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The Godwin Blog

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

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How to Winterize a Cabin
Sep 8, 2022
Your cabin is both an investment and a source of enjoyment and pride. Taking proper care of it now ensures the property will be ready for when you want to spend time with friends and loved ones or need a little rest and relaxation for yourself.
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Hydronic vs. Forced Air Furnaces… What’s the Difference?
Aug 25, 2022
When it comes to maintaining your home, heating and cooling systems aren’t one-size-fits-all. Different types of furnaces offer different benefits based on their functionality and compatibility with your home. It’s crucial to have and maintain the right system in order to run efficiently and keep your family warm.
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Invest in Your Home with Godwin
Aug 11, 2022
Remodeling is a huge step, one that can completely transform outdated or worn out rooms, giving you a modern space that’s more functional, convenient, and worth showing off to friends and family. But there’s another exciting element that can sometimes go overlooked when it comes to any remodeling project: home value.
Removing Chlorine from your Drinking Water… or your Home’s Entire Water Supply!
Aug 10, 2022
Here in the United States tap water is almost always safe to drink as-is, but filtering your drinking water is a good idea! By running your regular tap water through a water filter you can generate water that is objectively purer than bottled water, removing virtually all the chlorine for better taste as well as cleaner pots and pans.
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What Your Water Heater is Trying to Tell You
Aug 4, 2022
Let's break down a couple common sounds your water heater might be making and what they mean.
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How to Organize Your Kitchen Spices
Jul 21, 2022
You’re a great cook, a wizard in the kitchen, an artist even. And you deserve better than a messy, piled-together spice cabinet where you can't find anything. Organize your life and inject some class into your culinary activities with spice rack and organizer options from your local West Michigan Godwin Store!
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Remodeling Contractor Red Flags
Jul 7, 2022
Consider the following list of contractor 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...