Mother-Daughter Duo Build ADU to Continue Family Tradition

Family: it is one of a few main reasons that homeowners decide to build ADUs on their properties.  As the Baby Boomer population ages, a concern for both them and their children is where Baby Boomers will live as they continue to age. Building an ADU [...]

Mother-Daughter Duo Build ADU to Continue Family Tradition2019-08-25T10:48:26-07:00

Unbelievable Before and After Garage to Granny Flat!

Becca has a long, successful career making commercial office spaces look absolutely beautiful. She's now decided to apply those skills to her own backyard, designing a stunning 370 sq. ft ADU. There are a variety of reasons that homeowners build ADUs [...]

Unbelievable Before and After Garage to Granny Flat!2019-07-31T16:24:42-07:00

Granny Flat Design Inspiration: Check Out This ADU with a Loft!

The Dreams of Peace and Quiet For a long time, Gypsy Tucker, a homeowner in Portland Oregon, had dreamed of designing and living in a small house. For her, it was a vague escapist fantasy that resulted from the chaos and lack of privacy that almost a [...]

Granny Flat Design Inspiration: Check Out This ADU with a Loft!2019-07-22T11:00:17-07:00

Berkeley Resident Uses ADU to Travel the World

We caught up with Dan McDunn, the owner of McDunn ADUs, a construction company that specializes in ADUs in the Berkeley area. He has just completed a project for an adventurous homeowner that has come up with a remarkable use for her new ADU! How did [...]

Berkeley Resident Uses ADU to Travel the World2019-07-02T16:48:26-07:00

Stunning 490 Square Foot ADU: Check out these Granny Flat Design Ideas

ADU’s are on the rise and Josh and Keely Montgomery from Portland have caught a lift up. Having recently just completed their new ADU, they are already reaping the benefits of their completed project. Josh and Keely were very excited to tell us their [...]

Stunning 490 Square Foot ADU: Check out these Granny Flat Design Ideas2019-07-19T16:32:58-07:00

San Diego ADU Constructed for Aging Family Member

Janie, a client of Maxable and a San Diego homeowner is proud to show off her brand new ADU project and share a bit of her process with us. Why did you decide to build an ADU? My husband and I wanted my mother-in-law to move in with us. She’s 95 year [...]

San Diego ADU Constructed for Aging Family Member2019-06-11T08:55:24-07:00

80 of the World’s Best Tiny Homes

For most people, the dream is to live in a large and luxurious home. But tiny homes can still be just as fancy! Here are 80 tiny homes to prove our point. 1. Heritage by Summit Tiny Homes Summit Tiny Homes Summit Tiny Homes Summit Tiny Homes S [...]

80 of the World’s Best Tiny Homes2019-03-24T15:07:20-07:00

Top 3 Reasons to Build a Granny Flat

California is not the only state maximizing the opportunities to build a granny flat. In fact, Portland, Oregon has led the charge for a number of years building an average of 700 granny flats a year. In Portland, it’s hard to throw a rock in a resid [...]

Top 3 Reasons to Build a Granny Flat2019-03-25T12:25:52-07:00

Spacious 435 Sq Ft Companion Unit Home Tour

With the new laws that California just passed for companion units, or more commonly known as granny flats, many are unaware of this new feature as a way of helping the statewide housing crisis. In a statement from San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, he [...]

Spacious 435 Sq Ft Companion Unit Home Tour2019-03-25T12:36:07-07:00

The Low Down on Backyard Granny Flats Down Under

Granny flats suit many needs Maxable Space and Backyard Grannys Australia have partnered for a blog collaboration to provide some inspiration on how you might be able to utilize a granny flat in your backyard. Maxable helps homeowners maximize their [...]

The Low Down on Backyard Granny Flats Down Under2019-03-25T12:48:05-07:00
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