Holiday Sale | Save 10% On Omega Cabinets

Omega Cabinetry Holiday Sale flyer

Starting Monday, November 14, 2022, through January 15, 2023, you can save 10% on full framed cabinets and full access cabinets by Omega Cabinetry! This holiday season is the perfect time to give yourself the gift of a new look for your kitchen and bathrooms. Stop by our Denver showroom today and let our designers guide you to the perfect choice the refresh your home with the look and budget that you want.

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How To Clean Quartz Counters

cleaning quartz countertops

Engineered quartz countertops rival stone in their look and performance, but often require far less maintenance. There are some easy steps you can take to clean quartz counters. The are also a few things you need to avoid, like using abrasives or acid/alkaline cleaners like acetone, which can cause damage to your countertops.

Engineered quartz (not to be confused with quartzite) is produced by combining quartz with resins, binding agents, and pigments. Most quartz does not require any sealing in order to resist stains, and the resin binders make quartz countertops nonporous, meaning they are near impervious to mold, mildew, and bacteria.

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Save On HiMacs Solid Surface Countertops

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The leaves are changing and the holiday season is getting near. What better gift to yourself than finally upgrading your countertops and making the spaces in your home the spaces you love to be in. Get in touch with our design team and see how you can save on HIMACS solid surface countertops with their 2022 Holiday Season Promotion, now through January 6.

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Now Hiring Kitchen & Bath Designers

Now Hiring Designers

American Cabinet and Flooring is now hiring designers. We are looking to hire talented kitchen and bath designers to join our team, if you are the right person for the job, send your resume and cover letter to

We are looking for professional, friendly, and knowledgeable, kitchen and bath designers. This position must be able to measure and have knowledge in the kitchen and bath industry; including cabinetry, flooring, and countertops. We believe our designers can set us apart from other companies and your design skills are what will help give our customers the best kitchen and bath experience around. 

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5 Tips for Mixing Cabinet Colors

Colorful Kitchen Island Mixing Cabinet Colors

Can’t decide between natural wood and painted kitchen cabinets?  In today’s kitchens, it doesn’t have to be either/or. Similar to how matched furniture sets have fallen to the wayside, more and more designers are mixing cabinet colors rather than matching. Many homeowners settle on just one shade, but choosing multiple cabinet colors can give you some beautiful options.

Since cabinets are large financial AND design investments, here are a few tips to ensure your color choices look intentional rather than piecemeal. 

1. Choose consistent cabinetry styles (i.e. all contemporary, transitional, etc.).  

Multi-Color Cabinets
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2. Painted cabinetry in light colors such as white and cream often mix well with darker wood tones.

White Mixed With Dark Wood Cabinets
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3. When mixing cabinet colors and woodgrains, keep tones consistent by using all warm or cool colors, or by pairing a warm or cool color with a neutral color.

Kitchen Cabinetry
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4. Use different cabinetry colors to designate zones. For example, use one color for the upper cabinetry and another for the bottom cabinetry. Or, keep the primary cabinets one color and choose a different color for the kitchen island base cabinets.  

Colorful Kitchen Island
Photo by Curtis Adams [Pexels]

5. Unify the cabinetry colors by using the same family of cabinetry hardware.

Gray Kitchen Cabinetry
Gray Kitchen Cabinetry – Photo by Tamil King [Pexels]

Want more? Here are 7 ways to mix and match cabinet colors from Houzz.

The Best Kitchen and Bath Cabinets in Denver

If you would like some help designing your new kitchen, our talented design team is here to help! We’ve been delivering the best kitchen and bath experience since 1999 for Denver and the front range. We always offer free design and estimates and we’ll help you choose the perfect cabinets, flooring, countertops for your space, while helping you stay within your budget.

Types of Natural Stone For Your Home

types of natural stone

The most familiar natural stone types that are used in countertops and most home applications fall into three categories: Igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary.

  • Igneous stone, such as granite, is formed mainly with volcanic material. Liquid magma underneath the earth’s surface solidifies while mixing with mineral gases and liquids to create different formations and colors.
  • Metamorphic stones were made from a natural from of stone that was transformed by a mixture of heat, pressure, and minerals. These types of stone include quartzite, marble, serpentine, and slate.
  • Sedimentary stone comes from organic elements where small sedimentary pieces accumulated to form rock beds and were bonded through millions of years of heat and pressure. They include limestone, sandstone, soapstone, onyx, and travertine.

