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HOW TO BUY A KITCHEN
Your 4-step guide to buying a kitchen
This 4-step guide to buying a kitchen is here to help you get the kitchen of your dreams. From measuring and planning, to ordering and installation it is with you at every step of your kitchen-buying journey. But of course, if you can’t or don’t want to do it all yourself, our services* are designed to make your life easier.
*In-home services provided by an independent service provider
Take the first step towards your dream kitchen! Learn how to measure your existing space so you can make your own kitchen plan.
To do: Measuring
• So you get an accurate, easy to use kitchen plan that works with the IKEA Home Planner 3D tool, make sure you measure in inches • Remember to mark on your plan the location of electrical sockets, water connections and anything that sticks out, like radiators and pipes
Dream & plan
Learn how to make the most of your existing space so your new kitchen lives up to your dreams. Discover the pros and cons of common kitchen layouts and some design errors to avoid.
If you need help adding shape and substance to your dream kitchen let us lend a helping hand. Find out more about our kitchen planning service. Find out more about our kitchen planning service
To do: Planning
• Enter your kitchen measurements into the IKEA Home Planner 3D tool and start planning your kitchen • Remember to save your plan and set up an account with a unique username and password. This makes ordering even easier
Our interior fittings help your kitchen work better on the inside so it can look its best on the outside. Find what you want, when you want it.
Faucets & sinks
Our collection of faucets & sinks ensures you don’t have to compromise on energy efficiency or style.
Cabinets & fronts
The simple, building-block system of our cabinets and fronts gives you total design freedom.
Knobs & handles
Uniform in function but not in style, size or material, our knobs and handles allow you to eaily update your kitchen.
Choose between pre-cut and custom-made worktops in a range of different materials to suit your kitchen and your style.
You’re nearly there! Your dream kitchen will soon be a reality. Learn about your ordering options.
To do: Ordering
• You can place your order online or at your local IKEA store with a member of our kitchen design staff • If you’re ordering in store you’ll need a print-out of your kitchen plan or your IKEA Home Planner username and password to access your plan on the IKEA Home Planner 3D tool • Before placing your order – either online or in store – our kitchen planning staff will go through your design to make sure everything’s OK
The final step! Soon you can start living in your new kitchen. Find out how to install your new kitchen.
Our kitchens are designed to be easy to install, but if you need help or simply want to save time, we can help get your kitchen installed for you. Find out more about our installation service
To do: Installing
• Remember to follow the printed assembly instructions of each product before installation • Install your products in the correct order • Always employ a professional to undertake any electrical and plumbing work