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About Us

About Us

What's New at Homemakers

At Homemakers, we're determined to inspire customers with our service, dedication, and reliability to ensure a premium shopping experience. As one of the largest furniture stores in Iowa, we offer a huge selection of furniture, mattresses, and accessories to accommodate every budget and lifestyle!

Homemakers celebrating 50 years

Homemakers Celebrates 50 Years

Homemakers is excited to celebrate our 50th anniversary in 2024! Through the dedication of our employees and customers, we have accomplished so much and cannot wait to see what the future holds. In 1974, Carl and Ina Merschman opened our first store in Des Moines, Iowa. Since then our journey has been full of renovations, expansions, and constant changes with our customer experience in mind. Homemakers has truly come a long way and is proud to be a locally founded and family run Iowa business. Thank you for your support as our business has continued to grow. Make sure to join our events, special promotions and giveaways to celebrate our 50th from June through September 2024!

Who We Are

Our History, A Local Family Operated Company

A Local Family Operated Company

In the 1940s, the Merschman family opened their first furniture store in St. Paul, Iowa, starting a family tradition of excellence. Carl and Ina Merschman founded Homemakers Furniture in 1974.‌ In 1985, the Merschmans purchased the former Parker Brothers factory on Douglas Avenue, opening a second furniture store on the edge of Urbandale, a suburb of Des Moines.
Our Culture

Our Culture

At Homemakers, we strive to provide a comfortable and safe work environment for employees. Creating a positive company culture is most beneficial when built on our foundations of integrity, commitment, respect, trust, and teamwork. With the help from all team members, we can co-create a successful business and provide a memorable experience to all who shop with us. Join us in our mission to inspire as we become a part of your career path!

To be Iowa's preferred furniture store by
providing exceptional experiences for
our customers and employees

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