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 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  Gladly leaving the outdated brown bathroom behind, this post is on a clean, clear path toward a brighter space, and picks… Read More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

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

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

August 17, 2016

Tips for Creating a Seamless Transition When Adding on New Space to Your Home

Flip through the pages of fashion magazines or even home décor publications: It’s clear that mixing patterns is all the rage these days. But that rule does not apply to home additions. When adding on new space to your home, it is best to create a space that flows seamlessly with the home’s existing architecture… 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

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

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

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

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