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5 steps to buying an IKEA kitchen

IKEA kitchens are designed so that you can install them yourself. Follow this simple five step process, from planning to installation, to make sure you get the kitchen of your dreams.

An illustration of a green kitchen with white knobs and worktop against a beige coloured wall with a small window.
An illustration of a green kitchen with white knobs and worktop against a beige coloured wall with a small window.

1. Find your style

It’s time to dream a little, look at some ideas, consider your needs and decide what an ideal kitchen means for you. This buying guide is made to give you an overview of some of the possibilities but there is so much more. You can find more ideas and inspiration on our website, in the kitchen brochure or by visiting your local IKEA store.

See all kitchen fronts
See all kitchen fronts

2. Measure

When measuring it’s important to take your time and get your measurements correct. This will form the foundation of all your planning. To see exactly what to measure, pick up a copy of the planning guide ‘Your new IKEA Kitchen’ at your local IKEA store.

Book your measuring service
Book your measuring service

3. Plan

We don’t want you losing sleep over planning your kitchen, that’s why we offer free planning services in our stores or from the comfort of your own home using desktop sharing, email or telephone. Use our online kitchen planners to help you visualise and bring your ideal kitchen to life. Alternatively, you can book an appointment at your local store or online to talk to our kitchen planning specialists. You can create your dream kitchen with them or go over your plan and help you with anything you ́re not sure about.

Start planning your IKEA kitchen
Start planning your IKEA kitchen

4. Order

We offer more than one way to pay for your new kitchen, with our 0% APR Representative Interest-free credit you can make your dreams come true one month at a time. When you’re satisfied with your planning, you can order and we can help with delivery.​

Learn more about our finance services
Learn more about our finance services

5. Install

IKEA kitchens are designed to be installed by you, but we’re here to offer as much help as you feel you need.

Find out more
Find out more