In this Berkeley remodel, we converted an underused living area to create more usable space for the family. We added storage, a deck, and an upstairs master suite with a window seat and plenty of closet space. Swipe to see the downstairs and upstairs floor plans for the remodeled portion of the home.
Accessory dwellings, ADUs, in-law apartments, backyard cottages, granny flats…They go by about a million different names (some of which aren’t exactly ideal). Whatever you want to call it, it’s a major project, and that can mean a lot of risk. That’s why using the best ADU company on the San Francisco Peninsula is so important.
Dean, a homeowner in Milwaukie, Oregon, was planning for the future. He wanted to age in place in his home and bring his son and grandchildren to live with him. Dean is skilled in construction, so he planned to do much of the demolition and building work (such electrical and plumbing) himself. He came to
Knowing she could make better use of her 20-foot-by-12-foot shed in her backyard, Mona came to New Avenue looking to convert it into an accessory dwelling unit that could be used as a guest house or a rental house. She also wanted a master bathroom added on to her existing home. A New Avenue partner
As your new accessory dwelling or home addition are being built, you can expect visits from city inspectors. They may ask to see the calculations used to size the interior gas and water lines. Your plumber and contractor will decide what types of pipes and wiring you need based on projected demand (that is, how
Navin and Monica wanted to expand their one-story home in Fremont, making it a two-story home to take full advantage of the spectacular views in their neighborhood. They wanted to maximize their living space while leaving the option to rent out the new space in the future. A New Avenue partner architect designed a second-floor
Unhappy with his San Francisco home, Marc approached New Avenue for help in planning major renovations. First, he wanted to solve a dry-rot problem in the garage. He also wanted to expand the garage, which was not fully excavated when the house was built. He also wanted to stop a leak in the garage that
Interested in remodeling and expanding their Redwood City home, Jason and Natalia contacted New Avenue for design services. They want to remodel the existing three bedrooms and add a fourth. They also want to remodel their two bathrooms and add an additional full bath. As part of the remodel, they plan to add a car