Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) construction has taken off in recent years as homeowners look to maximize the livable square footage of their properties. While many contractors can build an ADU, not all of them have the experience and expertise to do it right from the ground up.

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ADU Construction

ADU ConstructionBuilding an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is a great way to add living space to your home while also increasing its value. But before you start ADU construction, it’s essential to find the right contractor. At John Christopher Construction, our licensed general contractors start with laying foundational concrete and finish with the roof. Plumbing, electrical, wall framing, design, permitting and finishing is all included for custom ADUs or prefab casitas.

ADU Design

The first step in construction is the ADU design. A good contractor will work with you to understand your needs and wants for the space and then create a custom design that meets all of your requirements.

ADU Architect

The architect is the one who designs the ADU and creates the plans that will be used by the contractor during construction. Therefore, it’s essential to find an ADU architect with experience in designing ADUs to be sure your vision for the space will be realized.

ADU Builders

Once you have a design, it’s time to find the right builder. Not all contractors are created equal, and you want to make sure you find one with experience in building ADUs. The last thing you want is for your project to be delayed or run over budget because of contractor error.

ADU Contractors

When you’re ready to start construction, it’s essential to find an ADU contractor who is licensed and insured. This will protect you in case of any accidents or damage that occurs during the build.

ADU Concrete

ADU ConcreteOne of the most important aspects of any construction project is concrete work. This is what will provide the foundation for your ADU, and it’s essential to find a contractor who has experience in doing this type of work.

ADU Plumbing

Another critical aspect of any construction project is the plumbing. This is what will provide the water and drainage for your ADU, and it’s essential to find a contractor who has experience and is qualified to do this type of work.

ADU Electrical

The electrical system is another critical component of any construction project. This is what will provide the power for your ADU and must be done to code. Our licensed electricians will study the designs and provide you with the safest electrical configurations.

ADU Wall Framing

The wall framing is another crucial aspect of any construction project. This will provide support for your ADU and the layout. This includes stairways, windows and doors.

ADU Roofing

The roof is one of the most important aspects of any construction project. This is what will protect your ADU from the elements and there are options. One option is to have a solar system installed on the roof subsidizing electrical costs and creating eco-friendly benefits.

Granny Flat Contractors

A granny flat is a small living space attached to or detached from your home. These units are becoming increasingly popular as homeowners look to maximize the livable square footage of their properties. When you’re ready to start construction on your granny flat, Give John Christopher Construction a call.

General Contractors

ADU Contractor InteriorGeneral Contractors are the ones who will pull all the necessary permits for your ADU. They will also be responsible for coordinating with all of the different contractors who will be working on your project. We are reputable and experienced General Contractors who have immense experience building ADUs throughout Southern California.

Custom ADU Installation

If you’re looking for a truly custom ADU experience, we can help. We’ve built everything from in-law units to guest houses and everything in between. So no matter what your vision is, we can bring it to life.

Garage Conversions

One of the most popular types of ADUs is garage conversion. This is because many people already have a detached garage on their property that they’re not using. Converting your garage into an ADU is a great way to add value to your home without taking up any additional space on your property.

Prefab ADU Installation

If you’re not looking for a custom ADU and prefer a prefabricated casita option, we can help with that too. We offer prefab ADU installation services to save you money without sacrificing quality.

Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit (JADU)

You may be familiar with the term “JADU.” This stands for Junior Accessory Dwelling Unit, and it’s a smaller version of a traditional ADU. These are typically only around 500 square feet or less, and they’re perfect for people who want to downsize or don’t need a lot of extra space. JADUs are an opportunity to get creative with your living space.

Guest House

Another popular type of ADU is a guest house. This is an excellent option if you often have out-of-town guests or family members who come to stay with you. Our guest houses can be as straightforward or as luxurious as you want, depending on your budget and needs.

Rental units

Many people choose to build an ADU as a rental unit. This is a great way to generate additional income, and it can also help you offset the cost of your mortgage. If you’re considering this option, we can help you find the perfect floor plan and design to fit your needs. If you live close to venues that host thousands of people, this is a great option especially if you plan to Airbnb it.

A Note on Permits

One of the most important things to keep in mind when you’re planning your ADU is permits. Depending on where you live, you may need a permit from your city or county in order to build an ADU. We can help you navigate the permitting process and make sure that everything is done correctly.

Ease of the Process

Building an ADU doesn’t have to be a stressful experience. We can help you every step of the way, from design to permits to construction. We’re here to make the process as easy and stress-free as possible for you.

In conclusion, building an ADU can be a great way to add value to your home, generate income, or simply provide extra space for your family and friends. No matter what your reason is for building an ADU, we can help you make it happen. Contact us today to get started. We look forward to working with you!