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ADU Examples: Ways to use your backyard space

Design Your ADU

An ADU, or accessory dwelling unit, is a great space to relax in, rent out, or reserve for guests or family. Many people take advantage of the extra space an ADU lends to their property in creative ways. Depending on your needs, an ADU can be a great fit in your backyard, adding a bit more square footage to your home while remaining a detached, separate space.

Check out the unique ways you can utilize your ADU – then get started designing & pricing your very own ADU today with our 3D Design Center.

Rental Unit

ADUs make great rental units on your property. Homeowners will find that they serve as flexible housing solutions and provide supplemental income.

Granny Flat / In-Law Suite

Many customers are looking toward at-home options for assisted living for their elderly parents or relatives. ADUs provide the benefit keeping loved ones close while giving them their own space.

Personal Sanctuary

Find an escape in your own backyard with an ADU. Whether you use this space to practice your daily yoga or as a quick escape from the kids, you can find peace and quiet in your personal sanctuary, just a few steps away from home.

Guest House

If you love to entertain and host friends & family, an accessory dwelling unit makes for the perfect backyard guest house. Our Summit Series can be fully equipped with electrical and plumbing as an all-in-one solution for your hosting needs.

Home Office

Avid telecommuters can find the perfect backyard office in an ADU. But if you’re looking for something a bit simpler, check out our line of Quick Ship sheds.

Multi-Purpose Room

The beauty of ADUs is that they are multi-purpose. Depending on the season of life you are in and what your needs are, a well-built and designed ADU can meet them all. Convert an ADU into a guest house during the holidays or use it for supplemental income as a rental when needed. The possibilities of how you use your ADU are endless.

Our Summit Series is a prefab ADU that you can fully customize to meet your needs.

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One shed does not fit all. Our innovative prefab solution is a flat-packed, panelized kits of parts with hundreds of customizations in the Design Center. There are millions of combinations of sizes, door and window placements, and colors. All thoughtfully designed to work together.