Read more to learn a little about these different types of stone and the kinds of applications they are used for.

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Countertop Remnants (Granite, Marble, Quartz, Quartzite, and Stone)

Do you need a piece of granite countertop for a smaller project? Granite remnants could be a way for you to get the high-end surface you want, while saving you money. We’ve been serving Denver and the front range since 1999, and we are the countertop experts you can trust. View our online countertop selection and select remnants to see our inventory of countertop remnants and leftover pieces of granite, marble, quartzite, and and other natural stone.

We have one of the biggest selections or countertop slabs in Denver and we have an in-house fabrication facility for cutting and polishing your stone, so you can get your project done faster.

Every bit as beautiful and durable as the original slab, they are perfect for smaller jobs like bathroom vanities, islands, tabletops, serving trays, coffee tables, and more.

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How to Start Your Kitchen Remodel

Woman Wishing She Could Remodel A New Kitchen

You’ve always wanted a kitchen remodel, and now you’ve decided it’s finally time to upgrade, now what? Not knowing where to start, many homeowners begin the process by looking at kitchen appliances. Others collect inspiring kitchen photos on Pinterest. Some homeowners decide they need more room, while others simply want to upgrade the dated look of their current kitchen. Homeowners may find themselves in this exploration stage for a year or longer before they even start interviewing kitchen designers or contractors for a kitchen remodel.

Once you’ve pondered long enough and you’re ready to green light a kitchen remodeling project, then what? Here are nine steps to get you started.

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Win The Colorado St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

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You could win a brand new home in Colorado Springs and support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with the 2022 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. We are proud to once again be a trade partner working with Covington Homes, who is building another Dream Home to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. We’ll be installing some gorgeous countertops for the home and we’re happy to do it for such a wonderful cause.

St. Jude’s mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment where no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.

Here’s how the giveaway works, they have a limited number of tickets that are sold for $100 each. They draw a winner from all the tickets sold who receives the Colorado Springs home valued at almost $600,000. Every $100 ticket helps ensure families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food.

Covington Homes and all of its trade partners have been working tirelessly building the 2022 St. Jude Dream Home. The home will be completed and given away this summer. Covington Homes’ goal is always to build the Dream Homes at zero cost, meaning that all of the proceeds from the ticket sales of the Dream Home Giveaway go directly to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Artist’s rendering of the 2022 Colorado Springs St. Jude Dream Home.

The 2022 Dream Home is located in beautiful Banning Lewis Ranch, at 9798 Lone Oak Ln. Colorado Springs, CO 80927. They will have an open house in June, so you can see just how nice those countertops look, along with the rest of the house.

Giveaway Date: June 29

The giveaway is scheduled to take place on June 29, 2022, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and you’ll be able to watch the drawing on KKTV 11.

Take a look at the gorgeous Silestone ethereal haze quartz countertops by Cosentino that we put in as one of the trade partners for the 2022 the Colorado Springs St. Jude Dream Home.

2022 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Tickets

Win a house. Help save kid’s lives. Want to get your ticket for the 2022 Dream Home giveaway? Follow think link to buy your ticket(s) before they sell out and learn more about all the other prizes up for grabs, including:

  • The 4-bedroom, 4-bath house in Colorado Springs
  • A $10,000 shopping spree at Furniture Row
  • A $10,000 Visa gift card
  • A luxury ski getaway to Aspen Snowmass
  • A five-person spa

Tickets can also be purchased by phone at (800) 379-5217, or you can download a printable mail-in form here.

When you reserve a ticket, you’re helping St. Jude understand, treat and defeat childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Granite Countertop Buyers Guide

Granite is one of the most elegant choice for a kitchen countertop. It is very easy to clean and will make you proud of your kitchen. Granite countertops add a touch of elegance to any space. This natural material is exceptionally durable, and fits any décor style. The challenge in selecting the right material is that there are so many styles, patterns, and colors that it can be difficult to choose. There are several factors to consider when selecting the right granite countertop. Here are a few reason you’ll want to consider granite for your next project.

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