15 Ideabooks by Dover Rug & Home

Traditional, Contemporary, or Transitional, which is Right for You?
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Rug shopping can be overwhelming, but if you have a general sense of what you’re looking for, it’s instantly easier. One of the most basic ways you can narrow down your search is by picking a style – traditional, contemporary, or transitional. Each...
5 Questions You Should Ask Before Buying an Area Rug
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What’s your budget? Rugs are an investment and it’s important to know what kind of investment you are able to make. When thinking about your budget it’s crucial that you understand what influences the price of an area rug. These factors include...
2014 Spring Trends
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This past Sunday, as we set our clocks ahead and dreaded losing an hour of sleep, we were comforted by the fact that this means spring is right around the corner. While it may not feel like it right now, the snow will melt and the weather will finally...
Hard Facts on Hard Flooring!
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Known for their timeless beauty and ability to compliment nearly every design style, hardwood floors are one of the most popular flooring options. The advantages of hardwood include durability and ease of cleaning. From the rustic, old-world charm of...
Selecting New Window Treatments
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New window treatments are the finishing touch to any remodeling project. But, planning for and shopping for new window treatments can be overwhelming. Whether you have lived in your home for years, or you are just moving in to a new home, you will need...
Choosing the Right Sized and Shaped Rugs for the Holidays
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They always come faster than expected but as we start to bundle up in our coats it’s clear, the holidays are right around the corner. This season, as you’re preparing to host friends and family, make sure you don’t overlook something that is almost...
The Do's and Dont's of Rug Buying
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On the hunt for a new area rug to liven up your space? Take into consideration the advice of Alix Perrachon, rug expert and author of the new book “The Decorative Carpet,” before making your selection to get the finest quality at a fair price: DO Find...
Color Blocking with Rugs and Carpets
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The runway not only inspires outfits, but believe it or not, many home trends originated on the catwalk. Knowing this, it comes as no surprise that the bold trend, color blocking, which many of us wear, is now rolling into our homes. The super modern,...
How to Prevent Carpet/Rug Sun Fading
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With summer comes the warm, strong sun, and while you may be happy to soak up some rays, your carpets and rugs feel differently. The second you place your carpet or rug in a naturally lit room, sun fading begins. While it may take years to notice the...
How to Find the Perfect Carpet
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Purchasing a carpet is a huge decision. After all, you want it to be 100% your style, because your floor is often the inspiration for your entire room. When looking for a carpet there are so many options, each offering something different. So how do...
Summer Window Treatments
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We are very well in for a hot one this summer! Before you crank up your air conditioner (and your electricity bill), window treatments provide an energy efficient alternative that can save you money and instantly bring a decorative touch to your home. Shutters...
Outdoor Decorating with Dover Rug & Home
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Whether you are grilling, entertaining, or just relaxing you want your deck or patio to be fresh and fun. What better way do so than with a bold and vibrant rug? But, how do you find the right rug for your outdoor space? Following these tips...
What to Consider Before Purchasing your Rug
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The very foundation for a better, more stylish room starts from the bottom up; the rug you select. A rug with the right design, color and texture ties all the surrounding elements in a room together. We think creating a stylish look for your room should...
Add Some “Pop” with Rug Layering
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Looking to add some excitement to your room? Why not consider layering rugs, one of the hottest trends right now. When done right layered rugs can really make a room pop! If you’re unsure how to create this trendy look, here are some tips: -Color...
Hard Surfaces
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With a variety of hard flooring options, you may have a difficult time choosing the right one for your room. There are a number of factors to consider when determining which floor works best for the room, your lifestyle and ultimately, you. To assist...
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