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Beautiful backyard homes.

Helping you build the perfect backyard ADU from start to finish.

We specialize in ADUs. Start to finish.
30+ Years of Experience.

Evaluation | Proposal | Permits | Financing Options | Build | Warranty

Acton Adu Design With Care

Design with Care.

We listen first.

Understanding how an ADU will positively influence your life is the first step for us, so we can partner together effectively.

Once we understand, we’re ready to apply decades of ADU builder experience to design a home that you'll truly value.

Acton Adu Navigate

Navigate with Expertise.

Permitting accessory dwelling units isn’t straight forward.

We specialize in navigating the constantly changing regulatory environment of over 20 jurisdictions in Northern California.

We assure scope and feasibility for every ADU project, so you can focus on your new home.

Acton Adu Team Impact

Build with Certainty.

We’ve been builders for 30 years.

Process, management, and decades of trained ADU builder experience are the foundations for how we tackle thousands of variables that go into every residential construction project.

Our end-to-end approach helps streamline the process to help eliminate surprises.

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Exclusive ADU Webinars

Learn more about ADUs and how to get started with our ADU webinar series.

Read our customer success stories.

Acton ADU Emerson Grass

The Emerson Family

The Emerson family has lived in historic Naglee Park in San Jose, California for over ten years. Holly and Nick Emerson embracing the challenge of raising four children, preparing to take care of two sets of aging grandparents, oh, and a boxer named Rusty.

In the summer of 2017, the family got some news that they’d soon need to be looking into long term care for Holly’s elderly parents...

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The MacLeod-Daniels Family

The MacLeod-Daniels family has lived in historic Naglee Park for over 10 years. Prompted by a property theft incident in 2018, the McLeod-Daniels wanted to build a secure detached garage.

Very quickly, they realized they could also make a meaningful investment in the long-term value of their property by adding an ADU to the project.

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The Fernández Family

The Fernández family has owned their home in San Jose, California for over 20 years. Diane is a nurse and a single mother of two children in the ultra-competitive Bay Area.

Diane’s husband passed away several years ago and the importance of keeping the family together, in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley economy became Diane’s highest priority...

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Our culture defines us.

We're more than ADU specialists, we're a team that shares a vision.