The Top Shop Earns Fabricator Accreditation From Natural Stone Institute

National Stone Institute Accredited The Top Shop Inc

We are thrilled to announce that The Top Shop, Inc has achieved a prestigious milestone in the world of natural stone craftsmanship – we are now an Accredited Natural Stone Fabricator, as designated by the esteemed Natural Stone Institute. This recognition underscores our dedication to quality and expertise in the fabrication and installation of natural dimension stone, solidifying our position as leaders in the industry.

NSI Accredited Stone Fabricator in Colorado

The Top Shop, Inc. DBA American Cabinet & Flooring, Inc. is proud to join the ranks of the 114 entities in North America and the exclusive seven in Colorado that hold the prestigious Natural Stone Institute accreditation. This achievement underscores our commitment to delivering excellence and innovation in every project we undertake.

Countertops are a big investment. Don’t take a chance on a company who hasn’t verified their capabilities.

Our work to earn this accreditation seal will ensure you know that you can trust us with your stone project. Companies accredited by the Natural Stone Institute abide by a meaningful Code of Ethics and have verified standards of customer satisfaction, sound business practices, insurance coverage, and overall safety. We want you to be confident that your project will be completed in a professional manner, and will meet and exceed your expectations.

The Rigorous Journey to Accreditation

Earning the title of a Natural Stone Institute Accredited Natural Stone Fabricator is no small feat. We embarked on a challenging three-phase application process that showcased our commitment to excellence.

Phase One: Application – We meticulously completed a comprehensive application, providing a range of documents and references to demonstrate our alignment with the 10 stringent standards of accreditation set forth by the Natural Stone Institute Accreditation Commission.

Phase Two: Examination – Our proficiency was rigorously tested through a 200-question examination. This comprehensive assessment covered various aspects of our work, including material usage, installation techniques, fabrication expertise, restoration skills, care and maintenance, administration, legal and contractual acumen, and paramount jobsite and shop safety.

Phase Three: Site Visit – A thorough site visit followed, which encompassed a meticulous evaluation of our facilities, documents, and installation sites. This step provided an all-encompassing view of our operations.

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James A. (Jim) Hieb, CAE, CEO of the Natural Stone Institute, expressed his admiration for our accomplishment: “The Top Shop can now proudly showcase the accreditation seal, signifying their preeminence within the natural stone industry in terms of craftsmanship, safety protocols, and business ethics.”

About the Natural Stone Institute

The Natural Stone Institute Accreditation program recognizes those companies that meet the industry’s highest standards for business activities, product knowledge, fabrication, and installation. It is a third-party verified credential that is earned only by those able to meet the highest standards for excellence in quality, safety, and customer service.

The Natural Stone Institute serves as a global hub for over 2,000 members across 50 countries, representing all facets of the natural stone industry. Our membership grants access to a treasure trove of technical resources, training modules, professional development opportunities, regulatory advocacy, and enriching networking events. Our commitment to raising awareness about the exceptional qualities of natural stone is exemplified through publications like the Dimension Stone Design Manual and Building Stone Magazine. Learn more at

About The Top Shop, Inc. DBA American Cabinet & Flooring, Inc.

Established in 1999, The Top Shop began its journey as a small 6-person laminate shop in Arvada, CO. Over the years, we have grown and diversified our offerings, now including solid surface installations, exquisite stone and granite countertops, cabinetry solutions, and cutting-edge flooring options. Our clientele spans retail homeowners, remodelers, multi-family developments, new home builders, and commercial construction projects. We invite you to visit our Denver showroom at 357 S. Colorado Blvd.

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Upgrade Your Kitchen or Bathroom With Our Omega Cabinetry Sale And Save 30%

We are thrilled to present an irresistible opportunity to enhance your home with elegant Omega Cabinetry. For a limited time, from now through September 23, 2023, you can take advantage of our exclusive cabinetry sale and save 30% off MSRP on all framed and full access cabinets from Omega Cabinetry. Our design team is here to help you through every step of the process on new cabinets for your home. Call us today at 303-996-6026, or visit our showroom in Denver’s Belcaro neighborhood.

