to the coffee pot in the glorious SpareFoot kitchen. According to a survey by Staples Advantage, 73% of office workers said that a well-stocked kitchen would make them happier at work. It just so happens that 100% of SpareFeet are made happier and fuller by the SpareFoot kitchen, which surpasses “well-stocked” and more closely resembles a treasure trove of food. Welcome to paradise.

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Monster And The Dev Team: A Love Story

By Matthew Stites   January 19, 2012

At SpareFoot, we like to treat our people right. That’s why our fridge has a full row dedicated to Monster energy drinks, both 16 and 32-ounce cans, for our web development team. Why all the taurine? Because our devs have a beautiful, life-threatening obsession that’s an inspiration to everyone in our scrappy startup.

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Storing A Refrigerator: 4 Steps To Minimize Potential Damage

By Tony Emerson   May 11, 2011

A refrigerator is one of the most common appliances that people need to put in self-storage. At SpareFoot, our call center gets at least one customer per day who calls about storing a fridge. Luckily, storing a fridge is relatively straightforward, but because of the nature of a fridge— it’s built to retain moisture and will likely be used again to keep food— it’s important to take the necessary precautions to avoid mold, undesirable smells and pests.

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