• How to Design and Build a Custom Home with a View

    If the rule of thumb for real estate is “location, location, location” then here in the Pacific Northwest it’s “views, views, views.” Whether it’s water views, mountain views, or sweeping valley views, a spectacular view is the most in-demand feature of almost every home we build. Finding land with a spectacular view is just the […]

    Read more May 30th, 2017

  • Building a Custom Home: 3 Reasons to Attend a Muddy Boot Tour

    We’ve all seen the photos of the perfect custom homes on Houzz or Pinterest or even in our favorite magazine. Impeccably decorated, these homes are often what inspire us to design and build a custom home in the first place. But designing a custom home – one that you will love as much in 20 […]

    Read more May 10th, 2017

  • Custom Home Design Ideas: Fireplaces

    Brrr… The chill of winter is in full swing in the Pacific Northwest, and for many of us that means evenings curled up in front of the fireplace. In fact, fireplaces are often one of the “must have” features that our customers request when they come to us to design their dream home. Fireplaces make […]

    Read more January 17th, 2017

  • Custom Home Kitchen Design Ideas: Take a Peek Inside Three Customer Homes

    Have you ever seen photos of dream homes with beautiful kitchens and secretly wondered what it’s like to own a home like that? Well for three recent Estes Builders customers, there’s no need to wonder. That’s because they designed every inch of their new kitchens exactly as they imagined. At Estes Builders, every home is […]

    Read more January 12th, 2017

  • Lifestyle Design: 3 Custom Home Ideas for Tailored Living

    Life is full of compromises, but your dream home shouldn’t be one of them! Unfortunately, many homebuyers do make compromises when buying a home. They choose the ‘Okay’ home in a great neighborhood that requires a lot of creativity and future promises of renovation to make it work for their lifestyle. We’re confident that won’t […]

    Read more June 23rd, 2015

  • Organize Your Design Ideas

    Designing your dream home can feel like a daunting task, and one of the hardest things to do is to collect and then corral all of your custom home design ideas. You envision the perfect floor plan design, found can’t-live-without appliances inside of magazines, and gone gaga for the perfect countertops. Now you don’t know […]

    Read more May 14th, 2015

  • The New Home Office

    Learn how evolving needs and technology have altered home office design.

    Read more June 24th, 2014

  • The New Media Room

    Media room design has evolved with new technologies and uses. Learn what to consider to get the most out of your new media room.

    Read more May 28th, 2014

  • Start your custom home project for free

    We can help you take that first step toward building the custom home of your dreams, and it won’t cost you a dime.

    Read more January 9th, 2014

  • Plan to Succeed

    Aim, aim, aim… then fire. Why plans and specifications shouldn’t be rushed.

    Read more November 4th, 2013

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Our home was completed on time with no surprises.


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