Frequently Asked Questions & Answers


Where does Hjellming Construction work?

We are a licensed contractor in South Dakota and will take projects within 100 miles of Sioux Falls, depending on the project.

What is the first step in getting my new construction or remodeling project started?

Let’s talk! Give us a call or send us an email and let’s get together to discuss what you have in mind. We’ve been doing this a long time and we have a ton of experience and ideas, but it’s always fun to hear new ideas. We’re in the business of turning your dreams into reality.

Who will manage my project? Will they be available to answer my questions? Will they be on the job site regularly?

Hjellming Construction employs their own carpenters and craftsmen. You will have an assigned project manager. Our management team regularly visits our project sites. We are available around the clock to answer your questions.

Does Hjellming Construction offer financing?

Unfortunately we do not, however if you do not have a relationship with a banker or banking institution we can provide recommendations that are familiar with our company and past clients.
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Once I sign a contract, how long will it take to begin work?

The process begins immediately with the ordering of materials, the initial planning, and pulling of permits.

Can I live in my home during renovation?

Depends on the size of the project and your tolerance level. We’ll talk through it, but in most cases our clients are able to remain in their home. Keep in mind you will likely experience some level of inconvenience including dust, noise, loss of certain amenities and stress at seeing certain phases of the project.

How can I prepare my home for the project?

It depends on the scope of your project. We suggest that anything of value be removed from the project site. Rest assured we will advise and assist you in preparing your home prior to work starting.

What measures will be taken to protect my home from dust and debris that result from construction?

We make every effort to keep the mess to a minimum, but some level of disruption is unavoidable. We pride ourselves on making sure everything is returned to normal at completion of the project and the job site is professionally cleaned up.

Do you have lots available if I am building a new home?

We do not have a land development division, but we can recommend local professionals that have worked with us and our clients.

Does Hjellming Construction build spec homes?

Not at this time. We specialize in remodeling existing homes and building new homes all to the specific needs and dreams of each of our clients.