What's the big difference?
Ulaantaij - Bringing Mongolia to the World
We've been doing it for ages, comparing our yurts with others. So we'd like to share with you
how we think we fair.
Question
Mongolian Yurt
Ulaantaij Yurt
Exterior grade glue used?
NO
YES
Exterior grade paint used?
NO
YES
Wall sections are supplied as bare, untreated wood
YES
OPTIONAL
Wall sections are supplied pre-treated with linseed oil
based preservative
NO
OPTIONAL
All painted woodwork finished of with protective coat of
polyurethane
NO
YES
Joinery designed for a Western climate?
NO
YES
Guaranteed wood comes from a legal source?
NO
YES
Long lasting polyester ropes used for exterior of yurt
NO
YES
Wall plaster used in place of wood filler?
YES
NO
Inner liner made from rot resistant material?
NO
OPTIONAL
Felt edged with nylon to stop fraying?
NO
OPTIONAL
Canvas cut to a waterproof design?
NO
YES
Canvas cut so as to guarantee it reaches the floor?
NO
YES
Sun cover available in cotton?
YES
YES
Sun cover available in nylon?
NO
YES
Sun cover available in rot resistant canvas?
NO
YES
Crown wheel comes with wooden "flashing"
NO
YES
Yurts covers are packed in individual bag for shipping?
NO
OPTIONAL
Yurt is carefully wrapped in protective padding?
NO
OPTIONAL
Yurt comes with 60 page illustrated erection guide?
NO
OPTIONAL
Yurt comes with 20 page floor construction guide?
NO
OPTIONAL
Employees are paid a fair days wage for a fair days
work?
NO
YES
Employees are under the age of 16?
YES
NO
Employees are over the age of 55
NO
YES
Employees are official and receive health & social
insurance via the company?
NO
YES
A percentage of all yurts sales go to Mongolian
charities?
NO
YES
Are yurts and covers precision made in order to avoid
need for erecting yurts prior to shipping?
NO
YES
Yurts are sold at a fair price?
NO
YES
Maybe I'll just build my own
yurt then!
Maybe I won't!