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First let me say that we felt that we were lucky to get Tim Phelps as our builder. He came highly recommended, and was even described to us as the builder’s builder! When he completed our house we were inclined to agree! We never worried throughout the entire building of our house!  He was always available  to address issues as  they arose. To be honest, I had so many different changes that I wanted to put in place - Tim and his team were always accommodating.  Changes were completed quickly and efficiently.  We had excellent communication throughout the building process.  Tim is honest, reliable and trustworthy.   We feel very fortunate to have Tim and his team build our home and we are truly grateful! Without hesitation we would recommend Tim Phelps! Anita Leveaux

Tim Phelps and Company helped us to move from remodeling ideas and dreams to a completed project. We redesigned two bathrooms, replaced skylights and upgraded our fireplace. He worked with us on meeting our schedule. His team from office staff to subcontractors were all skilled professionals.  We are very pleased with our remodel and are planning other projects!  Lise and Clyde Holt


I would like to say Tim Phelps & Co. are the Best people to have do your building projects. Our project was great. They are honest, reliable & they get the job done at a good price. They offer ideas to help you along the process. They take Pride in their work. So Thankful we chose them to do our building. What a great team. They built us a 40 x 80 Fellowship Hall. We all just love it.  Jo-Ann Slaughter, Hickory Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, Ahoskie, NC


I have used Tim Phelps and Co. to do several repairs to my house and office in the past 3-4 years.  The work that they do is very professional and excellent.  They have been available to work when scheduled  with you, being on time and punctual.  They leave the premises clean after finishing.  They have offered suggestions to remodeling efforts and have given ideas that have saved time and money and look very good.  The final bill has been reasonable for the services provided.  I would recommend their services to anyone. 

John Barrow

Tim Phelps is one of the best builders or if not the best builder in Eastern North Carolina. He choose the best sub contractors and he is always checking on the build. He is a very experienced builder and you can trust him. My wife and I are very satisfied with him. Great job. Darrel & Sungcha West


Tim has completed several renovation projects for us. He is very professional, does craftsman work at a reasonable cost. The most important part is that he is dependable. I have recommended him several times.  Jeff Sackrison

Sarah and I can't begin to tell you how ecstatic we are with the fabulous home you built for us overlooking the Sound.  Thanks to you & your expert guidance, we have the exact type of home we dreamed of ... such high quality, open, airy, and tons of light.  We're so appreciative of how easy it was to work with you through the design & construction phases, and how attentive you have been, even after you handed over the keys to us!  Thanks again, Mike & Sarah LoPiano 

I would gladly recommend Tim Phelps & Co. for any construction project, new or renovation. I was so pleased with the screen porch addition that he did a few years ago that I asked him to do a bathroom remodel that is almost complete as of this writing. Everything has moved quickly, on schedule and in a very professional manner. I will call Tim for any future building needs.  Mickey Spruill


I am pleased to recommend Tim Phelps & Company as a reliable contractor who provides quick and quality workmanship at reasonable cost.  I have known Tim for more than 30 years and have always found him to be a man of his word.  When he takes a job it is reassuring to know that it will be completed according to quality specifications.

The company also helps with insurance claims to maximize benefit to the owner.  In cases where property has been damaged, he helps to make sure the property is restored as near as possible to its original condition.  I have found it comforting to know he does not settle for less.

Employing Tim Phelps & Company for construction work or repair work is an easy decision for any owner because of his promptness, reliability, and workmanship.  I will not hesitate to employ him again and recommend him to any prospective client.

Sincerely,  John B. Dunn, Ed.D.

It is with genuine pleasure and satisfaction that we write this letter of recommendation in support of Tim Phelps & Company as your builder and/or project renovator.  We worked with Tim on the renovation/addition of our waterfront porch, master bedroom and master bathroom.  His input, knowledge, and recommendations were invaluable.  We explained to him what we wanted, and he exceeded all of our expectations.  The workmanship is second to none and his team did an amazing job.  Being our weekend home, it was nice to come down on a Friday evening and see the outside grounds and inside of the house clean during construction.  We are getting ready to add an addition on to this same home and Tim and his company will be doing that job as well.  Sincerely, Kathy & Dave Mullsteff

We purchased a cottage located in the Historic Cotton Mill Village of Edenton North Carolina July of 2016 knowing that it would require lots of work to make it our home and enhance its historical appearance.  We had many trying days and weeks attempting to accomplish the various projects we had listed for our home.  Contractors would not return calls or would show up then never heard from again.  After spinning our wheels and an enormous amount of frustration someone recommended that we call Mike Whistler, a local Brick Mason.  Mike came out took a look at his part of the project and talked with me about all the various items we were trying to accomplish and he recommended I call Tim Phelps of Tim Phelps & Company.  In fact Mike called Tim and put me on the phone with him.  We made an appointment and when Tim came out to our home with his dog Murphy and we handed him our list my wife and I knew we had the right man to bring our home to life.  Tim took our list provided a cost to accomplish the tasks and immediately set to work.  Along the way we made changes and additions which Tim took in stride and just kept moving forward.  The subcontractors he used were all helpful and professional.  The bottom line is Tim did what he said he would do in an honest straight forward manner and was very knowledgeable and easy to work with.  He would say to me “I can do that I can get it done.” 

