Building Your Own Wine Cellars
With the appreciation and enjoyment of wine increasing, more people are finding a need for their own wine cellars. Building your custom wine cellars should be accomplished in as smooth a way as possible. Here are some of the essential elements you need to consider in obtaining custom wine cellars. The style and size of your wine room will depend on the number of bottles you need to store and also the location. It is very important to determine whether you want to focus on functional benefits, or beauty of presentation, or both. Decide on a space that is not directly exposed to sunlight. Different wine cellar manufacturers offer different wine racking solutions. Wine racks come in many different sizes – six feet, seven feet, and eight feet heights. Pick a style that suits your taste, greatly enhances the appearance of your wine collection, and compliments the interior of your home, commercial venues, or even luxury yachts.
Then flooring for wine cellars you can use of wood, old oak barrels, and other flooring materials. Highly recommended is the mainstay flooring material wood as it can tolerate humidity levels typical of a wine storage room. One good tip, don’t use carpets since they tend to develop mustiness and molds due to the humidity. Surprisingly, some wine cellar experts recommend recycling of old oak barrels to use as wood flooring material as they represent originality and natural beauty as well as making sure they are kept out of landfills making your cellar truly ‘green’.