Wine cellars built in the home are very expensive to build and maintain. Start out by renting a climate controlled wine storage unit at a local self storage facility.
Self Storage Ideas – Pennsylvania Public Storage: The idea of having your own wine cellar is appealing. Your new hobby collecting fine wines has become a hobby that takes up much space. You can build a wine cellar in your own home, or you can rent a self storage unit that is climate controlled and much less expensive. Find a facility that is convenient to you either near your workplace, near your home, or on a frequently used travel way so you can just pop in and pick out a few bottles for the dinner guests over the weekend.
Building your own wine cellar is a wonderful thought, but what would you do if you moved? If you don’t own the house, the choice is obvious. Rent a unit that will be kept at the designated temperature and humidity level and pay the nominal monthly cost of rental.
The cost of owning your own storage unit for your hobby is great.
Some of today’s storage facilities have built wine storage units specifically for wine hobbyists and serious wine connoisseurs alike. The wines should be kept at 55 degrees and at a humidity level of 60 to 70 per cent. If there is a facility within your area that is able to maintain this climate for your fine wines, it is perhaps easiest to let them worry about the details. Building a wine cellar in your own home is not only expensive; it must be maintained and checked often for the climate to be optimum. Wine cabinets are approximately $2500 each. The rooms that hold them cost thousands more to construct.
The cost of owning your own storage unit for your hobby is great. Renting a wine storage unit can cost you as little as $10 per month depending on where you are located and how big your unit must be. This is a flexible option for those of you who think you might want to try wine as a hobby but don’t want to put out the initial expense involved in the proper keeping of your treasures. If you wish, start with a rented unit and build your hobby to the point where you know you’ll be a lifelong wine collector. At that time you can make the decision to put in a permanent wine cellar of your own at home. In the meantime, give it a try and use a low cost rental unit to get started with minimal investment.