Frequently Asked

  • There are three different models that we offer. The Modal 00 is a Studio, The Modal 01 which has one bedroom, and the Modal 02 which is a two bedroom.
  • Our process takes 2-4 months to permit, 2-3 days of site work, 2 weeks to build, and 1 day to install.
  • We offer three Modal units, the 00 (338 sq ft), the 01 (432 sq ft), and the 02 (567 sq ft).
  • We stick build our units in a warehouse to the International Building Code with top quality materials, then we ship it to your property 100% complete.
  • Modal is designed to be as versatile as you. You can use the extra space for a rental property, mother-in-law suite, AirBnB, workspace, art studio, vacation getaway, personal gym, yoga studio, entertainment room... the possibilities are endless.
  • An ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit) is a separate housing unit on a residential lot, permitted by the city.
  • We extend the sewer, water, and electric lines from your home to where you want your Modal placed on your property. We use a mini-split system for heating and cooling, which is included with your unit.
  • Yes, we offer many options and upgrades you can choose from. Fill out the “See if your property qualifies” form to get in touch with one of our representatives about your customization options.
  • We can handle that for you. Once we get your address, we’ll check into your city’s zoning, setback, and property size requirements in turnkey areas and let you know whether your property qualifies.
  • Nothing. Our team will handle the necessary steps your city requires, such as building and planning commission meetings, until your plans and property are approved by the city.
  • Modal can connect you with our preferred lender. Typically, clients finance their ADU with a home equity line of credit, cash-out refinance, 2nd mortgage, or a renovation loan.
  • Modals come furnished with new appliances (fridge, oven, dishwasher), a full-size bathroom, and complete cabinetry.