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.

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

June 22, 2016

Selecting the Right Tile for Your Bathroom or Kitchen Renovation

Whether you’re adding a new backsplash or installing new flooring throughout your home, choosing tile can be an overwhelming task: Natural stone or porcelain? Diagonal or herringbone installation? Colored grout or no grout line? As a designer at Dover Home Remodelers, my advice to customers is to think it through: Don’t simply choose a tile… Read More

May 25, 2016

Dover Project Feature: CotY Award Winning Bathroom Remodel 2nd Place: $15,000 – $30,000 Category. Post 2 OF 2

This post picks up where we left off last week… Dover Home Remodelers was recently honored with a NARI Contractor of the Year Award for our work on a quintessential 1950’s bathroom renovation. This is the final blog in the two-part series that featured the project, demonstrating how we brought our customer’s design dreams to… Read More

May 18, 2016

Dover Project Feature: CotY Award Winning Bathroom Remodel 2nd Place: $15,000 – $30,000 Category. Post 1 of 2

Dover Home Remodelers was recently honored with a NARI Contractor of the Year Award for our work on a quintessential 1950’s bathroom renovation. This first post in the two-part series details the project with before, during and after photos that demonstrate how we brought our customer’s design dreams to reality. The year was 1950-something, and… Read More

April 7, 2016

Hiring A Professional Contractor Is Worth WAY More Than Your Time And Money…It’s Worth Your Peace of Mind and Contentment.

Plus a contractor checklist to review before your next project… We just wrapped up an extensive master bathroom remodel for a customer who had an unfortunate experience with a local contractor that was fraught with health issues and the contractor was ill-prepared and in way over his head as explained by the customer. A project… Read More

September 16, 2015

Revisit Dover’s Award-Winning Home Remodel

I’m having a throwback moment: This blog is a guest post by Dover designer Shelley Bujdos that ran back in June. It’s one that I think is worthy of a second read: Shelley walks us through a dramatic whole-house remodel in Rocky River with serious wow factor. This project not only earned Dover First Place… Read More

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