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The R&R Homes Difference in New Home Construction

May 16 2016 - We received a HERS score of 51 for the new Energy Star pre-sale home  in Thompson Crossing!! That is our best HERS score ever as our precious best was 52. We upgraded the basement blanket insulation from R11 to R19 and that made a huge difference. This means their new R&R energy efficient home is approximately 49% more energy efficient than a standard new home! If you are not aware of all the benefits of an Energy Star rated home, please read our Energy Star webpage or Energy Star and Energy Efficiency Blog page. May 13 2016 - Once again we passed our final new home inspections...

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R&R Homes Recommended Maintenance Issues for Your Home in Northern Colorado

April 20 2017 - The smoke alarm and carbon monoxide (CO) manufacturers recommend to replace your alarms every 10 years and some CO alarms say every 7 years. Please read your manual or look at the alarms for the manufacturers recommendation. Depending on the alarms you have now, you may just need to replace the unit, or the unit and the mounting plate or the unit, mounting plate and wiring harness. Please remember to test them twice once the last replacement is done to make sure they are all synced together. Also, your garage may have a heat detector alarm that needs to be replaced too. There...

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