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Win a new IKAN kitchen and a vacation! Enter until Feb 18!

A complete kitchen reno AND a tropical vacation? It’s a prize package worth $32,000! The Ocean 98.5 has put together a dream contest with us, IKAN Installations, and Athlone Travel CWT. As The Ocean says: If you win Ocean 98.5′s Renocation presented by IKAN you’ll get a brand new kitchen AND get to jet off on a tropical vacation while all the work happens! That’s right, gone are Read More

IKEA kitchen cabinets style: FLIPSTAD

Happy New Year! Our first featured IKEA cabinet door style of 2016 is FLIPSTAD, perfect for a charming kitchen and made of a solid oak frame and bevelled oak veneer panel. FLIPSTAD is very versatile because of its combination of light and dark tones in the wood grain. If a craftsman kitchen is your style, Read More

IKAN’s new kitchen services

If all you want for Christmas is a new kitchen, we’re very happy to tell you about our new services. We’ve designed a range of services to fit every price point and ability. WE-KAN: Our first and most popular service is WE-KAN, where we take care of everything for you. The IKAN team does it all: measures, designs, orders, stores, Read More

2016’s colour of the year

The people at Pantone have spoken: ROSE QUARTZ & SERENITY. That’s right, TWO colours–for the first time. “As consumers seek mindfulness and well-being as an antidote to modern day stresses, welcoming colors that psychologically fulfill our yearning for reassurance and security are becoming more prominent. Joined together, Rose Quartz and Serenity demonstrate an inherent balance Read More

IKEA kitchen cabinet the week: HÄGGEBY

The HÄGGEBY kitchen cabinets door is one of IKEA’s most budget friendly options, and especially great for a mudroom or basement suite where price point might be critical. This modern IKEA door is clean and functional, and pairs well with high gloss, dark wood or coloured door styles, such as the also economical TINGSYD door (another cost Read More

Researching kitchen professionals

Home renovations and updates should be a mostly exciting and fun process, but unfortunately it can be stressful. We believe the best way to avoid the stress is by hiring a reputable company that can give you the guidance you need–such as advice, reliable pricing, and connections to other trusted tradespeople. How do you find Read More

Our biggest sale EVER is on now

Make 2016 the year you treat yourself to a new kitchen, because we just launched OUR BIGGEST SALE EVER! Put a deposit on your IKAN kitchen by November 30 and we will give you 10% off labour AND material (with the exception of appliances). Call 778-351-IKAN for more information and to book your free in-home Read More

IKEA door style of the week: LAXARBY

IKEA’s LAXARBY shaker style door makes a dramatic statement. The dark finish paired with the classic framing allows for endless options in choice of handles and backsplash. Using black cup pulls on the black door keeps all cabinets visually unified. Create more visual interest by incorporating the JARSTA glass door to display simple stemware or contrast Read More

IKEA’s door style of the week: BJORKET

IKEA’s BJORKET design is a light and airy birch door will bring a warm light into your home. This door style is easily molded into a more contemporary design with singe toned floors and dark counter tops. The earthy birch wood pairs beautifully with stainless steel appliances. This door meshes with almost any colour in your home décor. Read More

Giving thanks… and Pagliacci’s this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving weekend is almost here, and it’s a great opportunity to take a step back from our busy lives and look at what we have. So let’s take a moment and share what we are grateful for, and hopefully bring some joy to ourselves and others–and maybe remind each other of the many moments, people Read More