May 19, 2021

Timeless vs. Trendy Home Remodeling 

Timeless vs. Trendy Home Remodeling For many homeowners, design choices can be overwhelming. Selecting surfaces, fixtures, and colors can seem like a daunting task.   But it doesn’t have to be. To make design choices that won’t look outdated five or ten years from now, approach the design selection process by taking a look around you. Which colors and textures in your home do you love?… Read More

April 28, 2021

The Homeowners Guide to Choosing a Kitchen Backsplash

Whether you’re replacing your backsplash as part of a complete kitchen remodel or simply refreshing your above-the-counter space, a new backsplash is a great investment. This update can transform the entire look of your kitchen—and it’s functional, too. The backsplash protects the wall behind the sink and underneath cabinets against water damage from splashing and spills.  Beyond its practicality, the kitchen backsplash is prime real estate for expressing… Read More

April 14, 2021

MEET THE DOVER DESIGNERS: Home Design & Remodeling with Shelby Wilkins

Meet the Designer: Shelby Wilkins In this special blog series, we would like to introduce you to Dover Home Remodelers’ talented designers. Enjoy a glimpse at their work, inspirations and beautiful before-and-after remodeling project highlights. If you’re looking for well-balanced interior design perspective, meet Shelby Wilkins. Shelby earned degrees in interior design, business and marketing…. Read More

March 24, 2021

How to Add Color to Your Home Remodel for the Most Impact 

Spring has sprung. Along with the promise of a new season comes a collective excitement for reviving our homes, fueled by a year spent confined within four walls. If you’re looking for a home refresh, there are few better ways to lift your spirits and express your personality than through color.   Color can create a mood. In home design, color can make a small space… Read More

March 10, 2021

How to Transform Your Master Bathroom into a Spa with a Steam Shower

  Spending more time at home over the past 12 months has sparked in us a new level of love for our abodes. A recent study from Lowe’s reveals that nearly two-thirds of homeowners said that their home means more to them today than it did a year ago.   That fondness has spurred a rush of home improvement projects, from pools to home offices. Among the top (indoor) home updates is the master bathroom shower. The National Kitchen and Bath Association’s… Read More

February 24, 2021

7 Ways to Discover Your Home Design Personality

We’ve all been there—to those “perfect” homes that uniquely and beautifully reflect the owners with a well-curated, seemingly effortless sense of style. How do they do it? If you Google how to identify my home design personality, you’ll find lots of quizzes you can take to help you classify your “look” or style as a… Read More

February 10, 2021

Dover’s Jim Orr is Named to Cleveland Magazine’s Cleveland 500

Leaders, Doers, Visionaries & Idea Generators Who Help Shape the City C.S. Lewis famously said, “Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.” That pretty much sums up the way our own Jim Orr, president and founder of Dover Home Remodelers, has approached this family business—including his relationships with his team,… Read More

January 27, 2021

Home Remodeling 101: Get What You Want, Stay Within Budget

In our loftiest home-improvement dreams, we all have unlimited project budgets. But for most of us, that’s just not reality. As a designer, I work with homeowners every day to help them balance their wants and needs while keeping the budget in check. Today I want to share my experience and help you design the… Read More

January 13, 2021

Update your lower level. Ideas for basement flooring, walls and more.

Update your lower level. Ideas for basement flooring, walls and more. Baby, it’s cold outside. This is the time of year when many of us in Northeast Ohio are looking to update our living spaces as we’ll be spending a lot of time indoors for the next few months. I’m getting lots of traffic in… Read More

December 31, 2020

2020: The year in review

2020: The year in review. To say that 2020 has been a year unlike any other is an understatement. But just because it’s been different, and oftentimes difficult, doesn’t mean it’s been all bad.  While we completely shut down our home remodeling operations for seven weeks during the pandemic, we can’t help but be thankful… Read More