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Old 02-04-2013, 04:55 AM   #1
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Ok so the wife hate the smell of me make beer lol so can anyone tell me a way I can have my fermenter in the garage with out freezing it and keeping it between 65 and 75 F?

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Old 02-04-2013, 05:54 AM   #2
Mar 2011
Raleigh, NC
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You could maybe wrap it in a electric blanket if it has a high enough setting and depending on how cold your garage is the best way iv seen is get a bin put water in it and put your fermenter in there and buy a couple small aquarium heaters with temp gauges on them and put them in the bin set temp 2 desired temp should heat it up pretty well and keep a towel wrapped around your fermenter
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:54 AM   #3
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Tyler, Texas
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Take a look at my post here about making a dual temp controlled chamber using a STC-1000 http://

I also use the DIY paint can (with lightbulb inside) heater. It works very well and costs little.

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Old 02-04-2013, 06:00 AM   #4
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With a controller and some FermWrap your troubles are over....even just using a controller and heating pad works....some heating pads have a safety feature that shuts them off after a certain period so you have to watch for that.
Something is always fermenting....
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