logging in or signing up wine cellar design tips ZackG Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 143 Category: Others/ Misc License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: October 14, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Home Wine Cellar Design : http://homewinecellardesigns.com Wine Cellar Design Tips Part 1 of 2 Home Wine Cellar Design Home Wine Cellar Design Tip One – Location : Tip One – Location The ideal location for a wine cellar is the basement which is below grade. The more the basement is below grade, the better. Wine cellars can also be built on first floors and they work very well especially if the house is air conditioned. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip One – Location : Tip One – Location Just make sure that your spare space in which you plan your wine cellar is not too hot in summer and too cold in the winter months. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Two – Framing : Tip Two – Framing Frame outside walls using 2”x 6” woods studs. If you don’t have space you can use 2”x 4” studs for the cellar walls facing into the interior of the house. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Two – Framing : Tip Two – Framing If you have a very cold floor, install 2” x ”2 wood “sleepers” so that the insulation of R-7.5 can be placed between them. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Three – Insulation : Tip Three – Insulation Very best insulation is sprayed-in-place 2 lb polyurethane. It yields and R value of R7 per inch and provides a vapor barrier. However, it can be costly. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Three – Insulation : Tip Three – Insulation Second best option are insulation batts fitted into the stud cavities. First you need to install 6 mm vapor retarder (plastic) on the warm side of the wall. Then use R-13 or R-20 insulation with 2”x 6” walls and R-12 with 2”x 4” walls. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Three – Insulation : Tip Three – Insulation The importance of good insulating and vapor retarder cannot be stressed enough! http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Four – Wine Cellar Door : Tip Four – Wine Cellar Door You need an exterior grade insulated doors with jamb and weather stripping. Custom made wood doors are acceptable if they have good weather-stripping. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Four – Wine Cellar Door : Tip Four – Wine Cellar Door You can also use metal doors with insulation inside. If using glass doors, it should be sealed thermal double pane unit. Because glass doors have very little R value (insulation) you might consider selecting a cooling unit with greater BTU output. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Five – Wine Cellar Walls : Tip Five – Wine Cellar Walls Greenboard, or moisture resistant drywall, should be used for walls and ceiling coverage. It’s ideal for painting, since it provides a great finished surface. Be sure to use non-aromatic wood species! http://homewinecellardesigns.com Tip Six – Racking : Tip Six – Racking Racks should be chosen according to your collecting style. Racking system depends on your budget, design ideals and available wine cellar space. It can be custom built or commercial. http://homewinecellardesigns.com . : . Whatever choice you make for wine cellar construction, spending a little time, planning and preparing your design, can save you a lot grief and delay during the construction phase. http://homewinecellardesigns.com Title : Title Discover the Secrets of Wine Cellar Designs and Wine Storing so that the Wine Develops Complexity and Ages the Way Winemakers Intend with my FREE “Build Home Wine Cellar” Mini Course! Visit Home Wine Cellar Designs http://homewinecellardesigns.com You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.