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Johnny Wilson of Wilson Photography is giving Waldo Canyon Fire victims the opportunity to tell their stories, as well as a complimentary portrait. We feel honored and privileged to be building a new home for the McKenzie family, who...

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Mesa Road – Phase 2

It’s been a while since we’ve updated you on the progress of the home we’re building on Mesa Road.  It’s coming along beautifully, and will be finished sometime around early June.  We also post photos every couple days to...

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No one who was in Colorado Springs on June 26 will ever forget seeing the Waldo Canyon Fire come over the ridge and wipe out hundreds of homes.  But though the tragedy will live on in our memories, those...

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What Style of Stove are You?

Whether you sport the latest in fashion or take pride in a vintage persona, the products available to portray your sense of style and personality are not limited to a Gucci handbag or a ‘57 Corvette, but extend to...

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“Best of Houzz” Design Award

Solid Rock Custom Homes of Colorado Springs Receives Houzz’s 2013 ‘Best Of Houzz’ Design Award Annual Survey and Analysis of 11 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated U.S. Professionals Colorado Springs, CO  —  January 25, 2013 – Solid Rock Custom...

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19th Century Kitchen Remodel

There is a perception among some home buyers that building a custom home is a stressful, expensive, unpredictable undertaking.  All of those things can be true…with the wrong custom home builder.  At Solid Rock, building homes exactly suited to...

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Mesa Road – Phase 1

The weather has been perfect for getting this home started.  Here are the first few photos, from the clearing of the land to basement framing.  The weather might not be very Christmassy, but it sure is conducive to construction!...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving Squeezed between the juvenile fun of Halloween and the timeless beauty of Christmas lies the slightly overlooked day of remembrance, Thanksgiving.  It’s not that we forget to eat turkey (who could forget that?!), but the holiday just...

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Marble…The New Granite?

Marble has been used throughout the millennia for building and artistic expression.  In fact, sculptures made of stone even predate cave paintings.  Marble has been a choice material for sculpture because of its beauty, balance of hardness and softness,...

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Front Row Seat with Solid Rock

If you’ve spent much time browsing our site, you may have noticed references to “Build Tools” or perhaps seen the Client Login option at the top of our home page. Perhaps you’ve wondered, what is Build Tools? Ordinarily, we...

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Homebuyer Financing

Homebuyer Financing Lenders get creative, new capital market created to help families buy their American Dream.  By Kim Jackson, as seen in Colorado Builder Forum So homebuilders are happily building and selling homes this summer. Folks are coming out of...

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Control Freak

How many remotes do you have in your house?  I counted mine and came up with eight: two TVs, one sound system, one Blu-ray player, one DVD player/sound system, one Roku box, a remote for the ceiling fan, and...

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