Frequently Asked Questions
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A mother-in-law suite is a studio-style apartment with sometimes a kitchenette and bathroom. On the other hand, an ADU requires that there is a bedroom and closet with a bathroom, kitchen, and living area. A mother-in-law suite is usually done at a lower cost. An ADU provides a more private space.
An ADU is an accessory dwelling unit, while a DADU is a detached ADU–not connected to your home. A DADU is a standalone structure.
An ADU requires finding existing lines and adding on. DADU’s require their own separate lines, especially electrical. A DADU also requires its own panel and electrical outlets.
An ADU or DADU has a high return because of the potential for renting out the space and collecting income.
Design Services FAQ's
Design is a good fit for everyone. We can ease the burden of figuring out the fine details. We review the layout, flow, functionality, overall styling, and upgrades needed.
It doesn’t have to be, but if the design is all you’re looking for, then we can help. Most of our design services are design-build.
The process involves idea gathering and material selection, formal discussion with the designer, presenting design drafts and 3D renderings, and final design.
Timelines can be impacted by the size of the design, extent of the design, and the edits made.
Home Additions FAQ's
Absolutely, feel free to bring your design, and we will assess its compatibility with your space and determine if any modifications are necessary to meet your needs.
When considering utilities for your home addition, it’s crucial to factor in the heating and cooling systems, as they may require updates to accommodate the extra space. Additionally, ensure that your septic system can handle the increased load the new additions bring.
Yes, we will secure the necessary permits to ensure a smooth and compliant construction process.
Yes, we will assist you with the design of your home addition.
Yes, our team works with experienced professionals who can expertly assist you in designing your ideal home addition.
The need for an upgrade depends on the specifics of your project. After conducting an inspection, we will provide you with a clear understanding of your electrical panel’s needs.
Various elements can affect the duration, such as the addition’s location, obtaining necessary permits, hazardous material testing, weather conditions, and coordinating utility connections.
Yes, home additions typically provide a positive return on investment by improving your home’s functionality and visual appeal and increasing its market value.
Full Home Remodeling FAQ's
It depends on the extent of your upgrades. If permits are required, we will get them for you.
It takes 2 to 6+ months to complete a full home remodeling project. The timeline depends on the size and scope of your project.
For the most part, you can. However, for your convenience, sometimes it is easier to stay elsewhere.
Yes, we offer design services and can help with the design of your home remodeling project.
Bathroom Remodeling FAQ's
Level of rot repair, electrical work, upgrades made, and size of the bathroom.
Bathrooms and kitchens have the highest ROI because they are the most valued areas of the home.
We are here to help you come up with your design. We would love to see your inspiration to help you come up with the design.
We do daily updates with phone calls and videos.
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