Buying and building a yurt can be intimidating, especially if you’ve never built something so large. It’s not as difficult as you may believe—it’s a straightforward process! Knowing what to expect during the yurt installation process can calm your nerves.
Location, Location, Location
Before beginning the installation process, you need to decide on a location. The locality is incredibly important for a yurt. US states have different zoning codes and requirements to which yurt owners must adhere. Understand these rules so you follow the requirements for your particular location.
Ensure you build in an area large enough to fit the square footage of the yurt. Here are a few other considerations regarding the area include the following:
- Where does the sun hit?
- Is the yurt protected from high winds or other damaging outdoor elements?
- Could any overhanging branches snap during storms?
- What is the road access like for delivery or guests?
Call local utility companies about electricity, sewage, and water to determine if the yurt location is on or off the grid.
Should You Hire Someone To Build Your Yurt?
Whether you’d like to hire a professional or not to build your yurt is entirely up to you. Freedom Yurt Cabins has created all-season yurts kits with easy-to-follow, detailed instructions. Gather a few friends or family members to help you install the yurt over the weekend. Our kits are truly DIY, and you’ll have a yurt built in three to five days!
If you’re not up to the challenge, our team can install your yurt for you. This option is pricey, so add this to your yurt budget. Freedom Yurt Cabins adds several features to make the yurt installation process easier for the everyday DIYer.
Follow the Instructions
Yurt companies create detailed manuals to ensure a smooth installation process. The manual provides easy-to-read instructions as it guides you through. All the tools, materials, and recommendations are there for you to observe. Freedom Yurt Cabins even offers a time-lapse assembly, and you can click here to watch it! It gives you an idea of what to expect during the yurt installation process.
Do you feel more confident about building a yurt? Wonderful! The process can be challenging if you’ve never made something this size, but it’s not impossible. It will go smoother than you think!