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Embrace design innovation with Beth Orr as she keeps you up to date on the latest home design trends, new products, renovation ideas and more. And new in 2019, check out our monthly blogs featuring the latest trends and information on floor and tile from Tschaun Procaccini, Flooring Manager for the Dover Floor & Tile Center.

August 27, 2015

Home Remodeling Help: Choosing Countertops

Just like fashion, home design trends come and go.  That’s one of the most exciting things about the home remodeling industry: It is constantly evolving. We see that with the introduction of new, improved countertop materials and style options. Things just keep getting better. With all of the available choices, selecting the right countertop can… Read More

August 13, 2015

Get ready: Preparing for a home remodeling project

When it comes to home remodeling projects the common denominator that I find no matter the size or scope of the work: Homeowners want to start right away. And that’s only natural—once you’ve committed to the project, you’re excited to get the ball rolling. From our vantage point as the contractor, there are a few… Read More

July 23, 2015

FINAL IN A THREE-PART SERIES – Updating and upgrading in Avon Lake: Post #3

To achieve a more contemporary look in their new kitchen, the homeowners decided on a clean, white-on-white color scheme with natural stone surfaces and bamboo flooring. They did their homework and knew what they wanted, referencing Houzz for the majority of their fixtures and finishes. And while Houzz is a good tool for homeowners to… Read More

July 9, 2015

Updating and upgrading in Avon Lake: Post #2

The overall vision for the new kitchen was a sleek, fresh and more contemporary space: The homeowners wanted a functional kitchen that was also inviting and that blurred the lines between their kitchen and living space in the adjoining family room to create an open and airy feel. Our designers and architects worked to create… Read More

June 25, 2015

The Kitchen Makeover: Updating and Upgrading in Avon Lake, Post #1

Guest Blog Series by designer Chika Aizu I’m turning over my blog space for the next few weeks to designer Chika Aizu who is excited to provide a glimpse inside one of Dover’s latest home remodeling projects. MEET CHIKA: She is one of our talented and accomplished designers who joined Dover in early 2014. Born… Read More

June 11, 2015

Bringing it back: A 1928 classic with modern-day amenities, meticulous detail

Meet GUEST BLOGGER Shelley Bujdos.  An award-winning designer, Shelley has spent the past 15 years helping Dover customers create inspired and personal living spaces in their homes. Talented and inventive, Shelley manages the entire design process from redesign and layout, to selecting the right finishes, products and design elements that add personality and wow factor.  … Read More

May 28, 2015

Light, bright & functional: That’s what’s cookin’!

Meet GUEST BLOGGER Dave Frye: Certified remodeler. Meticulous craftsman. Award-winning designer. Known for his carefree, personal approach balanced by an expert eye for detail, Dave has been with Dover Home Remodelers for 29 years. He’s spent that time putting his industry knowledge and experience to work designing and managing projects of all scopes and sizes,… Read More

May 14, 2015

Creating a dream kitchen with personality & panache

Meet GUEST BLOGGER Eileen Orr: An accomplished designer, Eileen and her husband, Jim, founded Dover Home Remodelers in 1984. She has held various positions in the family-owned company over the years—but Eileen’s passion, and her incredible talent, remains designing spaces and delighting customers by helping them bring their renovation ideas and design vision to life. … Read More

April 30, 2015

CotY Award – Honorable Mention Gazebo. Residential Exterior under $50,000 – Beauty. Inside and out.

A spacious deck, a beautiful backyard and a mammoth-sized hot tub: These homeowners had the makings for a fabulous indoor/outdoor retreat. They just needed a contractor to listen to their ideas and pull it all together.  This is how we made it happen: The homeowners contacted Dover to design and build an octagon-shaped gazebo off… Read More

April 20, 2015

It’s Time For A Little Show And Tell…

For a few years now I’ve been telling you how we do what we do in this blog space—and now I’m excited to show you how we do it at Dover. For the next few weeks, I’ll be stepping aside so that our talented designers can share their insight about the home renovation projects that… Read More

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