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Tuesday, December 03 2019 / Published in Informational
If you’ve seen the numbers, you know an accessory dwelling unit is a great investment for your home. It can mean low-cost housing for your family. It can mean rental income. However you use it, an ADU dramatically increases the value you can get from your home. To get the most out of your accessory
Thursday, November 14 2019 / Published in Process
To help you with your ADU project, we've put together a list of qualities to look for in an ADU designer or architect. Here's how the best design professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area do business.
Wednesday, November 13 2019 / Published in Costs, New Avenue Process I-V, Process
Often, a family that is adding an ADU to their property will also want additional work. That might be a kitchen update, a new storage building, or a whole-house remodel to fit their lifestyle. One family came to New Avenue wanting a 650-square-foot accessory dwelling, a kitchen remodel, and a 250-square-foot storage building. New Avenue
Tuesday, November 12 2019 / Published in Informational
Whatever your approach, you’ll need a qualified designer or architect. There’s the design itself, of course, but the best ADU designers in California do so much more than floorplans. Here’s what they know that most homeowners don’t.
Cross-laminated timber and insulated concrete forms give us stronger, greener, buildings. But is one better than the other? As the demand for new homes continues to increase, builders and homeowners are looking at alternatives to traditional construction methods. Two of these methods, cross-laminated timber (CLT) and insulated concrete forms (ICF), are incredibly successful. CLT and
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