Clearwater bay

Clearwater bay

Imagine waking up on an early Saturday morning with a cup of freshly brewed aromatic coffee. Looking out as your eyes try to adjust, you’re surrounded by a beautiful yellow, purple and orange sky as the sun appears over the horizon. Inside, the room is warmly lit as the velvet cream coloured walls reflect the light […]

Basement suite renovation

Basement suite renovation

Rental properties can be a great source of income and economical prosperity but it’s hard to make a substantial profit on a property if its run down. Remember, it’s not the size of the space that counts its the way you use the space. By utilizing the space appropriately In this project, we were able […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Fireplace

We were approached to frame up a fireplace for a client. It was simple job, but rewarding as always…

Double Barn Door

Double Barn Door

We received a call from a client wanting to change their filing closet to a cleaning station. The only problem is that the cleaning station would have to be a concealed as its in the printing room where the sometimes hold meetings. The solution was to put a double laminated barn door to cover the […]

Basement Framing

The client approached us with an idea for framing up a basement. We started with a rough idea of where the rooms were going to be. Not too much longer we ended up with this…

Hide that washer dryer

Hide that washer dryer

This project was small but very satisfying. We had a closet opening that housed the washer dryer that needed to be hidden away. The clients had bifold doors that kept jamming and looked dated. The solution to making this entrance look clean and functional was to put in some sliding doors. The doors were too […]

Bi-fold vs French Door

Bi-fold vs French Door

In this project we were asked to create a modern look to the entrance of this house by upgrading the closet. We went with some french doors to upgrade the functionality and look of the doors. Its funny how such a small change can make such a big difference. We also removed and installed all […]

"My plane broke a prop up north"

Friday evening, just sitting down for supper we got a call from a client saying that they had a plane up north that had broken a propeller and that they needed to ship a new one over. In order to safely transport the propeller we needed to build a crate that can be strapped to […]

Full house flip

Full house flip

YK Contracting is proud to have partnered up with Nelson Camp over at N-Gage Properties along with Abel Gutierrez at Titan Development to bring you this house flip. With the clients vision in mind we were able to transform this dated 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom house into a beautiful and spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom […]