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IKEA door style: FLADIE

Thinking of an IKEA kitchen? IKAN Installations is Vancouver Island’s trusted design and installation source for professionally installed IKEA kitchens. We feature various IKEA doors on our blog so you can make an informed decision about which one is right for you. This week we’re looking at the Fladie door, which is definitely not for the Read More

White and grey cabinets at home in this industrial-style Victoria condo

Victoria’s trendy Vic West neighbourhood is home to many industrial-chic condos, and this one was is need of a little makeover. The owners called in the IKAN team to install a beautiful new white and grey kitchen with a gorgeous warm hit of wood for the island’s waterfall countertop. The before:And the glorious after! IKEA’s high-gloss Read More

Minimalism in the kitchen

Keep. It. Simple. When you’re renovating your kitchen, updating it, or even just clearing out your cupboards, remember those three words. Here are some tips from the IKAN team: If you are designing your kitchen–or just shuffling things around–think about which areas you use the most and what their purposes are. A dishwasher should be near the Read More

Let them know what you think!

Have you used IKAN? Let the rest of Victoria know how your kitchen renovation went by rating us on Houzz. While you’re there, check out our latest work. If we don’t have your project featured, please feel free to send us a before and after picture. We’d LOVE to see it and share it… if Read More

A farmhouse kitchen

This craftsman-style farmhouse is perched on a hill overlooking rolling green fields and white picket fences. The home is stunning–but the kitchen was not living up to its potential. Here is a before:And the incredible transformation: IKEA’s Hittarp beadboard cabinets set the tone for this warm and inviting kitchen, and pack it with personality. The homeowners Read More

We’ve installed 1,000 kitchens!

Wow, five years has flown by and we’ve hit a huge milestone. We have helped more than 1,000 Vancouver Island homeowners transform their kitchens. Looking back through our portfolio makes us feel incredibly lucky to have met so many wonderful people. And we’re very proud of the service and results we’re offering. Thank you, Vancouver Read More

Bodbyn for the win

Thanks to one of our past clients, a terrific Victoria couple who needed a hand overhauling their kitchen was referred to us. Check out their kitchen BEFORE: Lots of potential and beautiful light, but ready for a makeover. After a three-day installation, the cabinetry was in place and a new kitchen had taken shape. Drum Read More

IKAN Installations IKEA cabinets kitchen renovation in Victoria BC

Show off with glass cabinets

Go on, be a show off. Let’s talk about the many advantages of utilizing glass cabinet doors in your kitchen design. They allow you to display your precious heirlooms and favourite glassware (or scotch).  You can customize them to give your kitchen a unique look. You can paint the back of your cabinets, like these people Read More

IKEA kitchen sale! Get 10% back

IT’S BACK! On now until April 18 is the IKEA kitchen sale! During this time you will receive $100 back in IKEA gift cards for every $1,000 you spend on kitchen purchases including your kitchen cabinets. That’s 10% back for a little shopping spree at IKEA. Think of all the interior organizers and other fun thinks you could Read More

Four tips for choosing the perfect sink

If you think about it, your sink may be the most utilized element of your kitchen, so it’s important it suits the way you cook and clean. Plus, today’s sinks are pretty! With a plethora of options out there, here are a list of things to guide you as you’re selecting a basin: Do you want a double sink? Read More