• New! Build Your Custom Home in Gig Harbor, WA

    We have some exciting news here at Estes Builders. In fact, you might say we’re expanding. That’s because we now offer our award-winning design-build services in Gig Harbor, WA! Just a short hop away from the bustling port-town of Tacoma (20 min), the naval base in Bremerton (29 min), and one hour from Seattle’s vibrant […]

    Read more August 22nd, 2018

  • When Choosing A Lot for Your Custom Home, Start Here

    There are lots of things to think about when designing and building a custom home: how many square feet, how many bedrooms, if you’ll add a music room or mother-in-law suite or garage workshop (or all of the above). But one of the most important decisions to make when planning your dream home is location, […]

    Read more July 11th, 2018

  • Are You the Right Customer for Us?

    We know, it sounds a bit sassy. But the truth is that just as there is an ideal custom home builder for you there is also an ideal custom home customer for us. And, like you, we’d rather know that upfront to save us both a lot of time and hassle and headaches later. Because […]

    Read more July 4th, 2018

  • 3 (Surprising) Reasons to Choose Us as Your Custom Home Builder

    Why should you choose Estes Builders to build your dream home? We could tell you about our quality or value or integrity and all of the things that every other custom home builder will tell you (and we can all agree that those are very important qualities in a custom home builder). But here’s the […]

    Read more June 27th, 2018

  • Behind the Scenes Series: See Our Most Viewed Custom Homes

    Hands down, the most popular content on our blog is our “Behind the Scenes” series. In this series, we go behind some of the most popular photos in our photo gallery and on our Facebook page to learn more about the customers, the home, and the challenges of building. Best of all, our Behind the […]

    Read more May 23rd, 2018

  • Behind the Scenes of 3 Custom Home Builder Testimonials

    With more than 100 custom home builder testimonials and nearly two dozen video testimonials, you might be thinking, “I wonder what really happened behind the scenes.” And we think that’s fair. The truth is that almost every customer we work with has some aspect of their custom home plan that is challenging. And, if we […]

    Read more January 3rd, 2018

  • Downsize Your Home, Upgrade Your Lifestyle: How to Embrace Minimalism in Comfort

    Thinking of downsizing your home to embrace a more minimalist mindset? When you consider the multiple benefits of downsizing, the idea is certainly alluring. Minimalism is a natural response to a life that’s weighed down by unnecessary clutter. Getting rid of extra stuff can free you up to live the life that you’ve always wanted. […]

    Read more October 11th, 2017

  • 6 Reasons to Choose Us as Your Custom Home Builder

    Why build with Estes? Once you decide to build your dream home, one of the first questions you’ll ask yourself is, “Which builder should I go with for my custom home?” We’re honored that you’re considering Estes Builders. Over the years, we’ve built homes for hundreds of wonderful families and we hope to work with […]

    Read more August 15th, 2017

  • Custom Home Builder Review Sequim, WA: Meet the Kings

    When the Kings decided that they wanted to move away from city life and closer to where they could enjoy the outdoors, they interviewed a lot of builders in the area. After building three custom homes in the past, they knew how easily a project could go over budget and over schedule. Although they talked […]

    Read more June 1st, 2017

  • How to Hire an Architect for Your Custom Home

    Thinking of building a custom home, but feeling overwhelmed by the building process? Out of all of the concerns you may have, topping the list may be how to hire an architect to build your custom home. Here are some questions that may be on your mind: How much will it cost to hire an […]

    Read more March 23rd, 2017

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The design has turned out to fit our lifestyle just right.


The plans were drawn better in one week than another designer/builder did in two months.


From the start of this process to the completion, it has been fun.


Our sketches and ideas were translated into a viable floor plan, and adapted perfectly to the slope of the lot


Your in-house design team made it a snap with their knowledge and expertise


Estes took care of things that we didn't even think of.


We have a “showplace” home delivered on budget and on time. We could not have asked for more.


Honesty, integrity and genuine interest to listen.


Our home was completed on time with no surprises.


Each of our concerns was yours too. Once again Thank You for this endless consideration


My mother in Ohio loves checking up on our home via the website! What a good idea!


We have a "showplace" home delivered on budget and on time. We could not have asked for more.


Exceptional choice, quality, delivery, service and value describe our experience with Estes Builders


Our Locations



Serving: Port Angeles, Port Townsend, Port Ludlow

259003 Hwy 101
Sequim, WA 98382




Serving: Bainbridge Isl., Kingston, Silverdale, Port Orchard & Gig Harbor

19255 Powder Hill Place - Suite 100
Poulsbo, WA 98370