The Accessory Dwelling Unit, Today’s Most Popular Home Addition

In the age of COVID, accessory dwelling units or ADUs have become one of the most popular types of additions in the housing world. These backyard homes offer a variety of uses and benefits that homeowners are catching onto, now more than ever. They offer affordable, efficient housing solutions, studio space and in-law suites for aging relatives. Accessory dwellings are increasingly popular during the coronavirus pandemic. They’ve even taken on a new purpose: to create flexible space for people stuck up at home. As the trusted name in modular homes including accessory dwelling units for Arlington and the surrounding areas, we would like to tell you more about why these modular builds are becoming increasingly popular in our area.

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For one, accessory dwelling units can be transformed to meet the current needs of its owner. An accessory dwelling could be a classroom for homeschoolers, a home office for remote workers, a suite for college students, a home gym or a way for grandparents to stay close to their grandchildren. Once a novel backyard addition, they have become one of today’s most popular types of home additions because they’re relatively affordable, can be quickly built, and offer a variety of different uses. 

At Carbide Construction, we offer accessory dwelling units, as modular additions. So, if you realize your parents, in-laws or other loved ones need to move in with you, we can easily create the extra space. A modular addition is built off-site so you will have minimal disturbance at your house. The suite can be customized to fit your needs and budget. Once complete, we will attach it to your existing house, creating the private space your family needs.

We also offer detached accessory dwelling units, meaning it is a separate structure not attached to your current house. Whether attached or detached, ADUs and in-law suites provide a great space for others to live independently while still close by.

Ready to get started? We can guide you through the process from start to finish. First, we will take a look at your existing home to make sure a modular addition can be added. We will also check zoning requirements. Many of these we already know since modular construction is our specialty in the northern Virginia area. If everything is good to go, we will work with you on the design of your project and see it to full completion.

With an accessory dwelling unit from Carbide Construction, you will get a fully finished space as a modular addition. As always the plan can be customized to meet your specific needs and to work with the space available. By going with a modular addition rather than a stick-built addition, you will save time and money on construction.

To learn more about accessory dwelling units in the Arlington area, all Carbide Construction at 703-550-8711 or Contact Us.

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