These few words don’t express the worry and frustration we had prior to meeting Tim.  We love Edenton and because of Tim we have the home we had hoped for.  The mark of a good contractor is would you use him again?  Yes we would!  Gary & Beth Campbell

We have had Tim do work for our company numerous times.  We call and he returns the call within a few hours and most of the time will be on the job site within the week.  We would highly recommend you to call Tim for any construction you need. 

Elizabeth Stallings, MCP Ventures, LLC

Sally and I heartily recommend Tim Phelps & Co.  During the time just prior to Hurricane Isabel’s arrival with 7’ storm surge, we engaged Tim to remodel a small half bath.  Then came the storm to our waterfront & in the water home.  What followed once the water and moisture were under control was a complete restoration of the first floor including a redo of the kitchen he had previously done.  With the extensive damage to the community tradesman were scarce.  As I recall from the September storm, we had the use of our kitchen Christmas morning. (We lived upstairs during the project)  Later we had Tim design an enclosure for our large back porch which has become a focal point for much of our living.  We are well pleased with the results.  He has also promptly attended to several small requests.  Jim & Sally Blount

I have know Mr. Phelps for several years and have always found him to be dedicated and trustworthy  He has completed projects on my home and I would not hesitate to call on him or to recommend him to others.  Patsy Taylor

Tim has performed enormously well for us. He first took down an old house on the Albemarle Sound that I had since 1972. He was careful to remove and preserve a large amount of the paneling that I wanted reused in the new house. He built a new house with especially finishing carpentry that has received large amounts of praise. About three years ago, I enlarged this house by adding a formal dining room, study, garage, and an additional bedroom above the garage. Once again, there was flawless execution and beautiful finishing carpentry. In between these projects, pipes had frozen and the old house had become flooded with several inches of water throughout the entire house. Tim and his crew were immediately available and got that water up. Nevertheless, the entire wood floor on the first floor was damaged and he worked closely with the insurance company to get new flooring that looks much better than the old flooring installed. All of this was done with my insurance covering everything. It was about a $30,000 project covered completely by insurance. Finally, with a very cold spell a year later, additional piping froze. Tim had this fixed immediately and found that the problem with that pipe freezing was inadequate insulation in the attic. Even though it was something like seven years from the original construction, he was able to get the insulation company to fix that with no new charge to me.

Tim remains available, even though I am out of warranty, and fixes anything that we ask. I have never had a contractor that was this reliable.  Sincerely yours, Darell D. Bigner, M.D., Ph.D.


Dear Tim, How do we even begin to thank you for the beautiful home that you built for us. You have wonderful people. You were able to understand our needs and implement them. All of you staff and workers were also very skilled and easy to work with, making the whole process from beginning to end painless. We feel that we chose the best when we selected you to be our builder. Thank you once again for your understanding ways and cooperation. Most of all, thank you for our beautiful

home. Always, Allan & Cindy Clarke

Dear Tim, The time has passes by so quickly since our first meeting and construction began on our new home.
The home you built for us is truly a “dream come true” and has exceeded our expectations in every way. The home is absolutely beautiful and we’ve has so many compliments on it.
It’s been an enjoyable working collaboration with you, the entire staff of Tim Phelps & Co, and Rita, who we couldn’t have done without! All the sub-contractors were wonderful to work with and some of them we’ve come to know pretty well. Our home is definitely reflects quality craftsmanship with attention to detail the only Tim Phelps & Co. can provided. Warm regards, Sandy & Kenny

To the whole crew, Thanks so much to every one of you for making our house a dream come true for us. It’s everything we dreamed it would be. You all were wonderful to work with and we’ll do it all again with Tim Phelps & Co. Fondly, Tom & Karen

Thank you for your help writing an estimate for our water damage. The money we saved came when we really needed it. God blesses those who blesses others. In Christian love, Chapel on the Sound

Dear Tim, Thank you so much. I LOVE my new bathroom. Linda


Patti and I would like to extend our thanks and appreciation for the recent work your company did in repairing the wainscoting in our new home.  As usual, the work was topnotch and Patti and I are very pleased with the result.

Tim Phelps and Company employees were at their usual craftsman level performance.  I would like to particularly thank Dale for his patience in getting the work scheduled and finished on time.  Tell them to keep up the good work. Cheers, Les Kersey

Thank you for the work done at the Village Creek poolhouse.  A special thanks to Dale and his special efforts to get it done right.

Robert Fabish, Treasure, Village Creek PO Assoc

Tim & Crew: We are very excited to spend the holidays in our new home.  You made the building process so very smoothly for us.  We appreciate all the great work you did on the house.  You built a magnificent home for us & we couldn’t have asked for more.

Thanks again for everything.  You are great to work with. Fondly, Joan & Rich Reboli

Thank you so much for all your help with the planning and then building of our home on the Sound, Tim.  First, your brilliant suggestion to renovate the old cottage for our guest quarters has been worth a million dollars to us and to our extended family!  Julio’s very creative design for the new construction was a challenge which you met, above and beyond expectations.  Your support staff was always extremely helpful and your crews working the sire were always on top of whatever needed to be done.  Everyone was not only knowledgeable but also very friendly and helpful.  We are thrilled with the finished product but hope that this does not mean that we will not be seeing any more of you. Sally and Dani Bolognesi

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