“The only thing that is more fun than renting a fridge to yourself for 30 days and eating frozen yogurt on a Friday night, is getting to share it with friends,” said David Bielak, co-founder of RentalHub.
“The service is awesome and I hope it grows.”
In addition to renting the fridge for a day, you can also rent it for an entire week.
It’s available in several cities including New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Dallas, Atlanta, Philadelphia, and Chicago.
Bielack’s website has over 7,000 people renting the refrigerator.
He has been sharing the service with his friends for about two months.
“I had no idea how many people were already using the app, but the app is a really popular one,” he said.
“We’re in the middle of an epidemic in the U.S. where we have a shortage of refrigerators.”
It is estimated that more than 4 million Americans have an air conditioner and many don’t have access to refrigerators.
Belsk said he’s seen people renting their air conditioners for a month or more.
“In the first week, we had over 700 people who rented out their air conditioning for a week,” he told TechCrunch.
“Then it dropped to about 100 a week in the first two months, and then it went up to about 300 a week for the last two months.”
“It’s not a problem of the economy, but people aren’t getting the money they should be paying,” he added.
Rentalhub has a number of options for people looking to rent out their fridge.
It can be rented for a full month or even for a year, but its more expensive.
If you are not familiar with the service, it is a great way to give someone the gift of refrigeration, but it is more expensive than just buying one.
“You can’t buy a refrigerator from Amazon and then go out and rent it,” Bielaksaid.
“It would take a year of my life.”
Rental Hub also has a subscription service for people who rent out the refrigerator and want to make a little extra money.
You can also get an online grocery card, but that service costs $3.99 per month, which is more than $100.
“Our main focus is to make people happy,” Belsky said.
Renting out a refrigerator for a period of time is not for everyone.
The idea of renting out your air condition can be hard for people, particularly for the elderly and people with disabilities.
Blesky also has an app called “Freeze,” which he said is great for people with children, or people who are struggling to stay out of the sun.
“Freezing is a fun way to do it,” he shared.
“There’s a lot of options, and I think the people who want to do that will find them.”