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Learn how to make a cold room in your basement for about 400 bucks!
A cold room is a new term for a root cellar. 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.
Check out this great article on how to build one in your home basement.
Bonus: Root Cellar That Can Be Used as a Bunker
Do you remember the old root cellars our great-grandparents used to have? In fact, they probably built it themselves, right in their back yard.
If you want to learn how to build a backyard bunker like your grandparents had, without breaking the bank, then you need Easy Cellar.
Easy Cellar will show you:
- How to choose the ideal site
- Cost-effective building methods
- How to protect your bunker from nuclear blast and fallout
- How to conceal your bunker
- Affordable basic life support options
Easy Cellar will also reveal how a veteran, with only $421, built a small nuclear bunker in his backyard.