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RCH Home & Design’s team of professionals brings to the table many years of proven design, construction management, and contracting expertise in the Detroit Lakes, MN area. Our mission at RCH Home & Design is to bring life to the home improvement and new construction dreams of our clients, with the full expectation that we will finish every project on-time and on-budget.

Designed & Built to Impress

From large-scale remodels to simple quick makeovers, the team at RCH Home & Design works hard to personalize your project. RCH Home & Design is a full-service residential construction management and interior design firm in Detroit Lakes, MN. We can can assist you in a variety of services as well as provide you an assortment of products all in one location.

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Raymond Reading

RCH Home & Design’s owner, Raymond Reading, originally hails from Hawley, MN. After graduating from the University of Minnesota at Crookston in 1996, Raymond began his career as a conservation project manager for the NRCS/USDA. He then entered the private sector as a real estate and land management professional by founding Agassiz Land Management. Then, he earned licenses as a real estate agent and general contractor. Raymond later formed Xtreme Trophy Properties (XTP) and RCH Custom Homes. He continues to be driven by the business model of exceptional project management solutions that provide premium outcomes, all delivered with a laser-focused customer service approach.

In his free time, Raymond enjoys hunting and spending time with his wife and 7 children.

Stacey Morris

Born and raised in San Diego, California, Stacey brings a unique and fresh approach to Design. At a young age, she proudly interned underneath her mother with The Exclusive Touch, a family interior design business. She developed a natural love for creating interior spaces that make people feel good. Many residential projects were obviously influenced by the coastal surroundings. But, the diversity of downtown San Diego and the rural inland communities allowed her to explore modern and rustic approaches.

Stacey’s genuine ability to communicate and listen to her clients’ needs and her easy-going disposition makes her an attractive choice and a joy to work with. Her goal is to ensure that the fundamental design and materials used are timeless and perfect for the space. She has enjoyed building many friendships and maintaining solid client relationships since moving here 7 years ago. Stacey is happiest enjoying all of what Minnesota has to offer. She especially enjoys fishing and boating with her husband and children. She also has a great passion for cooking and enjoys preparing traditional family heirloom recipes with her daughter. Stacey loves creating new recipes for friends and family to try on a regular basis.

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Shawn Justesen

Shawn is responsible for working with individualized project budgets and walking our customers through the various finish options available to them, inside and out. He works directly with clients and facilitates their project finish selections. Shawn guides them through their personalized decision-making process to help match their personal design style to their budgets. In 2005, Shawn moved back to Minnesota with his family and settled in Hawley, MN. Then, Shawn entered the construction industry.

After Shawn and his wife, Chastity, built their home with RCH Custom Homes in 2015, Raymond recognized in Shawn a strong work ethic. Raymond saw an intelligent problem-solving ability, a keen eye for detail, and interpersonal strengths. These strengths match the predominant personality style of RCH Custom Homes staff. Shawn can frequently be found golfing or watching Minnesota sports.

Mike Byrne

Mike works closely with Shawn and Stacey to make sure all RCH projects are progressing forward. He is out on-site monitoring and tracking the progress of each new build. Since he is out in the field, he handles a majority of communication between subcontractors and the RCH team to ensure quality in every project. Mike also possesses a wide variety of construction skills that allow him to fix problems and complete tasks himself as they arise.

Mike is originally from Grand Forks, ND and after some time in Washington, he and his wife found themselves back in the North Dakota/Minnesota area. He has 4 daughters and 6 grandchildren that keep him busy when he is not at work. His hobbies include fishing, hunting, golfing, and reading.

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Dream – Design – Build

  At RCH Home & Design our team stands ready to assist you with your next custom home project. If we can be of assistance today, please contact us!
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