• 100+ Kitchen Design Ideas for Your Custom Home

    Need some fresh inspiration to design a dream kitchen for your custom home? We’ve collected more than 100 design ideas to help. From farmhouse chic to sleek and modern (and everything in between), these ideas are sure to inspire your own design vision.  1. Top 10 Kitchen Photos of 2018 (Houzz)  This recent article from […]

    Read more January 24th, 2019

  • How to Create Your Custom Home Design Wish List

    Overwhelmed by the thought of designing and building your custom home? We get it. At Estes Builders we can build almost any home you can imagine. But when anything is possible, where do you start? We’ve made it easy (and fun) to get started with a simple 3-step plan to create your custom home design […]

    Read more January 2nd, 2019

  • Spa-Inspired Master Bath: Custom Home Design Trends

    Trends come and go, but one custom home design trend that is here to stay is recreating the experience of a spa in the master bath. And why not? Who said pampering in your own spa-inspired master bath can’t be an everyday essential? (Certainly not us!) The good news is that creating a spa-like master […]

    Read more December 19th, 2018

  • Custom Home Design Ideas for Him and Her

    Imagine this: you’re about to become an empty nester and secretly you are already thinking about turning your teenager’s room into an office, or a home gym, or a craft room. The only problem is that your spouse also has some ideas for that room. Maybe a workshop, or a music room, or a meditation […]

    Read more November 14th, 2018

  • 7 Essential Elements of Custom Home Kitchen Design

    It’s hard to imagine a dream home without envisioning a dream kitchen. It’s the natural gathering area of the home and so it makes sense that the kitchen will typically account for about 10% of the overall custom home budget (including land). A good rule of thumb for kitchens is to budget about $400 per […]

    Read more May 16th, 2018

  • Custom Home Kitchen Design Trends: Black Counters

    White modern farmhouse kitchens may be all the rage on Pinterest when it comes to custom home kitchen design trends, but we think there’s something special about kitchen design that bucks the trend in favor of black counters. Black counters can give a kitchen a high contrast, modern look that is neutral enough to look […]

    Read more December 27th, 2017

  • How to Come Up With a Floor Plan That Meets Your Needs

    One of the most exciting benefits of building a custom home is that you are the designer. You have a hand in creating the perfect floor plan to meet your needs. Instead of searching for months (or longer) to find a home that may work, you can create a home that’s built to accommodate both […]

    Read more October 18th, 2017

  • Custom Home Bathroom Design Ideas (With a View)

    They say that life is just different up here in the Pacific Northwest. We happily agree. But the fresh air, the stunning water views and the majestic mountains don’t just make life different here. They also make designing every room in your custom home a completely unique experience. Take your custom home master bathroom for example. […]

    Read more September 20th, 2017

  • 5 Creative Design Ideas for Your New Home

    Are you looking for unique ideas to incorporate into your new home? While a walk-in pantry, a boutique master closet, and a man cave are on everyone’s wish list, perhaps you’d like to see what else is out there. Below, we’ll look at some of the most creative ideas from homes we’ve actually built for […]

    Read more August 17th, 2017

  • Traditional Comfort, Modern Flair: a Sequim Custom Home Building Experience

    Have you been looking for real estate in Western Washington but can’t seem to find the right home, in the right location, for the right price? That’s the challenge that Celeste had when she came to us with a vision for a custom home she wanted to build in Sequim. Months later, Celeste was living […]

    Read more September 21st, 2016

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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.


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Our home was completed on time with no surprises.


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