• Behind the Scenes: Custom Home in Poulsbo, WA

    This post is the latest installment of our Behind the Scenes series which gives you a peek into the stories behind the homes that we build. When the Marches came to us last year to design and build a custom home in Poulsbo, WA you might say we weren’t exactly their first choice. That’s because […]

    November 21st, 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 […]

    November 14th, 2018

  • Estes Wins AVID Gold Award for Exceptional Customer Service

    We are excited to announce that Estes Builders has been awarded with the 2018 Avid Gold Award for highest customer ratings! Estes Builders was honored for having the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the Western Region for a custom home builder based on an independent survey. Estes Builders also received an Avid Diamond Award in […]

    November 7th, 2018

  • Building a Custom Home in 2019? Start Now. Here’s Why.

    With a few weeks left of summer we’re officially full with custom home building projects that will keep us busy through the end of the year (and beyond). If you plan on building a custom home in 2019—or even 2020 or 2021, it’s not too early to think about getting started. Then, instead of dreaming […]

    September 5th, 2018

  • Behind the Scenes: New Custom Home in Port Angeles

    When the Taylors decided to retire and build a custom home in Port Angeles, WA they had a simple formula for finding the perfect lot. “Aim for the mountains.” As retirees who wanted to escape the traffic and congestion of the city, the Taylors had a vision for a home in a quiet spot that […]

    August 29th, 2018

  • 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 […]

    August 22nd, 2018

  • Custom Home Exteriors With Personality

    Call us old fashioned, but we still believe in curb appeal. The kind of curb appeal you find in older neighborhoods where every home tells its own story, shows off its own personality, and declares its own individuality. The kind of home that you love coming home to because it is undeniably, authentically you. That’s […]

    July 18th, 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, […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    June 27th, 2018

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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.


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Our home was completed on time with no surprises.


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


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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


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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