Why Choose Omega Cabinetry?

  • Craftsmanship & Design Excellence: Omega Cabinets are renowned for their unparalleled craftsmanship, exceptional design, and meticulous attention to detail. With a wide range of cabinetry options, including framed and frameless styles, you can discover the perfect match for your vision.
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Upgrade Your Home Today

Make the most of this exclusive offer to elevate your living spaces with Omega Cabinetry. Our Denver showroom, located at 357 S. Colorado Boulevard, is the perfect place to explore our vast collection. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you in selecting the ideal cabinets for your home and address any queries you may have.

Act Now, Cabinetry Sale Ends Sept. 24

If you’re ready to start your upgrade journey, contact our dedicated designers at 303-996-6026 to discuss your project or schedule a design consultation. Or, you can simply fill out our online form and a member of our team will get in touch with you.

Why Choose American Cabinet & Flooring?

For over 20 years, American Cabinet & Flooring has been serving Colorado’s front range, offering top-quality products and exceptional customer service. To ensure your project’s success from start to finish, we provide free design and estimates.

Upgrade your kitchen and bathroom today, and experience the elegance and functionality of Omega Cabinetry. Visit us in person, give us a call, or fill out our online form to get started!

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Upgrade Your Bathroom with an Affordable Laminate Vanity

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Are you searching for an affordable way to transform your bathroom into a stylish and functional space? American Cabinet and Flooring in Denver has the perfect solution for you! We are offering a high-quality laminate bathroom vanity for an unbeatable price of just $620. This exclusive deal simplifies pricing for customers with small laminate projects, allowing you to upgrade your bathroom aesthetics without breaking the bank. Let’s explore the details of this promotion and discover why it’s an excellent opportunity to revamp your bathroom!

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Discover the Beauty of Solid Surface Countertops In Denver!

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At American Cabinet and Flooring, we are thrilled to share our Corian® Solid Surface countertop sale! This limited-time offer gives you the perfect opportunity to enhance your home with the finest quality surfaces while enjoying remarkable savings. Beyond just the sale price, we want to highlight the exceptional benefits of Corian® Solid Surface and the unmatched service you’ll receive when you choose us as your trusted partner. Before you visit our Denver showroom, let’s dive into the world of Corian® Solid Surface countertops and explore why they are a timeless investment for your home.

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Upgrade Your Kitchen with Corian Quartz Countertops

Corian Quartz Countertop - Calacatta Novello

Are you envisioning a kitchen upgrade that seamlessly blends style, durability, and functionality? Look no further than Corian Quartz countertops. Renowned for their exquisite beauty and exceptional benefits, quartz has become the go-to choice for Colorado homeowners seeking to elevate their kitchen aesthetics. At American Cabinet & Flooring, we’ve proudly served the Denver area for over two decades, delivering superior kitchen and bath experiences.

Join us during our Corian Perfect Palette Sale to unlock savings on a stunning selection of 13 Corian Quartz countertop colors. Let us help you bring your dream kitchen to life with personalized assistance and unrivaled quality. Discover why quartz is the perfect upgrade and how we can assist you in achieving your vision.

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4 Benefits of Choosing Granite Countertops for Your Kitchen

White Granite Countertop

When it comes to kitchen remodeling, choosing the right countertops can make all the difference. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to decide which materials to use. However, if you’re looking for a durable, low-maintenance option, granite countertops are the way to go. Not only do they add a touch of elegance to your kitchen, but they also come with a range of benefits that you might not have considered. In this article, we’ll explore four benefits of choosing granite countertops for your kitchen. From their long lifespan to their heat resistance, you’ll soon discover why granite is a top choice for homeowners and chefs alike. So, if you’re in the midst of a kitchen renovation or simply considering upgrading your countertops, read on to find out why granite might be the perfect choice for you.

Durability of Granite Countertops

One of the most significant benefits of granite countertops is their durability. Granite is a natural stone that can withstand a lot of wear and tear, which makes it ideal for high-traffic areas like the kitchen. Granite is incredibly resistant to scratches, chips, and cracks, and can last for decades with proper maintenance. This means that you won’t have to worry about replacing your countertops anytime soon, which can save you money in the long run.

