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How to Sharpen your Knives at Home

How to Sharpen your Knives at Home

If your 2020 was anything like ours, it probably was filled with a bit of cooking and a lot of eating. Because of this trend, your kitchen knives may have suffered and are now in need of some TLC. Why not try sharpening them yourself at home? It’s not as hard as you...

What Pair of Gloves is Right For Me?

What Pair of Gloves is Right For Me?

From protecting your head with a helmet or goggles to covering your feet with work boots, having the proper safety gear is integral to every home project. However, there are many options for each item of garment available on the market. This can make the process of...

Customize Your Own Toolbox & Storage System

Customize Your Own Toolbox & Storage System

For those of us who like to work on projects at home or on the side, or for those who want to start, Milwaukee offers all the options for you to build your own storage system. Whether in the shop, on-site, or on the go, a fully customizable toolbox is your path toward...

Hydronic vs. Forced Air Furnaces… What’s the Difference?

Hydronic vs. Forced Air Furnaces… What’s the Difference?

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...

Winterizing Your Cabin

Winterizing Your Cabin

Maintenance activities – like going to the dentist, getting oil changes, etc. – allow us to save money, time, and unnecessary stress. One such maintenance activity that can save you a headache this season is winterizing your cabin. Understanding the right steps will...

Should I Sign an HVAC Service Contract?

Should I Sign an HVAC Service Contract?

Let’s be honest: we’re all a little scared of commitment… especially when it comes to maintenance! If the words “HVAC service contract” make you want to run for the hills, have no fear! We’re here to explain what signing a service agreement with Godwin can do for you...

Winterizing Your Sprinkler System

Winterizing Your Sprinkler System

Winterizing your home’s sprinkler system may seem like a daunting task that should only be taken on by professionals, but did you know that you may be able to do it yourself with just a few instructions? After just a few hours of work, your sprinkler system will be...

It’s Clean-Up Time!

It’s Clean-Up Time!

Colder weather has started rolling into West Michigan and you know what that means… fall is here! That also means that it’s a good time to think about how you can clean up your yard before even colder weather comes along so it will be in tip-top shape. We have a few...

The ‘Whats’ and ‘Whys’ of Replacing your Water Softener

The ‘Whats’ and ‘Whys’ of Replacing your Water Softener

Have you noticed a little extra limescale on your faucets lately? That grime might be a sign that it’s time to replace your home’s water softener. Just so you know what you’re getting into, we thought we’d explain what your water softener does so you’re informed...

What Your Water Heater is Trying to Tell You

What Your Water Heater is Trying to Tell You

Your house probably makes a lot of noises. From creaking floors to running dishwashers, there are a lot of sounds to keep track of! One item in your home making noises that you might not recognize, however, is your water heater. Today, we’re going to break down a...