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How to Build a Cold Room in Your Home Basement

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Learn how to make a cold room in your basement for about 400 bucks!

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A cold room is a new term for a root cellar in the basement. Cold rooms and/or root cellars are for keeping food supplies at a low temperature and steady humidity.

They keep food cool during the summer months to prevent spoilage. Alternatively, they actually prevent food from freezing during the winter.

After the harvest, store your vegetables in the root cellar in the autumn.

A secondary use for the root cellar is a place to store wine or home-made alcoholic beverages.

Vegetables stored in the root cellar primarily consist of potatoes, turnips, and carrots. Fun fact: a potato cellar is sometimes called a potato barn or potato house.

Other food supplies placed in the root cellar over the winter months include beets, onions, jarred preserves and jams, salt meat, salt turbot, salt herring, winter squash, and cabbage.

Learning how to build a cold storage room is an invaluable skill for preppers. And if you can do it for under $400, you are well on your way to the off grid lifestyle.

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How To Build A Cold Room In Your Home Basement - Cold rooms / root cellars are for keeping food supplies at a low temperature and steady humidity. They keep food from freezing during the winter and keep food cool during the summer months to prevent spoilage. Learn how to build one in your basement!

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Having a backyard supermarket will allow you to grow pork and beef, chicken, organic eggs, non-GMO fresh fruits and veggies, including all the essential components you need to make your food staples, desserts, and even drinks.

If you are willing to put in a little elbow grease, this isn't too good to be true. The good news is that some of this can be automated.

Our great-grandfathers and great-grandmothers did this every single day. It's called "homesteading", and it can help you save money on food, furniture, tools, clothes, and much more!

This is as self-sufficient as it gets. Watch this eye-opening video to learn more:

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Homesteading will take you back to the roots of your ancestors. It's not only a healthy, stress-reducing pursuit, it's a lifestyle.

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