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Almost anywhere, subject to survey of local conditions and engineers calculations.
1870 maximum for a 3m White Spiral Cellar please see our products page for all the cellar options. Each module takes up to 24 Bordeaux shaped bottles.
Standard wooden cases typically fit within a module. Here are the bin dimensions for the Original and White Spiral Cellars:
Original Spiral Cellar: 450mm wide, 260mm deep, 190mm high
White Spiral Cellar: 600mm wide, 290mm deep, 220mm high
Yes, under the stairs is the best place to store Magnums.
1500 x 900mm is the structural opening for the rectangular trap doors.
There is a steel frame that fits into the existing floor and supports the door.
A gas strut supports it at right angles.
No mechanical cooling or heating is required under normal UK conditions. This is a passive system that will run in the event of a power cut, will require no maintenance and adheres to the Wine Society best practice guidance for storage; cool, humid, vibration free and steady temperature regardless of season.
With the use of a thick butyl liner, the environment inside the cellar is watertight. Air changes from the passive vent system ensures air movement whilst also maintaining high humidity levels.
A standard installation will be complete within five to nine working days.
We can excavate almost adjacent to any foundations, but a reinforced concrete ring will be used. Our engineers will perform the necessary calculations and specify the required thickness of the ring.
Yes, we set the cellar under the beams, and add in an extra step to overcome the height difference between the top of the cellar and the finished floor level.
Yes, this is possible.
No, this is not necessary. However, it is advisable that you are there on the first day so that we can confirm the precise location of the cellar and the positioning of the trap door.
All of our installers are full time employees. Some of our team have been with us for twenty five years and more.
No, however, building regulations approval is usually required for inhabitable spaces within the home. We will manage this on your behalf.
Yes the butyl liner, ensures that the environment inside the cellar is watertight, and where possible we join the existing damp proof membrane in the property with the butyl liner to crease a seamless damp proof course.
Yes, the Spiral Cellar system originates from France, where its inventor actively markets the system. We also deliver to Ireland where we have an approved installer. We also have distributors in Australia. We also have plans to expand to other regions worldwide in the near future.
Prior to our arrival, please ensure that the room is cleared of furniture and that carpet and wooden flooring are free to be lifted. If your property has parking restrictions please advise us in advance such that we can obtain the appropriate parking permits and permission for skip placement on the public highway.
A 10% deposit is taken when the order is placed. This enables us to commence your Building Regulations application. Fourteen days before your installation, we will require a further payment of 80%. Upon completion, a senior member of our team will visit to ensure you are 100% happy with your Spiral Cellar. Final payment will be collected at this time.
Yes, we have full insurance to the value of £5 million.
Our five installation teams are generally fully booked 10 to 12 weeks in advance, so please invite us to carry out a survey well in advance of your required installation date.