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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 a free planning service in our stores, or a kitchen planning specialist can assist you with your plan from the comfort of your own home using desktop sharing, email or telephone.

Start the IKEA kitchen planner
Start the IKEA kitchen planner

4. Order

When you’re satisfied with your planning, visit your local IKEA store and talk to our kitchen experts. They will go over your kitchen plan with you, and help you with anything you ́re not sure about. When you are ready you can order and we can help with delivery.

Book an appointment with a kitchen specialist
Book an appointment with a kitchen specialist

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