Your SpareFoot listing is designed to showcase the features and amenities that storage-seeking shoppers care about most. A complete and up-to-date listing is the best way to get lots of reservations on SpareFoot's network.
So, take a few minutes to fill out your facility's amenities in your MySpareFoot portal - it just might make the difference between a customer booking with you vs. your nearest competitor!
First, navigate to the "amenities" area of MySpareFoot
Specifying Your Amenities in MySpareFoot
Scroll down the list of available amenities, clicking the Yes or No options for each amenity to let customers know what's available at your facility. Once complete, click the Save Changes button at the bottom of the tab.
Your amenities will appear listed under the Features heading on the far left side of your SpareFoot.com listing - click the View on SpareFoot.com button on the top right-hand corner of the Amenities tab to take a look!
For reference, here's a quick summary of each of the Amenities listed in MySpareFoot:
Amenities your facility offers to facilitate the moving process.
Does your facility rent trucks for customer use?
Free use of truck
Are some or all customers eligible to use a truck for free as part of their lease? If so:
Truck distance limit: Are there any mileage restrictions on use of the free truck?
Truck insurance required: Are customers required to purchase insurance through your facility? If so, click Yes. If customers may use their own car insurance, click No.
Tenant refuels: Does the tenant need to fill up the tank prior to returning the truck?
Does your facility provide a loading dock for customer use? If so, please be sure to note the maximum truck length the dock can accommodate.
Handcarts or dollies
Do you provide these items for customer use?
Are all upper levels of your facility accessible by elevator?
Moving supplies for sale
Do you sell boxes, tape or other moving supplies onsite?
Features your facility offers to keep tenants and their belongings safe.
Video cameras onsite
Are security cameras installed throughout the property for 24-hour monitoring?
Electronic gate access
Can tenants enter your facility's gated perimeter using a personal gate code?
Fenced and lighted
Is there a fence surrounding your facility's perimeter and lights in the aisleways?
Does your facility's manager live onsite at the property?
Important miscellaneous details about the move-in process and the services you offer.
An electronic machine where customers can make payments, rent locks or complete their reservations
Is your facility manager fluent in more than one language? If so, please specify which.
Mail or packages accepted
Do you accept mail or packages on behalf of your current tenants?
Do you accept cash, check or credit cards? Select Yes for all that apply. If you accept credit cards, please select which ones.
Options your facility provides for billing and payment.
Email invoicing available
Are you able to invoice your customers via email each month?
Automatic payments available
Can customers put a card on file to be automatically charged each month?
Do you charge customers on the first of each month or on the monthly anniversary of the day they moved in? Please select the appropriate option from the drop-down menu.
Security deposit required
Are tenants required to provide a security deposit at move-in? If so, please indicate the amount of the deposit, and whether the deposit is refundable at move-out - provided the unit is clean and undamaged.
Do you offer discounts for military personnel, students or seniors? If so, please indicate the percentage amount. For military, please indicate whether the discount includes veterans and reserves as well as active military.
Do tenants at your facility need renter's insurance to store at your facility? Will you accept an existing renters or homeowners policy as proof of coverage, or do tenants need to purchase a new policy? Do you sell insurance on site?
Requirements and restrictions for vehicle storage at your property.
Does the customer need to show the title of the car to move in? If so, please be sure to indicate whether the name on the title must match the name on the lease.
Does the vehicle need to be registered? Does the customer need to show their registration to move in?
Does the customer vehicle need to be insured? Does the customer need to provide proof of insurance to move in?
Must be running
Does the vehicle need to be in operational condition to be stored at your facility?
Other odds and ends that your facility may offer.
Band practice allowed
Do you permit bands to practice in any of your units?
Paperwork can be done remotely
Some facilities permit their tenants to fill out paperwork and sign their leases online to expedite the move-in process.