Business news — June 5, 2019

New blind-cleaning business opens

Moores Blind Cleaning is a new, locally-owned blind cleaning business serving the Olympic Peninsula. Owned/managed by Brianne and Thomas Moores. The business boasts an ultrasonic machine than can get mold, mildew, grease, nicotine, dust and dirt out of blinds. Moores Blind Cleaning offers pick-up/delivery or drop off services.

Call 360-461-3406 or see mooresblindcleaning.com for more information.

Anderson welcomes new employee

Local builder Anderson Homes welcomes Anita Chilton to its staff as Administrative Assistant to the construction office. Chilton will support the leaders and construction staff at Anderson Homes to ensure productivity and client satisfaction.

Chilton brings extensive experience in the design and remodeling industry with a focus on client services and administration, Anderson Homes staff said. Her career achievements include management positions and acting as client liaison for one of the premiere design-build firms in San Diego, Calif. Chilton also managed a four-star boutique bed and breakfast and continues to contribute articles about client and guest services for a bed and breakfast magazine.

Estes Builders completes 500th home

Estes Builders recently handed over the keys to its 500th custom home — a milestone that comes in the company’s 30th year in business.

Kevin Estes, a third-generation builder, founded the company as a single-person operation in 1989, with origins in his parents’ laundry room in Sequim. Today the custom builder employs 15 full-time staff members and completes 25 homes a year throughout Clallam, Jefferson and Kitsap counties west of Puget Sound. See www.estesbuilders.com.

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