Under the stairs wine fridges and cellars are a great way to add an extra touch of sophistication to any home or commercial space. Here at Expert Wine Storage, we have an array of under-stairs wine fridges from leading brands like Dunavox, Swisscave, Liebherr and Avintage that can be customised for your space in various shapes and sizes.
If you’re looking for a 600mm, 500mm, 400mm or 300 mm wide model that fits seamlessly into your under the stairs cabinetry – we’ve got it covered! With these superior quality models offering features such as digital displays and different temperature zones - you can find all the necessary tools here to make sure that your wines stay perfectly preserved.
Under Stairs Wine Fridges & Cellars
How To Install An Under Stairs Wine Fridge
To install an under stairs wine fridge, you will need to first determine the location where you want to install the unit. It is important to choose a location that is easily accessible and that will allow the door of the wine fridge to open and close properly. Once you have determined the location, you can follow these steps to install the wine fridge:
1. Measure the space under the stairs to ensure that the fridge will fit properly.
2. Use a drill to create holes in the wall or floor to attach the mounting brackets for the wine fridge.
3. Attach the mounting brackets to the wall or floor using screws, and then attach the wine fridge to the brackets using the screws and bolts provided with the unit.
4. Plug the wine fridge into a nearby power outlet and adjust the temperature settings according to the manufacturer's instructions.
5. Allow the wine fridge to cool for several hours before loading it with your wine collection.
6. Check the temperature regularly to ensure that it is set at the proper level for storing wine.
Benefits of Under-Stairs Wine Cellars Vs Wine Fridges
An under stairs wine fridge is a type of wine cooler that is designed to fit under a staircase. It is typically a smaller, more compact unit that is capable of holding a few dozen bottles of wine. An under stairs wine cellar, on the other hand, is a larger, more spacious area that is specifically designed for storing and aging wine.
It is typically built into the space under a staircase and may include features such as temperature and humidity control to ensure that the wine is stored in the optimal conditions. Because of their larger size and specialized design, under stairs wine cellars are generally more expensive than under stairs wine fridges.
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Important Features of Wine Storage Under The Stairs
There are several important features to consider when storing wine under the stairs. These include:
Temperature control: Wine should be stored at a consistent temperature between 55 and 57 degrees Fahrenheit to prevent it from spoiling or losing its flavor. An under stairs wine fridge or cellar should have a temperature control system to maintain this temperature range.
Humidity control: Wine should be stored in an environment with relative humidity levels between 50 and 70 percent to prevent the corks from drying out and allowing air to enter the bottles. An under stairs wine cellar should have a humidity control system to maintain the proper humidity levels.
Vibration control: Vibrations can damage the delicate sediment in wine and cause it to spoil, so it is important to store wine in a location that is free from vibrations. An under stairs wine cellar should be designed to minimize vibrations, or be located in an area that is not prone to vibrations.
Light control: Exposure to light can cause wine to spoil or lose its flavor, so it is important to store wine in a location that is free from direct light. An under stairs wine cellar should have a lighting system that is designed to minimize light exposure to the wine bottles.
Security: Wine can be a valuable and personal collection, so it is important to store it in a secure location. An under stairs wine cellar should have a locking system to prevent unauthorized access to the wine.
Get In Touch With Our UK Under Stairs Wine Storage Experts
If you have any questions about our under stairs wine fridges or cellars, please get in touch via our email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on 0330 133 2327, and one of expert UK sales team will be very happy to help. Find everything you need to enjoy and preserve your wine collection to its fullest with our extensive range of wine fridges online.