Des Moines Electrical Contractors

Proudly serving the Des Moines metro for over 45 years.

Electric Services

The Tesdell Electric team is based out of Ankeny, Iowa, and serves a wide area spanning from Ames, through the Des Moines metro, to Indianola and beyond.


  • Electrical Design/Build
  • Site Work & Underground
  • Power Quality Analysis
  • Thermal Imaging Services


  • Single Family Home Builders
  • Custom Luxury Homes
  • Multifamily Apartments and Condos
  • Lutron Lighting & Shading Systems

Integrated Technology

  • Access Control & Security Systems
  • CCTV Cameras
  • Fire Alarm
  • Structured Cabling

Our Work

The District – Prairie Trail

  • Provided design and installation for electrical and low voltage wiring for over 10 commercial and retail shell buildings 
  • Wired over 40 tenants 
  • Provide electrical wiring for new B&B Theater 
  • Provided complete access control and CCTV systems for buildings and site

Prairie View

  • Wiring of 2 complete restaurants: Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse and Burgershed
  • Wiring of 2 complete hotels: Fairfield Inn & Suites and Hyatt Place 
  • Services included: Design/Build, Electrical, Fire Alarm, and Data Cabling
  • Pathway lighting for the walkway connecting the properties

Karl Chevrolet

  • 74% reduction in energy costs, saving 1.5M kWh per year
  • Wireless lighting controls added to dim the lighting after hours
  • Reduced the luminaire count by 60 heads 
  • Eliminated dark spots throughout the nearly 30-acre lot, improving uniformity and increasing security

Industry Partnerships

What Our Clients Are Saying

“Worked with this company and many of its employees over the years. All experiences have been good and love working with their crews!”

J. Burkhart

“Great service & knowledgeable employees”

D Nice

“Called them 45 minutes before they opened to request an electrician come to my condo to fix a chirping smoke alarm. I am afraid of heights ( the alarm is on our ceiling) and didn’t want to break the alarm. They sent someone around right away. I can’t thank them enough. Awesome job”

K. Haun