About Compelling Homes

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Award Winning Des Moines Remodeling Contractor

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!

Meet Your Design-Build Team

Rusty Green Owner

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 Smithson Green General Manager & Project Coordinator

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!”

Mark Jackson Project Manager

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.

Compelling Homes’ Process

Step Process

But that’s not all – there's more to learn about our design-build remodeling process.


Home Remodeling in Des Moines, IA


We are proud to serve homeowners in the Des Moines Metro Area, which includes Polk and Dallas Counties and the following cities:

  • Des Moines
  • Urbandale
  • West Des Moines
  • Johnston
  • Clive
  • Grimes
  • Adel
  • Waukee
  • Ankeny
  • Polk City
  • Van Meter
  • Beaverdale

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