706-231-3555    706-231-1668
Email: info@ernieblackburnhomebuilders.com
502 Thompkins Lane • Evans, GA 30809

About Ernie Blackburn Home Builders

Ernie Blackburn has been in the home-building business in Columbia and Richmond counties for more than 24 years. He and his wife, Karen, work side by side with homebuyers, giving personal attention to each custom home. From lot selection and design to the final touches that complete your dream home, Ernie and Karen Blackburn are there every step of the way. Even with close attention to quality, Ernie Blackburn Home Builders is able to complete each home in an efficient time frame.

“Our home buyers are important to us before, during and after the building process. We strive to keep the customer’s desires and budget as our upmost concern,” says Ernie Blackburn.

Award Winning Custom Home Builder

Ernie Blackburn Home Builders is an award winning custom home building company that is licensed, bonded and insured. They have gained respect from their industry and the financial community with a track record based on integrity and financial soundness. Ernie Blackburn was awarded "Builder of the Year" three times and was voted "Best Builder for Columbia County." He received the "Jack Bowles Award" in 2009 for exceptional service to the homebuilding industry. He has served as President of the Builders Association of Metro Augusta twice and sits on the Board of Directors for the local, state and National Association of Home Builders. Ernie Blackburn Home Builders was recently featured in the Georgia Builder magazine.

Education and Green Building

Ernie Blackburn is a graduate of the University of Georgia, Terry School of Business. To keep up with the latest trends and techniques in the construction industry, Blackburn has completed and continues to take classes to improve his knowledge of homebuilding. In 2008, he was one of the first builders in Georgia to receive his “Certified Green Professional” designation. His knowledge of Green Home Building provides customers with better value, lower energy costs, lower maintenance, better indoor air quality and better long-term value. Ernie believes it is important for the customer to participate in the decision to balance the level of Green Building with their budget. Talk to Ernie today about the advantages of Green Building.

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

Ernie Blackburn Home Builders has met established standards that qualify their homes to be warranted by 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty. Builders are reviewed annually for financial stability and building quality to retain their designation as a 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty Builder. The Home Buyers Warranty Corporation provides your home with insurance-backed, limited warranty protection from frame to foundation, interior systems to exterior finish. The warranty provides 10 years of insured protection against qualified, catastrophic structural failures and 2 years coverage for qualified plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems. This warranty is in addition to the 1 year warranty covered by the builder.

Interior Design Assistance

Ernie Blackburn Home Builders partners with professional decorators to work with their customers. Karen is also available to accompany customers through the selection process to make it easy and enjoyable, while helping them stay within budget.

Community Involvement

Ernie Blackburn has been quite involved in the community.  The following are a sampling of his past and present community involvement:

Founder of Columbia County Clean and Beautiful
Columbia County Chamber of Commerce (Past President)
Better Business Bureau (Past President)
Doctors Hospital Board of Directors
Wachovia Local Board of Directors
Martinez-Evans Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow and Will Watt Fellow
First Baptist Church of Augusta
Metro Augusta Clean and Beautiful
Columbia County School System Business Partner
Friends of Columbia County Library
Chairman of Coalition for Quality Government in Columbia County