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RECOMMENDATIONS IN BUILDING A WINE CELLAR
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CONSIDERATIONS WHILE BUILDING A WINE CELLAR
The wine cellar must be constructed and designed just like the refrigerator when considering building it. Without thoroughly converting the room, setting up a wine cooling system in the wall will not properly work and might even lead to serious damage on the walls or the ceiling and most if not all of your wine. The primary factor you need to consider before setting up cellar is the temperature of the room because it controls the bad factors that may have negative effects on the storing and aging of the wine. A wine cellar that is built properly will allow you make use of the smallest possible cooling system.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT
Regular wine rack woods that are resistant to rot in the cool, damp environment for cellar include mahogany and redwood. Due to similar décor colors in the cellar design, clients normally go for one over the other. Due to the strong odor of Cedar, it should be avoided. Also, wine racking can be found in materials like wire lattice. To build a semi-custom racking system, you may decide to use modular wine racking or better still, allow us to help in designing and building a fully customized wine rack. For the ideal storage and display for sales, wine stores will want to make use of viable wine racks. Also, you can learn more in our learning center on the materials and construction of wine rack.
To appropriately keep the cellar at a temperature and humidity of 550 to 580 and 50 to 70% respectively, you will have to make available a wine cellar cooling system on the off chance that a climate control is required. Put in mind here that a wine cellar that is built and insulated properly will allow you make use of the smallest cooling system possible. You can learn more in learning center about wine cellar cooling systems or you can alternatively browse our wine cellar cooling selection units. We carry both the split cooling systems and self-contained systems, which permits you to situate the part of your cooling system that is the noisiest outside your cellar. Several systems come alongside integrated humidity management; you may want to consider the need for a humidification system though, on the off chance that your cooling system does not or you reside in a place with very dry climate.
WALL AND CEILING COVERING FOR CELLAR
The cellar’s décor theme is the primary determinant of the interior wall and ceiling covering. Green board is regularly applied and painted afterwards (make use of latex paint always) to properly match the cellar’s color theme. Depending also upon the materials for racking, the frequently used is the redwood tongue and groove (T&G) material relating to the ceiling and walls. Throughout the cellar, this Tongue and Groove (T&G1x4 paneling) is the exact species of wood as the racking material which makes for a very identical look. You can also make use of granite or every other stone as a wall covering material. Due to Cedar’s very strong aroma it must NEVER be considered; it will contaminate the wine.
WINE CELLAR DOORS
An external grade door (13/4) must be set up as a cooling door should a cooling system is installed. It is extremely essential to attach weather stripping to all corners of the doorjamb. Also important is the threshold or base “sweep”. To preserve the air of the cooler within the cellar, the door MUST have a very good seal. Not properly sealing the door is one of the common major causes of the constant cooling units running (wasting energy). Full glass inserts doors or hard core doors are used most often. Doors especially glass must have in any case, a dual-pane insulated tempered glass. You should put into consideration doors of wood that are made from reclaimed wine barrel wood, for a stunning and environmentally sound choice. You can also learn more in our learning center about wine cellar doors.
Every type of flooring can be used in cellars; tile, slate, marble or vinyl being the most used. A remarkable and attractive choice is the reclaimed wine barrel wood. CARPET SHOULD NEVER BE CONSIDERED AS AN ALTERNATIVE. It will mildew in the cool, damp climate conditions of a cellar. Flooring; as with wall coverings is picked to match the general decor colors of the cellar usually. The flooring ought to be applied to a plane surface. Applying base trim or moldings to the walls at the rear of the racking is not a good idea.
A very vital part of the overall cellar decor is lighting a wine cellar. “Air Lock” lower-level ceiling can lights are well-known. They should be put on dimmer switches to put brightness in check. Track lighting in most cases is used as the major lights inside the cellar. Display light that pronounces various areas of the cellar are also popular. Various types of spotlights are used for picture openings, table areas, or large format display bottles highlight. An attractive addition also can be displaying specially constructed and designed “rope” lighting to fit into the angle of display of an individual bottle racking For lighting not to be left on for long, it is recommended that all lighting be on a timer system. The cooling material will have too much of burden on itself because of the excess heat light produces.