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Working From Home? Consider These 7 Design Features

Aug 7th, 2020 Working From Home? Consider These 7 Design Features

The COVID-19 pandemic turned Corporate America on its head, as millions of workers transitioned to temporarily working from home. And even as restrictions ease, interest in more permanent work-from-home scenarios is high among employees and becoming more readily accepted by companies. The prospect of broader work-from-home policies brings a lot of flexibility for workers. But […]

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6 Trends in Home Exteriors

Jul 7th, 2020 6 Trends in Home Exteriors

As the first thing you see, the exterior sets the tone for your home before you even set foot inside. It leaves a lasting impression, creating the curb appeal that brings pride and imparts value. And it’s why choosing designs and features that are both on trend and timeless is so important. What does that […]

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Operations Under COVID-19: What We’re Doing

Apr 29th, 2020 Operations Under COVID-19: What We’re Doing

On April 24, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced that residential construction, sidelined by the state’s COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Healthy orders since March 23, could resume, provided contractors follow strict requirements for social distancing, employee monitoring, and hygiene. Estes Builders immediately began updating its policies, practices, and operations to implement those protocols and was able […]

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Water Views, Elegant Details Define Sequim Custom Home

Apr 9th, 2020 Water Views, Elegant Details Define Sequim Custom Home

It was the perfect formula for a dream home: killer views, a homeowner with impeccable taste, and a builder dedicated to every last detail. The 4,000-square-foot home, recently completed on Bell Hill overlooking Sequim, Wash., is one of the most detailed projects Estes Builders has completed. A departure from the typical Pacific Northwest Contemporary styles […]

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