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Our blog offers home tips, the latest home design trends, and news and stories about Godwin.

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Tips To Lowering Your AC Costs
May 26, 2022
Here are five ways to lower energy costs while also helping with the humidity in your home.
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Tips Every Master Griller Needs To Know
May 19, 2022
It’s almost grilling season (or it’s been grilling season for those of you Michiganders who grills in the snow). Whether you’re a BBQ aficionado or this will be your first time tending the flames, you may have some questions about what grill would is best for you and how to make your eats taste as if a professional made them every time. We have the answers you need!
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Using Weed Killers Safely and Effectively
Apr 28, 2022
Tips to keep those inevitable weeds under control. Read for tips and tricks to keep your lawn green and healthy all summer long.
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Improve the Exterior of Your Home in One Weekend
Apr 21, 2022
Improving the curb appeal of your home can be a fun and easy Saturday project for the whole family to tackle.
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How to Recycle Household Filters
Apr 7, 2022
Each time you replace a filter (water, furnace, etc.) ask yourself, “is this recyclable?” The answer is, probably—but not in your standard recycling bin.
Electric vs Gas Heating: What’s The Difference?
Mar 22, 2022
Both electric and gas furnaces are great options, but if you have a larger living area that needs to be heated or if you live here in West Michigan, a gas furnace is likely going to be your best option.
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The Effects of Hard Water on Your Skin and Hair
Mar 4, 2022
Although hard water is not harmful to your health, it can take a toll on your hair and skin. If you have been dealing with skin issues ever since moving into your new home, it might be time to test the water. So, what are some of the biggest effects of hard water on your body?
Is having an island installed in your kitchen worth it?
Feb 7, 2022
Today new construction homes and many remodel plans come locked and loaded with a kitchen island. If you are going through the design and build process or looking to remodel your dream kitchen, here are some things to consider when it comes to kitchen islands.
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How long should my furnace last?
Jan 3, 2022
Taking care of your home and all your systems and appliances will save you time, hassle, and money. There are lots of things that fall into this category, but furnaces are one that you’ll need the most! One of the common questions our HVAC experts get is, “Can you...