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Old 05-07-2024, 12:39 PM   #1
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Question Yurt falling apart in harsh NM climate

2018, I bought a mountain property over an acre with a used 30-foot Pacific yurt. From all appearances, things were in decent shape, but it is built on a permanent foundation at a cliff's edge where it is very hot and windy or cold and windy. Snowfall can be heavy. All the zippers on the window flaps are now broken; the door has blown off twice, been repaired once, and is now irreparable. I moved to another home on the same road and would like to rent the yurt, but I need to figure out if it is even cost-effective to repair it. Do I have to use the same manufacturer, or can I use another company to replace all the covers, the cracked

dome

, and everything else? I am in an area where people have difficulty finding pet-friendly rentals, so I know I can rent this easily, at least in the warmer months. It was way too expensive to heat over the winter.

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Old 05-07-2024, 04:17 PM   #2
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Default Re: Yurt falling apart in harsh NM climate

While you don't HAVE to buy it from the same company, I doubt you would get a comparable cover/dome/windows from anyone else. They make these at a scale others cannot and they have been doing it longer than just about anyone else and they know their yurts better than anyone else. If it were me, I wouldn't play around with any aftermarket solution on this.
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