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.

April 26, 2017

Before & After: A Master Bathroom Renovation Blog #3 of 3 in a series

This is the final blog in a series that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at a recent project managed by Dover Home Remodelers; the series details the challenges, solutions and the customer selections and design style that inspired this beautiful master bathroom renovation.   Moving on to bigger, brighter spaces, this final blog picks up where… Read More

April 20, 2017

Before & After: A Master Bathroom Renovation Blog #2 of 3 in a series

This blog series provides a glimpse into a recent project managed by Dover Home Remodelers; it details the challenges, solutions, and the customer selections and design style that shaped this luxe master bathroom renovation.  Gladly leaving the outdated brown bathroom behind, this post is on a clean, clear path toward a brighter space, and picks… Read More

April 10, 2017

Before & After: A Master Bathroom Renovation

BLOG #1 of 3 IN A SERIES This blog series walks through a recent project managed by Dover Home Remodelers; it details the challenges, solutions, and the customer selections and design style that shaped this luxe, designer-inspired bathroom remodel.   Some remodeling projects are enjoyable because they pose unique design challenges, while others are fun… Read More

February 15, 2017

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

Picking up where we left off in our last blog, here are Items #6-10: some pitfalls to avoid when hiring a remodeling contractor: NOT ASKING IF THE CONTRACTOR IS INSURED AND BONDED Confirm that the contractor has liability insurance. This is important on so many levels. If a worker gets injured while on the job… Read 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 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 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 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

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