Compelling Homes Remodeling and Design has been proudly servicing the Des Moines area since 2009. We are located in Grimes and offer a full range of award winning remodeling and design services, including kitchens, bathrooms, basements, and additions. We stand by our amazing team and proven process to ensure your remodeling projects stay on time, on budget, and are actually enjoyable!
As the founder of Compelling Homes, Rusty has over 20 years of experience in design, commercial construction, new home construction, and residential remodeling. Since starting CH he has had remodeling projects featured in the Tour of Remodeled Homes and served as President of the Remodelers Council of Des Moines. Rusty enjoys the challenges of home remodeling. Learning who the customer is and how they function within their home allows him to create a very custom vision for each customer.
Denise has been in or around design and construction since she was a child. Through her endeavors, she brings over 20 years of management experience to Compelling Homes. As the Project Coordinator and General Manager, the skills Denise brings to Compelling Homes allow successful management of projects from start up to completion. Part of that role includes leading the selection process and ensuring the each product is exactly what the customer, as well as our designers envisioned. Her personal mission statement is to “add value”. “I enjoy adding value to each relationship I am in, whether that be work relationships or personal relationships. Helping people gives me a lot of fulfillment!”
Andy joined our remodeling team in 2018 bringing a lifelong passion for woodwork to the team. A very skilled carpenter that has built tremendous custom islands, barn doors, mantels, and unique display shelving. He has proven that he can build whatever custom feature Rusty or the customer dream up. In his free time, Andy likes to spend time with his family and enjoys woodworking.
As the project manager, Mark will be on site daily, communicating and assisting homeowners and trade partners. Building new relationships during the process is something he always enjoys. Mark has 10+ years experience in construction and home improvement projects. He follows multiple construction trades through different social media platforms to keep up with the newest products and designs in construction. Keeping a positive attitude on site is what he strives to bring everyday. If there is a challenge, he will work through the solution. In his free time, Mark enjoys playing or hiking with his dogs, mountain biking and kayaking.
We are proud to serve homeowners in the Des Moines Metro Area, which includes Polk and Dallas Counties and the following cities: