ADU’s (Accessory Dwelling Units) are a residential unit that adds to the usable area of a property and has its own door, kitchen, and bathroom. An ADU may occasionally stand alone from the primary residence on the land; in other instances, they may be attached yet have their own outside entrances. Some houses may allow the construction of ADUs by turning unused space (such as a garage) into a set of living quarters. They can be an extra source of income that is innovative, affordable, and effective. It’s built with a cost-effective wood frame construction that allows for a single-family or multi-family unit. Homeowners also become interested in ADUs as one solution to increase the supply of affordable housing.
SKS Construction designs and builds all types of ADU plans in Los Angeles such as:
They also allow for extended families to be near each other while also maintaining privacy. ADU’s can be built for additional living space in as many newly-built apartments and condominiums as desired.
Not only are ADU’s a great way to increase income, but it can also improve the value of your home by up to 30%, depending on your property and location. If you decide to rent it out to a tenant, you can utilize that passive income to help with your mortgage payments.
We supply and install insulations, drywall, paint, doors and windows. Foundation. Framing , shear resisting elements, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing lines, are also provided and installed during this process.
How do I know if I can legally build one?
It's crucial that you first verify whether building one is permitted. To find out if there are any size or occupancy restrictions for ADUs, get in touch with your community's building department.
We are a full service design and build company with a team of professionals. We will help you with your room expansion from beginning to end, providing quality and outstanding service all along the way. Our expertise is in transforming concepts into workable solutions while juggling expectations on both money and time.
We'll create a design plan that fits your budget and concept in addition to securing the required permits, handling all city inspections, and guaranteeing that all work is executed in accordance with code. We put a lot of effort and efficiency into making sure that any add-ons satisfy your needs as well as city regulations while putting safety first.
How much room is needed to build an ADU on a property?
As long as there is space on the land, homeowners in single-family neighborhoods are permitted by state law to construct an ADU. The distance between an ADU that is separated from the main house is 10 feet and 5 feet from any property lines. According to ADU law, the development of a statewide exemption ADU cannot be limited by a lot's lot coverage, floor area ratio, open space, or minimum lot size. However, maximum unit size requirements must be at least 850 square feet and 1,000 square feet for ADUs with more than one bedroom.