In addition to being durable, granite is also heat-resistant. This means that you can place hot pots and pans directly on the surface without worrying about damaging it. This is especially useful if you love to cook and frequently use your kitchen. Granite countertops also have a high resistance to stains, which means that spills and splatters won’t leave a lasting mark.

Another advantage of granite countertops is that they are easy to clean. All you need is a mild soap and water to keep them looking like new. However, it’s important to avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive sponges, as this can damage the surface of the granite.

Aesthetics of Granite Countertops

Another benefit of granite countertops is their aesthetic appeal. Granite is a natural stone that comes in a variety of colors and patterns, which means that you can choose a style that complements your kitchen’s decor. Whether you prefer a classic or modern look, there is a granite countertop that will suit your taste.

In addition to its appearance, granite also feels luxurious to the touch. Its smooth, polished surface adds an element of elegance to any kitchen, and it’s sure to impress your guests. Granite can also increase the value of your home, which is a bonus if you’re planning to sell in the future.

Health and Safety Benefits of Granite Countertops

Granite countertops offer several health and safety benefits that you might not have considered. Because granite is a natural stone, it doesn’t harbor bacteria or other harmful germs. This means that you can prepare food directly on the surface without worrying about contamination.

In addition to being hygienic, granite countertops are also non-toxic. Unlike other materials like laminate or particleboard, granite doesn’t emit harmful chemicals or fumes into the air. This makes it a safer option for you and your family.

Cost-Effectiveness of Granite Countertops

While granite countertops are initially more expensive than other materials, they can be cost-effective in the long run. Because granite is so durable, you won’t have to replace your countertops as often as you would with other materials. This means that you’ll save money on repairs and replacements over time.

In addition, granite countertops can increase the value of your home, which is an important consideration if you’re planning to sell in the future. By investing in high-quality countertops, you can make your home more attractive to potential buyers and increase your return on investment.

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Tips for Choosing the Best Granite Countertops for Your Colorado Kitchen

If you’ve decided that granite countertops are the right choice for your kitchen, there are a few things to keep in mind when selecting your material. First, consider the color and pattern of the granite. You want to choose a style that complements your kitchen’s decor and enhances its overall appearance.

Second, consider the thickness of the granite. Thicker countertops are more durable and resistant to damage than thinner ones. However, thicker countertops are also more expensive, so you’ll need to weigh the benefits against the cost.

Finally, choose a reputable supplier who can provide you with high-quality granite and professional installation. This will ensure that your countertops are installed correctly and will last for years to come.

Care and Maintenance of Granite Countertops

To keep your granite countertops looking their best, it’s important to follow a few simple care and maintenance tips. First, clean up spills and stains as soon as possible to prevent them from setting in. Use a mild soap and water to clean the surface, and avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive sponges.

Second, avoid placing heavy objects on the surface of the granite. While granite is durable, it can still crack or chip if subjected to too much weight. Use cutting boards and trivets to protect the surface from scratches and damage.

Finally, seal your granite countertops regularly to protect them from stains and spills. A high-quality sealant will help to keep your countertops looking like new and will extend their lifespan.

Comparison with Other Countertop Materials

While granite countertops offer several benefits, they are not the only option available. Other popular materials include quartz, marble, and laminate. Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages, and the right choice will depend on your individual needs and preferences.

Quartz countertops are similar to granite in terms of durability and aesthetics but are typically more expensive. Marble countertops are known for their beauty but are more prone to scratches and stains than granite. Laminate countertops are a more affordable option but are not as durable or long-lasting as natural stone.

When choosing your countertop material, it’s important to consider your budget, lifestyle, and aesthetic preferences. By weighing the pros and cons of each option, you can make an informed decision that meets your needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Granite Countertops

How do I clean my granite countertops?

To clean your granite countertops, use a mild soap and water. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive sponges, as this can damage the surface of the granite.

How often should I seal my granite countertops?

You should seal most granite countertops at least once a year to protect them from stains and spills.

