Dover Remodeling Blog


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.

February 9, 2017

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring a Home Remodeler – First in a two-part series

So often, homeowners approach Dover after an unpleasant renovation experience with another contractor, asking for our help to complete or redo work in their homes. Unfortunately, there are contractors out there that make promises, yet don’t follow through. While none of us has a crystal ball that shows the guaranteed outcome of our remodeling project,… Read More

January 26, 2017

Matt Muenster Draws Crowds at the NARI Home Improvement Show

The unseasonably warm weather brought the crowds out in droves to the 36th annual NARI Home Improvement Show this past weekend—and it’s safe to say that HGTV’s Matt Muenster was a big part of the attraction, too.  While he was on stage, every chair was full. Dover sponsored Matt’s guest appearance at the show so… Read More

January 16, 2017

Experience home renovation inspiration: The NARI Home Improvement Show January 19-22, 2017, The Cleveland I-X Center

If you’re looking for fresh ideas for breathing new life into your home, then head to the 36th annual NARI Home Improvement Show: It’s the ultimate resource for the latest in home products, services and design trends. The Show features local contractors, designers and distributors and offers how-to clinics, and DIY presentations—everything you need to master… Read More

December 29, 2016

2016: The Year in Review

It’s hard to believe that 2016 is winding to a close.  Thanks to our wonderful team here at Dover, as well as our valued vendors, trades and customers, we’ve enjoyed another successful year, marking our 32nd in business, while establishing a few new milestones. Here are some highlights: Hellos and Good-byes. Our team grew in… Read More

December 8, 2016

The Down Low on Basement Renovation Trends

The American basement has come a long way. It used to be that basements were damp, musty spaces relegated to seasonal storage. But times have changed. Today’s basements hold a wealth of potential that, when tapped, provides livable square footage for everything from home theaters and fitness centers to sports bars. Our team at Dover… Read More

November 22, 2016

We Appreciate YOU!

All the best for a healthy and bountiful Thanksgiving holiday.

November 9, 2016

The Recap: 2016 Home Remodeling Trends

This week I’m turning my blog over to Shelley Bujdos, one Dover’s accomplished, and acclaimed, designers. Based on her firsthand experience with homeowners, Shelley is recapping the leading home design and remodeling trends from 2016. It’s been another busy year at Dover, with no signs of slowing down any time soon. Because I work hand… Read More

October 27, 2016

Light It Right: Tips for Selecting Lighting Fixtures

Successful design is the sum of its parts. Think about putting together a great outfit: You start with basics and then layer on accessories to make it really pop. To do home lighting right, that same layering approach is a must. As a designer at Dover Home Remodelers in North Olmsted, Ohio, it’s my job… Read More

October 12, 2016

Looking Ahead: Home Remodeling Trends for 2017

This week I’m turning over my blog to two of Dover’s talented designers, Chika Aizu and Amy Tilow. Together, they’re weighing in on the home design and remodeling trends for the kitchen and bath that they predict will lead the way as we head into 2017. As designers at Dover Home Remodelers, we work every… Read More

September 28, 2016

The Home Maintenance Checklist For Fall and Winter

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. The adage is particularly true when dealing with seasonal home maintenance in Northeast Ohio. By taking a proactive approach, you’ll have ample time to manage many of the tasks yourself and to arrange for help with other items, as needed. In the long run, you’ll… Read More

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