1. My Basement is Flooded

    We can’t wait for spring.  It means longer days, warmer weather  and of course the snow is melting and with that the rivers and lakes start to overflow but more importantly the water begins to pool around your home.  As the weather is rapidly changing, water claims are on the rise. While most basements these days are finished, even those that are not could still suffer a loss.  Weather you o…Read More

  2. Homeowners Insurance in Ottawa and preparing your home for the colder weather

    Homeowners Insurance In Ottawa and Preparing Your Home For the Colder Weather

    At this point, construction season is starting to come to a close. The air is getting a little bit colder day by day, and heat waves aren’t quite as intense as they used to be. Well, maybe it’s just a little bit early, but we’re excited for that brilliant period of time when the roads clear up before the snow starts to hit the ground. Sure, this magical driving “season” probably only las…Read More

  3. Important Aspects Of Inspecting A Home Before Buying Homeowners Insurance

    Important Aspects of Inspecting a Home Before Buying Homeowners Insurance

    There’s nothing quite like the pride of owning something new. The truth is that, despite how detached we’d like to think we are from material possessions, the reality is that it feels pretty good to own and buy things. “Retail therapy” is a valid concept — we feel better about the stress and problems in our lives, at least, until we check our bank accounts. What’s the ultimate form of …Read More

  4. Get Out and Enjoy The Fall Weather With These Things To Do In Ottawa

    Get Out and Enjoy the Fall Weather With These Things To Do In Ottawa

    No one particularly enjoys being outside when it’s -28 degrees Celsius. We’re pretty used to the brutal winters; after all, Bradley’s Insurance has laid roots in Stittsville since 1956. In fact, we’re willing to wager that all seasoned Canadians are pretty used to the bitter temperatures that result in frozen cheeks and the intense desire to work from home. Ottawa House Insurance and Explo…Read More

  5. What People Are Saying About Bradley’s Insurance

    Is a long-time, well-established company really worth their salt if they don’t have a number of positive reviews to back them up? In our professional opinion, the answer is “no.” In today’s digital-driven world, it’s commonplace for prospective customers to check out a business via their reviews. That way, they’ll have a better idea of other people’s experiences and if they’ve been…Read More

  6. Thinking About Moving? Improve Your Home’s Resale Value With These Pointers

    At one point or another earlier on in your life, you may have purchased a home thinking to yourself, “this is probably where I’m going to settle for the rest of my life — or at least the next few decades until my kids are grown up.” It’s nice to think that everything always goes according to plan in life, especially when it comes to long-term homeownership. However, anyone who’s ever l…Read More

  7. Homeowners Insurance And First Time Home Buyers: The Pros And Cons Of Homeownership

    Thinking about buying your first home? Whether you’ve recently been married or you’re single and looking to mingle with some real estate, there’s no doubt that buying a new home is a pretty big deal. Our homeowners insurance experts have said it once and we’ll say it again: buying a home is, for most people, the most expensive purchase they’ll ever make, not to mention the most valuable …Read More

  8. Useful Ways To Optimize And Save Money On Your Homeowners Insurance

    If you’re going to invest large sums of money in something as valuable as a house — new or old — simply put, you’re going to want to protect it. House prices range, of course, but you could be looking at a home that costs anywhere in the ballpark of $150,000 to well over a million dollars. The brilliance with homes is that there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all option; every home t…Read More

  9. Anticipating The Worst: Tips To Windproof Your Home

    Recently, the Ottawa-Gatineau region experienced a high-speed windstorm that left residents dealing with the aftermath of headache-inducing damages. From trampolines and playground equipment to barbecue grills scattered about in places where they shouldn’t be to broken windows and dislodged trees, it’s fair to say that we sometimes underestimate the sheer power of the wind. Recovering From A W…Read More

  10. Useful Tips to Secure, Protect and Optimize Your Home In Ottawa

    With homeownership comes a sense of pride. If you’re like the majority of people, you probably grew up in your parent’s home, eventually reaching the age of adulthood where you were able to start making your own money. After renting a number of places in college and even as a post-graduate young professional, you eventually settled down and found a home worth investing in the long-term. Fast f…Read More