About Compelling Homes

Compelling Homes Remodeling and Design has been servicing the Des Moines area since 2009.  We are located in Grimes and offer a full range of remodeling and design services, including kitchens, bathrooms, basements, and additions.

Why Choose Compelling Homes?


1. We are Home Remodeling experts - Home Remodeling and Remodeling Design is the what we do!

We have over 10 years of specializing in home remodeling and design.  Our focus never waivers and we are constantly improving our policies and procedures to ensure the customer receives the best service the product possible.

2. We work with you every step of the way during design process from the initial layout to selecting the smallest design detail.

We have an in house designer to help you determine every selection.  We'll go shopping with you to select all the items involved in your project.  From the appliances, to tile, to counter tops, etc., we'll make sure the items you select will give you the design you want and stay on budget! 

3. A Compelling Homes project supervisor will be in your home daily to manage the project and assist you with any questions.

Your project supervisor is there every step of the way during your home remodel / home renovation. They are involved from day one of plastic and protecting your home, until the last item of the punch list is completed.

4. Quality every step of the way.

Many companies strive to deliver "industry standards" for construction and finishing. We feel that is the minimum.  Our employees, subcontractors, suppliers, and materials are hand selecting and have proven to deliver quality project after project.

5. Customer Service

Everyone wants to believe they deliver good customer service.  We are diligent to deliver great customer service.  It's just part of our daily routine.  Calls and emails are answered in 24 hours. You may be considering other companies for your remodeling project, but please consider other factors outside of the financial investment before making your final decision.  The differentiation really is how our customers feel at the end of each day, knowing they are a priority, have a clean home, and quality workmanship is taking place.

CH Home Remodeling Team

Rusty Green


Founded Compelling Homes in 2009 but 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 and would love to discuss any projects you have in mind. 


Remodelers Advantage

Remodelers Council of Greater Des Moines

Associated Builders & Contractors, Inc

Guild Quality

Des Moines Tour of Remodeled Homes

Mike Schatzke

Business Manager

In 2015, Mike was added to the CH team.  He manages the website, our online software, billing, marketing, and most of tech stuff in the office.  He's better on a computer than with power tools, so we mostly keep him in the office.

Naomi Starrman

Project Coorindator, Design

Naomi started at CH in early 2017 as a Remodeling Project Coordinator and now spends a significant amount of her time in design.  She works with customers to help design a space that matches their style yet is functional in everyday life.  After initial design she will go shopping with customers to guide them with their selections for their remodel.  As the project begins Naomi works with vendors and our project supervisor to keep your project on schedule and budget on track.

Andrew Hornsley

Project Supervisor

Andrew is our Home Remodeling Specialist.  You'll find him at each project daily communicating with customers, vendors, and subcontractors ensuring everything is running smoothly. Since joining the team in 2017, he has been keeping projects on schedule and delivering a final product that exceeds expectations.

Andy Brown


Andy joined our remodeling team in 2018 and has been a great addition.  A very skilled carpenter that has built some tremendous custom islands, barn doors, mantels, and unique display shelving.  He has proven that he can build whatever custom feature Rusty, Naomi, or the customer dream up.

Our Home Remodeling Projects

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Kitchen Design and Home Remodeling

Compelling Homes

8600 NW 121st Street

Grimes, IA  50111

Tel: 515-306-5893

Home Remodeling available in these areas:

Johnston | Urbandale | West Des Moines| Clive

Des Moines | Waukee | Adel | Altoona | Grimes

Ankeny | Polk City | Beaverdale

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