We help SF Bay Area homeowners plan, design and build home offices and ADUs.

YardPods provides all you need to start building an ADU or Backyard Office on your SF Bay Area property.

For Homeowners, we offer consulting services to help you to manage and supervise all aspects of a building an ADU – from initial discussion to move-in. We can help you to complete your project faster and at a lower price than if you try to manage it yourself.

For DIY Homeowners, we have a wealth of resources such as ADU Designs for inspiration, local Architect & Designer listings, Builder listings, local ADU Regulations, and other essential and handy Resources.

Recent News

Building a Bay Area granny flat still challenging

January 18th, 2019|

SAN JOSE. Recent California reforms designed to make it easier to build granny flats — one fix to ease the housing crisis — have not gone far enough to overcome local bureaucracy and neighborhood opposition, housing advocates say. But supporters [...]

Marin County Supervisors Support ADUs

December 20th, 2018|

Marin County supervisors took steps this week to encourage Marin residents to create accessory dwelling and junior accessory dwelling units. The board voted Tuesday to extend a financial incentive to create junior accessory dwelling units for another year. The existing [...]

Burlingame Supporting ADUs

September 9th, 2018|

Burlingame officials agreed to loosen accessory dwelling unit building regulations as a means of combating the local affordability crisis, despite the parking and property management concerns raised by some. The Burlingame City Council voted 3-2, with Mayor Michael Brownrigg and [...]

New California ADU Initiatives

May 3rd, 2018|

From Koi Peterson. see full article.... California State ADU Legislation In California, two or three significant pieces of ADU legislation are making their way through senate committees currently. Depending on how these bills shake out, they could also have signifcant impact [...]

HDR Remodeling Takes Home Top Awards

May 1st, 2018|

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) awarded HDR Remodeling top awards in two of the most prestigious categories. They won the 2018 Residential Detached Structure Award for this Oakland Accessory Dwelling Unit. more...  

10 Things You Should Know Before Moving Into an ADU

April 8th, 2018|

When space is limited, less is more, and quality and craftsmanship take priority over quantity. Oftentimes, it's this creative, minimalist mindset that inspires individuals, couples, and families to swap their larger abodes for small space living and tiny homes. Making [...]

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