Building a vegetable store without someone’s help can be quite a laborious task. Why is that? Firstly, due to the presence of groundwater, since in this case you will have to make a cellar first, and then, deepening it into the ground, make a vegetable store. It can also be made above ground, and on almost any type of soil, with the safety of products in it exactly the same as in the underground. But this project can be carried out only if the sequence of actions is observed.
Underground vegetable storage can be done exclusively on dry ground or where groundwater is at a decent distance from the surface, this is usually 250 meters. Under other conditions and soil, it is necessary to cost exclusively ground vegetable stores. It will not be difficult to achieve the optimum temperature there up to 4 degrees Celsius. If you are interested in the professional construction of a vegetable store, see the information on fruktovoagro.
The main thing is to take care of a quality foundation. Before you do it, you should think about the drainage system. Perform everything strictly according to the points below;
Site marking for construction. After determining the place for the vegetable store, we dig a hole, according to the approximate dimensions 2.5 x 2 x 0.5 meters. This size is enough for laying out most vegetables.
Strengthening the bottom and walls with thermal insulation. Expanded polystyrene in the form of plates is suitable for such a gasket just right. If it was not at hand, buy packing foam, and seal it with a rolled roofing material before laying it.
Backfilling the pit with a small layer of sand, about 15-20 cm.
Waterproofing is being laid. 2-3 layers of roofing material are laid on the sand and covered with a secondary layer of sand.
Next is the foundation itself. The structure should not be too heavy, so we will build it from wood. It is possible to make a single formwork using concrete blocks and columns, keeping a distance of 60-70 cm. Between the supports, the entire space is filled with a heat insulator, as it can be used as a familiar foam.