How Long Does It Take to Build an ADU?

How Long Does It Take to Build an ADU?

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) have become increasingly popular to maximize space and increase property value.

Nestadu specializes in building custom ADUs tailored to your needs.

One common question we get from our customers is: How long does it take to build an ADU?

Factors Affecting Build Time

The time it takes to build an ADU can vary depending on a variety of factors, including:

  • Size of the ADU
  • Complexity of the design
  • Permitting process
  • Availability of materials
  • Weather conditions

Nestadu’s Expertise

At Nestadu, we have a streamlined process and an experienced team to ensure your ADU is built efficiently without compromising quality.

Our team will work closely with you to create a timeline that fits your needs and budget.

Typical Timeline

On average, it takes 3 to 6 months to build an ADU from start to finish.

This timeline includes the design phase, permitting process, construction, and final inspections.

However, the timeline may vary based on the factors mentioned earlier.

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Frequently Asked Question: How Long Does It Take to Build an ADU?

Q1: What’s the average time to build an ADU?

A1: On average, building an ADU takes 4 to 6 months, depending on various factors.

Q2: How long does the design and planning phase take?

A2: The design and planning phase typically takes 4 to 8 weeks.

Q3: What’s the timeline for site preparation?

A3: Site preparation usually takes 1 to 2 weeks.

Q4: How long does the foundation and framing process last?

A4: The foundation and framing phase generally takes 4 to 6 weeks.

Q5: What’s the duration for rough-ins and utility installations?

A5: Rough-ins and utility installations typically take 2 to 4 weeks.

Q6: How long does insulation and drywall installation take?

A6: Installing insulation and drywall usually takes 2 to 3 weeks.

Q7: What’s the average time for completing finishes?

A7: Interior and exterior finishes can take 4 to 6 weeks.

Q8: How long do final inspections and occupancy permits take?

A8: Final inspections and obtaining occupancy permits typically take 1 to 2 weeks.

Contact Us

If you’re considering building an ADU and want to know more about the timeline and process, don’t hesitate to contact us. Our team at Nestadu is here to help you every step of the way.

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