" We Do It All "

1433 E Grand Ave

Des Moines, IA 50316


About us

At Burgin Drapery Workroom & Blinds, we have been serving the greater Des Moines area and the entire state of Iowa for over 30 years. Forrest Burgin purchased the space for our first location in June 1978 at 520 Clifton Avenue, Des Moines. He was joined by his sons, Buzz in 1981 and Jay in 1988. We have grown steadily over the years and now employ 14 people at our present location, 1433 E. Grand Avenue in Des Moines. We continue the tradition of working closely with our clients, which has put us in thousands of homes over the years.


Our consultations begin with appointments at our showroom or in-home visits. Professional designer, Kari Burgin, will assist you in deciding on your style, color and fabric choices, as well as doing measurements. There are over 10,000 fabric choices along with a large selection of trim and fringe. Our professional workroom staff has the experience and desire to make sure your custom draperies, bedspreads, tablecloths, bench cushions and more meet and often exceed your expectations.


Also, over the years, we have established ourselves as the choice for commercial clients. We have enjoyed the opportunity to work with businesses as far away as Chicago, St. Louis and Florida. In Des Moines, you can find our draperies hung in the Iowa State Capitol Building and Des Moines Federal Buildings. We even made special draperies for the filming of "The Bridges of Madison County." We stand behind the work we do and look forward to continuing to serve the needs of homeowners and businesses alike. For more information, please email or call us at 515-262-2900.


In-Home Consultations

from a family

owned business

that has been around

since 1978

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Expert staff

Our staff comprises in-house design professionals who take pride in beautifying your home. We have interior designers, certified installation technicians and more. Most of our team members have been in the business for over 20 years.


James "Buzz" Burgin - Owner/Consultant - Residential & Commercial


Responsible for coordinating projects with freelance designers in the Des Moines area and around Central Iowa for over 36 years.


Jay Burgin - Owner, Commercial / Business Sales & Installation


Jay is associated with Burgin Drapery for over 28 years and is responsible for commercial / business leads and projects, in collaboration with architects, general and independent contractors. He is a certified installer of motorized shades with Lutron, Draper and Mecho.


Kari Burgin - Designer


Bachelor of Arts - University of Northern Iowa


Experience - Interior Designer in the Des Moines area for 27 years. Kari has been with Burgin Drapery for 15 years.


Diane Simmons - Office Manager, Accounts Payable/Receivable


Office Manager - Contact for general questions and information.

A wide variety of style and color options for all tastes

When you schedule your FREE in-home consultation, we will help you choose from over 10,000 different fabrics and a large selection of drapery hardware. We even create custom draperies, top treatments, roman shades, bedspreads, tablecloths, bench cushions, throw pillows, table runners and more for your satisfaction. You'll receive personalized, friendly services to create your unique drapery items.

When you need custom window products, turn to our trusted, family owned business for the quality service we are known for.

Quality and personalized service you can trust

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