Working with us

We pride ourselves in exceeding the expectations of homeowners and architects. Our philosophy is simple: We do what we say we are going to do. Values and integrity are our hallmark. Our estimates are accurate, our allowances are real, our projects are consistently completed on schedule, and our homes are often completed at or under our original budget.

“Our reputation is only as good as our last project; therefore, satisfied homeowners are the lifeblood of our company and future work.”

LICENSED
We are licensed, as required by the State of Georgia, by the State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors as a Residential Basic Contractor and Residential Light Commercial Contractor.

CUSTOM CONTRACT WORK ONLY – NO SPECULATIVE BUILDING
This allows us to devote all of our time and attention to our customers. We will never be in the position to cover losses from prior speculative jobs by using funds from our current custom builds.  Keiffer Phillips – Patricia Brown, Builders, Inc operates as a debt free company.

NO COMMINGLING OF FUNDS
Job Specific Accounts will be opened at the Georgia Commerce Bank for all major projects. All funds are deposited into, and all bills are paid from this Job Specific Account.

COST PLUS VS LUMP SUM CONTRACT
The majority of our projects are performed on a Cost Plus a Fee Basis. Our cost plus arrangement is 100% open book and all trade discounts are passed on to the homeowner. If a Lump Sum or Guaranteed Contract amount is desired, we are happy to do that as well.

WEEKLY REPORTING
With a Cost Plus a Fee Agreement, once a week you will receive reports via email – Check register from your Job Specific Bank account showing all checks written to date.

Job Cost Summary Report reflecting the Original Budget, Forecast, Incurred Costs, Variance, and Cost to Complete.

SITE MEETINGS
Weekly jobsite meetings are scheduled to monitor construction progress and owner selections vs. construction schedule.

SCHEDULING
A construction schedule is prepared for each project. That schedule drives timely selections made by the homeowner, and is used for tracking progress of the project against anticipated completion.

AVAILIBILITY
We are available to our customers by email via blackberry, or cell phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We make it a priority to address any questions or concerns that might arise.

SUBCONTRACTOR RELATIONSHIPS
To ensure the high expectations and quality standards that Keiffer Phillips and Patricia Brown are known for, we have formed long standing relationships with major subcontractors. We expect and receive a very high level of service for which we provide prompt payment.