Want to know exactly what you’re getting with your ADU construction price? We want to make it transparent for you. Read on to see exactly what each SnapADU includes as part of the Standard build. Items marked with an asterisk (*) are an Upgrade option.

Standard Features & Upgrades*


  • Cabinets: Wood construction cabinets with soft-close shaker style wooden doors & face frames
    • Flat-panel doors*
    • Glass doors*
  • Counter tops: Quartz with 4” backsplash and beveled edge
    • Wall slab backsplash to match countertop*
    • Tiled backsplash*
  • Appliances: Stainless steel 36” fridge, 30” range, 24” dishwasher, over-the range microwave, full-size stacked washer & dryer
    • Gas appliances* (all-electric is standard)
    • Upgraded appliance packages*
    • Range hood*
  • Sink: 24” stainless steel undermount sink with garbage disposal
    • Farmhouse sink*
  • Faucet: Single-handle faucet with pulldown sprayer
  • Lighting: 4″ LED recessed lights (2-4 per plan)


  • Shower: 60” molded fiberglass stall shower or tub/shower with integrated shelves
    • Tiled shower walls with shower pan base*
    • Shower niche*
  • Shower head: Delta® shower/tub single-handle faucet with pressure balance volume control
    • Shower system faucet*
  • Vanity: 30” wood construction with soft-close doors and square white undermount sink
  • Counter tops: Quartz with 4” backsplash and beveled edge
  • Sink faucet: Delta® single-handle faucet
  • Accessories: Mirror above sink, towel bar, towel ring, paper holder
    • Mirrored medicine cabinet*
  • Lighting:
    • 3-light fixture above mirror
    • Power vent Nutone® quiet series ceiling exhaust fan with external venting
  • Toilet: Elongated low-flow water-saving toilet

Interior Features

  • Ceilings: Vaulted ceilings in great room and bedrooms where possible per plan
  • Flooring: Luxury vinyl plank flooring throughout
  • Interior Doors: Shaker style passage doors throughout
  • Door hardware: Passage or privacy door lever sets, plus matching entry door handle sets with deadbolts
  • Paint: Sherwin Williams paint colors
  • Trimwork: 1×2.5” straight profile door casing, baseboard 1×4” straight profile throughout
    • Wainscoting*
  • Lighting:
    • 4″ LED recessed lights in main living space (2-4 per plan)
    • Ceiling fans in bedrooms
  • Electrical:
    • Decora® rocker-style light switches with matching style wall outlets every 12′
    • Flat screen TV connections at living area & bedrooms, prewired data/internet lines (coax & CAT 6) to one central location/hub
  • Closets: Shelf and pole

Exterior Features

  • Siding: Stucco in 16/20 or 20/30 semi-smooth sand finish, or knockdown or skip trowel to best match the primary home texture and color
    • Smooth finish stucco*
    • Fiber cement lap board (“Hardie board”) with PPG paint*
  • Roofing: 30 year asphalt shingles in standard colors
    • “S” tile roof*
    • Metal roof*
  • Gutters: 5” aluminum gutters color-coated to match fascia
  • Windows: White vinyl framed, dual glaze, with low-e coating
    • Black vinyl framed*
    • Grille patterns*
    • Craftsman-style shutters *
  • Exterior doors: 36” fiberglass ThermaTru insulated entry door with choice of color and glass
    • French doors*
    • Sliding glass doors*
  • Trimwork: 8” hardboard fascia & 4” corner & window trim
  • Lighting: Exterior dawn-to-dusk light at door
  • Outlets: (2) exterior GFCI protected patio outlets
  • Hose bibs: (2) exterior hose bibs

Construction Specifications

  • Construction:
    • Wood framed (aka “stick-framed” home), built on-site with a permanent slab-on-grade concrete foundation
    • 2” x 6” exterior & plumbing walls, 2″ x 4″ interior walls
    • 5/8” fire rated drywall ceilings
    • Drywall texture: light skip trowel on walls & ceiling with square corner bead
    • CA Title 24 Energy Compliant
    • Wooden stoop when required per code
  • Utilities:
    • Energy-efficient 50 gallon water heater with enclosure (powered by electric heat pump)
    • Fan coil for heating & A/C or mini-split heating & A/C depending on plan (e.g. mini splits with vaulted ceilings)
    • PEX water lines with water shutoff valves at all sinks & toilets
    • External venting on all exhaust fans
    • Upsize water line to code*
    • Increase electrical panel size/amperage*
  • Roof Style: Gabled with 16” front and rear overhang
    • Shed roof / single slope*
  • Insulation: R19 walls & R30 roof

Site & Plan Upgrades*

  • Deck or Covered Patio
  • Photovoltaic System
  • ADA Compliant Design
  • Energy Efficient Design
  • Sustainable Design
  • Other custom exterior and interior elements – let us know what you are thinking and we’re happy to quote
  • TNT option

See Our Material Catalog

Browse our material catalog of finishes. We also offer pre-selected interior design packages to choose from so you can easily find a cohesive look that’s perfect for your ADU. Our build prices include Standard finishes, or you can choose upgrade options for higher end finishes.

Finish Materials

Bonus: Stellar Project Coordination

We act as the quarterback for the entire ADU build process to make sure your project runs as smoothly as possible. We are proud to offer an interactive & digital customer experience from kickoff through the final punch list to keep you informed. You will also be supported by our Snap ADU project coordinator, who will make sure you have access to real-time visibility into the status of your project, plus the ability to make design selections, sign agreements, and pay for your project all online.

Our Project Management

Featured Testimonial

SnapADU's field crew were so helpful, especially in getting our project wrapped up. Sean, Dave O. & Dave P. were attentive to our concerns and ensured our expectations were met. We are happy we worked with SnapADU and would recommend their services to anyone looking to build an ADU.

Vince R. | 1BR ADU | Chula Vista CA