Home Building Education & Resources

What is an Organized Builder?

Investing in the design and construction of a new home can be a big undertaking, something people do once or maybe twice in a lifetime. You need a builder who is organized and can make the process as seamless as possible. Why does this matter? Homebuilding today is an increasingly complex endeavor, involving dozens of trade partners and materials suppliers, requiring compliance with .. More

How To Check a Builder's References

The vast majority of builders are happy to provide prospective clients with a list of people for whom they have recently built homes. They encourage prospective clients to call these references and ask about their experience and level of satisfaction. Homeowners who fail to check their builder’s references do themselves a disservice. After all, a reference check is an easy way to avo.. More

What is the Role of a Project Manager?

The project manager is the person in charge of managing the day-to-day activity and progress on the job site during construction, and is typically the homeowners’ primary point of contact with the building company. The project manager coordinates with the subcontractors on the schedule and ensures the quality and completion of the work. He works closely with the client coordinator commun.. More

Outdoor Living Spaces

It’s finally springtime and that means it’s time to start thinking about your outdoor living spaces. During our warmer months outdoor living space can become an extension of your homes entertaining area and useable square footage. There are a few tips to making the best use of your space. 1. Creating separate spaces for dining, entertaining and playing will help with the look .. More

What Should You Think About Prior to Designing Your New Home

Before you start designing your custom home, there are many things to consider; you’ve got lots of great ideas, but how can you go about deciding what your home really needs in order to be functional and comfortable. In order to ensure that your home is a perfect fit for your family, there are several questions to ask yourself; Who’s is living there? Where does your family sp.. More

Colorado Springs Residential Construction Rebounds Big Time!

Colorado Springs Residential Construction Rebounds Big Time! Colorado Springs-area construction activity that sagged during the recession has rebounded in record-setting fashion, led by a resurgence of the single-family housing market. The combined dollar value of residential and commercial building permits - for homes, apartments, stores, restaurants, offices and utility structures, a.. More

How Does the Home Energy Rating Schedule Work?

How Does the Home Energy Rating Schedule Work? Your home’s energy rating is the single biggest indicator of its efficiency, but most homeowners don’t know how it’s calculated or what drives it higher or lower. Arriving at an energy rating A home’s energy rating is compiled from a series of measurements taken with diagnostic testing equipment that looks for .. More

The Role of the Builder

A lot of people don’t understand the sheer complexity of the builder’s job and the systems required to build a house from scratch. Many analogies have been used to describe the professional builder: the conductor of an orchestra, the captain of a ship, even a general executing a military campaign. The point is that the builder is the one who must coordinate the innumerable play.. More

Parade Home Wrap-Up

Our 2014 Parade Home was a huge success, it was so fun to share this beautiful home with the public; thank you to all our devoted fans for coming out to see us and be sure to check out the pictures if you missed it… We were also able to hold our annual VIP Opening Event “Elegance For The Cause” at the home on July 30th, which benefits The Memorial Hospital Foundation. D.. More

The Outback at Cedar Heights

We are excited to announce the start of our latest project. This stunning 3,900 sq. ft. home sits on a premier lot in The Outback at Cedar Heights, which means the panoramic views of Pikes Peak and the front range are unparalleled. This plan features 4 Bedrooms and 4 Baths with an open-concept Living/Dining/Kitchen area. The spacious Master Suite is truly an owner’s retreat. Bask in the .. More

Cedar Heights

Comito Building and Design is excited to announce the start of our newest project in Cedar Heights. This 3,200 sq. ft. home features 3 Bedrooms and 2.5 baths, an open Kitchen/Dining/Living area, a large study and recreation room, plus a 3 car garage. And the views from this lot are amazing!! A private sanctuary awaits you in Cedar Heights. From the 24-hour manned security gate to the award.. More