Ideal Kitchen Inc.

Serving Halifax county and surrounding areas

form + function

the best of

Custom cabinetry showcasing

Every section of cabinetry we create is completely custom, down to an eighth of an inch. The result? An efficient kitchen designed with both style and structure in mind.

To help you get the most out of your living spaces, we seek to maximize every bit of square footage in your floor plan—no wasted space or obtrusive gaps in sight. With Ideal Kitchen, there’s no need to sacrifice form for function, or the other way around.

We take your dreams seriously and want you to love the space you live in. Every inch of it. 

to Maximize Your Living Space

Custom Cabinet Solutions

a sampling of recent projects

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A fireplace in need of visual interest. A basement ideally suited for a bar. A bathroom that could use extra storage. No matter what you have in mind, Ideal Kitchen can create a custom design plan for any space in a home that would benefit from cabinets.

Josh personally sees each project through to completion, and is happy to provide references for trusted plumbers, electricians, or general contractors as needed—whatever it takes to bring your vision to fruition.

Founded in 2012 by Josh Lucas, Ideal Kitchen is a premier provider of custom cabinetry in Nova Scotia for new construction and home renovation projects. For Josh, what started as a gig sweeping floors for a prominent cabinetry company has turned into a 20+ year career enhancing the enjoyment of home through custom cabinet design and installation.

As a proprietor, Josh is as hands-on as they come. Whether he’s working with a builder or directly with a homeowner, he’s involved in each project from ideation to implementation to ensure the delivery of a seamless design that performs just as great as it looks. 

who we are & what we do

About Ideal Kitchen

Free Estimates • Custom Work • Selections Showroom • 3D Design Software • 20+ Years of Experience

then take the first step with ideal kitchen

Explore Our Services

For new homes, we’ll come in when the house is roof tight to measure for appliances. Next, we’ll order all necessary materials and build your custom cabinets on-site while plumbing and wiring are being completed. When your flooring has been installed and all paint has dried, we’ll install your cabinets so that you’re ready to host gatherings in your new space. 

install & Enjoy!

Step Three

Once you’ve completed your wishlist, a visit to our showroom is the next step toward realizing your vision. Draw inspiration as you look through our selection of handles, hardware, countertops, and more. Next, we’ll create a 3D rendering of your future kitchen. This is the perfect tool for visualizing how your choices will look together before locking in final decisions.  

envision your kitchen

Step Two

This is the time to dream big. It helps to have a clear initial concept for your kitchen, so take some time to gather inspiration online and jot down all the inclusions you’d love to have in a perfect world. Not sure what you’re looking for? Not a problem! Let us be your guide in deciding what you need—and want—in a kitchen. We’re experts in style and well versed in identifying the structural features that will help you thrive in your space. 

gather inspiration

Step One

Information about any other materials you know you’ll be incorporating, such as backsplash tiles, sinks, faucets, lighting fixtures, stone slab, etc.

A general idea of what appliances you’ll be incorporating and/or appliance sizes

Flooring selections

Color palette preferences

The ultimate style you hope to achieve

Please consider the following prior to our first meeting:

Consultation Checklist

“The workmanship that went into our kitchen from beginning to end was amazing. We met with Josh to show him our plans, he provided us with some suggestions that were so helpful and made the end result truly beautiful. My emails were always answered in a very friendly and timely manner which made this project less stressful. Ideal Kitchens Inc. made me ‘My Dream Kitchen’ that turned out better than I had ever envisioned. I feel so proud & happy to gather with friends & family in my beautiful kitchen. We highly recommend Ideal Kitchens Inc.”

Alana S. | Private Build Client

dream kitchen

made me my 

people are saying

Trends come and go, which is why we want to help you avoid choosing a design that will only be in style for a moment. You may be in your “forever home” now, but it's still important to consider the resale value of your selections—and of course the same goes for home flippers! If creating a space of enduring value and universal appeal is a goal, we’re happy to advise you on styles and colors that will remain relevant for the long haul.

enduring value

We’re intentional about using materials that stand the test of time while achieving a high standard of style. To that end, for our PVC cabinetry, we’ve partnered with to provide our components. What exactly does that mean for you? PVC is a durable, high-design coating. While it has the timeless look of wood, it’s a superior product in terms of durability, water resistance, and ease of cleaning. The 12-year warranty on these cabinet doors is as attractive as the beautiful, clean aesthetic they impart. 

product quality

It’s one thing to build a kitchen that looks good, but another to create a space that fulfills a client’s needs and strikes their fancy. Love the convenience of a recycle center? Could your at-home bakery business use a pull-out drawer specifically for cookie sheets? How about placing the dishwasher to the left of the sink if you’re left-handed? We’re here to create a kitchen that serves you, down to the last detail.


We walk our clients through every step of the decision-making process, and make a practice of moving beyond the surface to gain a deeper understanding of their unique preferences and lifestyle. Whether it’s bringing new life to an old kitchen or integrating custom work into a brand new build, the big reveal is our ultimate reward—and we work hard to ensure our clients love the final result.

Personal Service

At Ideal Kitchen, we believe every kitchen should be pleasing to the eye and optimized for productivity. Here’s how we accomplish this:

The Ideal Kitchen Advantage

“We came to Josh with some sense of a vision for our kitchen and bathroom cabinetry, and he was able to fully realize it. Josh also made several helpful suggestions based on his expertise, which really improved the flow and organization of our kitchen. Josh was also very quick to respond to any of our questions via email, and was incredibly flexible in working with us. Ideal Kitchen Inc. has a large selection of cabinetry finishes, and endless selections of hardware! Most importantly, the final product and install looks beautiful and our kitchen and cabinetry is easily my favourite part of our new build!”

Anika C. | New Build Client, Marchand Homes

of our new build

My favorite part

people are saying

Bring it to life in a personalized way with Ideal Kitchen! Whether you’re renovating, building a new home, or in need of custom cabinet solutions that extend beyond the kitchen, our goal is to make a positive impact on the efficiency and ease-of-use of your home. Start your journey today with a free service estimate. We look forward to hearing from you!

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309 Patton Rd., Upper Sackville, NS

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