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Emergency situations tend to bring out the best or worst of a community.  In this “trial by fire,” Colorado Springs has come shining through as a community that pulls together in time of need.  On June 30th, the Waldo...

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As the smoke cleared from the fire that made its way into Colorado Springs, we learned that 346 homes were lost to the Waldo Canyon Fire.  For the first time for many of us, this is not just a...

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From Potty to Pavement

Have you ever wondered what happens to your toilet when its humble life comes to an end? To be honest, neither had I.  But the fact is, most end up in the landfill with the rest of our litter. ...

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4 Ways to Go Green

As a home builder in Colorado Springs, home of such iconic displays of natural beauty as Garden of the Gods and Pikes Peak, we understand that caring for the environment is important.  For some, that could mean turning off...

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Why Build a Custom Home?

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Does it make sense to build a custom home? With all the options in the housing market, why is it a good idea to build a custom home?  You may be surprised to learn that there are actually several...

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The Nest Learning Thermostat

What’s even better than a programmable thermostat?  A thermostat that programs itself!  We are currently installing a Nest Learning Thermostat in what will be a gorgeous custom home in Crystal Park in Manitou Springs. The features of the Nest...

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The Latest in Cooktop Technology

Being in the construction industry, I have an appreciation for tools.  After all, everyone knows that having the right tool for the job makes all the difference in the world when trying to accomplish any task – and do...

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Postive Feedback

It’s always nice to get positive feedback. We thrive on it here at Solid Rock Custom Homes as it lets us know we’re building what our customers want. Here’s an example of a a wonderful endorsement from one of...

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