Trish Bongard Godfrey

The Top Nine Eco-Friendly Features for Today’s Luxury Homes

22 April 2016
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Earth-conscious does not have to mean “doing without.” Quite the contrary: chic, even dazzlingly beautiful homes around the world are now sporting green roofs, drawing power from geothermal energy, and making use of solar panels year round.


How Low Can You Go? Lowering Your Basement

13 May 2015
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Living space is at a premium for most of us, and one of the most practical places to capture more space in your home is the basement.


Stand-by Power Generation

15 December 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Last Christmas, many of us experienced the wrath of rain and cold which left us without power. It wasn't fun....


Fall and Winter Home Close-up Checklist

15 November 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Yes, its time to get ready for winter. Rona Has provided a great checklist which...


Problems with Open Building Permits

22 May 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Recently, I've been involved in three property deals in which there were open City of...


Hot Market, Warm Homes, Cold City – 2013 Year End Round-Up

06 January 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

So after that nasty ice storm over Christmas, I thought we'd get a break from the cold...


Making the Bedroom Hot (The R-40 Solution)

06 January 2014
Trish Bongard Godfrey

Ok – I love my projects but this one has had the most amazing results! And I am embarrassed...


What to Do in a (Toronto) Flood

13 June 2013
Trish Bongard Godfrey

When asked about whether all the rain was going to stop, our neighbour in Nova Scotia...


My Fall Stonework Project

01 October 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

My front porch has been an embarrassment since we bought this house in 2008...


The New Bridgepoint Hospital - Architecture to Serve People

06 June 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

My friends Cynthia Webb, Vice President Leadership Gifts, and Catherine Nugent,...


Furniture Hackers

04 April 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

For a few years I served on the Board of Directors of a Canadian charity called...


St. Clair West Renewal

03 March 2012
Trish Bongard Godfrey

St. Clair West Renewal The renewal of the St. Clair West area...


I Was Once A FSBO (For Sale By Owner)

05 May 2011
Trish Bongard Godfrey

It is almost embarrassing to admit to you that I got into this career by starting out making...