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Forum: Yurt Living 01-27-2019, 02:42 PM
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Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

Awesome. A buddy of mine in N Ontario sent me a pic this morning of it -40F this morning in Dryden. I hunt up there most years. Perfect place for a Groovy Yurt! :)
Forum: Yurt Living 01-27-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

What size is your yurt?
Forum: Yurt Living 11-22-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

The only thing you have to be aware of when you install is, the tubing can frost up if the air coming in is super cold and the air inside is warm and moist.
Forum: Yurt Living 11-21-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

Yes, there is a round vent on the back of his wood stove that accepts tubing, which you pipe outside so as to pull the combustion air in and not pull it from inside.

Some of the newer stoves have...
Forum: Yurt Living 11-19-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

I think the intake will help. My brother has one on his stove and he can't stop talking about it. I am getting one with a new stove next season. Once the fire in my current stove gets hot enough,...
Forum: Yurt Living 04-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

If you will be there most of the time as a residence, then I wouldn't worry too much about snow load. Keeping the yurt warm usually means the snow will slide off the roof on its own. That has been...
Forum: Yurt Living 01-12-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

Have you considered putting in a wood stove? Even a barrel wood stove would heat better I would think.
Forum: Yurt Living 12-21-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

I think I am fortunate that my yurt is up off the ground and not surrounded by a deck just for those fact that the snow never really comes up on the sides much. There is so much space between the...
Forum: Yurt Living 12-19-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
Re: How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

Don't forget to answer the poll at the top of the page everyone. :)
Forum: Yurt Living 12-17-2013, 08:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 19,549
Posted By Jafo
How's Your Yurt Handling The Cold?

I thought we could start a poll here asking how you are faring with the cold this year in your yurt. It has been quite frigid here in the United States, and I would love to hear your anecdotes...
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