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

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Remodeling Contractor Red Flags
Jul 7, 2022
Consider the following list of CONTRACTOR BIG RED FLAGS and avoid any providers who don’t line up.
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The History of Godwin
Jun 28, 2022
Our tagline, “Godwin’s Got It!” has been true since we opened our doors in 1955. Let’s take a walk down memory lane to reminisce about our history.
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Tips for Painting Your House
Jun 16, 2022
Is it time to upgrade your curb appeal? Painting your house will help that curb appeal go a long way! If you have the time and the patience, you can save money and increase your home’s value this fall by painting it yourself. If you decide to paint, we’d like to give...
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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.