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SnapADU is a design/build contractor 100% focused on being the best accessory dwelling unit (ADU) builder in San Diego. As a general contractor with a background in high-end custom homes and renovation work, the SnapADU product & process is designed to meet the need for economical, efficient, and attractive stick-built ADUs. SnapADU brings experience to bear on each project, ensuring our clients know what they can build, how to get the best bang for the buck and what to expect throughout the process. SnapADU quarterbacks the entire development process for granny flats to ensure coordination across design, budgeting, permitting and construction. We support clients from day 1 to ensure your vision comes to life on time and on budget.

Services Provided

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), Guesthouse Design & Construction, Multigenerational Homes, Tiny House Construction

Areas Served

Bonsall, Camp Pendleton, Camp Pendleton South, Cardiff By The Sea, Carlsbad, Encinitas, La Costa, Oceanside, Ranch Santa Fe, Rancho Santa Fe, San Marcos, Vista, Solana Beach, San Diego, Escondido, Chula Vista, Poway, National City, La Mesa

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45 Projects

Inspiration for a large contemporary white one-story stucco exterior home remodel in San Diego with a shingle roof and a black roof

3 BR 1000 sqft ADU in Cardiff

Encinitas, CA
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Business Details

Business Name

Snap ADU

Phone Number

(760) 259-1985


Carlsbad, CA 92018

Typical Job Cost

$300,000 - 750,000

Budget roughly $375-600/sqft for an all-in cost to build a detached ADU, typically sized 500-1200 sqft. About 85% of this covers vertical construction, including standard finishes. Total ADU costs encompass design ($10K), permitting ($2-15/sqft depending on city), and sitework ($25K). We analyze 75+ factors for each project to ensure a comprehensive cost estimate for your ADU.

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