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Tips for Keeping Your Apartment Clean When You Have Pets

Apr 15, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Keeping your apartment clean when you live alone is a simple task. All you have to do is pick up after yourself a little bit each day. While not as simple, it’s still fairly easy to keep your apartment clean with a roommate. Just make sure to talk with them before moving in together about the apartment rules (i.e. pickup after yourself) and schedule cleaning times, like weekends.

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Best Times of Year to Move

Apr 12, 2021 9:40:15 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Not everyone has the ability to choose when they want to move, whether it's because of the ending of a lease or the start of a new job. However, if you were able to choose a season to move into a new apartment, which would you pick? Fall, Winter, Spring, or Summer?

Each season is full of reasons of why it's the best time to move along with some reasons why it may not be the best according to your situation. Find out below which season is ideal for you the next time you think about wanting to move!

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What to Clean Daily so Your Apartment Stays Clean

Apr 7, 2021 1:51:06 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Do you go a month or more without cleaning your apartment? When it’s time to actually tackle that task you are more than likely overwhelmed with how much you need to clean.

Want a helpful trick? If you pick up around your apartment each day (even just little bit) the few times a year you are wanting to do a deep clean won’t be as daunting to you! It also won’t take as much elbow grease to get it clean.

Here are simple tasks you can do each day. They may seem like common sense but it’s so easy to push them off a day…then another day…then another until the mess is piled up and it takes you ten times longer to clean it up.

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Storing Seasonal Clothes in Your Apartment

Apr 6, 2021 1:15:59 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Just like there are seasons when you clean your house to help freshen up everything, there are also seasons where it’s good to spruce up your closet with items that match the weather outside.

It’s never fun trying to find your tank top amongst all your long sleeve shirts and sweaters. Yet, when you live in apartment that doesn’t have a whole lot of space what’s the best way to store them? 

It's important to make sure you aren't acquiring more than your apartment can handle, but also utilize the tips below when it comes to best practices for storing your clothes!

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Moisture Build Up: How to Clean & Get Rid Of It

Mar 31, 2021 2:31:15 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Just imagine. You're in the middle of a shower and when you look down to grab the soap you see it. The black or green dots that aren't supposed to be there. You immediately run water over the mold and try to scrap it off, but will this remove it for good?

What about when you find it on something that isn't easily scrubbed off? It's one thing to clean mold up, but how do you get rid of it so that it doesn't pop back up?

We found a great article that goes through how to get rid of it anywhere that it shows up within your home and the products that will kill it.

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Renter's Insurance & What To Place In Your Fireproof Box

Mar 24, 2021 8:00:00 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

There are so many things you need when it comes to renting your apartment or home, but one of the most important things is making sure you have renter's insurance! It’s a non-negotiable, especially with how cheap it is. It’s the type of insurance you purchase with the hope of never needing it. On the off chance you end up needing it, it's is a huge relief knowing you thought ahead!  

Along with renter's insurance, it’s important to also think ahead to what needs to go into your fireproof box, especially in California. Wildfires have been so prevalent in our state that making sure your important documents are safe is a no-brainer.

Let’s talk renter's insurance first, then we’ll cover where to purchase a fireproof box and what you should place inside it!

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Have a Small Closet? Here's How to Declutter and Organize

Mar 16, 2021 9:39:09 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Having a small closet but a love for clothes and shoes is hard relationship. Which is why it’s important that you evaluate what you currently have when you bring new purchases into your small closet. Should it stay or should it go?

Another sign that’s it time to declutter your closet is when it’s so overflowing that it’s hard to find what you’re looking for.

Yet, even if you don’t always wear your clothes it can be tough getting rid of them. That’s why we found the best tips to help you decide which ones get to stay and which ones to give away!

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Moving Companies to Use in Chico and Redding Areas

Mar 15, 2021 9:50:36 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

As we’ve said many times, the entire process of moving can be overwhelming and stressful. Because of this, we do all we can to help lower your stress with tips and tricks in every area of the moving process.

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How to Keep Your Rental Clean During the Rainy Season

Mar 10, 2021 4:32:39 PM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Easiest way to keep your rental clean during the rainy days? Don’t leave it! Yet that’s unrealistic advice especially if you work in an office or you're low on groceries.

Therefore, when you decide to venture outside your rental on a rainy day how can you keep it clean upon your return when you aren’t clean? Here are six simple ways you can keep all the dirt and extra water outside, where they belong!

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Change of Address Checklist

Mar 8, 2021 8:35:43 AM / by Hignell Rentals Team

Moving to a new address can be so exciting yet exhausting at the same time. There are so many different things you have to remember in addition to just packing up your old place and physically moving it to your new place. 

We want to help you make sure you don’t miss any details in the midst of your move! Part of those details is making sure you've notified everyone who needs to be notified of your change in address. With everything else you have to accomplish within your move, it's one that can easily slip through the cracks.

That’s why we found the best article that lists out all the places you need to notify when you have a change of address! We also created a handy printable checklist for you. 

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Hignell Rentals is Your Home for Northern California Rentals.

At Hignell Rentals we have been maintaining and renting properties in the North State since 1970. We value relationships and caring communities, honoring and encouraging one another, unwavering integrity, uncommon generosity, and growth and innovation. We strive to provide our residents with a quality living environment across the North State in Redding, Red Bluff, Chico, Oroville and surrounding areas.