​What Is An ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit)? Understanding The Basics

July 20th, 2020

ADU is an acronym that’s short for Accessory Dwelling Unit. This is a secondary housing unit that can be built on a single-family lot – and while this encompasses a wide variety of different types of dwellings, the term “ADU” is typically used to refer to all of them. Let’s discuss the details about ADUs now so that you can learn more about them, and find out if an ADU would make a good addition to your property.

The 5 Most Common Types Of ADUs – Your Options For Accessory Dwelling Units

The defining element of an ADU is that it has all of the things necessary for someone to live in the unit – including a kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and a living space. Beyond this, they can be quite flexible in design, and can be either free-standing or a part of an existing structure on your property.

Here is a brief overview of a few common types of ADUs.

Why Build An ADU? The Benefits

Wondering why anyone would choose to build an ADU on their property? Here are a few reasons.

Unique Attributes Of ADUs – What You Should Know

There are some things you should know about ADUs before you begin thinking about building one on your property.

Interested In An ADU? Contact Mettle Construction Group Right Away!

At Mettle Construction Group, we have experience building ADUs of all types – so if you’re interested in the unique benefits of building an ADU in California, we’re here to help. To get started, contact us online, or give us a call at (805) 361-7403 for a free, no-commitment consultation.

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