Are you on a plan to construct a granny flat this New Year to have some extra storage? Then, before you sit with our experts to finalize the ADU designs, have a clear idea of the hidden costs you may overlook once the project kicks off! And our today’s blog may be helpful here!
What are the ADU design hidden costs to plan for?
Before you build ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit), consider these hidden costs. Or else it may sneak up on you! Such as:
Maybe you haven’t anticipated this one as another cost in your project. Let’s say you have a plan for a 2 car garage conversion into 1 bedroom ADU. Then, you need to prepare your property for that, like removing the tree or leveling the slop in the back yard. And how much you need to spend for the site work depends on the overall layout of your premise.
Upgrade the utility:
Suppose you built this home two decades ago. Hence, from the electric panel to the interior decor- all get outdated to support the current lifestyle and living space! So, include a few thousand dollars for the additional utility bills required now for upgraded electricity panels.
Interior decor and finishes!
Yes, you can look over our more ADU projects on Yelp to ideate the interior designs and finishes for your ADU unit! Before you choose, be sure to consider the purposes, like how you want to use the space. For instance, you can splurge on unique interior finishes or go for a durable one on a budget! For the former line, you have to double your expenses!
We, MDM Custom Remodeling Inc, hope that our tips help you choose ADU designs from our gallery! Also, for more home renovation-related ideas, keep on reading our blogs!