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Forum: Yurt Living 07-18-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,145
Posted By Swykes
Re: Insuring a yurt in Canada

If you are in BC, you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding insurance. Yurts are much more prevalent there, and insurance is easier to find. Best of luck!
Forum: Yurt Living 06-29-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 973
Posted By Swykes
Re: Adventure Travel Community

My husband and I moved into our off-grid yurt in May. It is surrounded by trees, and makes you feel like you are living in a treehouse. 800 sq ft of awesome!
Forum: Yurt Living 01-26-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 19,523
Posted By Swykes
Re: Moisture in the Yurt from Condensation

We live in Northwestern Ontario and have recently moved into a 32’ yurt. We are battling the condensation issue inside. Moisture collects on the inside of the dome, then rains down on us. We heat...
Forum: Yurt Living 01-19-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,145
Posted By Swykes
Re: Insuring a yurt in Canada

We have good insurance through Standard Insurance Brokers 807-468-3333 or 866-418-3672. Best of luck!
Forum: Yurt Plans 12-07-2018, 08:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,674
Posted By Swykes
Re: New member's yurt plan

We are off-grid by choice. We are trying to simplify life now that we’re both retired. I’ll get some pictures to post later.
Forum: Yurt Plans 12-06-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,674
Posted By Swykes
Re: New member's yurt plan

There is an electric baseboard heater in the utility room. We heat the yurt with a Vermont Castings propane, free standing fireplace. We also have a back up generator. We are currently hauling our...
Forum: Yurt Plans 12-06-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,674
Posted By Swykes
Re: New member's yurt plan

There is a vent in the utility room. It is just a passive vent, no fan.
Forum: Yurt Plans 12-06-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,674
Posted By Swykes
Re: New member's yurt plan

We have just moved into our 32’ yurt. The platform is constructed on a 48’ x 44’ deck. Due to the topography of the property, our contractors built a utility room underneath the yurt. It is insulated...
Forum: Yurt Living 12-05-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,145
Posted By Swykes
Re: Insuring a yurt in Canada

Hi. My husband and I just moved into our 32’, off-grid yurt in Northwestern Ontario. We have just come through the insurance hell. We finally got decent insurance through Standard Insurance Brokers...
Forum: Yurt Living 01-25-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,258
Posted By Swykes
Re: Cold Weather Report 2017

We have just ordered a 32' yurt from Yurtz by Design. We live in Northwestern Ontario, and plan to live in the yurt. We will be using foam insulation in the platform, but I am wondering if we should...
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