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Painting your kitchen cabinets

Painting your cabinets is an ideal way to make your kitchen stand out–and look more expensive than it is. Coloured cabinets can create drama and add life to this very important room. They can also make certain cabinets look more like furniture than cabinetry, which can be advantageous in an open-concept home where you want your kitchen to flow Read More

IKAN Installation at Arbutus Ridge

The custom-ordered dining room table has arrived and these homeowners are about to enjoy their first Thanksgiving with their family in their new kitchen. Alexis Solomon, Principal of MINT Design and IKAN kitchen designer consulted with this couple earlier this year. While they’d done minor updates to their kitchen since they moved into the then-new Read More

Our favourite kitchen features

Our favourite kitchen features

We see so many amazing kitchens that we often find ourselves lost daydreaming about our own kitchens. Whether it’s a beautiful product, innovative idea or cool new appliance, most of us take mental notes for our future kitchen-renovating selves. Want to know what we would do if we were in your shoes? “Open shelving. It’s great for easy accessibility to Read More

IKAN takes part in Man and His Dog fashion show

  Something as simple as shopping for a suit landed IKAN owner, Kyler Davalovsky, in a fashion show this week! He was in Outlooks for Men a few months ago and got chatting with the owner, Dale Olsen, about their mutual dedication to rescue dogs. Dale asked Kyler to walk the runway with all 130 Read More

Get in on the IKAN Facebook giveaway

THANK YOU! If you’re reading this, you’re likely one of our supporters, and we wouldn’t be here without you. You are our primary source of new customers, you are the one hitting “Like” on our Facebook posts and sharing our contests and news with your friends, you are the reason we go above and beyond Read More

Sektion – IKEA’s New Kitchen System

Hi everyone, What an amazing summer we have had–all of us at IKAN Installations would like to say thank you for all your support and interest in our service. You all have kept us extremely busy this summer – and for the last three years! We have grown from just two guys with an idea Read More

How to get rid of kitchen clutter

Do you have an island in your kitchen that you can’t find? Or some countertop space that once existed but is now buried under electronics, papers and keys? One of the great things about when you do a kitchen renovation or update is that you stop and take stock of everything in your kitchen–and you Read More


  Here is a little peek at an almost-complete IKAN project. Doesn’t this kitchen make you want to pull out a big cutting board and start making something delicious? All those big cupboards, that amazing sink and that lovely marble countertop scream CHEF to us! We love the character of this door style paired with Read More

White cabinets have a big impact on this Dean Park kitchen

We recently completed this kitchen for a great couple who had just purchased this home in Dean Park. This kitchen needed a facelift, and that’s where IKAN came in. Anthony worked on the design of the kitchen with the homeowners, who wanted a bright kitchen with a large, everyone-gather-round island–a staple of their family’s kitchens. Read More

New appliance collections

Whirlpool and GE have both recently come out with appliance collections in new finishes–and we LOVE them and have to share with you. First, there is Whirlpool’s “Ice collection”. These gorgeous appliances have a crisp design and could make a bold statement or just blend nicely in for a refined look. What sets them apart Read More