the sacramento Region's Premieradu construction

Accessory Dwelling Unit solutions that make the most of your property.

Transforming properties with Expert ADU Construction

ESI Builders & Remodelers has a set of skills and processes for building an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) that mirrors that of a custom home, just on a smaller scale. Adding a new building to your property requires knowledge of local zoning, utility service capacity and locations, and possibly HOA requirements. Our team is well versed in these requirements for various jurisdictions. Whether you are looking to add a small “in-laws” quarter or a larger, fully functioning ADU to your existing parcel, we have the necessary tools, knowledge, and experience to build it. 

Why Choose Us to Build Your ADU

We understand that building an ADU on your property is a big undertaking and the seasoned team at ESI Builders is dedicated to guiding you through each stage of the process. Our goal is to ensure that your ADU construction experience is seamless and enjoyable.

local expertise

Bringing together decades of experience, relationships with several local jurisdictions, and partnerships with a broad network of trade partners, we deliver exceptional ADU construction services to the greater Sacramento Area

client-centric approach

Our process starts with an understanding of your vision, unique lifestyle, and goals for your project so that we can design and build an ADU that meets your requirements and ends with your complete satisfaction

quality & Craftsmanship

Our team of skilled professionals alongside a network of experienced trade partners, work closely with you to ensure that every detail of your new ADU meets the highest standards of quality and durability 

exterior of downtown sacramento adu
Interior of downtown Sacramento ADU unit, upstairs storage area and built-ins.
Interior of high-end accessory dwelling unit bathroom in the Sacramento area.
Interior of comfortable adu living area and kitchenette.

sacramento adu construction from concept to completion

The building of your Accessory Dwelling Unit starts with a detailed consultation to understand your vision and needs, aligning the design with both your preferences and your respective jurisdiction’s building regulations. This stage is essential to create a tailor-made plan that turns your ideas into an actionable blueprint, ensuring compliance and personalization.

Interior of an ADU kitchen in the Sacramento Area, built by ESI Builders & Remodelers.
Interior of an ADU bathroom in the Sacramento Area, built by ESI Builders & Remodelers.

Once the design is set, we take care of all permitting and compliance requirements, offering you a hassle-free experience. The ESI Builders & Remodelers team, along with our network of skilled trade partners, then lead the construction phase, ensuring precision and attention to detail at every step. The end result is a high-quality, bespoke ADU that perfectly suits your lifestyle and aligns with your initial vision. 

client testimonials from

Satisfied Sacramento Area Homeowners

The team's attention to detail, commitment to quality, and seamless communication made the entire process enjoyable. ESI Builders' dedication to craftsmanship and customer satisfaction is commendable.

I had heard great things about ESI so I set up a consultation... The whole process from beginning to end was completely painless. And the finished product was so much better than I had hoped for.

providing expert adu construction in the Greater Sacramento area

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Frequently Asked questions

Your ADU Construction Questions Answered

How should I select my builder for my ADU project?

Selecting your builder is the most important decision you will be presented with throughout your construction journey. You will first need to identify the scope of services and level of support you desire from your builder. This involves assessing their viability to facilitate every element of your project, from plan design and consultant coordination, to permit processing and budget planning. The ability to offer comprehensive support in these areas is vital to a seamless (and stress-free) construction process. ESI Builders & Remodelers takes great pride in our proven processes, thorough approach, and the ability to assist our clients in every phase of their project. Feel free to reach out if you would like more information on how we approach the building process – we are confident we can help you with any of your construction needs!

An ADU build typically takes between 6-9 months to complete. This duration varies based on the location, size, and complexity of the project. Keep in mind that this time frame is for construction only. Plan design and the permitting process also must be considered when planning your project. We can help you plan out this complex process from start to finish!

The cost of your ADU build can vary greatly depending on the size and topography of your lot, the design elements and specifications you choose, and the landscape or exterior components you include in your project. We pride ourselves on a thorough pre-construction process that addresses all these elements and yields an accurate budget for you to evaluate. This allows you to confidently assess the viability of your build and mitigates any financial surprises from occurring during the construction phase.

At ESI Builders & Remodelers, we have discovered the best way to deal with change orders is to proactively prevent them from occurring in the first place. Our thorough discovery and pre-construction processes ensure that your project details are meticulously documented in your contract documents and accurately reflected in your budget. These combined factors greatly diminish the chance for any change order scenarios throughout construction. If changes are necessary, we will start by clearly discussing and outlining the reasoning for the change order and any associated cost. We will obtain written approval from you prior to performing any extra work.