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7 Residential Wine Room Ideas to Spark Inspiration

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Building a wine cellar or display is a dream come true for many homeowners, especially when their love of wine culture has blossomed. Fortunately, designing and building a wine room no longer requires ample basement space. Wine storage and aging can happen in a former closet, under a set of stairs, or even in the

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Risks of Cheap Wine Cellar Cooling Unit Installation

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When you purchase a Wine Guardian wine cellar cooling unit or humidifier, there are several reasons why you must ensure it is properly installed. Visit our blog or contact us today to learn more. The Top 4 Risks of Cheap Wine Unit Installation You've made a serious investment in time and money when it comes

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Selecting a Wine Cellar Builder/Contractor

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When selecting a wine cellar builder, choose a contractor who knows wine rooms from top to bottom. Selecting a wine cellar builder can be a difficult task. Finding the right craftsman with a flair for your style and your budget can be challenging. The contractor not only has to have the technical ability to install

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How to Heat a Wine Cellar

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Should I heat my wine cellar? In many cases, especially in northern climates, heating your cellar will be necessary. If you have a cellar which will be subject to ambient temperatures below 55°F (13°C), you'll need to protect it with a heating coil. Without the ability to heat, a cooling unit can do nothing if

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How to Design a Wine Cellar

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Finished your plans for framing, building a vapor barrier and insulating your wine cellar?  The next step is to ponder wine cellar design and the different design elements and decide which ones you would like to add. What about electrical outlets or lights? Sealed plastic boxes should be used for: Outlets Switches Fixtures In order

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Building a Wine Cellar in Your Business

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When you need a commercial wine cellar, we’re all business. Building a wine cellar in your business can be both functional and highly marketable. While the wine cellar requirements of each type of business vary greatly, Wine Guardian offers systems to meet unique needs across a variety of industries, adding style, sophistication and enhanced wine

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Wine Cellar Building for Restaurants & Bars

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When your wine room is equipped with a Wine Guardian, style, performance and sophistication are always on the menu. Wine rooms for Restaurants and Bars are often designed and built to be a showpiece, with an abundance of glass to show off the wine storage space and fine wines contained inside. They too can take

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Air Cooled vs Water Cooled Wine Cellar Cooling Units

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What you should know before choosing between an air-cooled and water-cooled system for your wine room. There are several types of air conditioning systems currently being used for wine cellar cooling ranging from self-contained ducted units, through-the-wall units (TTW units can be installed without the help of a contractor and are also self-contained) and split

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How to Build a Wine Cellar

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Have questions about wine cellar construction? We have answers. When it comes to creating a custom wine cellar, even the D-I-Yer (Do-It-Yourselfer) shouldn’t go at it alone. That’s why Wine Guardian is here for answers to some of your most common questions. If you aren't looking to build your wine cellar yourself, finding the right

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Selecting a Room for Wine Storage

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When considering a location for storing wine, you want to think about factors such as temperature, humidity, light and vibration, as each will have an effect on the long-term storage of your investment. Ideal Wine Storage Conditions: 55ºF to 57°F (12°C to 14°C) ambient temperature No more than 5ºf annual variation in temperature 55% to

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