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About Us

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!

Roger accepting the business of the year award

Business of the Year Award 2023

On September 21, 2023, Homemakers Furniture was awarded 2023 Urbandale Business of the Year by the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce. The announcement was made at the Sample Urbandale event, held at Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites in Urbandale. This annual event is held to recognize and celebrate businesses in Urbandale that make a positive impact in the community.

Who We Are

Our History, A Local Family Operated Company

A Local Family Operated Company

In the 1970s, 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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