The amount of time it take to set up your yurt is dependent on many factors, similar to any other construction project.  Your experience with tape measures and tools, your yurt site itself, and the quality of your "helpers" can make things go super smoothly, or cause your timeline to go longer.  Our yurts come with full instructional videos so watching these beforehand is very important.  We can walk you and/or your contractor through any questions that come up during your set up.  We hear time and time again that our customer service during the set up phase made all the difference for our customers. (The estimates below assume the platform is built and ready, you are working 8-10 hour days, and you have good weather!!!)

We estimate the following time frames for your yurt set up*****:

******(THIS IS TO GET YOUR YURT ASSEMBLED, AND DOES NOT INCLUDE THE FINAL BUTTONING UP OF THE YURT.  PLAN ON 1-2 MORE DAYS IN ADDITION TO THE ESTIMATES BELOW TO GET YOUR YURT COMPLETELY DONE)

12' yurt: plan on 1-2 days with 3 people

16' yurt: plan on 2 days with 3-4 people

20' yurt: plan on 2 days with 3-4 people

24' yurt: plan on 3 days with 4-5 people

27' yurt: plan on 3-4 days with 4-5 people  (machine lift of fabric super helpful)

30' yurt: plan on 3-4 days with 4-5 people  (machine lift of fabric super helpful)

35' yurt: plan on 4-5 days with 5-6 people  (machine lift of fabric required!!!)

40' yurt: plan on 5-7 days with 6-7 people  (machine lift of fabric required!!!)

The 40' Big Sky yurt roof fabric alone can weigh 550#'s, so a machine to help lift is a must.  Each 40' Big Sky yurt rafter weighs 35 - 40 lbs and is at quite long at 21'.  Scaffolding is a must during the installation.  Full assembly instructions will spell out further requirements.

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