ADU Features & Upgrades


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 of our ADUs 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

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, includes blocking for future grab bar installation

  • Glass shower doors*
  • Tiled shower walls with shower pan base*
  • Full tiled shower*

Shower head: Delta® shower/tub single-handle faucet with pressure balance volume control

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 the 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

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

  • Closet systems*

Exterior Features

Siding: Stucco in 16/20 light sand finish

  • Fiber cement lap board (“Hardie board”) with PPG paint*
  • Board & Batten*
  • Smooth finish stucco*

Roofing: 30 year asphalt shingles in standard colors

  • Concrete “S” tile roof*
  • Concrete “Flat” tile roof*
  • Clay 1-Piece tile roof*
  • Clay 2-Piece tile roof*
  • Metal roof*

Gutters: 5” aluminum gutters color-coated to match fascia

Windows: Milgard Trinsic Series white vinyl framed, dual glaze, with low-e coating

  • Black vinyl framed*
  • Grille patterns*
  • Shutters*

Exterior doors: 36” fiberglass ThermaTru insulated entry door with choice of color and glass

  • French doors*
  • Sliding glass doors*
  • Multi-panel sliding glass doors*
  • Multi-fold doors*

Trimwork: 8” hardboard fascia & 4” corner & window trim


  • Exterior dawn-to-dusk light at door
  • (2) exterior GFCI protected patio outlets
  • Preparation for a future EV charger

Hose bibs: (2) exterior hose bibs

Construction Specs


  • 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


  • Energy-efficient 50 gallon water heater with enclosure (powered by electric heat pump)
  • Mini-split heating & A/C
  • 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

Other Upgrades

Design 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 – we take the project through drywall, you handle all finish work in this “tape and texture” 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.

Bonus: Stellar project coordination

We quarterback 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 SnapADU project manager, 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.

Warranties & Guarantees

SnapADU offers a clear warranty policy and commitment for all of our work. Read more about different types of warranties and guarantees in ADU construction.

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