Can I place hot pots and pans directly on my granite countertops?

Granite countertops boast heat-resistant properties, allowing them to endure brief contact with hot pots and pans. However, it’s important to note that they are not specifically designed to withstand searing temperatures for extended periods. We strongly advise against placing hot pans directly on granite countertops repeatedly or for prolonged durations, as this can potentially lead to damage and discoloration.

How do I prevent scratches on my granite countertops?

Use cutting boards and trivets to protect the surface of your granite countertops from scratches and damage.

Are granite countertops expensive?

Granite countertops can be initially more expensive than other materials, but they can be cost-effective in the long run due to their durability and longevity.

Choose The Right Countertop For Your Needs

Choosing the right countertops for your kitchen can be a daunting task, but granite offers several benefits that make it a top choice for homeowners and chefs alike. From its durability and heat resistance to its aesthetic appeal and health benefits, there are many reasons to consider granite for your next kitchen renovation. By following a few simple care and maintenance tips, you can keep your granite countertops looking like new for years to come. So, if you’re considering upgrading your kitchen countertops, be sure to explore the many benefits of granite.

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Join Our Team: We Are Now Hiring Talented Kitchen & Bath Designers

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American Cabinet and Flooring is looking for talented kitchen and bath designers to join their team! As a growing company, we are seeking professionals who are knowledgeable, friendly, and passionate about the kitchen and bath industry. We believe that our designers are the key to setting us apart from other companies and providing our customers with the best possible experience.

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Join Our Team: Now Hiring Experienced Custom Cabinet Builders

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At American Cabinet & Flooring, we take pride in creating custom cabinets and flooring solutions that exceed our customers’ expectations. We are a Denver-based company with over two decades of experience and a reputation for quality and craftsmanship. We are now hiring and currently seeking an experienced Custom Cabinet Builder who can bring their skills and expertise to our team.

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The Benefits of Installing Quartz Countertops in Your Home

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If you’re in the market for new countertops for your Denver are home, it’s important to consider all your options. One material that has become increasingly popular in recent years is quartz. In this blog post, we’ll take a closer look at the benefits of installing quartz countertops in your home, and why they might be the perfect choice for your kitchen or bathroom renovation.

[Featured Image: Silestone Eternal Calacatta Gold Quartz Kitchen Countertop installed in Windsor, CO.]

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Win the 2023 St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway in Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs St. Jude Dream Home. Giveaway

You could win a brand new home in Colorado Springs and with the 2023 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 absolutely beautiful countertops in the home and as a locally owned and operated business, we’re proud to be a part of such a wonderful cause for our local community.

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 and the holder of that ticket receives the 5-bedroom, 3.5 bath, Colorado Springs home valued at $685,000. 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 will be working tirelessly on the 2023 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

The 2023 Colorado Springs St Jude Dream Home

Colorado Springs St. Jude Dream Home Rendering 2023
Artistic rendering of the Colorado Springs St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway house. Actual plans may vary.


Banning Lewis Ranch
9664 Feathergrass Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80927

Open House Tours

June 3 – June 25, 2023

Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sundays: noon – 5 p.m.

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Giveaway Date: June 28

The Colorado Springs St. Jude Dream Home giveaway is scheduled to take place on June 28, 2023. Tune in to KKTV 11 News to see the drawing for the house and other prizes.

What Quartz Countertops Are We Installing?

What kind of Countertops are we putting in the Colorado Springs St. Jude dream home? Some gorgeous Silestone ethereal haze quartz countertops by Cosentino. If you take a tour of the dream home be sure to give them a closer look. Silestone is a hybrid surface of premium minerals, quartz, and recycled materials that requires minimal maintenance and is highly resistant to stains and scratches.

Silestone Ethereal Haze Kitchen Countertop
Silestone Ethereal Haze Kitchen Countertop [Cosentino]
Silestone Ethereal Haze Slab Color
Silestone Ethereal Haze [Cosentino]

2023 Colorado Springs St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Tickets

Win a house. Help save kid’s lives. Want to get your ticket for the 2023 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
  • Hot Spot Pace 5-Person Hot Tub with cover

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.