Upstairs rental suite

Upstairs rental suite

So you just bought a house with the intent to rent out the upstairs. This is an exciting event for any new home owner but with renovations to take place this can sometimes be nerve racking and stressfull time. By choosing YK Contracting as your finish carpentry specialist you can rest assured that your renovations […]

Cabinet install

Cabinet install

When installing cabinets, level and plumb are key factors for providing a long lasting and aesthetically pleasing product. A basement install takes a few extra steps to make sure that the end products is flawless. In this instance the floor at the partition  wall was out of level and required some work. By using a […]

Basement gym

Basement gym

YK Contracting was contacted to install some glue down vinyl and some sheet rubber for a basement gym. Check it out, We think it turned out great. 

Quick bathroom restoration

Quick bathroom restoration

A fire in an apartment complex is a scary event to have to go through. Once the shock wears off from the incident the anxiety kicks in. We understand the value in a quick turn around in cases like this and that is why we have made it our goal to respond quickly and diligently […]

Remove Acousti-Seal from unwanted surfaces

Remove Acousti-Seal from unwanted surfaces

Acousti-Seal is product used to fully seal the area that has been vapour barrier’d. Applied generously around the perimeter of the structure, it acts like a gasket between the 6mill poly and the framing to create an air tight seal. If you’re a contractor, your a fully familiar with this product and its tendency to […]

RTM (Ready To Move) Homes for lake St.Martin and Dauphin River, MB.

RTM (Ready To Move) Homes for lake St.Martin and Dauphin River, MB.

The lake St.Martin and Dauphin River projects were in direct response to the 2011 flood that ravaged the area. We were very fortunate to land the flooring contract for 24 homes with Matix Lumber. Working with the staff and management was a great experience. We installed a *Click* flooring in all of the common area […]

How to turn a tree into a mantle

How to turn a tree into a mantle

In this particular project, the client wanted to incorporate part of the natural surroundings into their renovation. What better way to do that then to custom mill and install a tree that had fallen from a previous wind storm.

How to make a cost effective vanity

How to make a cost effective vanity

Floating vanities are not only aesthetically pleasing, they are also a great use of space when considering accessible bathrooms. Here we built a custom vanity from MDF and laminated with melamine for a crisp white look.

How to fix a cracked foundation

How to fix a cracked foundation

This is a cost-effective alternative to digging out the exterior of your house to fix a crack in the foundation. In this case, we mitigated the risk of leaks by injecting a concrete epoxy under pressure to penetrate any voids in the foundation. After sealing the affected area, we framed, insulated, installed vapour barrier, and […]