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Yurt Raising Video

This video shows how quick and easy it is to set up yurt – hope your yurt goes up as nicely as this one did. Send us a link to your installation videos! As always, feel free to call me with … Continued

Practical Yurts

If you are looking for low-cost, alternative housing options, living closer to nature, off the grid, wanting to go green or just simplifying your lifestyle, a YURT might be just the thing and this is a must read! We helped … Continued

Mother Nature Knows Best

In a recent study by University of Colorado, researchers found that after a week of camping (staying in tents, RV, cabins or a yurt) a camper’s circadian rhythm reset to follow Mother Nature’s sunrise and sunset. That means a better … Continued

Burning Man 2014…Got Yurt?

This year Burning Man celebrates “Caravansary:” For centuries, Silk Route travelers crossed paths in caravansaries, bustling caravan stops offering more than just shelter from the desert wilderness; they were vital centers of cultural exchange, bringing together traders, pilgrims, monks, nomads, … Continued

Why Buy A Rainier Yurt?

Reason #21: The Pursing String

An Eagle exclusive, this cable secures the wall structure to the deck using Jib hanks that twist and lock to a stainless steel cable, tucked underneath the platform. It keeps the wind, water and bugs out of your yurt.

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Reason #72: The Story Strip

With this strip, there's no guesswork. Wrap it around the edge of the platform before starting your installation and it shows you exactly where all the critical elements go.

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Reason #34 – ISO Certified

We are the only yurt manufacturer in the world that is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certified. That means we follow documented & defined processes and use sustainable practices to give you the best yurt in the industry.

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Reason #10: Easy Installation

Only Rainier yurts come with the “story strip” to make your installation easy and accurate. Our install manual makes your yurt install fun and a rewarding experience for everyone involved. "I knew when we tacked up the story tape and we were within 3/16th of an inch, everything was golden! Thanks again for a great product and our hats off to the team that put together the assembly manual!"

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Reason #17: Experience

Rainier’s roots go back to the Alaskan Gold Rush. We were founded in 1896 as Puget Sound Tent & Awning, merged with Seattle Tent & Awning in 1985 and subsequently changed our name to Rainier Industries. With the acquisition of Nesting Bird Yurts in 2004, we added the experience of a company that first built yurts for the Israel family in 1972. We are the only yurt supplier that has been satisfying customers for over 115 years!

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Reason #18: Quick Delivery

Throughout most of the year, we are able to ship a custom yurt within one week of order if you require a rush delivery. No other yurt company stocks every color of fabric offered, and can customize your yurt and deliver it that fast!

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Reason #6: Real Windows

Rainier offers the Real Wood Window option; a variety of sizes are available with thermal insulated windows including removable insect screens.

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Reason #5: Real Doors

Our doors are full sized 36” X 80” and built with thermal insulated Low-E, double pane glass windows - not single pane Plexiglas that scratches easily and yellows over time. We have a variety of door choices, including: solid wood doors for privacy, our popular half-light door, and full light doors to maximize your view and natural lighting. We offer beautiful French door sets as well.

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Reason #13: Eagle Blocks for Higher Snow Loads

Rainier yurts can withstand the most severe conditions by adding some of our innovative upgrades. Ring-to-Rafter Clips securely bond the rafters to the compression ring to prevent rafter rotation and increase vertical shear loads; Eagle Blocks between rafters enhance rafter strength and stabilize the roof system. Vertical posts at rafter ends add to the load capacity of the lattice wall.

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Reason #3: The Tallest Walls in The Industry

Our Eagle yurts are designed with 7’4” tall walls as a standard item at no additional cost! Everyone else stops at 7 feet... and charges you for an "upgrade". Rainier yurts have a spacious and open feeling. This design also allows for full height doors that are ADA accessible for handicapped users.

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Reason #1: Snow Load Engineering

Rainier yurts are built tough! They are engineered to meet the International Building Code and feature the thickest, strongest lattice in the industry. We utilize Machine Stress Rated (MSR) Douglas Fir in our rafters with a 2,400 rating in bending stress – 40% stronger than standard fir. No other yurt will stand up to the snow and wind conditions like a Rainier yurt!

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