ADU & Garage Conversion



An Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a secondary living unit built on the same lot as a single-family home. ADUs are a cost-effective way to increase the value and functionality of your property, providing you with additional living space for a variety of uses, including housing for aging parents or adult children, rental income, or a home office or studio.

  • Yes, we offer garage conversion services to transform underutilized garages into valuable living space. Whether you want to create a guest suite, a home office, a gym, a studio apartment, or a rental unit, our expert team will work with you to create the perfect space to suit your needs.

Permit requirements vary depending on your location and the scope of the project. In most cases, you will need to obtain permits from your local building department before starting construction on an ADU or garage conversion. Our team will take care of all the necessary permits and inspections to ensure that your project complies with local building codes and regulations.

The duration of an ADU or garage conversion project depends on the scope of the project. A simple garage conversion may take a few weeks, while a more extensive ADU construction project may take several months. During your initial consultation, we’ll provide you with a detailed timeline for your specific project.

The cost of an ADU or garage conversion varies depending on factors such as the size of the space, the scope of the project, and the materials and finishes you choose. During your initial consultation, we’ll provide you with a detailed cost estimate based on your specific needs and budget.

  1. Initial Consultation

    We’ll start by meeting with you to discuss your needs, goals, and budget for your ADU or garage conversion. Whether you want to convert an existing space or build a new structure from scratch, we’ll work with you to come up with a plan that suits your needs and fits your budget.

  2. Design Phase  

    Once we have a clear understanding of your vision for your new ADU or garage conversion, our team of designers will get to work creating a custom design that meets your needs and complies with local building codes and regulations.

  3. Construction

    Once the design is finalized, our team of experienced builders will get to work turning your vision into reality. We’ll handle every aspect of the construction process, from demolition to installation, to ensure that your new ADU or garage conversion is completed to the highest standards.

  4. Finishing Touches

    Once the construction is complete, we’ll put the finishing touches on your new space, including installing flooring, fixtures, lighting, and appliances. We’ll make sure that every detail is perfect before we consider the job complete.

  5. Exceptional Customer Service

    From concept to completion, we’ll be there for you every step of the way. We’ll listen to your needs, answer your questions, and keep you informed throughout the entire process.

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