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ADU Construction

What does an ADU builder do, that a contractor won’t? What does ADU construction look like? Sustainable Design Build can answer all of that and more. Our local company in Denver can help expand your livable square footage with an entirely brand new construction placed right on your property. A second home for whatever your needs are. An Accessory Dwelling Unit.

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What is an adu building?

An ADU, or Accessory Dwelling Unit, is a separate livable space built on a single-family home lot in addition to the main building. ADU builders can be a great option for families and property owners looking to expand their homes but need a professional hand! ADU, granny flat, carriage house, art studio, home office, casita, club room; all are different names for the same building. Accessory Dwelling Units in Denver offer a great utility for homes as they can become nearly anything a family needs. 

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Uses of An ADU

  • AirBnB Rental
  • Long-term Rental
  • Housing Family Members
  • Guest Suite
  • Remote Work (Home Office)
  • Distance Learning (Homeschool)
  • Entertainment Room

How To Build an ADU in Denver

Building an ADU in Denver may seem straightforward for most but do not get misled. Besides the obvious construction of a new conditioned space, there are numerous steps and checkpoints that need to be addressed for having a code-abiding dwelling in your neighborhood. Sustainable Design Build will work with you to make sure your home has all the requirements:

  • Properly Zoned Lot
  • Allowable square footage
  • Allowable bulk plane space
  • Permits

Beyond that, Sustainable Design Build will help you build the newest part of your Denver home by handling every aspect of the construction.

  • Foundation
  • Utilities
  • Framing
  • Finishes

If you want to learn more about the specifics check out this handy article about the ADU construction requirements in Denver.

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What is the cost to build an ADU?

If you are looking to expand on your property or simply maximize your space – ADU construction might be the best solution. However, building an entirely new and detached dwelling unit is a large undertaking. Homeowners should understand that this type of project is typically more costly than remodeling. ADU construction costs can vary widely due to finish selections, scope of work, existing site conditions, and more. Every property is unique so contact Sustainable Design Build for a free consultation.

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What can sdb do for you?

Sustainable Design Build has built homes from the ground up and more. Our team has experience in the construction industry averaging well over a lifetime. Therefore, we can provide services that go beyond typical construction. With ADU being such a large project, Sustainable Design Build will work with you to:

  • Due Diligence
  • Surveying and soils report
  • Design
  • Permits
  • Material Orders
  • Hiring Subcontractors
  • Construction and Project management
  • Passing all inspections
  • Finish Project and Happy Homeowners


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Planning your next renovation, or maybe you are looking to do a complete remodel for your home? Whatever the task, it can’t hurt to ask. Reach out to our team through this form.

We can schedule a free consultation and discuss everything you need to get your project moving in the right direction. Did we mention, it’s absolutely free?

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